... the waiting is almost over. It's almost time to wipe off that sweat that is accumulating on your forehead. It's Gameday Eve, people.
If you're new at this Oregon State football thing, or you've wiped last year out of your mind, you can find a Game day map of the OSU campus here. It's basically Google Earth already zoomed-in for you, but the neat feature is that you can insert a balloon or two around where you'll be tailgating, and e-mail it off to your friends. That's kinda cool.
Mike Riley announced yesterday that Joe Rudolph has left the team. The Gazette- Times reports that it was mutal with no hard feelings, and both sides needed a fresh start. Rudolph plans to transfer down to a Division I-AA program like Sacremento State and play the rest of his two years of eligibility.
Jim Beseda has some posts of note in his OSU blog today... Two things:
Please add the following player to the OSU roster.....he is a walkon.
28 Michael Sorem RB 6-0 187 FR HS Albany (West Albany)
More Deja vu? May as well start working on the rap song...
Oregon State University Athletic officials are urging out of town fans to give themselves ample time when traveling to Reser Stadium this Thursday. Due to the time of the game, we anticipate potential traffic issues throughout the I-5 corridor. School officials are also asking fans to exhibit patience when arriving on campus as parking lots are cleared throughout the day.
Keep your eyes open for a Eastern Washington Preview in a few hours or so.