Oregon State quarterback Ben Gulbranson (17) throws the ball during the first quarter against Oregon at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Ore. on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022.

What a comeback for the Beavers. 

No. 22 Oregon State overcame a 31-10 second-half deficit to stun No. 10 Oregon 38-34 Saturday at Reser Stadium. 

With the incredible win, the Beavers improve to 9-3 on the season, with a bowl game coming up. 

Oregon State has a chance at a 10-win season for the third time ever — joining the 2000 and 2006 Beavers teams. 

Oregon State’s defense stepped up late in the game, holding the Ducks to just two field goals in the final 24:02 of the game. 

Oregon State running back Jam Griffin (8) reacts to a first down during the second quarter against Oregon at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Ore. on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022.

The Beavers also took advantage of a punting blunder and questionable 4th-down call by Oregon to pull off the upset. 

This is Oregon State’s third win against Oregon in the past seven meetings, including three out of four at Reser Stadium. 

The Beavers will have to wait a week to find out officially which bowl game they get. 

Oregon State, which lost the Los Angeles Bowl last season, will be in a bowl game in consecutive seasons for the first time since 2012-13. 

Fans storm the field after the No. 9 Oregon Ducks fell to the No. 21 Oregon State Beavers at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Ore. Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022.

The Beavers will be looking for their first bowl victory since beating Boise State in the 2013 Hawaii Bowl. 

Oregon State won despite having 142 fewer yards of total offense than Oregon, and despite losing the turnover battle 3-0.

Quarterback Ben Gulbranson had his worst passing game as a starter — 6 of 13 for 60 yards and two interceptions. He did rush for two touchdowns. 

Gulbranson will have time to get that cleaned up before the bowl game. 

Damien Martinez rushed for 103 yards, and Isaiah Newell had two touchdowns on the ground for the Beavers. 

Oregon State lost this season to No. 5 USC, No. 14 Utah and No. 12 Washington, and the losses to the Trojans and Huskies were by three points each. 

But now Oregon State has a signature win on its resume by beating No. 10 Oregon. 

The Beavers also have bragging rights for the next year. 



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