Found October 22, 2012 on Oregon Sports News:
“Our dedication and hard work is paying off,” Markus Wheaton, the star wide receiver humbly stated after the game. The reward was a 6-0 start to the season, the first time since 1907, making the Oregon State Beavers bowl eligible and No. 7 in the BCS poll. The Utah Utes and Oregon State Beavers struggled on offense. The difference in this hard fought chess match was the 4 turnovers, 2 of those interceptions and the ability to capitalize when in scoring position. Cody Vaz did not have the outstanding game he did last week, but threw for 174 yards with 0 interceptions and 0 sacks. The offensive line protected the quarterback and pushed through the Utes physical defensive front, allowing Storm Woods to follow his blockers, scoring the team’s 3 touchdowns with 17 carries and 46 yards. Every time Utah got their offense rolling, the Beavers defense made big plays. "If they need 100 (turnovers) we'll give them 100," defensive lineman Dylan Wynn said. "So it definite...

No. 7 Beavers go with Mannion against Huskies

Quarterback Sean Mannion will start for No. 7 Oregon State against Washington on Saturday, less than three weeks after undergoing a surgical procedure on his left knee. Mannion missed two games after he was hurt in an Oct. 6 victory over Washington State in Seattle. The 6-foot-5 sophomore was injured on a handoff, and an MRI revealed the need for surgery to repair the meniscus in...

Defense helps Oregon State move to No. 7

The defense came to the rescue again for Oregon State. Utah's four turnovers - two lost fumbles and two interceptions - were the difference in the Beavers' 21-7 win over the Utes in a cold, drizzly game Saturday night. The reward was that Oregon State (6-0, 4-0 Pac-12) became bowl eligible and the next day popped up a place in the rankings to No. 7. The Beavers also moved...

Watch This Beavers Safety LEVEL a Utah Punt Returner

The tape is too grainy too make this a VOTD, but I couldn't let Monday pass without showing Ryan Murphy's punt coverage tackle in the Oregon State vs. Utah game. Halfway through the 3rd quarter the Beavers were nursing a seven point lead and punting from their own 40. Murphy streaked down the field untouched and absolutely TATTOOED Charles Henderson, snapping his own chin...

Oregon State Football: Beavers Jump In Rankings After Utah Win

Maybe nice guys can finish first.“The winningest coach in Oregon State football history might also be the nicest,” said ESPN reporter Gene Wojciechowski of Beavers’ head coach Mike Riley.“Coach Riley, he’s a calm guy. He will definitely get his point across, but he doesn’t have to do it with yelling” said wide receiver Brandin Cooks in an ESPN interview.This year, however...

OSU v. UW: Position breakdown, who has edge?

CORVALLIS -- No. 7 Oregon State visits the home of the Twelfth Man this Saturday. Will Storm Woods finally have another 100 yard day? How will the No. 19 ranked passing defense in the nation stand up to the big play ability of Jordan Poyer and Rashaad Reynolds? Does Sean Mannion’s return mean increased production through the air? BF.C covers all that and more in the weekly position breakdown…

Beavs run past Utah by unconventional means

CORVALLIS – There were no big pass plays for Oregon State in Week 6 – to date the Beavs’ bread and butter on offense. And if you only looked at it on paper, the 21-7 win for Oregon State (6-0) over Utah (2-5) might seem underwhelming in at least a few areas. But if you peel back the layers and look below the surface, something highly intriguing emerges…

POLLS: BCS Week 2, Beavs are ranked 7/7/9/8/5

OREGON STATE MOVED up a spot to No. 7 in Week 2 of the BCS rankings. In other polling, Oregon State is No. 7 in the AP (not part of the BCS rankings), No. 9 in the USAToday Coaches’ poll and No. 8 in the Harris poll. As for the computers, for the second straight week they slotted Oregon State at No. 5...

Del Rio talks Oregon State visit

Highlands Ranch (Colo.) Valor Christian quarterback and Oklahoma State commit Luke Del Rio took an official visit to Oregon State over the weekend and said he enjoyed his time in the NW.

Rotating DE not-so-quietly making an impact

HE HASN’T BEEN given an official start yet this season for Oregon State. But he’s making a starter’s type of impact for the Beavs, and did so again in Saturday’s win that put the Beavs at 6-0 and No. 7 in the BCS rankings.
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