Beavers Football Awaits Bowl Berth

Dec. 1, 2002

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GAME: OregonState (8-4, 4-4) vs. Bowl Opponent TBA




RADIO: Liveover 29-station Beaver Sports Network, starting at TBA

TV: Liveover TBA

RECORDS: OSU(8-4, 4-4)


35-3 at Temple 20,162

47-17 UNLV 36,121

59-19 FRESNO STATE 36,457

0-22 at USC 56,417

35-43 *UCLA 36,529

9-13 *atArizona State 47,434

24-13 *CALIFORNIA 36,603

38-3 *ARIZONA 36,644

29-41 *at Washington 72,557

31-21 *at Stanford 29,850

45-24 *OREGON 37,154

IndicatesPacific-10 Game

OSU STREAKS:Oregon Stateis on a two-game winning streak overall.The Beavers have a three-game winning streak at Reser Stadium, atwo-game Pacific-10 Conference winning streak, a one-game road winning streakand a one-game Pac-10 road winning streak.Oregon State is 32-15 (.681) in its last 47 games and has won 22 of itslast 25 (.880) home games. The Beavers'6-0 record at Reser Stadium in 2000 amounted to the most wins ever in oneseason at home, before OSU reached six wins (6-1) this year.OSU was 5-1 at Reser Stadium in 1999, 4-1 in2001 and 6-1 in 2002, all under Dennis Erickson. Oregon State is 24-11 (.686) in the current decade.The Beavers did not win 24 games in the1990s until September 11, 1999.

ERICKSON INNOVEMBER: Dennis Erickson is currently in his 17th year as acollegiate head coach. He has compiledan impressive record during the month of November. In the month of November he has a career mark of 47-11-1, apercentage of .805. Erickson is 10-3(.769) in November as Oregon State's head coach. Erickson is 6-0 in November at OSU's Reser Stadium.

NUMBER 200 FORERICKSON: Dennis Erickson coached his 200th collegiate game as a headcoach when Oregon State defeated Stanford 31-21 on November 16.Erickson has posted a record of 144-56-1(201 games) in 17 years as a head coach.

FOURTH MOST WINS FORBEAVERS: With a 8-4 record heading into a bowl game, Oregon State has tied forthe fourth most victories in school history.Dennis Erickson has coached two of the top four best records in just hisfourth season as the Beavers' head coach.With a bowl victory, a nine-win season would tie for the second mostwins in OSU history. A look at the topwin seasons follow:

Year Record Head Coach Bowl

200011-1 DennisErickson Fiesta Bowl (defeated Notre Dame 41-9)

19399-1-1 LonStiner Pineapple Bowl (defeated Hawaii 39-6)

19629-2 TommyProthro Liberty Bowl (defeated Villanova 6-0)

19578-2 TommyProthro None

19418-2 Lon Stiner RoseBowl (defeated Duke 20-16)

19648-3 TommyProthro Rose Bowl (lost to Michigan 7-34)

20028-4 Dennis Erickson BowlTBA

PRACTICE:OregonState will resume practice on Saturday, December 7. The Beavers will also practice on Sunday, Dec. 8.Practice times are TBA.The rest ofOSU's practice schedule will be determined when bowl opponent and siteis announced.


OREGON STATE IN THEPOLLS: The following is where Oregon Stateranks in various polls, as well OSU's opponent:


August 11 32 35 NA

August 26 34 40 NA Eastern Kentucky NR NR

September 2 35 35 NA Temple NRNR

September 8 33 34 NA UNLV NRNR

September 15 28 27 NA FresnoState NRNR

September 22 23 24 NA USC 18 22

September 29 32 28 NA UCLA 3329

October 6 40 39 NA ASU NR NR

October 12 NR 44 NA California 38NR

October 20 NR 35 NA California 30NR

October 27 36 32 NA Arizona NRNR

November 3 NR 35 NA Washington NRNR

November 10 NR 43 NA Stanford NRNR

November 17 41 NR NA Oregon 2929

November 25 33 35 NA

December 1 32 34 NA

RADIO: Oregon State has a 29-stationfootball radio network. The Beavers'football network is produced by Beaver Sports Properties, a division ofLearfield Communications. Mike Parker(play-by-play) and Bob Grim (analyst) call the action from the booth andMichael Convery of KEX is the sideline reporter. The entire network pregame show airs two hours prior to kickoff,home and away. The pregame show startstwo hours prior to kickoff with Scott Lynn (KEX Sports Director) hosting theshow. In addition, KEJO (1240 AM) radioin Corvallis also hosts a pregame show from Reser Stadium starting four hoursprior to kickoff for home games and four hours prior to road games from thestudio with Doug Blair and Jon Warren announcing. The games can also be heard over OSU's website( OSU's 29-station network follows:


Bend KICE 940AM Everett,WA KRKO 1440AM Ontario KSRV 1380 AM

Brookings KURY 910AM Florence KCST 1250AM Pendleton KUMA 1290 AM

Brookings KURY 95.3FM Florence KCST` 106.9FM Portland KEX 1190 AM

Coos Bay KBBR 1340 AM `Hermiston KOHU 1360AM Prineville KRCO 690 AM Corvallis KEJO 1240AM JohnDay KJDY 1400 AM Roseburg KRNR 1490AM

Corvallis KLOO 106.1FM KlamathFalls KKJX 960 AM Seaside KSWB 840AM

Cottage GroveKCGR 100.5 FM Lakeview KQIK 1230 AM The Dalles KODL 1440 AM

Enterprise KWVR 1340AM Lakeview KQIK 93.5FM Tillamook KTIL 104.1 FM

Enterprise KWVR 92.1FM Medford KMED1440 AM Tillamook KMBD 1590AM

Eugene KKNX840 AM Newport KNPT 1310 AM

OSU GAMES ONTEAMLINE/TRZ: Fans can hear the live play-by-play of all OregonState football games in 2002. Just callTEAMLINE at 1-800-846-4700 and enter5921 for OSU's access code and enter a credit card number when prompted.

OSU RELEASEONLINE: Oregon State's official web site is part of the Official College SportsNetwork (formerly FansOnly) and can be found at releases, player bios, statisticsand other information can be accessed from OSU's web site.Game broadcasts and live stats are alsoavailable on the site. The Pac-10Conference official web site is located at

OSU INJURYREPORT: (OUT)-Henry Anderson, DT (broken right forearm); Dan Rothwell, DE (left kneesurgery, ACL, MCL); Lee Davis, LT (ACL,right knee); Deondre Alexander, WR (right shoulder); Dan Haines, TE (left knee,ACL) and David Lose, LG (left fibula fracture).

SENIORS IN FINAL HOMEGAME: Atotal of 16 seniors played in their final home and regular season game forOregon State against Oregon in this year's Civil War. The 16 include-Nick Barnett, SLB, Fontana, CA; Calvin Carlyle,FS, Los Angeles, CA; Ryan Cesca, PK, Manhattan Beach, CA; Lee Davis, OT,Inglewood, CA; Peter Gregg, DE, Eagle Creek, OR; Jeremaine Jackson, Montebello,CA; Shawn Kintner, WR, Keizer, OR; Mike Kuykendall, OG/OT, Bend, OR; James Lee,DT, Salem, OR; Eric Manning, DT, Compton, CA; Terrell Roberts, CB, Richmond,CA; Tyler Ross, TE, Lake Oswego; Alvin Steen, DT, Inglewood, CA; Seth Trimmer,FL, Corvallis, OR; Erik Tuma, WLB, Beaverton, OR and Dennis Weathersby, CB,Duarte, CA.

DENNIS ERICKSONSEVENTH ON ACTIVE WINNING LIST:Dennis Erickson, Montana State,'69, is in his fourth season as Oregon State's head coach.He posted a 7-5 record in his first year,1999, stopping a 28-year string of losing seasons for the Beavers.He ledOSU to an 11-1 record in 2000,the best record in school history. Hisrecord was 5-6 in 2001 and he has finished this year's regular season at 8-4with a bowl game to play. The 2001season amounted to only Erickson's second losing season in 17 years as a collegiatehead coach. In four seasons, he hasproduced a record of 31-16 (.660) in his Beaver career.Erickson is 12-1 at OSU in regular seasonnon-conference games. Erickson ranksseventh as the winningest Division 1-A active college head coach with five ormore years of service as a head coach.As a collegiate head coach, Erickson is 14-3 in season openers.He has a winning percentage of .719(144-56-1). He is seventh on theall-time active coaches winning percentage list at .719, just slightly behindNo. 6, R.C. Slocum of Texas A&M (.721).Erickson is ninth among active Division 1-A college coaches for totalvictories with 144. Erickson produced a32-15 record in four years as head coach at Idaho (1982-85); 6-6 as head coachat Wyoming (1986); 12-10-1 in two years at Washington State (1987-88);63-9-0 in six years at Miami (1989-94) andnow 31-16 at Oregon State. Dennis washead coach of the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL (1995-98) and produced afour-year record of 31-33-0. Ericksonhas been named Coach of the Year in three of the four conferences he hascoached in--Big Sky, Pac-10 and Big East.He was named Coach of the Year in the Pac-10 for the 2000 season, makinghim one of two coaches in conference history to win the honor at two different schools(he also won the award at WSU in 1988).Erickson was named national Coach of the Year by the Sporting Newsfollowing the 2000 season. He also wasone of three finalists for the Football Writers Association Coach of the YearAward and one of six finalists for the Paul 'Bear' Bryant Coach of the YearAward in 2000. He was selected Coach ofthe Year by and by in 2000. Erickson was one of five finalists for Coach of the Year honorsby The Football News in 1999 and oneof 16 finalist for national Coach of the Year honors by the Associated Press.The current victory lists follow:


Bowls (Minimum 100 victories)

Coach, College Years WonLost TiedPct. W-L-TCoach, College, Win Pct.Won

1-Bob Pruett, Marshall 7 78 130 .857 4-1-0 Joe Paterno, Penn State 336

2-Phillip Fullmer, Tennessee 11103 240 .811 6-4-0 Bobby Bowden, Florida State 332

3-Bobby Bowden, Florida State 37332 954 .775 18-6-1 LouHoltz, South Carolina 238

4-Joe Paterno, Penn State 37 336 99 3 .77120-9-1 Ken Hatfield, Rice 179

5-Lloyd Carr, Michigan 8 75 23 0 .765 4-3-0 Jackie Sherrill, Mississippi State 178

6-R.C. Slocum, Texas A&M 14123 472 .721 3-8-0 Frank Beamer, Virginia Tech 156

7-Dennis Erickson, Oregon State 17 14456 1 .7195-4-0Dennis Franchione, Alabama 154

8-Rick Neuheisel, Washington8 66 29 0.695 4-2-0 FisherDeBerry, Air Force 149

9-Bill Snyder, Kansas State 14115 511 .692 5-4-0 DennisErickson, Oregon State 144

Paul Pasqualoni, Syracuse 129

SEIGLER TOP CAREERPOINT PRODUCER AMONG DEFENSIVE STARTERS:Junior linebacker Richard Seigler isthe top career point producer among the OSU defensive starters with 931 points,which currently ranks sixth on the Beavers' career list.After 47 games in his career, Dennis Weathersbyhas defended 61 passes (56 breakups and 5 interceptions), which is an OSUcareer record. Weathersby broke up 17 passes as a freshman when he named afreshman All-American. He broke up 13passes as a sophomore, 14 as a junior in 2001 and 12 so far in 2002.Weathersby was a preseason Playboy All-American heading into the2001 season and was selected second team All-American by The Sporting News. Career defensive points for the Beavers'starting defensive unit follow:

Pass QB Kick Forced

INT BreakUp Sacks Tackles for Loss Hurries BlockedFumble CareerPoints

Richard Seigler, mlb 6 14 4�-24 35 �-97 8 0 1 931

Nick Barnett, slb 1 12 5�-44 27 �-85 61 3 806

Dennis Weathersby, cb 556 1-2 7 �-19 0 1 1 602�

Calvin Carlyle, ss 3 21 1-2 3 �-13 0 0 2 575�

Eric Manning, dt 0 3 7-54 33-105 7 0 1 509

Noah Happe, de 1 4 9 � -52 17-73 8 1 3 422�

Mitch Meeuwsen, fs 8 16 1-8 3 �-15 1 0 1 400�

Dwan Edwards, dt 0 2 8 �-71 21-84 1 0 2 397�

Terrell Roberts, cb 5 21 0 4-4 0 0 1 392

Bill Swancutt, de 0 1 13-101 22 �-122 0 1 1 367

Erik Tuma, wlb 1 5 0 2-4 1 0 0169

SEIGLER MOVES INTOSIXTH PLACE ON OSU CAREER DEFENSIVE LIST:Richard Seigler has produced 931career defensive points on the Beavers' scoring system which puts him sixth onthe career list. He passed Steve Brown(926) as a result of scoring 17 points in the Oregon game.Bryan Jones' fifth place total of 938points is his next target. Seigler'sclimb on the career chart follows:

3-Jeff Schneider, MLB (1984-87) 997� 5-Bryan Jones, WLB (1995-98) 938

4-Reggie Tongue, FS (1992-95) 984 6-Richard Seigler, MLB (2000- 931

RECORDS ESTABLISHED: OregonState has already set numerous team and individual records so far in 2002.New Beaver game, individual and team recordsfollow:


1-ReserStadium rushing record-239, Steven Jackson vs. California.

2-ReserStadium/OSU most touchdown passes one half-4, Derek Anderson vs. UNLV (tiesrecord held by Scott Richardson, OSU vs. WSU,


3-ReserStadium/OSU most touchdowns responsible for-6, Derek Anderson vs. UNLV

4-ReserStadium/OSU most touchdown passes-5, Derek Anderson vs. UNLV (ties record heldby Erik Wilhelm vs. Akron, 1987)

5-ReserStadium/OSU most passes caught-11, James Newson vs. Oregon (ties record held byReggie Bynum, OSU vs. Idaho, 1985, and vs.

Fresno Statein 1985; Imani Percoats, OSU vs. Washington, 1999)

6-ReserStadium/OSU longest run with blocked field goal-83, Dennis Weathersby vs. UCLA


1-Most 200-yardrushing games-3, Steven Jackson (239 vs. California; 230 yards vs. Stanford and227 vs. Fresno State)

2-Mostyards rushing-1,656, Steven Jackson

3-Mostyardage pass receiving-1,119, James Newson

4-Mostall-purpose yards-1,807, Steven Jackson

5-Mosttouchdown passes-24, Derek Anderson

6-Mosttouchdowns pass receiving-11, James Newson

7-Mostrushing attempts-300, Steven Jackson

9-Most100-yard rushing games-9, Steven Jackson (ties record held by Ken Simonton,1999)

10-Mostconsecutive field goals kicked-13, Kirk Yliniemi


1-Most touchdownspassing in game-5, vs. UNLV (ties record vs. Akron, 1987 and Pacific, 1962)

2-Mostseason points-401

3-Mostyards returned on pass interceptions in game-146, vs. Fresno State

4-Bestaverage attendance-36,436

5-Mostfans drawn in home season-255,054

NOTES FROM CIVIL WAR VICTORY OVER OREGON:Oregon State's 45 points were the most ever for theBeavers in a Civil War game. Theprevious high had been in a 44-41 double-overtime win at Corvallis in1998. In a non-overtime game it was a41-19 win at Corvallis in 1968.

**OregonState's 21-point margin of victory was the Beavers' largest in a Civil War gamesince a 41-19 win at Corvallis in 1968.

**DerekAnderson completed 21 of 37 passes for 370 yards and four touchdowns, a careerhigh and the sixth best single-game mark in OSU history.His 351 yards in total offense is the 11thbest single-game mark in Beaver history.

**Andersonthrew four TD passes vs. Oregon to give him 24 on the season, setting asingle-season record.

**Andersoncompleted the regular season with 2,994 yards passing, second best in OSUhistory, and with 2,811 yards of total offense, fourth best in Beaver history.

**Andersonmoved into fifth place on OSU's career passing list with 3,257 yards.He moved into 10th place incareer total offense with 3,049 yards and into third place for career TD passeswith 25.

**StevenJackson rushed for 153 yards, his ninth 100-yard plus game of the season andfifth in a row. The nine 100-yardrushing games in a season ties the record held by Ken Simonton (1999).His 223 all-purpose yards ranks in a tie for14th on single-game list.

**Jacksonbroke the OSU single-season rushing record with 1,656 yards.He also broke the OSU single-seasonall-purpose yards record with 1,807 yards.

**Jackson's1,665 yards this season ranks as the sixth-best single-season mark inPacific-10 history, and he became the only non-USC running back among the topsix. Jackson has one game to go thisyear.

**Jacksonhas 2,046 career rushing yards, which ranks eight on OSU's all-time list.Jackson has 2,782 career all-purpose yards,good for eighth on the Beavers' all-time list.

**Jacksonhas 15 rushing touchdowns and 17 total.The 15 rushing touchdowns ranks fourth on OSU single-season list and his102 points this year ties him for third on single-season list.Jackson has scored 144 career points to tiehim for seventh on OSU all-time list.He has 20 career rushing touchdowns to tie for fourth on career list.


**Widereceiver James Newson had 11 catches for 168 yards and one touchdown.The 11 catches tie him for second on OSUsingle-game list and his 168 yards amounts to the fourth-best single-game mark.Newson now has four of the top sixsingle-game receiving yardage marks in school history.

**Newsonset an OSU single-season record for receiving yardage with 1,119 yards and asingle-season record with 11 touchdowns on receptions.

**Newsonnow has 2,101 career receiving yards, moving him into second place on OSU'sall-time list. Newson has 122 careerreceptions, good enough for sixth place on OSU's all-time list.His 16 touchdown catches puts him third onthe all-time list.

**DerekAnderson's 69-yard touchdown pass to Steven Jackson tied for the 23rdlongest pass play in OSU history.

**MitchMeeuwsen intercepted two passes, giving him five on the season and eight in hiscareer. The five picks move him into atie for 11th on single-season list.

**KirkYliniemi booted a 41-yard field goal to extend his season record of consecutivefield goals made to 13. The OSU careerrecord for consecutive field goals made is 15, held by Jim Nielsen.Nielsen connected on the last six field goalattempts in the 1984 season and the first nine in the 1985 season.

**OregonState's 370 yards passing vs. Oregon was the seventh-highest single-game markin school history.

**OregonState's 528 yards in total offense was the 14th best single-gamemark in school history.

**OregonState's season scoring total reached 401 points following the Oregon game totop the previous season record of 400 (2000).

ATTENDANCE RECORD: Forthe second year in a row, Oregon State established a new attendance record athome. The Beavers attracted 255,054fans to Reser Stadium in seven games, an average of 36,436.The average broke the record established in2001 of 36,412. The

totalnumber of fans tops the previous high of 201,896 in 2000, when OSU played sixhome games.

OSU BREAKS SEASONSCORING RECORD: OSU has already broken its season scoring record witha bowl game to go. The Beavers have scored 401 points this season, topping theprevious record of 400 during the 2000 season, which included the Fiesta Bowl.

BIGPLAY BEAVERS: OSU brought the 'Big Play' backto the Beavers' arsenal in 2002. The Beavers have produced a total of 67 'BigPlays' so far in 2002. Anderson hasbeen involved in 36 of the Big Plays and Jackson has been involved in 12.The 'Big Plays' follow:

Player/Players Yards Play/25 Yards or More Opponent TD

Derek Anderson to JamesNewson 86pass Arizona Yes

Derek Anderson to KennyFarley 80pass Eastern Kentucky Yes

Steven Jackson 80 run UCLA Yes

Steven Jackson 75 run Fresno State Yes

Steven Jackson 70 run Stanford No

Derek Anderson to StevenJackson 69 pass Oregon Yes

Richard Seigler 65 pass interception return Fresno State Yes

Derek Anderson to JamesNewson 60pass Washington Yes

Steven Jackson 58 run Stanford Yes

Noah Happe 52 pass interception return Fresno State Yes

Terrell Roberts 49 punt return FresnoState No

Derek Anderson to KennyFarley 48pass Fresno State Yes

Derek Anderson to JamesNewson 48pass Arizona State No

Dwight Wright 47 run California No

Brandon Catanese 46kickoff return Washington No

Derek Anderson to JamesNewson 46pass Stanford Yes

Derek Anderson to Dan Haines 44pass UCLA No

Derek Anderson to JamesNewson 43pass Eastern Kentucky Yes

Steven Jackson 42 run California No

Derek Anderson to Jayson Boyd 41pass Eastern Kentucky Yes

Derek Anderson to JamesNewson 41pass Washington No

Derek Anderson to ShawnKintner 40pass UNLV Yes

Derek Anderson to GeorgeGillett 40pass UCLA No

Player/Players Yards Play/25 Yards or More Opponent TD

Derek Anderson to JamesNewson 40pass Oregon Yes

Steven Jackson 39 run Oregon No

Derek Anderson to JamesNewson 38pass UNLV No

Dwight Wright 37 kickoff return Stanford No

Derek Anderson to Jayson Boyd 36pass Eastern Kentucky No

Derek Anderson to GeorgeGillett 36pass UNLV No

Terrell Roberts 36 kickoff return UNLV No

Rodney Landingham 35 kickoff return UNLV No

Derek Anderson to JamesNewson 34pass UCLA No

Derek Anderson to JamesNewson 34pass Stanford No

Derek Anderson to Tim Euhus 34pass Stanford No

Calvin Carlyle 33 pass interception return Arizona State No

Derek Anderson to Cole Clasen 33pass Arizona No

Aric Williams 33 punt return Arizona No

Richard Seigler 32 pass interception return Eastern Kentucky No

Derek Anderson to JamesNewson 32pass UNLV No

Derek Anderson to Tim Euhus 32pass Fresno State No

Derek Anderson to ShawnKintner 32pass Fresno State Yes

Steven Jackson 32 run California No

Derek Anderson to JamesNewson 31pass UNLV No

Derek Anderson to Tim Euhus 31pass USC No

Aric Williams 30 punt return Washington No

Steven Jackson 29 run Eastern Kentucky No

Lawrence Turner 29 pass interception return Fresno State No

Derek Anderson to KennyFarley 28pass Eastern Kentucky No

Derek Anderson to JamesNewson 28pass UNLV Yes

Terrell Roberts 28 kickoff return FresnoState No

Terrell Roberts 28 kickoff return USC No

Derek Anderson to KennyFarley 28pass Arizona No

Derek Anderson to StevenJackson 28 pass ArizonaState No

Derek Anderson to KennyFarley 28pass Oregon No

Calvin Carlyle 28 kickoff return Oregon No

Terrell Roberts 27 kickoff return EasternKentucky No

Derek Anderson to KennyFarley 27pass UNLV No

Rodney Landingham 27 kickoff return Fresno State No

Dwight Wright 26 run Eastern Kentucky Yes

Derek Anderson to KennyFarley 26pass Arizona State No

Derek Anderson to Cole Clasen 26pass Washington No

Derek Anderson to KennyFarley 25pass Eastern Kentucky No

Steven Jackson 25 run USC No

Terrell Roberts 25 kickoff return UCLA No

Derek Anderson to JamesNewson 25pass Arizona State No

Steven Jackson 25 run Arizona No

Aric Williams 25 kickoff return Oregon No

LONG DRIVES:OregonState has had 14 scoring drives of 80 or more yards this season, compared tofive by opponents.

TOTAL OFFENSE ONRECORD PACE: The Beaversare currently on pace to gain 5,438 yards in total offense during the 2002season with their upcoming bowl game.The total would be the highest mark in school history.OSU has gained 5,020 yards so far.Only the 1999 mark of 5,212 yards is higherin Beaver season history. For therecord, Oregon State will likely conclude the year with four of the top fiveseason totals for offense coming under the four-year regime of DennisErickson.

OSU REDSHIRTS 20PLAYERS: Oregon State, so far, has redshirted a total of 20 scholarshipplayers. The 20 include-Brent Bridges,OG, junior; Brandon Browner, CB, freshman; Anton Clarkson, QB, freshman; RyanCole, TB, freshman; D.J. Coote, CB, senior; Josh Hawkins, WR, sophomore; AdamKoets, OT, freshman; Joe Lemma, DE, freshman; Josh Linehan, OT, freshman;Brandon Lockheart, OG, junior; Jason Lowe, SLB, senior; Kellen Marshall, CB,freshman; Joe Newton, TE, freshman; Sabby Piscitelli, FS, freshman; J.C.Ronnfeldt, OG, freshman; Brandon Scales, DE, freshman; Ben Siegert, DT,freshman; Alvin Smith, DT, sophomore; Tone Taupule, SLB, freshman and HarveyWhiten, SS, sophomore. The Beavers arealso redshirting five freshman walk-ons-Colt Charles, QB; Matthis Gehring, DT;Scott Lawson, WR; Kelly Phelps, LB; Scott Smith, TE and Andrew Taylor, TB.

OSU DEFENSE STOPS THERUN: Inits last five games prior to the Civil War game with Oregon, Oregon State hadlimited all five opponents to under 100 yards rushing and a combined total of183 yards rushing on 154 carries, an average of 1.19 per carry and 36.6 yardsper game. That five-game run looked likethis:

Opponent RushingYards Allowed Average Per carry

ArizonaState 55 yards 1.67average per carry

California 16 yards 0.21 average per carry

Arizona (-23) yards -0.92 average per carry

Washington 37yards 1.03 average per carry

Stanford 98 yards 3.06average per carry

OSU RANKS NINETH NATIONALLY IN RUSHINGDEFENSE: Oregon State ranks ninth in the nation and third in the Pac-10Conference in rushing defense, allowing 92.3 yards per game on the ground.Oregon State had allowed just 183 yardsrushing in its last five games prior to the Civil War, an average of 26.6 yardsper game. In those five games, Beaveropponents and averaged 1.19 yards per carry.The national leaders follow:

1-TCU 62.6 4-OhioState 78.7 7-WashingtonState 85.0

2-Iowa 68.2 5-Alabama 80.2 8-SouthFlorida 87.2

3-KansasState 73.9 6-USC 80.2 9-Oregon State 92.3

OSU SIXTH NATIONALLY IN PASS EFFICIENCYDEFENSE: Oregon State leads the Pac-10 in pass efficiency defense and rankssixth nationally with a 93.24 average.The nation's leaders follow:

1-Miami(Fla.) 80.59 3-LSU 88.98 5-KansasState 90.37

2-SouthernMiss. 87.75 4-TCU 89.78 6-Oregon State 93.24

BEAVERS RANK 10TH NATIONALLY INTOTAL DEFENSE: Oregon State is second in the Pac-10 Conference intotal defense, allowing 293.00 yards per game.That figure ranks 10th nationally. The top 10 teams nationally follow:

1-KansasState 243.92 4-TroyState 276.83 7-USC 281.75 10-Oregon State 293.00

2-TCU 245.45 5-LSU 278.838-Tennessee 285.75

3-Alabama 257.31 6-Miami(Fla.) 279.45 9-North Texas289.08

OSU NINTH NATIONALLY IN PASSINTERCEPTIONS: Oregon State is second in the Pac-10 in is tied forninth nationally in pass interceptions with 20. The top nine teams nationally follow:

1-San Jose State 232-South Florida 225-Notre Dame 219-Auburn 20 9-Connecticut 20

2-Oklahoma 22 5-NorthernIllinois 21 5-Texas 219-Clemson 20 9-Iowa 20

2-Arizona State 22 5-Tulane 21 9-Oregon State 20 9-Virginia Tech 20

BEAVERS RANK 19TH IN TOTALOFFENSE: Oregon State ranks fourth in the Pacific-10 Conference in total offenseand 19th nationally with an average of 418.33 yards per game.The top national leaders follow:

1-BoiseState 516.83 10-USC 440.83 17-Louisiana Tech 424.55

2-Marshall 512.82 15-Washington 429.42 18-KansasState 421.67

3-Hawaii 491.67 16-WashingtonState 427.36 19-Oregon State 418.33

BEAVERS RANK 18TH IN SCORINGOFFENSE: Oregon State is the fourth best team in the Pac-10 for scoring pointswith an average of 33.42. The Beaversrank 18th in the nation overall in scoring offense.The top national leaders follow:

1-BoiseState 46.58 10-California 35.58 18-Oregon State 33.42

2-KansasState 45.67 USC 35.58

3-BowlingGreen 40.83 17-WashingtonState 33.55

JACKSONFOURTH IN NCAA RUSHING: Steven Jackson currently ranksfourth in the nation in rushing with 138.00 yards per game rushing.One player ahead of Jackson, Chris Brown ofColorado, still has a game to play, plus Jackson has a bowl game ahead ofhim. The current top four follow:

Name Yards Avg. Games TDs

1-Larry Johnson, Penn State 2,015 167.9212 20

2-Michael Turner, Northern Illinois 1,915 159.5812 19

3-Chris Brown, Colorado 1,744 158.5511 18

4-Steven Jackson,Oregon State 1,656 138.00 12 15

STEVEN JACKSON, TB, PAC-10 RUSHINGCHAMPION/OSU SINGLE-SEASON RECORD HOLDER:Sophomore tailback Steven Jacksonleads the Pac-10 in rushing and ranks fifth nationally with 1,656 yards and anaverage of 138.0 yards per game.Oregon's Onterrio Smith is runner-up with 119.9 yards per game averageand his regular season is over. Jacksoncould play in a bowl game and fail to make a yard and still win the rushingtitle with 127.4 average. With his 153yards rushing vs. Oregon, Steven broke the OSU single-season rushing record andall-purpose yards record. He has 1,656yards rushing, topping Ken Simonton's old mark of 1,559 yards.He has 1,807 all-purpose yards to top theold record of 1,705 by Simonton in 1999.Jackson has accounted for nine rushing games this season over 100 yards,which ties Simonton's school record, and three over 200, including aseason-best of 239 vs. California. Healso rushed for 227 vs. Fresno State and 230 last Saturday at Stanford.Steven ranks ninth in the Pac-10 in totaloffense, fourth in scoring with 102 points and second in all-purpose yards with150.58. He ranks 17th nationally in all-purpose yards and is tiedfor 22nd nationally in scoring. (EasternKentucky)-Jackson's first game as a starter was huge.Jackson ran for 141 yards on 21 carriesagainst Eastern Kentucky and scored a pair of touchdowns.He had long runs of 29 yards and 17 yardsfor a touchdown. Jackson's 141 yardsrushing ranks as the 49th best game in school history for individualrushing. The EKU game was Jackson'ssecond career 100-yard rushing game. (Temple)-Jackson rushed for 117 yards vs.Temple, his second straight 100-yard rushing game of the season.He had a long run of 21 yards.He also caught his first pass of the season,giving him 127 all-purpose yards. (UNLV)-Steven rushed for 51 yards on 17carries vs. UNLV and he caught three passes for 11 yards and a touchdown, hisfirst touchdown receiving this year. (Fresno State)-Steven rushed for acareer high 227 yards vs. Fresno State and scored two touchdowns.The 227-yard rushing effort is thefifth-best single-season mark in OSU history.He scored on a career best 75 yard run, which equals the 12thlongest run from scrimmage in Beaver history.He was selected as the Offensive Player of the Week in the Pacific-10Conference for his efforts vs. Fresno State.(USC)-Steven carried the ball15 times vs. USC for a net 67 yards, including runs of 25 and 21 yards.He had 16 all-purpose plays for 64 yards. (UCLA)-Steven Jackson raced 80 yardsfor a touchdown on the first play from scrimmage in the game vs. UCLA.It was a career-long TD run for Jackson andit tied for the sixth-longest run in OSU history. All told, Steven rushed for 104 yards vs. UCLA on 15 carries, hisfourth 100-yard game of the season. His80-yard TD run is the longest in the Pacific-10 Conference this season, and his75-yard run vs. Fresno State is the second longest. (ASU)-Steven rushedfor 58 yards on 14 carries, an average of 4.1 yards per carry.He caught three passes for 26 yards, givinghim 84 all-purpose yards on 17 plays, an average of 4.9 yards per play. (California)-Stevenhad the best game of his career with 239 yards rushing and three touchdowns vs.Cal on 35 carries. It was a ReserStadium rushing record and second-best mark in OSU history.(Arizona)-Stevencarried the ball 27 times for 134 yards and two touchdowns vs. Arizona.He caught one pass for 9 yards, giving him143 all-purpose yards. His longest runagainst the Wildcats was 25 yards. Hehad a 69-yard run called back due to a holding call. (Washington)-Stevenrushed for 135 yards on 35 carries and scored two touchdowns.He caught one pass for 15 yards, giving him150 all-purpose yards. (Stanford)-Steven rushed for 230 yardsand one touchdown on 35 carries for the fifth best single game mark in OSUhistory. He had 240 all-purpose yards, thesixth best one-game mark in Beaver history.He had a 58-yard TD run and a 70-yard run to set up anothertouchdown. (Oregon)-Steven rushed for 153 yards and two touchdowns, includinga long run of 39 yards. It was hisninth rushing game of the season over 100 yards, which ties Ken Simonton for asingle-season record. He caught twopasses for 70 yards, including a 69-yard touchdown pass.The TD pass tied for the 23rdlongest pass in OSU history. (Career)-Jackson rushed for 119 yards vs. USC as a freshman in2001 for his first 100-yard game. Hehas accounted for a total of 10 games in which he has rushed for over 100 yardsin 22 games played at OSU. He currentlyhas a streak of five-straight 100-yard rushing games. Jackson has accounted for 2,046 yards rushing in 22 careergames, which ranks sixth on the Beavers' career list. He has scored 144 career points, which ranks in a tie forseventh on career list. He has 2,482career all-purpose yards, an average of 112.8 per game.He ranks 13st on OSU's careerall-purpose yardage list. The top nine NCAA rushers follow:




2001 74405 15 3905.3 5 637 24034.3 189 5 459.0 1 23 86675 67.5 42

2002 300 175296 1656 5.5 1580 0 0 0.00 0 15 15110.1 169 3151807 150.6102

TOTAL 374 2157111 20465.5 20 807 24034.3 189 20196 9.8 269 4012482 112.8 144



FS 2 4 0 42.0 0 4 0 00.0 0 0 1 1212.0 012 3 16 5.3 0


UCLA 7 95 0 9513.6 163 1 25 25.00 25 0 00.0 0 0 8120 15.0 6

WSU 3 6 0 62.0 0 3 0 00.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 03 6 2.0 0

Arizona11 40 2 383.5 0 13 0 0 0.0 0 00 0 0.0 0 011 38 3.5 0

ASU 1 16 0 1616.0 016 3 74 24.70 31 0 00.0 0 0 4 9022.5 0

Cal 0 0 0 00.0 0 0 0 00.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 00 0 0.0 0

USC 16 122 3119 7.4 028 0 0 0.0 0 02 9 4.5 1 518 1287.1 6

Wash. 22 86 7 863.6 3 16 1 28 28.00 28 224 12.0 023 25 1385.5 18

NAU 1 6 0 66.0 1 6 2113 56.5 189 0 0 0.0 0 03 119 39.7 12

Oregon 11 30 3 272.5 0 8 0 00.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 011 27 2.5 0




E. Kent. 21 141 0141 6.7 229 - - -- - 0 00.0 0 0 21 1416.7 12

Temple 25 122 5117 4.7 021 - - -- - 110 10.0 010 26 1274.9 0

UNLV 17 56 5 513.0 0 11 - -- - -3 113.7 1 5 20 62 3.1 6

Fresno St.25 235 8227 9.1 275 - - -- - 0 00.0 0 0 25 2279.1 12

USC 15 81 14 674.5 0 25 - -- - -1 -3-3.0 0 016 64 4.0 0

UCLA 15 112 8104 6.9 180 - - -- - 1 33.0 0 3 16 1076.7 6

ASU 14 66 8 584.1 0 15 - -- - -3 268.7 0 28 17 84 4.9 0

California35 243 4239 6.8 342 - - -- - 0 00.0 0 0 35 2396.8 18

Arizona 27 145 11134 5.0 225 - - -- - 1 99.0 0 9 28 1435.1 12

Wash. 35 150 15135 3.9 217 - - -- - 115 15.0 015 36 1504.2 12

Stanford 35 245 15230 6.6 170 - - -- - 210 5.0 0 737 2406.5 6

Oregon 36 156 3153 4.3 239 - - -- - 270 35.0 169 38 2235.9 18

TRACKINGJACKSON'S 100-YARD RUSHING GAMES: Steven has rushed for 100 yardsor more in five straight games and 10 times in his career to date, including acareer-best 239 vs. California this year.He tied Ken Simonton's single-season record with nine 100-yard rushinggames. Steven has also rushed for over200 yards three times this season to become the only OSU back in history toaccomplish that fete. He rushed for 113yards vs. USC in 2001 as Simonton'sbackup and was named ABC Player of the Game for Oregon State.Jackson has rushed for 891yards in his lastfive games, an average of 178.2 yards per game. Jackson's career numbers in 22 career games played:


20012002 Player Opp-Year NYG AVG.TD

Fresno State 4 EasternKentucky 141 1-Bill Enyart Utah-1968 2995.98 3

NMSU DNP Temple 1172-StevenJackson Cal-2002 239 6.83 3

UCLA 95 UNLV 51 3-KenSimonton USC-2000 2346.32 3

WSU 6 FresnoState 227 4-DaveMann Utah-1951 23321.18 2

Arizona 38 USC 67 5-Steven Jackson Stanford-2002 230 6.57 1

ASU 16 UCLA 104 6-PetePifer Arizona-1966 2286.71 3

California 0 ArizonaState 58 7-Steven Jackson FresnoSt.-2002 227 9.08 2

USC 119 California 239


N. Arizona 6 Washington 135 Player Year NYG AVGTD

Oregon 27 Stanford 230 1-StevenJackson 2002 1,656 5.5 15

Oregon 15



Player Years NYGAVG. TD NEEDS 1-SteveJackson 2002 312 1,807

1-Ken Simonton1998-015,044 4.8 592,999

2-Dave Schilling1969-71 2,5524.0 20 507 JACKSONON SINGLE-SEASON SCORING LIST

3-Pete Pifer 1964-66 2,2334.7 18 188 Player Year TD PATPTS Needs

4-Bill Enyart 1966-68 2,1534.4 25 108 1-KenSimonton 1999 19 2*118 17

5-J.J. Young 1991-94 2,0845.8 19 39 2-Ken Simonton 200019 1* 11616

6-Steven Jackson 2001-02 2,046 5.5 20 3-Bill Enyart 1968 17 0102 1

Steven Jackson 2002 17 0102


Player Years PlaysYards

9-Pat Chaffey 1986-89 4892,714 233 JACKSONON PAC-10 SINGLE-SEASON RUSHING LIST

10-Robert Prescott 1997-00 1482,602 121 Player Year Yards Needs

11-J.J. Young 1991-94 3892,562 81 1-Marcus Allen, USC 1981 2,342687

12-Steve Coury 1976-79 2022,492 11 2-Ricky Bell, USC 1975 1,875220

13-Steven Jackson 2001-02 401 2,482 3-Charles White, USC 1979 1,803 148

4-Charles White, USC 1978 1,760105


Player Years TDPAT PTS NEEDS 6-StevenJackson, OSU 2002 1,656

6-Bill Enyart 1966-6825 0 1507

7-Ken Carpenter1946-4924 0 144

Steven Jackson 2001-24 0 144


DEREKANDERSON, QB:Sophomore quarterback Derek Anderson hascompleted 190 of 404 passes and has thrown 24 touchdown passes, a schoolrecord. He threw 109 passes before hethrew his first interception of the season on his 110thattempt. Prior to that, he was lastintercepted on his final throw of the 2001 season against NorthernArizona. Anderson currently rankseighth in the Pac-10 and 58th nationally in passing efficiency at122.94. He ranks seventh in the Pac-10and tied for 48th nationally in completions per game with 15.76average. He ranks seventh in the Pac-10and 36th nationally in total offense with 234.25 yards per gameaverage. Derek is seventh in the Pac-10and ranks 21st nationally in points responsible for with 13.33 pergame. Derek has completed 24 touchdownpasses to eight different receivers. (EasternKentucky)--Anderson had a huge first game for Oregon State in his firstcollegiate start. Anderson completed 15of 26 passes for 345 yards and three touchdowns. His efficiency rating is 207.33 after one game.Anderson's 345 passing yards against EasternKentucky is the 10th best in school history.His 332 yards in total offense is the 12thbest in school history. He threw an80-yard touchdown pass to Kenny Farley, which ties for the fifth-longest passplay in school history and ties for the fourth-longest touchdown pass in schoolhistory. Derek was involved in several'Big Plays' of over 25 yards in the EKU contest. He connected on six pass plays of 25 yards or more, including an80 yarder to Farley, a 43-yard scoring pass to James Newson, a 41-yard scoringpass to Jayson Boyd and non-scoring passes of 36 yards to Boyd, 28 to Farleyand 25 to Farley. (Temple)-Derek completed 33 of 51 passes for 286 yards and fourtouchdowns against the Owls without an interception. He accounted for 297 yards in total offense on 53 plays.The last time an OSU quarterback completedfour touchdown passes in a game was Jonathan Smith vs. UCLA in 2000.The school record is five TD passes in agame by Erik Wilhelm vs. Akron.Anderson's 286 yards passing is the 31st best single-gamemark and his 297 yards in total offense also ranks 31st on theBeavers' single-game list. (UNLV)-Derek had the best game of hisyoung career against UNLV. He completed20 of 26 passes for 356 yards and five touchdowns and accounted for 360 yardsin total offense and was responsible for six touchdowns (he ran for one touchdown).The 356 yards passing was the sixth-highestsingle-game total in school history.The 360 yards in total offense ranks as the eighth highest total inschool history. Derek tied a schoolrecord with four touchdown passes in the first half, matching the mark set byScott Richardson vs. Washington State in 1979.The five touchdown passes ties the school record for touchdown passes ina game, matching the mark set by Erik Wilhelm against Akron in 1987.Anderson had seven pass completions over 28yards in the contest. (Fresno State)-Derek completed 9 of 20passes for 214 yards and three touchdowns.He threw his first interception of the season after 109 attempts withouta pick. He had 176 yards in total offense.He had three pass completions over 30 yardsvs. the Bulldogs. (USC)-Derek had atough day against USC, completing only 8 of 30 passes for 80 yards and notouchdowns. He was limited to 45 yardsin total offense on 31 plays. He wassacked five times. He was also thevictim of several dropped passes by OSU receivers. (UCLA)-Derek completed 16 of 41 passes for 260 yards and a pair oftouchdowns. He was also intercepted twotimes. (ASU)-Derek completed 16 of 40 passes for 224 yards.He was intercepted three times and did notthrow a touchdown pass. He completedfour passes of over 25 yards, including a 48-yarder to James Newson.(California)-Derekpassed for 80 yards vs. California, which equals his lowest output of theseason. He completed 8 of 24 passes for80 yards. (Arizona)-Derek completed12 of 28 passes for 239 yards and one touchdown, an 86-yarder to James Newson,which is the fifth longest pass play in OSU history and fourth longest TD passin Beaver history. Derek scored onetouchdown on a 1-yard run. (Washington)-Derek had his toughest dayas a Beaver in the Washington game as he threw five interceptions.He completed 15 of 40 passes for 250 yards,including a 60-yard TD pass to James Newson.He also completed a 41-yard pass to Newson and a 26-yarder to ColeClasen. He had 262 yards in totaloffense. (Stanford)-Derek completed 17 of 41 passes for 290 yards and a46-yard TD pass to James Newson. The290 yards ranks as the 31st best single-game mark.He had 287 yards in total offense, whichranks in a tie for 324th on the single-game list.(Oregon)-Derekhad his career-best game against the Ducks in the Civil War.He completed 21 of 37 passes for 370 yardsand four touchdowns, including a 69-yarder to Steven Jackson.His 370 yards passing was the sixth bestpassing game in OSU history. He had 351yards in total offense, which ranks 11th on OSU's single-gamelist. (Career numbers)--In his 17-game career to date, Anderson hascompleted 207 of 445 passes for 3,257 yards.He has 25 touchdown passes and has thrown 15 interceptions.He has accounted for 3,049 yards (179.4average) in total offense on 489 plays.He has moved into third place on the OSU career list for touchdownpasses thrown with 25. Derek now rankssecond on OSU's single-season passing list with 2,994 yards (he needs 60 yardsto break Jonathan Smith's record of 3,053 yards) and fifth in career passingyards with 3,257. He ranks third on thesingle-season total offense list with 2,811 yards (he needs 147 to breakJonathan Smith's OSU record of 2,957 yards in one season) and 10thin career total offense with 3,049 yards. Anderson's numbers follow:




2001 5 4 29-25 -5.0 0 541 17 3 263 .415 1 4346 238 47.6(5 games)

2002 39 36219 -183-4.5 2 11404 19012 2,994 .47024 86 443 2,811234.2 (12)

TOTAL 44 40229 -208-4.7 2 11445 20715 3,257 .46525 86 489 3,049179.4 (17)





UCLA 0 00 0 0.00 03 0 0 0.000 00 3 0 0.0

WSU 2 09 -9- 4.5 0 0 14 61 96 .4290 42 1687 5.4

Arizona 1 40 4 4.0 0 412 6 1 78.500 126 13 82 6.3


Cal 0 00 0 0.00 06 2 0 17 .3330 12 617 2.8


Wash DNP

NAU 2 020 -20 -10.0 0 06 3 1 72.500 043 8 52 6.5

Oregon DNP



E. Kent.3 0 13-13 - 4.30 0 26 15 0345 .6153 80 29 33211.4

Temple 2 11 0 11 5.5 0 1151 33 0 286.647 418 53 2975.6

UNLV 3 4 0 4 1.3 1 3 2620 0 356.769 5* 4029 360 12.4

Fresno St. 30 38-38 - 12.7 0 0 20 9 1 214.450 3 4823 176 7.7

USC 6 0 35-35- 5.8 0 0 30 8 0 80 .2670 31 36 45 1.3

UCLA 3 0 11-11- 3.7 0 0 41 16 2260 .3902 44 44 2495.7

ASU 8 0 77-77 - 9.60 0 40 16 3224 .4000 48 48 1473.1

California2 0 12-12 - 6.0 0 0 248 080 .333 0 15 26 68 2.6

Arizona2 1 7 -6 - 3.01 1 28 12 0239 .4291 86 30 2337.8

Wash 3 16 0 16 5.30 8 40 15 5250 .3751 60 43 2666.2

Stanford2 4 7 -3 - 1.50 4 41 17 1290 .4151 46 43 2876.7

Oregon 2 0 19-19 - 9.50 0 37 21 0370 .5684 69 39 3519.0

ANDERSON BREAK OSUSEASON TOUCHDOWN PASSING RECORD:Sophomore Derek Anderson threw fourtouchdown passes against Oregon to give him 24 on the season and a new OSUsingle-season touchdown passing record of 24.He broke the tie he had with Jonathan Smith (20) going into the CivilWar game. And even more remarkable, hehas moved into third place on the Beavers' all-time career touchdown passinglist with 25. Anderson has also movedinto second place on OSU's season passing chart and third on the Beavers'season total offense chart. He hasmoved into fifth place on the OSU all-time list of passing leaders with 3,257yards and 10th in total offense with 3,049 yards.The leaders follow:


1-Derek Anderson (2002) 24 1-JonathanSmith (1998-01) 55

2-ErikWilhelm (1985-88) 52

SEASON PASSING YARDAGE LIST 3-Derek Anderson (2001-02)25

Player Year YardsNeeds

1-Jonathan Smith 1999 3,053 60 CAREER PASSING YARDAGELIST ANDERSON NEEDS 2-Derek Anderson 2002 2,994 Name Years Yards TD

3-TerryBaker 1960-62 3,476 23 220

SEASON TOTAL OFFENSELIST 4-EdSingler 1979-82 3,3999 143

Names Year Yards Needs 5-Derek Anderson 2001-02 3,257 25

1-Jonathan Smith 1999 2,957 147


3-Derek Anderson 2002 2,811 Name Years Plays RushPass Total

6-Alvin White 1973-74712 3073,099 3,406 358

7-Ed Singler 1979-82 775-210 3,3993,189 141

8-Paul Brothers 1964-66871 1,0932,062 3,155 107

9-Steven Endicott 1969-71605 112 2,940 3,0524

10-Derek Anderson 2001-02489 -2083,257 3,049


OSU GREAT IN THE REDZONE: OregonState has scored 40 times on 47 trips(.851 percentage) into the red zone (20-yard line to end zone).The Beavers have scored 31 touchdowns andnine field goals. Defensively, OSU hasstopped opponents 13 times in 36 ventures into the Beavers' red zone, for apercentage of .639. Oregon State's lastthree games have been perfect. TheBeavers are a perfect 11 for 11 scoring in the red zone in their last threegames, another example of how proficient Oregon State has been in the month ofNovember under Dennis Erickson. Redzone totals follow:


OFFENSE OSU Poss inside the 20 DEFENSE

Game Poss. TD FGScores PCT. . PossTD FG Scores PCT.

Eastern Kentucky4 30 3 .750 2 0 11 .500

Temple 54 0 4 .800 1 0 00 .000

UNLV 54 1 51.000 3 2 13 1.000

Fresno State 54 0 4 .800 3 1 23 1.000

USC 00 0 0 .000 6 2 2 4 .667

UCLA 32 0 2 .667 5 3 03 .600

Arizona State 30 2 2 .667 2 0 00 .000

California 43 1 41.000 4 1 12 .500

Arizona 7 4 15 .714 0 0 00 .000

Washington 32 1 3 1.000 4 3 14 1.000

Stanford 41 3 41.000 2 1 01 .500

Oregon 44 0 41.000 4 1 12 .500

TOTALS 4731 9 40 .851 36 14 923 .639

OREGON STATE WINSTURNOVER BATTLE: The Beavers won the battle of turnovers in nine of its12 regular season games, coming up on the negative side only at USC, ArizonaState and Washington, all defeats. TheBeavers have forced 33 turnovers and have committed 23, giving OSU a plus 10.0for the season and a plus 0.83 average, which ranks third in the Pac-10 andtied for 21stnationally. OSU did not commit aturnover vs. Temple, UNLV, Arizona and Oregon.The turnover chart follows:



Eastern Kentucky4 3 7 0 3 3 +4.0 +4.0

Temple 3 1 4 0 0 0 +4.0 +8.0

UNLV 1 0 1 0 0 0 +1.0 +9.0

Fresno State 3 1 4 1 3 4 0.0 +9.0

USC 1 1 2 1 2 3 -1.0 +8.0

UCLA 0 2 2 2 0 2 0.0 +8.0

ASU 2 1 3 3 1 4 -1.0 +7.0

California 1 1 2 0 1 1 +1.0 +8.0

Arizona 0 2 2 0 0 0 +2.0 +10.0

Washington 0 0 0 5 0 5 -5.0 +5.0

Stanford 2 0 2 1 0 1 +1.0 +6.0

Oregon 3 1 4 0 0 0 +4.0 +10.0

TOTALS 20 13 33 13 10 23 +10.0 +0.83

WEATHERSBYHOLDS OSU CAREER PASS BREAKUP RECORD: Dennis Weathersby, a seniorcornerback, broke up one pass against Eastern Kentucky in the season opener,giving him 45 in his career, an all-time record at OSU.Dennis established an Oregon Statesingle-game record with five passes defended vs. California.He broke up four passes and intercepted apass in the end zone to ice the game in the final two minutes of the game.He has 56 career passes broken up and fiveinterceptions for a total of 61 passes defended. Going into the EKU game, Dennis was tied with Andrea Holland at44 for the career lead. Weathersbybroke up 14 passes during the 2001 season, including a record four vs. FresnoState and three against UCLA.Weathersby finished tied for fourth place among Pac-10 pass defenderswith 16 breakups (Pac-10 includes interceptions) in 2001.He has broken up passes in 34 of the 47games he has played in so far in his career. Weathersby was a preseasonAll-American on the Playboy Magazinesquad as a junior and by The Sporting Newsand Street and Smith this year.Dennis earned team defensive high-pointhonors against UNLV as he accounted for 33 points. He had five solo tackles, his first career sack, a forced fumbleand a pass breakup. Dennis was namedlast week to the Verizon District VIII All-Academic team for the second year ina row.

DENNIS WEATHERSBY ONTHORPE LIST: Senior cornerback Dennis Weathersby is one of 14players selected as semifinalists for the Jim Thorpe Award.The Thorpe Award is given annually to thebest defensive back in college football.In addition to Weathersby, the 14 include Rod Babers, Texas; SammyDavis, Texas A&M; Mike Doss, Ohio State; Brandon Everage, Oklahoma;Terrance Holt, North Carolina State; Terence Newman, Kansas State; Willie Pile,Virginia Tech; Troy Polamalu, USC; Etric Pruitt, Southern Miss.; StuartSchweigert, Purdue; Derrick Strait, Oklahoma; Shane Walton, Notre Dame andEugene Wilson, Illinois. The list willbe cut to three on November 25.

JAMES NEWSON, FL, SETS RECEIVING YARDAGE ANDTOUCHDOWN RECORD: By virtue of catching 11 passesfor 168 yards vs. Oregon, James Newson eclipsed the OSU season record for passreceiving yardage. Newson has 1,119yards on 64 receptions to date. Hepassed Vern Burke (1962) for the record.Burke had 1,007 yards in 1962.By catching one touchdown against the Ducks, Newson has 11 on the seasonfor a single-season record. Newson alsomoved into fourth place on the single-season receiving list with 64catches. Newson, a junior flanker, gothis 2002 season off to a flying start by scoring OSU's first touchdown of theseason, a 43-yard pass from Derek Anderson.(Eastern Kentucky)-Jamescaught three passes for 73 yards (24.3 average) and one touchdown in the seasonopener, including the first touchdown of the year for the Beavers.(Temple)-Jamescaught a career-high nine passes vs. Temple for 77 yards and twotouchdowns. He was bothered by legcramps in the second half and saw limited action. He caught only two passes in the second half.(UNLV)-Jamescaught seven passes for 167 yards vs. UNLV, including a 28-yard TD pass.He also had catches of 38, 32 and31yards. The 167 reception yards ranksas the fourth-highest single-game total in school history. (Fresno State)-James caught three passes for 47 yards and onetouchdown, a 12-yader from Derek Anderson.He had a long reception of 21 yards.He extended his streak of having caught at least one pass in a game to16 games. He has caught at least onetouchdown pass in all four games this year. (USC)-James caught three passes for 15 yards vs. the Trojans.(UCLA)-Jamescaught nine passes for 120 yards and two touchdowns vs. UCLA to match hiscareer high for receptions and fourth-highest yardage output.(ASU)-Jamescaught four passes for 97 yards (24.3 average) vs. the Sun Devils.(California)-Jameswas able to catch only one pass for 9 yards against California as the Bearsapplied double and tripled team coverage virtually the entire game onNewson. He returned one punt for 15yards. (Arizona)-James had a banner day against Arizona, catching sixpasses for 121 yards, including a career-long 86-yard TD pass from DerekAnderson. The pass was the fifthlongest pass play in OSU history and fourth longest TD pass.James also returned five punts for 31 yards,giving him 152 all-purpose yards. (Washington)-James caught five passesfor 138 yards, including a 60-yard TD pass and a 41-yarder.The 138 yards ranks as the 19thbest single-game yardage game in OSU history.(Stanford)-James caught threepasses for 87 yards (29.0 average), including a 46-yard TD pass to put OSUahead to stay. (Oregon)-James had a sensational game against Oregon with acareer-high 11 receptions (tied for second on single-game list) and 168 yardsand a 40-yard touchdown. The 168 yardsreceiving is the fourth-best single-game mark in OSU history.(Season)-Jamesis sixth in the Pac-10 and is tied for 38th nationally with 5.33receptions per game (64 total). He isfourth in the Pac-10 and 18th nationally in receiving yards per gamewith an average of 93.25 yards per game.He ranks 12th in the Pac-10 in all-purpose yards (99.42average) and is tied for 14th in scoring (5.50 per game). Hecaught one touchdown pass vs. Oregon to break the single-season TD receptionmark with 11. He has caught at leastone TD pass in nine games this year. (Career)--James has caught 122 careerpasses for 2,101 yards, an average of 17.24 per catch and 165 touchdowns.Newson has caught passes in 24 straight games and has had eight games over 100yards. He is third on OSU's career listfor touchdown passes with 16 and has had four games in which he has caught twoTD passes. He needs four more TD passesto become No. 1. He ranks second incareer receiving yardage with 2,101 yards and needs 131 to pass ReggieBynum. He ranks sixth in careerreceptions with 122. In 2001, he caught57 passes for 968 yards, an average of 17.0 per catch, and five TD passes.His 57 receptions ranked eighth on OSU'sall-time single-season receiving chart and his 968 yards is the second mostever by a Beaver receiver in a season.James had the best yardage receiving day of his OSU career to dateagainst Northern Arizona in 2001, catching seven passes for 190 yards, thethird highest single-game yardage output in Beaver history.In a three-game stretch last year (ArizonaState, California and USC), James combined to catch 22 passes for 374 yards(17.0 average) and a pair of touchdowns. He produced career bests two games ina row against ASU and Cal. James postedthen career bests for catches (eight) and yardage (112) against Arizona State(Oct. 20, 2001) and came back with eight catches against California and then anew career best of 166 yards in receiving.The 166 yards amounts to the fourth best mark in OSU history, toppedonly Robb Thomas' school record 220 yards and Roddy Tompkins 210 yards atWashington in 1998 and Newson's 190 vs. NAU.Newson averaged 5.2 receptions per game in 2001, which ranked second inthe Pac-10 and tied for 47th nationally.

Newson on the 2001season Newson on OSU single-seasonReceiving chart


FresnoState 6 7212.0 034 1-Dave Montagne 198678 862 11.12

NewMexico St. 4 6315.8 023 2-Vern Burke 1962 69 1,00714.6 10

UCLA 535 7.0 0 153-Steve Coury 1979 66842 12.85

WSU 461 15.3 0 404-JamesNewson 2002 64 1,11917.5 11

Arizona 455 13.8 1 26

ArizonaState 8 11214.0 141 9-JamesNewson 2001 57 96817.0 5

California 8166 20.81 58

USC 694 15.7 0 33 Newson on OSU single-season ReceivingYardage Chart

Washington 2 35 17.50 23 Name Year No Yards AVG.TD

No.Arizona 7 19027.1 242 1-JamesNewson 2002 64 1,119 17.5 11

Oregon 385 28.3 0 472-Vern Burke 1962 691,007 14.6 10

Totals 57968 17.05 58 3-James Newson 2001 57968 17.0 5

Newson in 2002NO YDSAVG. TDLG Newson on Career Receiving Chart

E. Kentucky3 73 24.31 43 Name Years NOYDS AVG.TD

Temple 977 8.6 2 18 1-PhilRoss 1985-89 1531,827 11.9 6

UNLV 7167 23.91 38 2-ReggieBynum 1982-85 1492,231 15.015

FresnoState 3 4715.7 1 213-Robb Thomas 1985-88138 2,04314.8 18

USC 3 15 5.0 0 8 4-SteveCoury 1976-79 1351,837 13.610

UCLA 9120 13.32 34 5-PatChaffey 1986-89124 1,29310.4 5

ASU 497 24.3 0 48 6-James Newson 2000-02122 2,10117.2 16

California 19 9.0 09

Arizona 6121 20.21 86 Career Yardage ReceivingYears Yards No.Avg.

Washington 5 13827.6 1 601-Reggie Bynum 1982-852,231 14915.0

Stanford 387 29.0 1 46 2-James Newson 2000-022,101 122 17.2

Oregon 11168 15.31 40

Totals 50864 17.3 9 86


1-James Newson (2002) 11 1-Vern Burke (1962-63) 19

2-Robb Thomas (1985-88) 18

3-James Newson(2000-02) 16

RICHARDSEIGLER, MLB: Richard Seigler, junior middlelinebacker, is seventh in the Pac-10 tackles with a 7.8 average.Seigler is tied for sixth in the Pac-10 withteammate Eric Manning for tackles for loss with 12 � (11 solo and three assisted).Richard is currently in second place on the Beavers' season defensivepoint production list with 313 points, trailing Nick Barnett (396).His 313 points ranks 23rd onOSU's single-season point production list.Seigler, the Beavers' top defensive point producer in 2001, opened the2002 campaign with another solid performance.Seigler produced 40 defensive points vs. Eastern Kentucky with seven tackles (six solo), one tackle forloss, a quarterback hurry and a pass interception that he returned 32 yards toset up an OSU touchdown in the second quarter.Temple-Seigler topped OSU inpoint production against Temple with 38 points, coming on 13 tackles (fivesolo) and three tackles for loss. UNLV-Seigler produced 27 defensivepoints against UNLV with seven tackles (five solo) and he record � sack withNick Barnett. Fresno State-Richard set the tone for the game by returning a65-yard pass interception for a touchdown during the second offensive series bythe Bulldogs. It was his first careertouchdown. He had 25 defensive pointsvs. the Bulldogs. USC-Richard produced 30 points on nine tackles (eight solo) and atackle for loss. UCLA-Richard was OSU's top point producer on defense in the UCLAgame with 36, coming on 14 tackles (seven solo) and a tackle for loss andquarterback hurry. ASU-Richard produced 16 defensive points against Arizona State withtwo solo tackles and a pair of tackles for loss. California-Richardproduced 18 points with seven tackles (four solo) and a quarterback hurry.Richard failed to record a tackle for lossagainst the Bears, stopping a streak of 10 straight games with a tackle forloss. Arizona-Richard produced 19 defensive production points in theArizona game with five tackles, a quarterback hurry and tackle for loss.Washington-Richardproduced 37 points with 17 tackles, including two tackles for loss.Stanford-Richardhad 23 � defensive points at Stanford, including a key interception on the1-yard line to stop a Cardinal TD. (Oregon)-Richard produced 17 defensiveproduction points vs. the Ducks with five tackles and two quarterbackhurries. Career-Seigler has moved into sixth place on OSU's career defensiveproduction point list with 931 points.

NICKBARNETT, SLB: Nick Barnett leads the Pac-10 intackles with an average of 9.3 per game and a total of 112 tackles.ASU's Jason Shivers trails at 8.7 pergame. Nick leads OSU in defensive pointproduction points with 396, which ranks fifth on OSU's single-season pointproduction list. He ranks 17thon the career defensive point list with 806.Nick is fifth in the Pac-10 in tackles for loss with 19.Barnett, senior strong linebacker, led OSUin defensive points in the season opener against Eastern Kentucky with 41 points.For Barnett, it is the third time in his career that he has led theBeavers in defensive points. Hecontributed 11 tackles (five solo), three tackles for loss and a forced fumblein the OSU victory. Temple-Barnett added 24 points atTemple with 11 tackles (four solo) and a tackle for loss.UNLV-Nickled OSU in tackles against UNLV with 10 (five solo), plus he combined withSeigler for a sack. Fresno State-He scored 25 points on sixtackles and two tackles for loss, plus a pass breakup.USC-Nicktopped OSU in defensive points vs. USC with 34, coming on eight solo tackles, atackle for loss and two pass breakups. UCLA-Nick had a solid game againstUCLA, posting 32 defensive points with 12 tackles (five solo) and a big blockedfield goal that led to an 83-yard touchdown return by teammate DennisWeathersby. ASU-Nick led OSU in defensive points against Arizona State with 31�. Nick posted 10 tackles, includingseven solo. He had one tackle for lossand combined with Eric Manning for a sack.California-Nick produced 47 points,second highest for OSU, against the Bears with 10 tackles (seven solo), plustwo tackles for loss, one sack, a forced fumble and pass broken up.It was his sack and forced fumble, which setup the Beavers third touchdown in the second quarter to salt the gameaway. Arizona-Nick registered 26 production points in OSU's victory overArizona. Nick had five tackles, plus asack and tackle for loss and a quarterback hurry. Washington-Nick wasOSU's top point producer in the Washington game with 39 � points.He posted 12 tackles and had one sack and 2� tackles for loss. Stanford-Nick led OSU in defensiveproduction points with 32 against Stanford with 10 tackles, two tackles forloss, one sack and a pass breakup. Oregon-Nick turned in an outstandingperformance in his final home game as a Beaver. He produced 43 defensive points with seven tackles, four tacklesfor loss and two passes broken up.



Rushing Steven Jackson 138.00 1 4

DwightWright 32.82 14 --

Passing Efficiency DerekAnderson 122.94 8 55

Passing Comp. PGDerek Anderson 15.76 7 48-Tie

Total Offense DerekAnderson 234.25 7 35

StevenJackson 138.00 9 --

Yards Receiving JamesNewson 93.25 5 19

Pass Receptions JamesNewson 5.33 6 36-Tie

Scoring Steven Jackson 8.50 4 25-Tie

KirkYliniemi 7.55 8 48-Tie

JamesNewson 5.50 14-Tie --

Points Resonsible ForDerek Anderson 13.33 6 18-Tie

StevenJackson 8.50 8 93-Tie

All-Purpose StevenJackson 150.58 2 17

JamesNewson 99.42 12 --

Interceptions MitchMeeuwsen .56 1 10-Tie

LawrenceTurner .33 7-Tie 54-Tie

RichardSeigler .25 15-Tie --

Punt Return TerrellRoberts 9.67 6 64

AricWilliams 7.85 9 88

Field Goals KirkYliniemi 1.18 7 35

Punting Carl Tobey 40.29 6 56


Team Rushing Offense 160.42 1 50

Team Passing Offense 257.92 6 28

Team Total Offense 418.33 4 19

Team Pass Efficiency 122.12 9 59

Team Net Punting 35.35 6 42

Team Punt Return 8.35 8 88

Team Kickoff Return 21.00 4 41-Tie

Team Scoring Offense 33.42 4 18

Team Rushing Defense 92.33 3 9

Team Pass Efficiency Defense 93.24 1 6

Team Pass Defense Yards 200.67 1 40

Team Passes Intercepted 20 2 9-Tie

Team Total Defense 293.00 2 10

Team Scoring Defense 19.08 2 25

Team Turnover Margin +0.83 3 19-Tie

OSU GAME-BY-GAMETOTALS: Abreakdown of OSU's offensive and defensive totals for the 2002 season follow:



Eastern Kentucky45-241 17-28-359 73-600 2647-102 11-23-10070-202 17

Temple 32-142 33-51-286 83-428 2834-113 14-35-10969-222 18

UNLV 42-65 23-30-396 72-461 2343-160 7-16-7659-236 15

Fresno State 52-286 11-24-224 76-510 2830-64 25-53-30783-371 21

USC 29-51 8-31-80 60-1318 49-99 23-41-231 90-330 25

UCLA 18-93 16-41-260 59-353 1453-247 24-33-37886-625 26

ASU 31-9 16-40-224 71-233 1533-55 14-34-18667-241 14

California 43-301 8-24-80 67-381 1828-16 27-51-28479-300 17

Arizona 48-193 14-31-264 79-457 20 25-(-23)15-33-116 58-93 12

Washington 39-158 16-44-262 83-420 2036-37 22-43-26279-299 17

Stanford 45-228 17-41-290 86-518 2132-98 13-35-17767-275 15

Oregon 46-158 21-38-370 84-528 2428-140 14-33-18261-322 16

CESCA SECOND IN OSU CAREER SCORING: Place kickerRyan Cesca, a senior, was the Pac-10's first-team all-league kicker as asophomore during the 2000 season. Inthe final month of the 2001 season, Cesca was inconsistent for the first timein his career and he lost his place kicking duties to junior walk-on KirkYliniemi during the Oregon game. Cescascored nine points vs. Washington State on October 6, 2001 and moved intosecond place on the OSU career-scoring list as a result.He passed another kicker, Troy Bussanich,making him the highest scoring kicker in Beaver football history.To date, he has scored 219 career points,compared to Bussanich's 168. Ryan brokethe OSU record for scoring in a season by a kicker in 2000 with 94 points,topping the previous high of 80 by Jose Cortez (1998).Cesca's 94 points ranks fourth on OSU'ssingle-season scoring list. Ryan converted 46 of 47 PAT attempts in 2000 toestablish a new single-season record before missing his final attempt of theregular season against Oregon. His43-for-43 (before missing on his 44th attempt) topped his previousrecord of 37-for-37 in 1999. Cescafinished the 2000 regular season at 43-for-44.He ran his school record career streak to 80-for-80 before missing. Theprevious OSU record for consecutive PAT kicks was 54 straight by Bussanich(1986-89). He is 117-for-118 (.992) inhis career and working on a current streak of 37 straight PATs made.As a freshman in 1999, he was perfect on all37 of his PAT attempts, a school record then for number of successful PATkicks. Ryan booted 16 of 19 field goalattempts in 2000, including a streak of eight in a row, which was stopped, whenhe missed a 45-yarder in his last attempt in the California game.He made four in a row at Arizona to tieOSU's single-game record. He made threevs. UCLA, and came back to kick three the following week against WashingtonState. He has made 34 of 54 field goalattempts (.630) in his career. He scored 58 points in 1999, which was second toKen Simonton's team leading 118 points.He scored 94 points in 2000, which was second in the Pac-10 behindteammate Ken Simonton. Cesca has beensuccessful on 18 of his last 28 field goal attempts, including a career-long51-yarder vs. Fresno State. Cesca'scareer kicking statistics follow:



1999-Cesca 7-15 .4670-1 3-4 3-5 1-50-0 43 3 0.637-37 1.000 58

2000-Cesca 16-19 .842- 3-3 9-104-6 - 49- 1.3 46-47.979 94

2001-Cesca 10-16 .625 - 6-7 2-5 2-4- 47 - 1.1129-29 1.000 59

2002-Cesca 1-4 .333- - - 0-31-1 51 - -5-5 1.000 8

TOTALS 34-54 .6300-1 12-14 14-207-18 0-0 493 1.00 117-118 .992 219


OPPONENT-1999 2000

Nevada 16 Blk Eastern Washington None

Fresno State 21 Good New Mexico None

Georgia Southern 43 Good, 37 NG, 39 Good San Diego State None

USC None USC 41 Good

Washington None Washington 46 NG

Stanford 34 Good Stanford 49 Good

UCLA None UCLA 32 Good, 31 Good, 44 Good

Washington State22Good, 25 Good WashingtonState 22Good, 32 Good, 32 Good

California 43NG California 32 Good, 45 NG

Arizona 28 Blk, 47 NG Arizona 23 Good, 44 Good, 31 Good, 30 Good

Oregon None Oregon 32 Good, 36 NG

Hawaii 42 NG, 31 NG,47 Blk, 37G Notre Dame 32 Good, 29 Good


Fresno State 23 Good PLAYER YEARS TD1-PAT 2-PAT FG PTS

New Mexico St. 40Blk, 47 Good, 24 Good 1-KenSimonton 1988-01 600 3 0 366

UCLA None 2-Ryan Cesca 1999- 0 117-1180 34-53219

WSU 38 Good, 27 Good

Arizona 38 Good

Arizona State 40 Good

California 48NG, 23 Good

USC 24 Good, 35 NG, 29 NG, 29 Good

Washington None

Northern Arizona 32NG, 38 NG

Oregon None


Eastern KentuckyNone USC 42NG Arizona None

Temple None UCLA 49NG Washington None

UNLV 48 NG ASU None Stanford None

Fresno State 51 Good California None Oregon None

BILL SWANCUTT, DE: Sophomoredefensive end Bill Swancutt is had a sensational regular season, leading OSU insacks (10) and in tackles for loss (19).Bill is third on the team in defensive points with 300 �Bill led OSU in defensive points in thevictory over Arizona with 45. Heaccounted for four tackles, plus a career-high three sacks and three tacklesfor loss. Bill finished the regularseason with a bang by leading the Beavers in defensive points in the Civil Warwith 49 � against Oregon, coming on seven tackles, 2 � tackles for loss, twosacks, a forced fumble and a quarterback hurry. Bill is fourth in the Pac-10 in tackles for loss with 19 �.He is fifth in the Pac-10 in sacks.Bill was second in defensive points in theArizona State contest with 30, coming on four tackles, two tackles for loss anda blocked field goal, the first blocked kick of his career.Bill produced at least one tackle for lossin the first 10 games this season before being stopped at Stanford.He finished the regular season with at leastone tackle for loss in 11 of 12 games.Bill was also selected last week to the Verizon District VIIIAll-Academic team.

OSU NOTES:Defensivetackle Eric Manning is tied with teammate Richard Seigler for 10thin the Pac-10 in tackles for loss with 12 �.Manning posted a season-high and career-high five tackles for lossagainst California, which ranks as the second-best mark in the Pac-10 thisyear, and he added 1 � tackles for loss and a half sack in the Arizona game thefollowing week. Steven Jackson has thetop three rushing games in the Pac-10 this year with 239, 230 and 227-yardgames. He also has the two longestruns, 80 and 75 yards. He is also tiedfor the most rushing TDs in a game with three.Derek Anderson and James Newson have combined for the third longest passplay in the Pac-10 with 86-yarder.Anderson has the highest total of touchdowns responsible for with sixand is tied for the most passing touchdowns with five.

FIRST QUARTERDEFENSE: Oregon State's defense allowed a touchdown in the first quarter forthis season in the game with Washington, and then allowed its second touchdownat Stanford. OSU has outscoredopponents 112-46 in the first quarter.

STARTINGSTREAKS: Defensive tackle Eric Manning and linebacker Richard Seigler have thelongest active starting streaks among OSU players with 35.Players with long starting streaks follow:

Eric Manning, DT 35 Nick Barnett, SLB 23 Terrell Roberts, CB 21

Richard Seigler, MLB 35 James Newson, FL 23 KananSanchez, OG 20

Dennis Weathersby, CB 26 Noah Happe, DE 23

Carl Tobey, P 23 Tim Euhus, TE 23



EKU Boyd Farley Kilkenny KuydendallBrock Sanchez NienhuisEuhus Anderson JacksonNewson

Temple KintnerFarley Kilkenny Kuykendall BrockSanchez Nienhuis EuhusAnderson Jackson Newson

UNLV KintnerFarley Kilkenny Kuykendall BrockSanchez Nienhuis EuhusAnderson Jackson Newson

FSU KintnerFarley Kilkenny Kuykendall BrockSanchez Nienhuis EuhusAnderson Jackson Newson

USC KintnerFarley L.Davis KuykendallBrock Sanchez NienhuisEuhus Anderson JacksonNewson

UCLA KintnerFarley Kuykendall Lose BrockSanchez Nienhuis EuhusAnderson Jackson Newson

ASU Boyd Farley KuykendallLose Brock Sanchez Nienhuis Euhus Anderson Jackson Newson

California KintnerFarley Kuykendall Lose BrockSanchez Nienhuis EuhusAnderson Jackson Newson

Arizona KintnerFarley Kuykendall Lose Brock Sanchez NienhuisEuhus Anderson JacksonNewson

WashingtonKintner Farley KuykendallLose Brock Sanchez NienhuisEuhus Anderson JacksonNewson

Stanford KintnerFarley Kuykendall Lose BrockSanchez Nienhuis EuhusAnderson Jackson Newson

Oregon KintnerFarley Kuykendall Lose Brock Sanchez NienhuisEuhus Anderson JacksonNewson



EKU Happe ManningEdwards SwancuttBarnett Seigler TumaRoberts Meeuwsen Turner Weathersby

Temple Happe ManningEdwards SwancuttBarnett Seigler TumaRoberts Meeuwsen Turner Weathersby

UNLV Happe ManningEdwards SwancuttBarnett Seigler TumaRoberts Meeuwsen Turner Weathersby

FSU Happe ManningEdwards SwancuttBarnett Seigler TumaRoberts Meeuwsen Turner Weathersby

USC Happe ManningEdwards SwancuttBarnett Seigler TumaRoberts Meeuwsen Turner Weathersby

UCLA Happe ManningEdwards SwancuttBarnett Seigler TumaRoberts Meeuwsen Turner Weathersby

ASU Happe ManningEdwards SwancuttBarnett Seigler TumaRoberts Turner CarlyleWeathersby

California Happe ManningEdwards SwancuttBarnett Seigler TumaRoberts Turner CarlyleWeathersby

Arizona Happe ManningEdwards SwancuttBarnett Seigler TumaRoberts Turner CarlyleWeathersby

WashingtonHappe Manning EdwardsSwancutt BarnettSeigler Tuma RobertsTurner Carlyle Weathersby

Stanford Happe ManningEdwards SwancuttBarnett Seigler TumaRoberts Turner CarlyleWeathersby

Oregon Happe ManningEdwards SwancuttBarnett Seigler TumaRoberts Turner CarlyleWeathersby


***Cornerback DennisWeathersby broke Oregon State's single-game record for passes defended in theBeavers' 24-13 victory over California with five. Weathersby broke up four passes and intercepted one pass.He held the previous record of four, alongwith Terrell Roberts, Andrae Holland, Larry Bumpus, Brent Huff and PaulCarberry.

***Dennis Erickson is 4-0 vs.1-AA opponents as Oregon State's head coach.

***Junior middle linebackerRichard Seigler produced 325 defensive points in OSU's system during the 2001season, which ranks 19th on the Beavers' all-time season list.

***Oregon State is 1-2 inovertime games after losing to USC in 2001.The Beavers lost to California 48-42 in 1996. OSU defeated Oregon in double overtime 44-41 in 1998.

***Strong linebacker NickBarnett had the best game of his OSU career with 18 tackles against Californiain 2001, including 11 solo tackles. Healso had four quarterback hurries.

***Middle linebacker RichardSeigler posted a career-high 17 tackles at Washington this year.

***Middle linebacker RichardSeigler had the best game of his OSU career to date in the 2001 Arizona Stategame. Seigler produced a total of 81points on the Beavers' defensive point system, breaking the record of 72 pointsestablished last year by defensive end DeLawrence Grant against San Diego StateUniversity. In addition, Seigler alsobroke the OSU record for tackles for loss in a game with seven.His seven tackles for loss topped the oldrecord of 4 � held by Bryan Ludwick in a game against Northern Illinois in 1996at Corvallis. Against the Sun Devils,Seigler produced 8 solo tackles, 7 assisted tackles, 7 tackles for loss (19yards), a sack for 5 yards and he recovered a fumble.

***Derek Anderson completedhis first collegiate pass, a 13-yarder to Seth Trimmer, in the third quarteragainst Washington State on Oct. 6, 2001.Anderson completed 6 of 14 passes for 96 yards and was intercepted onhis final pass of the game.

***Two Oregon State assistantcoaches have redshirt freshman sons playing on this year's team.Defensive coordinator Craig Bray's son Trentis a middle linebacker and running backs Coach Dan Cozzetto's son Ryan is afree safety and punter.

***OSU backs have rushed for100 yards or more a total of 170 times.

***Oregon State did not playa true freshman during the 2002 regular season.

***Oregon State has fourmarried players on the roster this year.Punter Carl Tobey got married in 2001 to the former Annalee Nelson.Wide receiver Seth Trimmer got married thissummer to the former Hannah Cox.Linebacker Seth Lacey got married this summer to the former MackenzieCopeland. Wide receiver Shawn Kintnergot married this summer to the former Courtney Chandler.

***Oregon State's attendance of35,346 vs. Eastern Kentucky was the third largest ever for a Reser Stadiumopener. It was the 10thstraight sellout at Reser Stadium, extending the Beavers' school record.

***Oregon State's 49 points vs.Eastern Kentucky were the most for the Beavers in a season-opener since 1931,when Oregon State beat Willamette 76-0.Incidentally, that 1931 victory was the highest-scoring game ever forthe Beavers. The 49 points were thesixth most ever in a season-opener for the Beavers.

***Derek Anderson's 345 yardspassing vs. Eastern Kentucky is the 12th best game mark in schoolhistory for individual passing yardage.

***Derek Anderson's 80-yardtouchdown pass to Kenny Farley vs. Eastern Kentucky is tied for thesixth-longest pass in school history and ties for the fourth-longest touchdownpass. It was the longest OSU pass playsince Jonathan Smith connected with Chad Johnson on a school-record 97-yardpass in 2000.

***Oregon State's 600 yards oftotal offense vs. Eastern Kentucky is the fifth-best game in school history forteam total offense.

***Oregon State's 359 yardspassing vs. Eastern Kentucky is the ninth-best game in school history for teampassing yardage.

***Steven Jackson's 141 yardsrushing vs. Eastern Kentucky was the 53rd best game in schoolhistory for individual rushing yardage.

***Oregon State has won seven ofits last 10 season-openers.


***Derek Anderson accounted for332 yards in total offense against EKU, which ranks 14th on OSU'ssingle-game list for most total offense.

***Oregon State held Temple without a touchdown,the second game in a row the Beavers did not allow a defensive touchdown thisseason. In fact, OSU had allowed justone defensive touchdown in its last four games following the Temple game, thatin the fourth quarter against Oregon in 2001.

***Derek Anderson completed 33passes (51 attempts) for 286 yards vs. Temple.The 286 yards passing ranks as the 34th best single-gamepassing mark in OSU history. Andersonaccounted for 297 yards in total offense, which ranks 33rd on theBeavers' all-time single-game list.

***OSU did not turn the ballover against Temple and forced four turnovers.

***OSU's 286 yards passing vs.Temple is the 42nd best team single-game mark in history.

***Derek Anderson's fourtouchdown passes vs. Temple was the most by a Beaver quarterback since JonathanSmith passed for four against UCLA in 2000.

***The 23 points scored by Oregon State vs. UNLVin the first quarter were the most in an opening period by the Beavers sincethey scored 34 at Portland State in 1983.The 23 points were also the most ever allowed by UNLV in the firstquarter.

***Oregon State outgained UNLV165 to minus (-16) yards in the first quarter.

***Quarterback Derek Andersontied a school record with five touchdown passes vs. UNLV, matching ErikWilhelm's five against Akron in 1987.Anderson's four touchdown passes in the first half tied the schoolrecord for a half, matching the mark set by Scott Richardson against WashingtonState in 1979.

***Derek Anderson wasresponsible for six touchdowns (five passing and one rushing) vs. UNLV to tie aschool record, matching the single-game mark set by Terry Baker (three passingand three running) against Iowa State in 1962.

***Derek Anderson's 356 yardspassing vs. UNLV was the seventh highest single-game total in schoolhistory. Anderson's 360 yards in totaloffense ranks as the eighth highest total in school history.

***James Newson had 167 yardsreceiving vs. UNLV, which ranks as the fifth-highest single-game total inschool history.

***Oregon State's 396 yardspassing as a team vs. UNLV ranks as the fifth-highest single-game team total inschool history.

***Tight end Jermaine Jacksoncaught his first and only career TD pass vs. UNLV.

***Senior wide receiver SethTrimmer and senior strong safety Calvin Carlyle have already graduated fromOregon State. Trimmer is currentlyworking on a Master's degree and Carlyle is working on a second major.

***Through the first four games of the season,Oregon State had scored 190 points, making it the second-highest scoringfour-game span in OSU history. The onlyhigher scoring four-game span came at the start of the 1921 season, when theBeavers scored 197 points in beating the Oregon State Rooks 68-7, Chemawa 68-7,tying Multnomah Athletic Club 7-7 and beating Willamette 54-0.

***Through the first four gamesof the season, Oregon State had allowed 49 points; that's the fewest allowed bythe Beavers in their first four gams since 1964, when OSU lost to Northwestern7-3 and beat Colorado 14-7, Baylor 13-6 and Washington 9-7.It's the fewest points allowed in anyfour-game span since late in the 1999 season, when the Beavers allowed 47 inbeating ULCA 55-7, Washington State 27-13, California 17-7 and Arizona 28-20.

***OSU's 59 points vs. FresnoState were the most for the Beavers since beating Northern Illinois 67-28 in1996 at Corvallis.

***OSU linebacker RichardSeigler's 65-yard pass interception return for a touchdown against Fresno Statetied for the 13th longest interception return in Beaverhistory. It was Seigler's first careertouchdown. It was the first time OSUhad returned an interception for a TD since LaDairis Jackson's 32-yard returnvs. New Mexico on Sept. 9, 2000.

***OSU kicker Ryan Cesca's51-yard field goal vs. Fresno State was the longest of his career, and it tiedfor the 10th longest field goal in Beaver history.


***Fresno State was the firstteam this year to throw a touchdown pass against the Beavers' defense in thefourth game of the year.

***OSU running back StevenJackson rushed for 227 yards on 25 carries vs. Fresno State.That is the seventh-best individual rushinggame in OSU history. Jackson's 75-yardTD run was the longest of his career, and it tied for the 13thlongest run in OSU history.

***Oregon State quarterbackDerek Anderson extended his streak of pass attempts without and interception to109 before being picked off on his 110th pass of the season in theFresno State game.

***OSU had 510 yards of totaloffense vs. Fresno State, which ties for the 19th best game inBeaver history.

***Oregon State's TerrellRoberts had the longest punt return of his career (49 yards) against FresnoState.

***Defensive end Noah Happe hadhis first career interception vs. Fresno State.

***Dwight Wright, backup tailback, rushed for 72 yardsand a touchdown vs. Fresno State, his second highest career output.He rushed for 77 yards in the season-openervs. Eastern Kentucky.

***Five OSUtailbacks carried the ball against Fresno State-Steven Jackson, Dwight Wright,Josh Farrell, Rodney Landingham and Riley Jenkins

***Oregon State broke aschool record with 146 yards in pass interception return yardage vs. FresnoState. The previous record was 139 vs.Montana in 1949.

***Mitch Meeuwsen, OregonState free safety, had a streak of seven straight games in which he had brokenup a pass halted when he failed to break up a pass against USC.Mitch had broken up passes in 11 of the 15games that he had played prior to the USC contest.

***Coach Dennis Erickson suffered the firstregular season shutout of his coaching career when USC posted a 22-0 victoryover Oregon State. The only other timean Erickson coach team has been shut out was during his tenure at Miami.The Hurricanes were blanked 29-0 by Arizonain the 1993 Fiesta Bowl.

***Punter Carl Tobey had acareer-long punt of 63 yards vs. USC, which equaled the 17th longestpunt in OSU history.

***Redshirt freshman tackle JakePratt from Salem's Sprague High School saw his first collegiate action in theUSC game at left tackle after Lee Davis suffered a ACL injury to his rightknee. Pratt became the third playerthis season to play left tackle for the Beavers.

***Steven Jackson's 80-yard TDrun vs. UCLA tied for the sixth-longest run in school history and it was thelongest run of his OSU career.

***Dennis Weathersby's 83-yardreturn of a blocked field goal vs. UCLA was the longest return of a blockedfield goal in OSU history. It wasWeathersby's first career touchdown.The previous record was John Karamanos' 66-yard return for a touchdownagainst Washington in 1945.

***Tailback Steven Jacksonbroke the OSU Reser Stadium rushing record (dating back to 1953 when thestadium was built) with 239 yards against California. The previous record was 234 by OSU's Ken Simonton vs. USC in2000. Jackson's 239 yards was thesecond highest rushing total by a Beaver running back, trailing only Bill Enyart's299 yards at Utah in 1968.

***Steven Jackson's 239 yardsvs. Cal also amounts to the 25th best single-game rushing mark inPacific-10 Conference history.

***Jackson became the fifthOregon State running back in history to pass the 1,000-yard rushing total in aseason by going over 1,000 yards in the California game.It is also the eighth time a Beaver runningback has reached the 1,000-yard plateau in one season.

***By scoring threetouchdowns vs. California, Jackson matched his career high of three touchdownsscored in one game. He also scoredthree times vs. Washington in 2001 and three times vs. Oregon this year.

***Defensive tackle EricManning had a career-high five tackles for loss and a sack vs. California.

***OSU's 301 yards rushingvs. California was a season high for the Beavers and also the first timeCalifornia had allowed over 300 yards rushing since Arizona State had 345 in1995.


***OSU held California to anet 16 yards rushing, which matched the 11th best team defensiveeffort against the run by a Beaver team.OSU also held Michigan State to a net 16 yards rushing in 1942.

***Steven Jackson became thefirst 200-yard rusher against California since Washington State's Michael Blackhad 214 in 1996.

***Steven Jackson's 239all-purpose yards vs. California ranks seventh on Oregon State's single-game list.

***Oregon State's 10-play,91-yard touchdown drive in the first quarter vs. California was the Beaver'slongest of the season.

***Tailback Dwight Wright hada career-long 47-yard run vs. California.

***Arizona's minus (-23)yards rushing vs. the Beavers was the second-fewest rushing yards allowed byOregon State in school history. Themark was just one yard short of the school record of minus (-24) yards setagainst Oregon in the 1966 Civil War.Arizona's 93 yards of total offense was the ninth lowest ever allowed byOregon State.

***Arizona has not scored atouchdown against Oregon State since the third quarter of the 1999 game inCorvallis, a stretch of 13 quarters.

***Derek Anderson's 86-yardstouchdown pass to James Newson vs. Arizona was the fifth-longest pass play inBeaver history and the fourth-longest touchdown pass in OSU history.

***Defensive end BillSwancutt had at least one tackle for loss yardage in each of OSU's first 10games this season. His streak wasstopped vs. Stanford. He added twosacks against Oregon, giving him tackles for loss in 11 of 12 games.

***Oregon State's sixquarterback sacks against Arizona were the most for the Beavers since recordingsix against Arizona in 2000 at Tucson.

***OregonState had its consecutive streak of successful PAT kicks made as a team snappedat Washington at 77. Kirk Yliniemimissed on his second try at Washington after the Beavers were penalized for acelebration penalty. It was alsoYliniemi's first PAT miss in his career.He is now 41 of 42 on PAT kicks.He had made 40 in a row before the miss.

***Kirk Yliniemi booted acareer-long 50-yard field goal vs. Washington, matching the 11thlongest field goal in OSU history.

***Yliniemi booted acareer-best three field goals against Washington, which he tied at Stanford.

***James Newson caught fivepasses for 138 yards vs. Washington.The 138 yards is the 20th best single-game yardage mark forreceivers in OSU history.

***Steven Jackson rushed for 230 yards on 35 carriesagainst Stanford to become the first running back to rush for over 200 yardsvs. Stanford since San Jose State's Deonce Whitaker rushed for 254 on 21carries on September 9, 2000.

***Steven Jackson's 230 yardsvs. Stanford is the fifth best single-game rushing mark in OSU history andJackson became the first back in Beaver history to rush for over 200 yardsthree times in one season.

***Steven Jackson's 70-yardrun vs. Stanford ties him for 19th on OSU's list of longest runsfrom scrimmage.

***Derek Anderson's 290 yardspassing vs. Stanford is the 32nd best single-game mark in OSUhistory. His 287 yards in total offenseties for 35th on the Beavers' single-game list.

***Steven Jackson's 240 yardsall-purpose yards vs. Stanford is the sixth best single-game mark in OSUhistory.

**OSU's 518 yards in totaloffense vs. Stanford ranks as 18th best game at OSU and 290 yardspassing is the 40th best mark in school history.

EAST-WEST SHRINEGAME: ThreeOregon State seniors-Nick Barnett, Eric Manning and Dennis Weathersby-have beenselected to play in the East-West Shrine game scheduled for Pacific Bell Parkin San Francisco on January 11. Allthree accepted invitations to play in August.


Returned a punt fortouchdown-Dwayne Owens, 97 yards vs. UCLA at Pasadena, 1992

Recovered a blocked punt fortouchdown-Kenny Farley vs. Arizona at Corvallis, Oct. 13, 2001 (blocked by ColeClasen)

Returned a blocked field goalfor touchdown-Dennis Weathersby, 83 yards vs. UCLA at Corvallis, Oct. 5, 2002(blocked by Nick Barnett)

Returned a kickoff fortouchdown-Steven Jackson, 89 yards vs. Northern Arizona at Corvallis, Nov. 17,2001

Returned a fumble fortouchdown-Noah Happe, 19 yards vs. UCLA at Corvallis, Oct. 5, 2002

Returned a pass interceptionfor touchdown-Richard Seigler, 65 yards vs. Fresno State, at Corvallis, Sept.21, 2002

Noah Happe, 52 yards vs.Fresno State, at Corvallis, Sept. 21, 2002

Recorded a safety-vs. UNLV atCorvallis, September 14, 2002

Blocked a punt-Jamaal Jacksonvs. Fresno State at Corvallis, Sept. 21, 2002 (Jason Simpson punter)

Blocked a field goal-BillSwancutt vs. Arizona State at Tempe, Oct. 12, 2002 (Mike Barth kicker)

Blocked a PAT-TerrenceCarroll vs. Stanford at Palo Alto, 1998 (Kevin Miller kicker)

Beat a ranked team-DefeatedWashington (ranked eighth by AP and eighth by USA Today/ESPN), November 10,2001 at Corvallis


Defeated Oregon (ranked fifth by AP and sixth by USAToday/ESPN), November 18, 2000 at Corvallis (23-13)

Defeated UCLA (ranked 23rd by AP and 24thby USA Today/ESPN), October 21, 2000 at Pasadena (44-38)

Defeated USC (ranked 8th by AP and 7th USAToday/ESPN), September 30, 2000 at Corvallis (31-21)

Defeated Notre Dame (ranked 10th by AP and10th USA Today/ESPN), January 1, 2001 at Tempe, AZ (41-9)

Lost to a ranked team-Lost toUSC (ranked 18th by AP and 22nd by USA Today) 22-0 at LosAngeles, Sept. 21, 2002

Scored a 2-pointconversion-Shawn Kintner (pass from Derek Anderson) vs. Stanford at Stanford,Nov. 16, 2002

Scored a 2-point defensivetouchdown-Keith Heyward-Johnson vs. Washington at Seattle, Oct. 7, 2000

Shut out an opponent at ReserStadium-Washington State, 7-0, 1975

Shut out an opponent-Oregon,0-0, at Eugene, 1983

Halfback completed atouchdown pass-DeShawn Williams vs. California at Berkeley, 1996 (Williams 14yards to QB David Moran)

Lineman scored atouchdown-Starling Latu, OG, vs. USC at Corvallis, 1994

Had a player score 3 or moretouchdowns in a game-Ken Simonton, TB, vs. Washington at Corvallis, Nov. 10,2001 (3 touchdowns)

StevenJackson, TB, vs. Washington at Corvallis, Nov. 10, 2001 (3 touchdowns)

StevenJackson, TB, vs. California at Corvallis, Oct. 26, 2002 (3 touchdowns)

StevenJackson, TB vs. Oregon at Corvallis, Nov. 23, 2002 (3 touchdowns)

Scored on its first offensivepossession of the game-vs. Oregon at Corvallis, November 23, 2002

Had a player rush for over100 Yards-Steven Jackson (153) vs. Oregon at Corvallis, Nov. 23, 2002

Had a player rush for over200 Yards-Steven Jackson (230) vs. Stanford at Stanford, Nov. 16, 2002


Returned a punt fortouchdown-Kennan Howry, Oregon, 63 yards at Corvallis, Nov. 23, 2002

Recovered a blocked punt fortouchdown-Troy Polamalu, USC, at Los Angeles (Carl Tobey punter), Nov. 3, 2001

Returned a kickoff fortouchdown-Bennie Cunningham, Georgia Southern, 89 yards at Corvallis, 1999

Returned a fumble fortouchdown-Pierre Wright, Eastern Kentucky, 51 yards, at Corvallis, August 29,2002

Returned a pass interceptionfor touchdown-Chris Massey, Washington, 25 yards at Seattle, Nov. 9, 2002(Derek Anderson passer)

Recorded a safety-UCLA atCorvallis, Oct. 5, 2002

Did not score-Oregon, (0-0)at Eugene, 1983

Blocked a punt-Gary Daniels,Oregon, at Corvallis, Nov. 23, 2002 (Carl Tobey punter)

Blocked a field goal-SeanButts, Hawaii, at Honolulu (Ryan Cesca the kicker), December 25, 1999, at O'ahuBowl

Scored a 2-pointconversion-California, Tony Gonzalez, pass from Ziv Gottlieb, at Berkeley, 1996

Scored a 2-point defensivetouchdown-Stanford, Tim Smith 100-yard pass interception at Corvallis, 1996

Shut out Oregon State-USC(22-0), at Los Angeles, September 21, 2002


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