Sept. 3, 2011
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Oregon State vs. Sacramento State
Sept. 3, 2011
• Game time weather was sunny at 86 degrees. Wind was 10 mph from the North with 18 mph gusts. Chance of precipitation was zero percent.
• Attendance for the game was 41,581. It marks the 23rd consecutive home game with a crowd of 40,000 or more.
• The game aired on Beaver Nation Online (osubeavers.com). It marked just the second time in 44 games that an Oregon State game did not air on television.
• Oregon State captains at the start of the game were Lance Mitchell, Mike Remmers, Anthony Watkins and Cameron Collins.
• Oregon State won the coin toss and elected to defer. Sacramento State received the ball from the West end zone to start the game.
• Oregon State wore all black while Sacramento State wore white uniform tops with green pants.
Oregon State Team Notes
• Overall, Oregon State played eight true freshmen. That is a new team record for a single-season, surpassing the seven that played in 1997, head coach Mike Riley’s first season. Those true freshmen were Tyrequek Zimmerman, Trevor Romaine, Brandin Cooks, Terron Ward, Malcolm Agnew, Kyle Egan, Jabral Johnson and Dylan Wynn.
• Fourteen players made their first career starts, including eight on the defensive side of the ball.
• The loss snapped Oregon State’s home opener win streak at nine games.
• Oregon State’s field goal block in the fourth quarter was the team’s first since Derrick Doggett blocked a field goal in 2007 against Stanford.
• The game marked the sixth all-time overtime game for OSU and second at home (first at home was a 44-41 win over Oregon in 1998). OSU dropped to 2-4 in overtime games.
Oregon State Individual Notes
• Oregon State true freshmen Brandin Cooks (WR) and Malcolm Agnew (RB) started on Saturday. They are the first true freshmen in Oregon State history to start a season opener at either position.
• Malcolm Agnew posted his first career 100-yard rushing game, totaling 223 yards on 33 carries. By comparison, it took Jacquizz Rodgers three games, Yvenson Bernard four games and Steven Jackson seven games before each reached 100 yards in a single game.
• Agnew’s 223 yards rushing is the ninth-highest single-game total in Oregon State history.
• Agnew scored his first career touchdown rush on a 1-yard carry with 12:44 remaining in the fourth quarter. Less than five minutes later, he scored his second touchdown on a 4-yard rush. He scored his third touchdown of the game on a 17-yard rush in the first overtime.
• Trevor Romaine, a true freshman, made his first career field goal with 11:52 remaining in the second quarter. It was a 29-yarder. He later connected on a 45-yarder.
• Redshirt freshman Sean Mannion made his collegiate debut, starting the second half at quarterback. He finished the game 8-for-12 for 143 yards passing.
• Dylan Wynn, one of eight true freshmen to play, recovered his first career fumble in the third quarter.
• Scott Crichton made his first career start on the defensive line and was credited with his first career sack and two tackles for loss.
• Sean Martin forced and recovered his first career fumble in the fourth quarter.