Oregon State will face yet another challenge in their 2010 campaign. This time, however, it is not an AP Top 10 opponent, but rather the turning point of the season.
How the Beavers fare against a reeling Cal Bears squad may set the tone for the back half of the schedule, which still has Stanford and No. 2 Oregon.
As we have seen in recent weeks, the Beavers still are not comfortable on offense and have several glaring holes on defense. In order to stay near the top of the conference, adjustments must be made.
Here are the areas to address on Saturday, and keys to success for the Beavers against the Bears.