2021 Oregon State Beavers football
Oregon State Beavers wordmark.svg
LA Bowl, L 13–24 vs. Utah State
ConferencePac-12 Conference
DivisionNorth Division
Record7–6 (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. 22 Oregon xy   7 2     10 4  
Washington State   6 3     7 6  
Oregon State   5 4     7 6  
California   4 5     5 7  
Washington   3 6     4 8  
Stanford   2 7     3 9  
South Division
No. 12 Utah xy$   8 1     10 4  
UCLA   6 3     8 4  
Arizona State   6 3     8 5  
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
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2021 Oregon State Beavers football team represented Oregon State University during the 2021 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by fourth-year head coach Jonathan Smith. The team played 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's contract was terminated on November 7, the day after their 37–34 loss to Colorado.[1]

Schedule

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*ABCL 13–2429,896

Rankings

Further information: 2021 NCAA Division I FBS football rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
— = Not ranked. RV = Received votes.
Week
PollPre1234567891011121314Final
APRVRVRV
CoachesRVRVRVRV
CFPNot releasedNot 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)
Game information

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)
Game information

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)
Game information

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
Game information

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
Game information

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
Game information

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
Game information

vs Utah State (2021 LA Bowl)

See also: 2021 Utah State Aggies football team and 2021 LA Bowl

Utah State Aggies vs Oregon State Beavers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Aggies 0 14 10024
Beavers 7 3 0313

at SoFi StadiumInglewood, California

  • Date: December 18, 2021
  • Game time: 4:30 P.M. PST
  • Game weather: 62 °F (17 °C) Sunny
  • Game attendance: 29,896
  • Referee: Jeff Servinski
  • TV announcers (ABC): Joe Tessitore (play-by-play), Greg McElroy (analyst), and Laura Rutledge (sideline)
Game information

References

  1. ^ "OSU Football parts ways with defensive coordinator Tim Tibesar". KOIN. Retrieved November 7, 2021.
  2. ^ "2021 Oregon State Football Schedule". FBSchedules.com. Retrieved December 18, 2021.