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...
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4 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...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 7 – Oregon State

– No. 7 – Oregon State – Note … This is the sixth in a series of previews for the 2014 season, ranking CU’s opponents from the easiest to most difficult. Previously posted … No. 12 Massachusetts; No. 11 Hawai’i; No. 10 California; No. 9 Colorado State; and No. 8 Utah … – Overview Oregon State is the Pac-12 program with which Colorado is least familiar. The Beavers...
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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...
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17 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...
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18 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...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Mannion QB Oregon State #4 Ht: 6’4″ Wt: 220 All of our scouting reports are available to our premium members. If you would like access to our 2014 scouting reports, click here to sign up. Overview: Mannion is a polished product entering his senior year and will likely be considered a viable option for a team looking for a starting quarterback in the 2015 draft...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 NFL Draft Prospects in 2015 by Position (Offense)

Here are my top offensive prospects for the 2015 NFL Draft: QB Jameis Winston – Florida State Brett Hundley – UCLA Marcus Mariota – Oregon Bryce Petty – Baylor Sean Mannion – Oregon State RB T.J. Yeldon – Alabama Todd Gurley – Georgia Ameer Abdullah – Nebraska Melvin Gordon – Wisconsin Karlos Williams – Florida […]
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

OSU SPRING PREVIEW: The Quarterbacks

CORVALLIS – Barring something unforeseen, Oregon State will enter the spring football session with four QB’s. Sean Mannion is back for his senior year (mercifully so), which means everything is hunky dory right? Maybe, but it will serve fans well to remember one thing…
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon State QB Sean Mannion returning to Beavers for senior year

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. ''I'm excited to return for my senior year,'' Mannion said. ''I weighed the pros and cons of making myself eligible for the...
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January 06, 2014  |  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...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon State’s Sean Mannion to return for senior season

The Pac-12 figures to loaded with top level quarterback play again in 2014 with Sean Mannion becoming the latest to announce his intention to return for his senior season. Already UCLA’s Brett Hundley and Oregon’s Marcus Mariota have stated they will return for another year of school. Mannion confirmed his decision on twitter with the following tweet. I'm excited to announce...
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Mannion will return to OSU for senior season

THE BEAVS GOT some good news to kick off the week -- Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion announced Monday that he is returning for the 2014 season, his senior year at Oregon State. Mannion, who has graduated from OSU with a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies, was told by the NFL College Advisory Committee he projected as a third-round pick but will instead suit up for the Beavs.
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

DC's Preview: Sheraton Hawaii Bowl

Boise State vs. Oregon StateAloha Stadium, Honolulu, HITuesday, December 24th, 8:00 PM on ESPNBrendan's Pick: The good news for Boise State: for the first time in three years, you're not in the Las Vegas Bowl. The bad news for Boise State: it's not because you're in the BCS, and you're going to Honolulu without Chris Petersen. The Broncos have dropped four games...
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

BF.C BOWL GAME IN-DEPTH: Boise State defense

CORVALLIS – Let’s take the magnifying glass to Boise State’s D. The Broncos have many threats in the stop corps but who is the Big Kahuna, and why? What makes their defense unique, and what challenges will they present to Beavers in the Hawaii Bowl? (Dec. 24, ESPN, 5 p.m.) Will Sean Mannion have time to throw, and what needs to happen to make him effective? All that and a prediction...
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Mannion and Mariota ready for Civil War

Oregon State's Sean Mannion and Oregon's Marcus Mariota are two strikingly different quarterbacks who have both seen their seasons take a frustrating downturn. The two will play with mostly pride on the line - and perhaps redemption - when the No. 12 Ducks host the Beavers in the annual Civil War rivalry game on Friday afternoon. Mariota, who took a hard hit to the head...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Dawgman Predictions

Washington hits the road again to take on Oregon State in a very cold night game in Corvallis. The Huskies’ road woes are well documented, and Oregon State is coming off a difficult loss where Sean Mannion threw four interceptions. How will this Saturday unfold? Here is what the staff thinks.
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Should Oregon State Beavers Quarterback Sean Mannion Bolt For The NFL?

There's hardly much conventional wisdom when it comes to kids leaving college early to become professional athletes; there's a camp for both sides of the argument. Camp one says to stay all four years in an effort to maximize your athletic growth while also achieving a very worthwhile education, and degree, in the event pro sports doesn't work out. However, camp...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Two-Minute Drill: A nightmare for Beavs

OREGON STATE WAS anything but electric in a devastating 30-17 loss on the road Saturday night. The Beaver offense could not get the ball rolling when it mattered most, and four interceptions from Sean Mannion certainly didn’t help alleviate the strain of a vicious ASU defense and the thundering footfalls of Marion Grice. There were many reasons for this Beaver loss, starting with…
November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Oregon State loses 30-17 to Arizona State

Oregon State rallied from a slow start, pulling within 10 points of No. 21 Arizona State in the third quarter. The Beavers couldn't sustain their momentum, hurt by too many mistakes. Sean Mannion threw interceptions for four of Oregon State's five turnovers and the Beavers stumbled after gaining momentum in the third quarter to lose their third straight, 30-17 to the Sun...
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

An ugly loss for Beavs in the desert

TEMPE - Arizona State (8-2, 6-1 Pac-12) dominated the first half to take a 20-0 lead before stumbling through the third quarter. The Sun Devils halted Oregon State's momentum with a blocked field goal in the fourth quarter and put it out of reach when Nelson raced in on Sean Mannion's fourth interception of the game.
November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Early Analysis: Arizona State vs. Oregon State

The Beavers will need a strong game from quarterback Sean Mannion if they want to avoid their third straight loss. Photo: USA Today   Oregon State at No. 21 Arizona State Saturday, 9:30 PM, Pac-12 Network Line: Arizona State -14 When the season started, most people outside of Tempe would not have chosen Arizona State to finish first in the Pac-12 South. Yet that...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Oregon State Beavers - Decisions, Decisions

They sucked us all in, didn‘t they? Won six games in row, passing game was flowing and the defense turned the corner by creating turnovers on a regular basis. Even the special teams started blocking better. Yep, Oregon State football was looking good. Then, brain cells frazzled as someone turned off the electricity to the cerebral areas of the Beaver power brokers. Coach Mike...
Via Oregon Sports News
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Oregon State Beavers Predictable As Losses Pile Up

It seems that Sean Mannion and his aerial assault on the record books has taken an indefinite leave of absence. For the past two games, Oregon State’s offense has been predictable, while Stanford and USC have demonstrated quite clearly that the Beavers are not yet ready to compete with the upper echelon of the Pac-12. Despite an impressive run of games that saw the Beavers bounce...
Via Oregon Sports News
November 03, 2013  |  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...
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November 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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