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"It's a tough environment there," Tedford said. "Their fans do a nice job. . . . It's not the loudest place in the conference, but it's a hostile environment, no question." Yeah, and the Bears probably had chain-saw sound effects piped over the loudspeakers during practice this week as part of their preparation. While Tedford, whose record at Reser as
Curtis Coker, the Beavers' junior defensive tackle who is back after serving a one-game suspension for breaking a team rule, said the fans who sat on their hands during last week's 38-0 victory over Idaho need to make more noise today.
"We need a 12th man on defense," Coker said. "It's disheartening as a player when I hear the student section (being) mediocre and the other side of Reser is just kind of quiet. "It can get loud here, and that's what I want. Soon as you see that 'Make Noise' thing pop up on the screen, make some noise, because that means (the home team) needs it. . . . Oh yeah, you feed off it. It helps disrupt their offense. It helps a lot." And for all of those in the OSU student section who have been calling for backup quarterback Sean Canfield and spewing insults at starter Matt Moore, some of the players have another suggestion: Direct some of that enthusiasm at the opposition.