Oregon State coach Mike Riley was born in Wallace and was a graduate assistant at Whitworth University in 1976. … With his 10 catches last week, Jed Collins set a Cougars season record for receptions by a tight end with 52, moving past Brett Carolan’s mark. … Alexis Serna’s longest field goal this season for OSU is 52 yards and the longest of his career is 58. … OSU’s Yvenson Bernard wears his mother’s initials on his gloves. She died as he was entering high school. … Oregon State is the only school in the Pac-10 against which WSU has a winning series record. … The Beavers returned four starters on the offensive line, who have combined for 130 starts. Right guard Roy Schuening has made 47 consecutive starts. … WSU kicker Romeen Abdollmohammadi set a career high with his four field goals against Stanford. … WSU QB Alex Brink will try to add to his passing records today. He’s only the sixth Pac-10 quarterback to throw for more than 10,000 yards and 70 or more touchdowns.
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