Posted October 24, 2012 on AP on Fox
Undefeated Oregon State continues to look more and more like a legitimate contender in the Pac-12 with each passing week. Coach Mike Riley, though, knows his team can't afford to take Washington lightly if it hopes to keep its perfect record intact. With quarterback Sean Mannion set to return following a two-game absence, the surprising No. 7 Beavers try to open 7-0 for the first time in school history Saturday night when they take on the Huskies at CenturyLink Field. Picked by many to finish last in the league's North Division after going 3-9 last season, Oregon State (6-0, 4-0) instead finds itself in a first-place tie with in-state rival Oregon. Freshman Storm Woods provided all the offense last Saturday with three rushing touchdowns as the Beavers became bowl eligible with a 21-7 win over Utah. "You want to do it as fast as you can," Riley said. "And then you want to get to the best bowl that you can. So we've got the first part of that done." After compiling 332 passing ya...
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