Oregon State University Athletics

November 19, 2022 • Tempe, Arizona • Sun Devil Stadium • 11:15 AM PT • ESPN2

Television: ESPN2
Game by Game: Anish Shroff
Analyst: Brock Osweiler
Sideline: Taylor McGregor
Radio: Beaver Sports Network, Varsity Network (State of Oregon)
Game by game: Mike Parker
Analyst: Jim Wilson
On the sidelines: Ron Callan
Pregame: Steve Preece
SiriusXM Radio: 392
SiriusXM App/Internet: 982
Live Stats: OSUBeavers.com

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Game Notes
– Oregon State makes its final road trip of the 2022 regular season when the Beavers visit Arizona State on Saturday at Sun Devil Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 11:15 a.m. PT (12:15 p.m. Tempe).
– The game will be broadcast live on ESPN2. Anish Shroff (play-by-play), Brock Osweiler (analyst) and Taylor McGregor (sideline) will call the action.
–Saturday’s game marks the 47th meeting between the teams dating back to 1961. Arizona State holds a 30-15-1 advantage and a 20-4 mark in games played at Tempe.
– The match will be broadcast live on the Beaver Sports Radio Network. For a list of affiliates, turn to page two of these notes.
– Every game this season can be streamed live on the Varsity Network, a free app available through computer browsers, smartphones and tablets. After downloading the app, search for the state of Oregon.

Oregon State notables
– The OSU defense has limited its last five opponents to 306 rushing yards on 115 carries – an average of 2.67 per attempt. Oregon State ranks first in the Pac-12, giving up an average of 107.1 rushing yards per game.
– The Beavers have held opponents to within 400 yards in nine of the team’s 10 games this season. Three were detained at less than 300.
Damien Martinez rushed for more than 100 yards in four straight games, becoming the first true OSU rookie to do so since Jacquizz Rodgers in 2008.

Last meeting
Tre’Shaun Harrison, Luck Nolan and Jack Colletto all scored for the Beavers, who won a 24-10 game at Corvallis last season.
– BJ Baylor ran 150 meters.
– The OSU defense held ASU to 266 total offensive yards. Kyrei Fisher Morris picked up nine tackles to lead the Beavers.

PA Top 25
– Oregon State is in the Associated Press Top 25 for the second time this season. The Beavers are ranked 25th with 81 points, four behind 24th-ranked Oklahoma State.
– The Beavers were in the top 25 for the first time this season on Oct. 30, ranked 24th.
– OSU receives votes in the AFCA Coach Rankings.
– Saturday’s game marks the first time since 2014 that the Beavers or Sun Devils have been seeded when they meet. OSU beat then-No. 7th Arizona State, 35-27, at Reser in 2014.

This is victory number 7
– Oregon State earned its seventh win for the second straight season with a 38-10 win over California.
– The Beavers have improved to 10-1 at Reser Stadium since the start of the 2021 season.
–OSU held Cal to 9 rushing yards, the fewest opponents since Arizona had 9 in 2007.
– The Golden Bears also had 156 total yards, the least allowed by an OSU defense under the head coach jonathan smith.
– OSU has now held an opponent within 160 yards 10 times since 2000. Seven have been conference opponents.
– The Beavers have also held teams to 10 yards or less on the ground seven times since 2000. All seven have been against conference teams.
– Cal has also won just 10 first downs, the fewest since OSU held Weber State to nine in 2015. Opponents have totaled 10 or fewer 14 times since 2000.
– The OSU defense didn’t allow a touchdown for the first time since Idaho shutout in Game 3 of the 2021 season. It’s the first time he’s played in the conference since a 34-6 over UCLA on November 8, 2008.
– OSU’s 36:38 time of possession marked the team’s 14th time of possession since 1997, and the second-most under Smith, trailing just 36:47 against Stanford in 2021.
– The Beavers have allowed just 20 first-half points in their last four games.

Stroke D
– Cal’s 9 rushing yards on Saturday marked the fourth time this season the Beaver defense has limited an opponent to less than 100 yards this season.
– It’s been two straight seasons where OSU has held an opponent under 100 four times. The Beavers are looking to do it five times for the first time since 2012.
– OSU allows 107.1 rushing yards per game in 2022, which leads the Pac-12 and is 15th nationally.

And… Pass D
– Oregon State ranks first in the Pac-12 and tied for sixth nationally with 60 passes defended this season. That includes 48 broken passes in addition to the team’s 12 interceptions.
– The Beavers have allowed 229 yards per game through the air, good for third in the Pac-12.
Ryan Cooper Jr. is tied for the Pac-12 lead with 11 passes defended. Rejzohn Wright and Alex Austin tied for third with 10 while Jaydon Grant’s nine are sixth.
– Cooper Jr. and Grant are both tied for third in the Pac-12 with three interceptions.

Gould does it again
Antoine Gould returned a 55-yard punt for a touchdown against California, his second of the year. His first came in Week 3 against Montana State.
– Gould is the first Beaver with multiple punt return touchdowns in the same season since Sammie Stroughter had three in 2006.
— Gould is the only Pac-12 player to return a punt for a score this season. He’s one of only four nationally with two, joining UCF’s Quadric Bullard, Louisiana’s Eric Garror and TCU’s Derius Davis.
– Gould has 260 punt return yards this season, the first Beaver to top 200 since Stroughter finished with 359 in 2008. That 260 yards is the third nationally in 2022.


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