A Look at Some of the Most Memorable Moments in the Oregon State Series

Aug. 27, 2008

Here's a look at some memorable performances by Stanford over the years against Oregon State...

1940Frankie Albert booms a 79 yard punt, which still ranks as the longest in school history.

1952Bill Rogers runs for a 96-yard touchdown in a 41-28 Stanford victory in Corvallis. The play still ranks as the longest rush from scrimmage in school history.

1963Craig Ritchey returns a punt 66 yards for a touchdown to account for Stanford's only score in a 10-7 loss to the Beavers in Corvallis.

1971One week after being upset 24-23 by Washington State, Stanford rallies from a 24-3 second quarter deficit and outlasts Oregon State, 31-24 in Corvallis.

1980John Elway tosses a school record six touchdown passes in a 54-13 victory over the Beavers at Stanford Stadium...Ken Margerum is on the receiving end of four of those scoring strikes.

1981Stanford rushes for a school-record 439 yards in a 63-9 victory over the Beavers in Corvallis...Darrin Nelson sets a single-game school record by scoring five touchdowns against the Beavers, including a 80-yard touchdown run.

1982John Elway has another big game against the Beavers, completing 23-of-29 passes for 381 yards and five touchdowns in a 45-5 victory. The passing yardage was the third highest single-game total in Elway's illustrious career.

1991Steve Stenstrom hooks up with Glyn Milburn for a 92-yard TD pass at the 6:19 mark of the second quarter, marking the third-longest pass play in school history.

1993Steve Stenstrom completes 28-of-37 passes for 407 yards, the seventh-best passing performance in school history.

1998Todd Husak sets single-game records for passing yardage (450) and total offense (447), but Stanford drops a 30-23 decision to the Beavers at Stanford Stadium.

2003The Beavers hold Stanford to just 133 yards in total offense, which is the third lowest output in school history.

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