4:25: I've arrived at Reser Stadium ... which looks great from the press box because I'm staring at the renovated side, which is high and vaguely space-ship looking. There's also a new closed end zone with huuuge replay screen.
Normal gameday drill: I'll pop in with updates until kickoff, then give quarterly reports, then turn it over to you for postgame discussion, and then I'll be back with notes and quotes.
Kickoff is 7:25 on FSN.
4:30: We have confirmation that tailback J.R. Hasty did travel with the team after sitting home last week.
4:31: Oh, by the way. I don't think a drop of rain has fallen all day, and there are only thin whispy clouds streaking the darking blue sky right now.
6 p.m.: Oregon State is one of those teams with mix and match uniforms, and tonight they have come up with the gaudiest combination the Huskies have faced since Syracuse: Black helmets, orange jerseys and black pants. Happy Halloween.
7:10: The Oregon State band has just marched onto the field in an OS formation. The school recently unveiled a new "OS: logo ... dropping the "U" presumable to distinguish themselves from Ohio State and Oklahoma State universities.
7:15: This is Senior Day for Oregon State, and 22 seniors are being introduced for their final home game, including tailback Yvenson Bernard and kicker Alexis Serna.
7:25: UW captains were Greyson Gunheim, Louis Rankin, Juan Garcia and Jordan Reffett. UW is about to receive.
7:26: Gametime temperature is 43 degrees, wind at 3 mph ... still no rain.