Posted October 23, 2012 on
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…

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...

Efficiency Won The Ball Game For The Oregon State Beavers

“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...

Crichton added to Bednarik Award Watch List

Oregon State sophomore defensive end Scott Crichton was among four players added to the 18th annual Chuck Bednarik Award Watch List as announced by the Maxwell Football Club Wednesday. The award annually recognizes the most outstanding defensive player in college football.

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.

Pac-12 Power Rankings: Rise Of The Oregons

1. Oregon (7-0) – Dismantled an overwhelmed 5-1 ASU team on the road. Wow. Next up – Colorado. Will this game even interest the Ducks? 2. Oregon State (6-0) – Won hard fought game vs. pesky Utah team. Does Storm Woods = freshman of the year? Next up; Washington, ASU, Stanford – Beavs could be 9-0 for Civil War, but it won’t be easy.3. USC (6-1) – Blew out CU as Barkley...

Utah Utes vs. Beavers: Love ‘em & hate ‘em style

Defense paves way to 6-0 The atmosphere was electric in Corvallis, as the Oregon State Beavers defense leads the team to a 21-7 win over Utah. Love ‘em Defense The offense was not on in this one—having just one sustained drive—and it was up to the defense to save the day. Oregon State forced four turnovers, two interceptions and two fumbles. Two turnovers in the first half...

Oregon St.-Washington Preview

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...

Win, Oregon State Beavers, And This Dream Season Continues

The Oregon State Beavers are flying very high. The team has its highest BCS ranking since the last poll of the 2000 season. Corvallis has been turned from a town that couldn't sell-out their biggest non-conference game ever on opening day of the season, to, just six weeks later, a town that has thousands of students camped-out over night for tickets to a drab game against Utah...
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