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BF.C KEYS: The Civil War

BF.C KEYS: The Civil War

ON THE FACE of it, this looks like a bad matchup for Oregon State. The Beavers are hobbled by injury, missing a boat load of key players, long on youth and short on experience. Meanwhile Oregon is relatively healthy, loaded with talent, speed and experience - and the game is at Autzen. It seems as if the Ducks can't lose. But this is the Civil War…

And in the Civil War, records mean little and the underdog always has a puncher's chance. Make no mistake, for the Beavers to win this game would take the best 60 minutes the Beavers have played all year - maybe the best 60 minutes of football they have played for a few years, for that matter. It's a tall order for the Beavers to come away with a win. It's going to take something special...

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