Originally posted on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 8/30/13
With the 2013 college football season about to get underway for the Oregon State Beavers, the biggest questions appear to be where they will end up. What record will this team attain? Will it be a season of 2011 when the Beavers finished a dismal 3-9 or similar to 2012 when OSU closed out the year with a 9-4 record?  All indicators point to the latter, but as they say, that is why they play the game. Beating a dead horse, OSU should have ran and ran over the Texas Longhorns in the Alamo Bowl, yet Beaver Nation knows how that turned out. Hence, there is no such thing as a sure thing. While media and internet fodder has OSU looking at 7-0 to begin the season, that will be a stretch. Coach Mike Riley has named Sean Mannion the starting quarterback. Now is Mannion’s time to show everyone he is the guy. As one of the team’s captains, expectations won’t necessarily reach the stratosphere but they will be high. Last year, Mannion had 15 touchdowns to 13 interceptions, a plus two ratio....
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