2021 Oregon State Beavers football
ConferencePac-12 Conference
DivisionNorth Division
2021 record7–5 (5–4 Pac-12)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorBrian Lindgren (4th season)
Offensive schemeSpread
Defensive coordinatorTim Tibesar (4th season)
Home stadiumReser Stadium
(Capacity: 43,154)
Seasons
← 2020
2022 →
2021 Pac-12 Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
North Division
No. 14 Oregon xy   7 2     10 3  
Washington State   6 3     7 5  
Oregon State   5 4     7 5  
California   4 5     5 7  
Washington   3 6     4 8  
Stanford   2 7     3 9  
South Division
No. 11 Utah xy$   8 1     10 3  
Arizona State   6 3     8 4  
UCLA   6 3     8 4  
USC   3 6     4 8  
Colorado   3 6     4 8  
Arizona   1 8     1 11  
Championship: Utah 38, Oregon 10
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
As of December 18, 2021; Rankings from CFP Rankings

The 2021 Oregon State Beavers football team represents Oregon State University during the 2021 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They are led by fourth-year head coach Jonathan Smith. The team plays their home games on campus at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon, as a member of the North Division of the Pac-12 Conference.

Defensive Coordinator Tim Tibesar was terminated on November 7, the day after the 34-37 loss to Colorado.[1]

Regular Season

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 44:00 p.m.at Purdue*FS1L 21–3057,282
September 118:00 p.m.Hawaii*FS1W 45–2727,701
September 1812:30 p.m.Idaho*
  • Reser Stadium
  • Corvallis, OR
P12NW 42–026,797
September 257:30 p.m.at USCFS1W 45–2751,564
October 26:00 p.m.Washington
  • Reser Stadium
  • Corvallis, OR
P12NW 27–2433,733
October 91:00 p.m.at Washington StateP12NL 24–3124,157
October 234:30 p.m.Utah
  • Reser Stadium
  • Corvallis, OR
P12NW 42–3430,203
October 304:00 p.m.at CaliforniaP12NL 25–3938,572
November 64:00 p.m.at ColoradoP12NL 34–37 2OT47,984
November 132:30 p.m.Stanford
  • Reser Stadium
  • Corvallis, OR
P12NW 35–1435,129
November 207:30 p.m.Arizona State
  • Reser Stadium
  • Corvallis, OR
ESPNW 24–1029,579
November 2712:30 p.m.at No. 11 OregonESPNL 29–3856,408
December 184:30 p.m.vs. Utah State*ABC I hope Oregon State Wins!!!
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Pacific time
Schedule Sources:[2]

Rankings

Further information: 2021 NCAA Division I FBS football rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. т = Tied with team above or below. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Final 
AP NR NR NR NR RV RV NR NR RV NR NR NR NR  
Coaches NR NR NR NR RV RV NR NR RV NR NR NR RV  
CFP Not released NR NR NR Not released

Game summaries

at Purdue

See also: 2021 Purdue Boilermakers football team

Oregon State Beavers vs Purdue Boilermakers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Beavers 7 0 01421
Boilermakers 7 6 31430

at Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN

  • Date: September 4, 2021
  • Game time: 4:00 P.M. PDT
  • Game attendance: 57,282
  • Referee: Mark Kluczynski
  • TV announcers (FS1): Cory Provus (play-by-play) and Robert Smith (analyst)
Game information

vs Hawaii

See also: 2021 Hawaii Rainbow Warriors football team

Hawaii Rainbow Warriors vs Oregon State Beavers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Rainbow Warriors 0 7 13727
Beavers 21 3 71445

at Reser StadiumCorvallis, OR

Game information

vs Idaho

See also: 2021 Idaho Vandals football team

Idaho Vandals vs Oregon State Beavers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Vandals 0 0 000
Beavers 14 14 14042

at Reser Stadium • Corvallis, OR

  • Date: September 18, 2021
  • Game time: 12:30 P.M. PDT
  • Game weather: 61 °F (16 °C); Rain
  • Game attendance: 26,797
  • Referee: Michael Mothershed
  • TV announcers (P12N): Rich Burk (play-by-play), Nigel Burton (analyst)
Game information

at USC

See also: 2021 USC Trojans football team

Oregon State Beavers vs USC Trojans – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Beavers 7 14 141045
Trojans 7 10 01027

at Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA

  • Date: September 25, 2021
  • Game time: 7:30 P.M. PDT
  • Game weather: 63 °F (17 °C); Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 51,564
  • Referee: Matthew Richards
  • TV announcers (FS1): Alex Faust (play by play), Petros Papadakis (analyst)
Game information

vs Washington

See also: 2021 Washington Huskies football team

Washington Huskies vs Oregon State Beavers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Huskies 7 3 01424
Beavers 0 14 31027

at Reser Stadium • Corvallis, OR

  • Date: October 2, 2021
  • Game time: 6:00 P.M. PDT
  • Game weather: 70 °F (21 °C) Sunny
  • Game attendance: 33,733
  • Referee: Mark Duddy
  • TV announcers (P12N): Roxy Bernstein (play-by-play), Lincoln Kennedy (analyst)
Game information

at Washington State

See also: 2021 Washington State Cougars football team

Oregon State Beavers at Washington State Cougars – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Beavers 0 10 7724
Cougars 0 3 141431

at Martin StadiumPullman, WA

  • Date: October 9, 2021
  • Game time: 1:00 P.M. PDT
  • Game weather: 58 °F (14 °C)
  • Game attendance: 24,157
  • Referee: Mike McCabe
  • TV announcers (P12N): Ted Robinson (play-by-play), Yogi Roth (analyst)

vs Utah

See also: 2021 Utah Utes football team

Utah Utes vs Oregon State Beavers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Utes 14 10 7334
Beavers 7 7 21742

at Reser Stadium • Corvallis, OR

  • Date: October 23, 2021
  • Game time: -
  • Game weather: 55 °F (13 °C); Sunny;
  • Game attendance: 30,203
  • Referee: Michael Mothershed
  • TV announcers (P12N): Ted Robinson (play-by-play), Yogi Roth (analyst)

at California

See also: 2021 California Golden Bears football team

Oregon State Beavers vs California Golden Bears – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Beavers 0 10 7825
Golden Bears 10 7 14839

at California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA

  • Date: October 30, 2021
  • Game time: -
  • Game weather: 61 °F (16 °C); Cloudy; Wind: SW 12 mph
  • Game attendance: 38,572
  • Referee: Chris Coyle
  • TV announcers (P12N): Ted Robinson (play-by-play), Yogi Roth (analyst)

at Colorado

See also: 2021 Colorado Buffaloes football team

Oregon State Beavers vs Colorado Buffaloes – Game summary
1 2 34OT2OTTotal
Beavers 0 10 7107034
Buffaloes 10 3 777337

at Folsom FieldBoulder, CO

  • Date: November 6, 2021
  • Game time: 4:00 P.M. PDT
  • Game attendance: -
  • Referee: Matthew Richards
  • TV announcers (P12N): Ted Robinson, Yogi Roth

vs Stanford

See also: 2021 Stanford Cardinal football team

Stanford Cardinal vs Oregon State Beavers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Cardinal 0 0 7714
Beavers 7 7 14735

at Reser Stadium • Corvallis, OR

  • Date: November 13, 2021
  • Game time: 2:40 PM
  • Game weather: 59 °F (15 °C) Sunny, Wind: 5 mph SE
  • Game attendance: 35,129
  • Referee: Mike McCabe
  • TV announcers (P12N): JB Long, Max Browne

vs Arizona State

See also: 2021 Arizona State Sun Devils football team

Arizona State Sun Devils vs Oregon State Beavers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Sun Devils 0 0 3710
Beavers 3 14 0724

at Reser Stadium • Corvallis, OR

  • Date: November 20, 2021
  • Game time: 7:35 PM
  • Game weather: 42 °F (6 °C); Sunny;
  • Game attendance: 29,579
  • Referee: Michael Mothershed
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Dave Flemming, Rod Gilmore , Stormy Buonantony

at No. 11 Oregon

See also: 2021 Oregon Ducks football team and Oregon-Oregon State football rivalry

Oregon State Beavers vs Oregon Ducks – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Beavers 3 0 62029
No. 11 Ducks 14 10 01438

at Autzen StadiumEugene, OR

  • Date: November 27, 2021
  • Game time: 12:35 p.m.
  • Game weather: 56 °F (13 °C); Cloudy;
  • Game attendance: 56,408
  • Referee: Chris Coyle
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Dave Pasch, Dusty Dvoracek, Tom Luginbill

References

  1. ^ "OSU Football parts ways with defensive coordinator Tim Tibesar". KOIN. Retrieved November 7, 2021.
  2. ^ "2021 Arizona State Sun Devils football schedule". Arizona State University. Retrieved March 31, 2021.