Oregon State-Stanford Post-Game Notes

Oct. 10, 2009

Oregon State vs. Stanford
Oct. 10, 2009
Reser Stadium

Oregon State Post-Game Notes

Game Notes
•    Attendance for the game was 41,979.
•    Stanford won the coin toss. The Cardinal elected to receive.
•    The game was televised nationally by FSN. The crew for the game was Barry Tompkins (play-by-play), Petros Papadakis (analyst) and Michael Eaves (sideline).
•    Oregon State won its all black uniforms while Stanford was decked out in all white.
•    The game was the 24th consecutive televised for the Beavers, a school record.
•    OSU’s captains were Lyle Moevao, Sean Canfield, Gregg Peat and Jordan Poyer.
•    Game time weather was 64 degrees and partly cloudy. Wind was 10 mph from the North and humidity was at 34 percent.

Oregon State Team Notes
•    Oregon State improved to 24-5 in games played in October, November and December since 2006. That’s a winning percentage of .828.
•    Oregon State has now outscored its opponents 250-78 in the first quarter over the last 46 games. In the last 22 games alone, the Beavers have a 215-54 advantage. In the last 11 games, OSU has allowed just 10 points.
•    Oregon State’s scoring drive of 16 plays in the second half marked a season long and surpassed a 14-play drive from the first half. The 14-play drive had previously tied a season-long for a scoring drive that was originally set against Arizona.
•    The 31-first half points for Oregon State marked a season-best for the Beavers. It is the most for OSU in the first half since scoring 31 points against Washington State in 2007. OSU also scored 31 first-half points against Stanford in 2003.
•    Oregon State has now won 32 games since 2006, second in the Pac-10 to USC which has won 38 games. USC was off on Saturday.
•    Oregon State improved to 9-4 against Stanford in the last 13 meetings between the teams dating back to 1996.
•    The Beavers improved to 16-1 in their last 17 games when at least one player rushes for 100 or more yards.

Oregon State Individual Notes
•    Jacquizz Rodgers ran for a 61-yard rush in the first quarter, the longest of his career. It came in the “Wildcat” formation, the first time Oregon State has used such a play.
•    Jacquizz Rodgers tied the Oregon State single-game record with four rushing touchdowns (three coming in the first half). Rodgers tied the record held previously by four players: Pete Pifer vs. Washington State (10/29/66), Bill Enyart vs. Kentucky (10/12/68), Ken Simonton vs. Oregon (10/21/98) and Georgia Southern (9/18/99) and Stephen Jackson vs. New Mexico (12/24/03).
•    Jacquizz Rodgers now has 10 career 100-yard rushing games after finishing with 189 yards on 33 carries Saturday. His 189 yards rushing is a career-best, surpassing his previous high of 183 against USC in 2008.
•    For Rodgers, the 10 career 100-yard rushing games is the sixth-most in school history. He also now has 24 touchdowns after the four Saturday, which is fifth in Oregon State history.
•    The 189 yards rushing gives Rodgers 1,950 for his career, placing him into sole possession of eighth place in school history.
•    Sean Canfield finished Saturday’s game with 290 passing yards, giving him 4,104 for his career. That makes him the fifth Oregon State quarterback with 4,000 or more yards passing for a career. Canfield also passed for one touchdown (to James Rodgers), giving him 25 for his career. That moves him into sole possession of fifth place in school history.
•    Offensive guard Gregg Peat started his 20th consecutive game, the longest such streak amongst current Oregon State players.



at Oregon State (October 10, 2009)

– The Cardinal are 5-16 on the road the last four seasons and 1-2 this season. They are 5-11 in conference road games since 2006.

– The loss snaps a three-game win streak by the Cardinal, as it was the team's third-best start to a season (4-1) in the post World War II era.

– The 31 points allowed in the first half were the most points allowed since Sept. 22, 2007 against Oregon, when the Cardinal allowed 31 points in the second half of a  55-31 loss.

– Three of last four catches by Jim Dray, dating back to last year, have been for touchdowns, after he scored the team's second touchdown in the third quarter to make it 14-31.

– Chris Owusu, who entered the game with the nation's best kickoff return average at 55.6 yards per game. He ran five back for 87 yards in the contest, lowering his average to 39.7 (12 for 476 yards).

– The 83 receiving yards by Chris Owusu was three yards short of his career-best, 86 yards at Washington State earlier this year.

– After the defense gave up four touchdowns over the last three games (all wins), the defense gave up the same amount in the first half.

– Toby Gerhart scored his 25th and 26th career rushing touchdowns in the fourth quarter. He converted his second two-point conversion of the season, and first since the first touchdown of the season, also off a Gerhart rushing touchdown, at Washington State. He remains No. 3 all-time, one behind Brad Muster (27) for second place all-time.

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