Fast facts

League: NCAA Football

Team: Beavers

Head Coach: Gary Andersen

Team Mascot: Benny Beaver

Year Opened: 1953

Capacity: 45674

City / State: Corvallis / Oregon

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Civil War

Rival Team: Oregon Ducks

University of Oregon is Oregon State’s fiercest rival as the proximity between the two campuses means many make the trip from Eugene to Corvallis and vice versa. The rivalry is also one of the oldest in college football as the teams have met 114 times since 1894. The winner of each year's matchup takes home the Platypus Trophy, which was lost for 40 years until it was found in 2005. Oregon holds a 60-46-2 series lead, but the Beavers will do their best to turn things around next time they meet.

Northwest Championship

Rival Team: Washington Huskies

Oregon State has a long-running rivalry with both the Washington Huskies and the Washington State Cougars. They proximity of Oregon to Washington means fans from these two schools always who make the trip to Corvallis in masse. The Beavers have been playing the Huskies since 1897 and the Cougars since 1903. Initiated in 1900, the Oregon State and Washington rivalry predates the first Apple Cup as well as Oregon and Washington games. Former Huskies coach Rick Neuheisel named the rivalry “Northwest Championship” to describe this four-team competition in the 2002 season.

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Fast facts

League: NCAA Football

Team: Beavers

Head Coach: Gary Andersen

Team Mascot: Benny Beaver

Year Opened: 1953

Capacity: 45674

City / State: Corvallis / Oregon