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Oregon Sports News:
So here we stand.
The Oregon State Beavers, after another blown opportunity to fortify themselves in a bid for the Rose Bowl, again find themselves at a crossroads.
They haven’t been outplayed in nine games but have lost twice. The quarterback carousel continues with neither Cody Vaz or Sean Mannion showcasing any proven leadership qualities which can get them a victory in a big game. Some will argue that no one predicted the Beavs to be 7-2 let alone 9-0. Perhaps. This sort of complacency will get you a berth in the Las Vegas Bowl or Sun Bowl. Will everyone be happy then?
Now, you don’t get to seven wins in nine tries by just showing up. Vaz and Mannion have done some things right. There have been 300+ yard games for each. Although, when you have Markus Wheaton and Brandin Cooks to throw to, over 300 yards should be commonplace. The high demand position of quarterback is the catalyst on any football team. Fans, team members, coaches and know-it-all media personnel look at you ...
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Who loves quarterback carousels? Oh that’s right, no one does, especially not Beavers’ fans. It seems like they have to deal with one every year. In 2008, it was Lyle Moevoa and Sean Canfield. In 2009, it was Sean Canfield and Lyle Moevoa. In 2010, Ryan Katz won the job and held it all year. In 2011, the Beavers went back to a carousel with Ryan Katz and Sean Mannion. Then this...
Beavs hope to finish strong
With hopes of a Rose Bowl bid out the window, Oregon State directs their attention towards finishing strong and getting the best bowl bid possible. First up for the Beavers: the California Golden Bears.
Matchup: California vs. Oregon State (16)
Venue: Reser Stadium (Corvallis, OR)
Game Time, TV: 7:30 (PT), Pac-12 Network
Date: Saturday, November 17, 2012...
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer Oregon State's quarterback shuffle is emblematic of what has been happening around the Pac-12 all season. Injuries and inconsistency have dogged many teams in a league that has always been known for its strong quarterbacks.
The No. 15 Beavers started out the season with Sean Mannion under...
OSU can’t fall the Cardinal
The Oregon State football team traveled to Palo Alto, Calif. this past weekend to take on the Stanford Cardinal with hopes of continuing their dream season.
Just a week removed from posting a resounding bounce-back win against Arizona State, OSU hoped to build off the momentum gained from that contest as they prepared to take on the No. 16 team in the...