Originally posted on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 9/20/13
Well, one thing is for sure when it comes to the football season for the Oregon State Beavers: it has not been boring. In the first game, they were a 26-point favorite against FCS division foe Eastern Washington, only to lose 49-46. Then, against Hawaii, the game was tied at halftime before the Beavers pulled away in the second half, 33-14. And in the most recent game at Utah, it took three interceptions by the OSU defense and superman performances by quarterback Sean Mannion (443 passing yards, 5 touchdowns) and wide receiver Brandin Cooks (210 reception yards, 3 touchdowns) to scratch out the overtime victory, 51-48. Eastern Washington? Ouch. Hawaii? Whew. Utah? Never doubted it for a minute. Yeah, right. Defining would be more accurate. Last Saturday showed where this team is going. Offensively, with the air attack they possess, this team will never be out of a game. Defensively, they are erratic. Capable of making big plays along with defensive stops, yet susceptible t...
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