The Oregon State Beavers began playing collegiate football in 1893. As of Dec. 2007, the Beavers have appeared in 13 bowl games and have a stellar postseason record of 8-5. The Beavers have the distinction of playing in the 1942 Rose Bowl, which because of the attack on Pearl Harbor, was played at Duke’s Wallace Wade Stadium because of travel restrictions on the West Coast at that time. Oregon State has produced 42 All-Americans and developed such talented players recently as Derek Anderson, Mike Hass, T.J. Houshmandzadeh, Chad Johnson, and Steven Jackson. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Oregon State Beavers football tickets.
2016 Oregon State Season Preview
2015 marks the end of an era for Oregon State Beavers football. The Beavers said goodbye to longtime coach Mike Riley, and welcomed in highly touted Gary Anderson. Anderson’s run first offense should thrive in his first season in Corvallis, with star running back Storm Woods returning for his senior season. Woods should be poised for his best season yet for Oregon State in 2015. Handing Woods the ball will be talented, but young quarterback Seth Collins. The Oregon State offense will benefit from should be one of the top defensive units in the PAC-12, where the Beavers will be especially dangerous up front. Top road games on the 2015 Oregon State Beaver schedule include at Michigan, Arizona, and Oregon. Oregon State will welcome Stanford, UCLA, and Washington to Corvallis in 2015.
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Oregon State Beavers Football at Reser Stadium Address: 660 SW 26th St, Corvallis, Oregon, 97331
The Oregon State Beavers play their home games at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon. Beaver fans will try to shake the stadium to its foundations this season, especially during the Civil War game against the archrival Oregon Ducks or against the Washington Huskies. The Oregon State Beavers home bench is on the Reser Stadium sideline with sections 111-121. Reser Stadium parking information is covered in our Beavers event guide.
Known as the Civil War game, it’s the 7th oldest rivalry in Division I FBS football. These two routinely try to knock each other out of a possible Rose Bowl berth, while also fighting for state pride. The 2009 game had a BCS bowl game on the line for both teams, which Oregon won. Only 49 miles separates the two schools, so the division in the state cuts deep.
The “Northwest Championship”
The big rivalry that has continued to brew between Oregon State, Washington State, Oregon and Washington was called the Northwest Championship by Washington coach Rick Neuheisel, which you get when you beat all three of the other schools. OSU has won the championship in 2004 and 2007.
Oregon State in the College Football Playoff, Bowl Games, and Pac-12 Championship
After playing in several different conferences for most of the schools history, the Beavers finally got their chance to play with the top “dogs” joining the PAC 10 in 1978. Oregon State has won over 60% of their all time bowl games, which is quite impressive considering the quality of opponents they match up with. Missing out on a PAC 12 Conference Championship in ’12 the “Beavers” are proud owners of five conference titles in their school’s history. Ticketcity offers tickets to all college football bowl games and the Pac 12 Championship Game.
Oregon State Beavers Event Guide
When do the gates open prior to an Oregon State home football game?
Gates open 2 hours prior to kickoff.
What’s there to do around Reser Stadium?
The GenBeavs Kids Zone includes an obstacle course, prizes and posters for all children. There’s also the Touchdown Tailgate Zone at the Truax Indoor Center that has TVs to watch games and food an alcoholic beverages for purchase (cash only).
Where is the best place to eat in Corvallis before an Oregon State football game?
American Dream Pizza is far and away the most Corvallis place to eat, and it’s food lives up to the name. Eats & Treats Cafe is your place if you want a gluten-free alternative.