Tag Archives: Beavers
Oregon State’s “Chainsaw” video … presented without comment
In Eugene, it would be “Save the Trees.” Micah RiceColumbian Sports Editor Micah Rice is the author of Tailgate Talk: College football from a Clark County perspective.
UPDATE: Charged up over depth charts
You know football is right around the corner when teams start releasing their depth charts. With season openers on Saturday, this Monday marks each team’s first journey through their game week routine. While depth charts unveiled at the beginning of each week don’t answer all our questions, they do offer fodder for discussion. Oregon released […]
What would college football be without fight songs. They stoke the pride of alumni and are nails on chalkboards to rival fans. But really, USC, do you have to play “Conquest” after every first down? At least that hasn’t happened as often since Lane Kiffin became coach. Here are some of the most appropriate — […]
A-Twitter over Pac-12 coaches
Twitter in the hands of loose-fingered athletes has caused its share of headaches for college coaches. But what about Twitter in the hands of coaches? Turns out, their Twitter personalities are as unique as the coaches themselves. For instance, take the four Northwest Pac-12 coaches. Oregon State Coach Mike Riley @Coach_Riley is a great “follow” […]
Aching for injury updates
And so it begins. UW tight end Austin Sefarian-Jenkins’ broken pinky has started the season-long frenzy of speculation, gamesmanship and anxiety when it comes to injuries. Fans, and the media by extension, have a right to ask about injuries. They are the No. 1 wild card that can change a season’s course. In this age […]
Who will win the Beavers quarterback job?
For Oregon State, the big storyline heading into fall camp is who will be starting quarterback. In eight starts last year, Sean Mannion threw for 2,446 yards and 14 touchdowns. Cody Vaz started five games and threw for 1,480 yards and 11 TDs. You can get to know each passer better by watching this video. […]
Morning Buzz: Espresso shots for your football fandom
A regular feature of Tailgate Talk will be Morning Buzz, a name inspired by the author’s unquenchable love of any caffeinated drink … except for energy drinks. Those things are just nasty. Morning Buzz will bring you up to speed on the freshest news being reported about the Northwest’s teams. Occasionally, if there’s something just […]
Welcome to Tailgate Talk
Oh, to be a college football fan in Clark County. Husky fans rub shoulders with Cougs, some of whom studied at our local branch campus. The closest Pac-12 stadium to Clark County is at Oregon State. But Beaver believers, and most everyone else, have been drowned out by Duck fans quacking about four straight BCS […]