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USC coach Sarkisian itching to play QB in the Pac-12

The competitive juices inside Steve Sarkisian -- the quarterback -- have not dissipated. The current USC head coach is a long way away from his days as a signal caller at El Camino College and Brigham Young University, where in two seasons he threw 53 touchdowns and 7,464 yards while earning WAC Player of the Year honors in 1996. After having success both as a player and coaching...
Via Fox Sports West
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Leach Is High On Wazzu QB Connor Halliday: “He’s Better Than Your Guy”

The Pac-12 is an offense-heavy league with some of the nation’s best quarterbacks. Oregon’s Marcus Mariota and UCLA’s Brett Hundley are Heisman contenders, while guys like Arizona State’s Taylor Kelly and Oregon State’s Sean Mannion are quality players. Washington State coach Mike Leach certainly knows quarterback play, and he is high on his quarterback Connor Halliday...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon State Beavers: The Sean Mannion Success Story

If you want to know how good Sean Mannion really is on a football field, all you have to do is know one thing about him – he won the 2014 Manning Passing Academy Air-It-Out Challenge on Saturday night, an accuracy contest pitting most of the nation's most talented college quarterbacks.According to Chase Goodbread of, Mannion was perfect in connecting with nine of nine...
Via Football Nation
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon State QB Sean Mannion looks 'pro-ready'

With victories at both the Elite 11 Counselor Challenge and the Air-It-Out Challenge at the Manning Passing Academy, Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion served notice Saturday night that his talent can beat out the nation's top college passers in the sweltering July heat of the Bayou as easily as it did in his home state of Oregon days earlier. But NFL Media analyst Bucky...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Bryce Petty, Connor Cook, Everett Golson, Davis Webb, And Sean Mannion Hung Out At The Elite 11 Camp

The Elite 11 is a showcase for the nation’s best high school quarterbacks, but this year a number of top college passers showed up as well to work at the camp. We has already heard that Notre Dame’s Everett Golson had been throwing the ball well at the showcase, but he’s not the only college star there. Baylor Heisman hopeful Bryce Petty is also there, and based on some Instagram...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon State QB Sean Mannion returning to Beavers

Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion is returning for his senior season. Mannion, who has already graduated with a bachelor's degree in liberal studies, announced his decision Monday in a statement released by the Beavers. Mannion set the Pac-12's single-season record for passing yards with 4,662 this past season. He threw an Oregon State-record 37 touchdown passes, third...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Beavers' Mannion struggles in 31-14 loss to USC

Sean Mannion couldn't really explain why he had an off night. Oregon State's 6-foot-5 quarterback, who is having a career year, threw three uncharacteristic interceptions in Friday night's 31-14 loss to Southern California. The interceptions doubled his total over the first eight games of the season. And two of them came in the red zone. ''When you play quarterback...
Via AP on Fox
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

The Tailgater college football week 10 picks

Two of the three Tailgaters had winning records against the spread, with Matt overtaking Zach in the season standings. But while John went 5-0 with his first five picks, including South Carolina’s improbable upset of Missouri, the later games proved difficult for everyone. Not a single of our Upset of the Week picks, for instance, paid off. All in all, the last of October was trickier...
November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

OSU’s Sean Mannion a top QB?

Good Read! Nice to see OSU getting some national love today. The Oregonian’s Connor Letourneau breaks down how OSU’s Sean Mannion is becoming a premier pocket passer. Oregon State Beavers rundown: Numbers suggest Mannion is developing into premier pocket passer Mannion ranks in the top five nationally in several key statistical categories. Follow NWSB...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
Via AP on Fox
October 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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