1996 Oregon State Beavers football
ConferencePacific-10 Conference
1996 record2–9 (1–7 Pac-10)
Head coach
Home stadiumParker Stadium
(Capacity: 35,362)
Seasons
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1997 →
1996 Pacific-10 Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 4 Arizona State $   8 0         11 1  
No. 16 Washington   7 1         9 3  
Stanford   5 3         7 5  
UCLA   4 4         5 6  
Oregon   3 5         6 5  
California   3 5         6 6  
USC   3 5         6 6  
Arizona   3 5         5 6  
Washington State   3 5         5 6  
Oregon State   1 7         2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996 Oregon State Beavers football team represented Oregon State University in the 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season. Led by sixth-year head coach Jerry Pettibone, the Beavers were 2–9 overall (1–7 in Pac-10, last) for the program's 26th consecutive losing season. The Beavers were outscored 388 to 216, the most points allowed by an Oregon State team since 1987.

Pettibone resigned at the end of the season in late November,[1] and was succeeded by Mike Riley in 1997.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 71:00 pmMontana*L 14–3528,166
September 143:30 pmat No. 16 USCFSNL 17–4648,069
September 2112:30 pmat Baylor*ABCL 10–4242,327
September 2812:30 pmat CaliforniaL 42–4834,000
October 121:00 pmWashington State
  • Parker Stadium
  • Corvallis, Oregon
L 3–2426,722
October 191:00 pmStanford
  • Parker Stadium
  • Corvallis, Oregon
W 26–1221,305
October 267:00 pmat ArizonaL 7–3343,716
November 21:00 pmNo. 4 Arizona State
  • Parker Stadium
  • Corvallis, Oregon
L 14–2921,946
November 912:30 pmat No. 19 WashingtonL 3–4271,072
November 161:00 pmNorthern Illinois*
  • Parker Stadium
  • Corvallis, Oregon
W 67–2817,215
November 231:00 pmOregon
L 13–4935,822
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Pacific time
Source:[2]

Roster

1996 Oregon State Beavers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 10 Tim Alexander
 So
C 50 Aaron Koch
 Fr
WR 85 Bradon Lafferty Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 55 Shawn Ball Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured
  • Redshirt

Roster
Last update: 1996-12-20

References

  1. ^ "Coaching merry-go-round picks up speed". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. November 26, 1996. p. C1.
  2. ^ College Football @ Sports-Reference.com