Oregon State mailbag: Beavers vs. Ducks good for both schools, more Jonathan Smith, is it really this bad?

Jonathan Smith

New Michigan State head coach Jonathan Smith addresses the fans during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game between Michigan State and Georgia Southern, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)AP

Readers have plenty on their mind regarding Oregon State athletics. You ask, and The Oregonian/OregonLive’s Nick Daschel attempts an answer in this week’s Oregon State mailbag.

The first set of questions is a slice of what’s showing up in the mailbox: a general sense the sky is falling in Corvallis. Let’s go:

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