Posted October 16, 2012 on
CORVALLIS – Next up for Oregon State (5-0, BCS No. 8) is unranked Utah (2-4) – a squad reeling from three straight Pac-12 losses, quarterback battles and a winless road record. The forecast for Saturday is wet, with a chance of more wet, and high winds. Here’s the analysis, position by position, plus a prediction.

Oregon State has a Recruiting Plane

The Oregon State Beavers have taken a new approach on recruiting. They have taken to the sky. This is a first when it comes to recruiting for college football. Oregon State has been flying a plane with an electronic marquee on the bottom of its wings, displaying “GO BEAVS” and “OREGON STATE FOOTBALL” on them. The plane flys over different high school football games throughout...

Oregon State Beavers Done For The Season?

Oregon State Football has been flying high, literally. In four games, Sean Mannion threw 107-169 with a game average 339.5 yards and seven touchdowns. With a knee injury, Mannion is out indefinitely. Beavers’ football looks to be doomed without their 6-5 sophomore stud. Pushing through the turmoil, Head Coach Mike Riley goes with Cody Vaz, the junior backup quarterback, who is...

No. 8 Beavers don't stumble with QB Cody Vaz

Moments after Cody Vaz's first-ever drive as starting quarterback for Oregon State, the Internet was humming. ''VAZzle-Dazzle,'' ''VAZ-tacular'' and ''VAZ-matazz'' were among the nicknames that were bandied about. ''Cody Vaz'' was trending on Twitter. Vaz, making his first start since high school, threw for 332...

BYU vs. Oregon State Post Game Thoughts and Analysis

The Brigham Young Cougars lost to the Oregon State Beavers, 42-24. Below is thoughts and analysis of this game from The Editor from BLUE COUGAR FOOTBALL. Topics discussed include the lack of leadership from two of the team's senior captains in the second quarter, whether BYU should use Oregon State's model for pass protection, which player is not getting the ball enough,...

Villamin Plans Oregon State Official

Though he did recently take an official visit to Utah, Etiwanda (Calif.) receiver Jordan Villamin, an Oregon State commit, has been keeping in touch with the Beavers' staff and has his official to Corvalis planned...

#73 Oregon State: College Basketball Countdown

College basketball is right around the corner. Games will be starting before you know it, and practices are just right around the corner. Here at Roundballchat I will release my top 100 teams for the 2012-13 college basketball season. I will start at 100 and count my way down. I will rank all the 75 programs in the six major conferences, as well as 25 mid majors in my top 100 countdown...

Oregon State has a Recruiting Plane

Video: Oregon State plane flys over H.S. games

BYU vs. Oregon State: Mo Moments

One reason why the Brigham Young Cougars lost to the Oregon State Beavers is BYU never seized the momentum. Neither did Oregon State until late in the fourth quarter. With the momentum frequently switching from one side to the other, but never in major proportions, the game stayed close for nearly 55 minutes. Mo Moment #1The second play of the game, Oregon State threw a pass to the...

Vaz is Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week

HOW'S THAT FOR a first-ever collegiate start? Quarterback Cody Vaz was named the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week after leading Oregon State to a 42-24 win over BYU on the road.

Cougar defense looks to right itself

With a backup quarterback, Oregon State’s offense passed for 332 yards against BYU’s secondary. The Beavers added another 118 yards on the ground, and when it was all said and done, scored 35 offensive points against what was considered a very good BYU defense. So what happened?

ROUNDUP: Don’t forget the Beaver TEs/HBs

LOST AMID THE breakout performance of Oregon State quarterback Cody Vaz on Saturday, a position group quietly making things possible for the Beavs during their 5-0 start. Yes, the offensive line has certainly and significantly improved in the area of pass protection, enabling Vaz and Sean Mannion before him to shine very brightly indeed this season. But that’s not who we’re talking about…

Green’s BYU game day experience

Billy Green was in attendance during BYU’s homecoming game against Oregon State. This was the first BYU game Green had ever attended. The game day atmosphere and overall experience exceeded his expectations.
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