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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 year, when it seemed like the job definitely belonged to Mannion, an injury and a horrible game against Washington have put the Beavers right back on the quarterback carousel.
Oregon State won its first four games with Mannion starting at quarterback. Then he got hurt and backup Cody Vaz was thrust into the starting position. The Beavers won their next two games and then Mannion was ready to return to the starting lineup. The Beavers lost their next game, Mannion threw four picks, and Vaz returned to the first team. The Beavers won their next game and then lost the one after that. And the carousel goes aro...
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With what is arguably Craig Robinson’s deepest batch of players in his tenure, the Oregon State Beavers look to rejoin the ranks of the top programs in the Pac-12.
The deck is definitely stacked against them, but people said the same thing about the football program.
And look how well those guys are doing.
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California closes out its disappointing 2012 campaign at Oregon State, as speculation swirls about the future of Golden Bears head coach Jeff Tedford.
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I was looking back on 1962 Heisman winner Terry Baker form Oregon State this morning when I stumbled upon a Sports Illustrated article published in 1961. Here is the opening paragraph: In an era of specialization, when few college undergraduates have time or energy to devote themselves to more than one campus activity, Terry Baker, a [...]
HAVING LOST TWO of the past three games, and with both losses coming on the road, the Beavers find themselves reeling somewhat and heading into yet another road game. The good news? This time it is in Strawberry Canyon, which has as of late been home away from home for Oregon State.
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...
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...