October 20, 2006

Beavers eager for desert showdown against Wildcats

The low point of the Oregon State football team's disappointing 2005 season?

A 29-27 loss to Arizona, a team that had been winless in Pac-10 play until
it upset the Beavers in Corvallis. In his first college start, Wildcat freshman
quarterback Willie Tuitama torched the OSU secondary, passing for 335
yards and two touchdowns.



Meanwhile, Beaver quarterback Matt Moore had the worst game of his
career, throwing six interceptions and fumbling away the ball as the team was
driving late in the fourth quarter. The loss snapped OSU's six game winning
streak against UA and derailed its bowl hopes, sending Beaver Nation into a
tailspin.


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