The VD Special

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Recruiting Update: 4 stars.

Note: All information from Hey Guys. This will be the first recruiting update of the year, but definitely not the last. So far, we have 10 verbals, and they are all over the field....


Oregon State Leads First Team All Pac10 Selections

The coaches have spoken: Oregon State has the most First Team All Pac10 Selections of any team in the conference. Offensive player of the year was Toby Gerhart, Defensive Player of the Year was B...


Schlabach ranks Las Vegas Bowl as 7th Best

In his annual ranking of the 33 bowl games, Mark Schlabach of ESPN has ranked the Las Vegas Bowl between Oregon State and BYU as his 7th best. It is only behind the Capital One Bowl (Penn...


Hate Week (and a half) Civil War Open Thread

Alright guys. Both teams won. This sets up 12 days until an epic Civil War. Congratulations to Oregon for pulling it out in the end, getting that demon off their backs. But we Beaver fans have a...


I know I'm going to catch hell for this...

But it's true, most every Beaver fan will be rooting for the Ducks this weekend, myself included. Sure, there are other chances for Arizona to lose, but there is no counting on ASU, and who knows...


Beavers Golf Ranked Top 10!

So I saw an article in The Barometer about the "#2 Ranked Men's Golf Team" and I thought, hm, if I didn't know they were ranked that high as I'm going to school here, I bet that a lot of OSU fans...


Blount coming back?

Just got the text from ESPN. For those who don't believe me here


Where do we go from here: Open Thread

The damage has been done. There will be no starting out 3-0. But 2-1 is the best start we've had in a while as well, so there is something to take away from that. This isn't my fan post saying my...

Ducks are the college football version of Paris Hilton…they’re famous for no reason, they look pre...


Ducks are the college football version of Paris Hilton…they’re famous for no reason, they look pretty and they got a rich daddy.

Kirk Herbstreit

Question to Cal fans. I come in peace!

Hello fellow Pac10ites. Or is it Pac10ians? PacToneians? I digress. A friend and I were discussing the upcoming college football season the other day, and we ended up on a topic that we were both...


Attention all BtD Readers! College football Q&A!

Hey guys! Well college football is almost here and we at Building the Dam are putting together a college football Q&A for you. The people answering questions, other than myself, are: Jake ArbyOSU ...

VD's Take: Age limits for NBA, NFL


[Ready for another one of VD's takes? Check out his previous take on Round Robin scheduling if you haven't already. -jake] So there has been a lot of discussion lately regarding the whole Memphis...

VD's Take: Round Robin Scheduling


A look at Pac-10 round robin scheduling.

The Top Ten Pac-10 Games from Last 5 years: #6-4


Note: Sorry it took so long to get up. Computer broke. Anyways here we go! For those that don't know, Building the Dam has been recapping the best Pac-10 games from the last 5 years. To recap: 1...

The Top Ten Pac-10 Games from Last 5 Years: Part 2


A summary of great Pac-10 games from the last five years.

The Top Ten Pac-10 Games From the Last 5 Years, Part 1


I started realizing how much fun the Pac10 football season really is. Sure, everyone east of conference states thinks the Pac10 is a joke (including the state of Utah, shame on you!), but we know...


APR Rates-- You're going to LOVE this

Note: Edited due to my misremembering the information on Ted Miller's blog. UCLA is in fact 1 spot LOWER than previously written. UW comes in at #4.   If this has already been discussed, then I...


Questions from a Casual Auburn Fan

Ok, so since these posts need 75 words, I'll give a little background as to how a kid from Oregon, who has never been to Alabama, became an Auburn fan. Growing up, I had a friend who was from...

When college meets pros: What do we as fans do??


So there as been some discussion on AtQ about being a Blazer fan and being a Duck fan: Do you root for Aaron Brooks? This is something that many fans of colleges don't have to deal with. But what...

Sad News: Former Cal, ASU Head Coach Bruce Snyder passed away at 69


Bruce Snyder, after a 10 month fight with cancer, has passed away at the age of 69.


FB Recruiting: I've heard this name before, but where...?

Giovanni Bernard, yes Yvenson's little brother, is a 4-star running back from St Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale. For those that don't know, STAHS is regarded annually as one of the...


Baseball this weekend

As you may or may not know, we have a little series coming up here in Corvallis this weekend. I haven't been able to follow a lot of the Pac10, but I know that it has not lived up to expectations...


It appears we are safe with Craig Robinson... for the time being

In case you haven't seen, Tony Bennett is the new Virginia coach. Why is this significant? Well, Virginia, in case you didn't know, is only a stone's throw away from Washington DC and in a...

BtD Super Spring Pac-10 Preview, Part 3: USC, UW, WSU


Bumped back to the top. --jake Here we go with the grand finale! Below you will find Part 3 of the BtD Super Spring Pac-10 Preview.  USC Trojans What We Know: They are start studded yet...

Basketball Recruiting: Class of 2009 Officially Complete


Well, as you can tell from the headline, we received our 5th and final commitment for next year's freshman basketball class. Unfortunately, it wasn't the uber-talented Terrence Boyd, like many had...

BtD Super Spring Pac-10 Preview, Part 2: UO, SU, UCLA


The VD Special Continues his early look at the Pac-10 conference and what it will look like in 2009.

Coaching Love: Who do YOU love?


So I know there are still a few basketball games left, and baseball is just getting underway, but given that our team has 7 Pac10 wins (for those keeping count, that's 7 more than last year, with 3...

I really like the coaching staff and Coach Robinson.. It's a great place to live there, and I fit...


I really like the coaching staff and Coach Robinson.. It's a great place to live there, and I fit into their style of play. I'm a big guy who can shoot from outside and play inside. Plus, my passing game is something they can take advantage of. --Angus Brandt, the 20th ranked center and 146th ranked player in the country, on committing to Oregon State this morning.

BtD Super Spring Pac-10 Preview, Part 1 (UA, ASU, Cal)


The VD Special begins his Super Pac-10 Spring Preview by taking a look at Arizona, Arizona State, and Cal.

Pac-10 Roundtable: 2-17-2009


The VD Special sits down at the long oak table to discuss matters of the Pac-10 conference.

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