Originally written on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Follow @Dan Vastahttp://cougarcenter.net/tag/cody-hoffman/Are these Oregon State Beavers really good enough and deserving to be ranked in the top 10?The schedule has not been impossible, but the games will only get tougher in the immediate future since the Pac-12 is far from a walk through these days. The Civil War (Ducks) has yet to be played and contests against Washington and Stanford could both be losses as well.The key has been the stellar play from their star quarterback.Sean Mannion has carried this offense the entire year thus far, but he has since gone through knee surgery and will be out indefinitely.Mannion meant everything for this team, and they may now get eaten alive by the Cougars defense.BYU however is also without their starting quarterback, as Taysome Hill (knee) will be out for the remainder of the year.The coaches were not pleased how they put Hill in harm’s way with his north-south ability to run over oncoming defenders (Hill led team in rushing, 336 for 4 TD)....
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