CORVALLIS — It was absolute bedlam in Beaver Nation late Saturday afternoon following the conclusion of the 120th Civil War football game at Reser Stadium.
CORVALLIS — This is the sort of Civil War long-time followers of Oregon State and Oregon remember all too well: one with more pride on the line than conference honors.
For the first time in what feels like forever but is really just the last 12 years, the Stanford-Oregon matchup isn’t a prime time type game.
Justin Herbert is all the rage in Eugene after giving the Oregon Ducks life on offense and quieting — a bit — the calls for coach Mark Helfrich’s firing.
One first down, one more score in regulation, or one defensive stop against Washington State in 2015 and Oregon would have played for a second straight Pac-12 championship.
Tony Brooks-James (20) scores the final touchdown of Oregon’s 53-28 victory over UC Davis Saturday at Autzen Stadium. Brooks-James rushed for 57 yards in the victory, which came in front of 53,817 fans, the first non-capacity crowd at Autzen Stadium since 1999, a stretch of 110 sellouts.
Two newcomers to the Oregon football program top the Ducks’ depth chart heading into the season-opener with UC Davis.
SAN FRANCISCO — Oregon State catcher Logan Ice has been named the Pac-12 Conference’s Defensive Player of the Year and second baseman Nick Madrigal was named its Freshman of the Year when season awards were announced on Thursday.