Beavers vs. BYU Cougars: Love ‘em & hate ‘em style

Cody Vaz

NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers football blogger Jon Irwin breaks down the BYU vs. OSU week 7 matchup. Hoping to fill the void left by and injured Sean Mannion, backup quarterback Cody Vaz took his first snaps since 2010. While he saw some ups-and-downs, his fourth quarter effort paved the way to a Beaver victory. Meanwhile, penalties are once again an issue, and the defense lumbers along all game.

Oregon State Beavers breaking news: Sean Mannion out indefinitely

Sean Mannion

NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers football blogger Jon Irwin reports on today’s news that Sean Mannion will be out indefinitely following knee surgery. The news has sent waves of disappointment through Beaver Nation. OSU’s 4-0 start is their best in years, and Mannion had a legitimate shot at chasing many of Derek Anderson’s team passing records.

Washington State Cougars vs. Beavers: Love ‘em & hate ‘em style

Jordan Poyer

NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers football blogger Jon Irwin breaks down the OSU vs. WSU week 6 matchup. After putting together their worst performance of the year last week, the defense bounces back and puts together their best game of the year. Lucky for the Beavs, because with the way the offense played they were lucky to get away with a win.

Then and now: What’s changed in the 2012 Beavers defense?

Reynolds & Poyer

NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers football blogger Jon Irwin takes a look into Beaver History to answer a big question: what’s making the difference for OSU on defense in 2012. For a program that couldn’t stop anyone in 2011, Oregon State is playing a different this season. A healthy team, new formations and experience are all contributing factors in this Dam. Sophomore safety Tyrequek Zimmerman is second on the team with 19 tackles

Arizona vs. Oregon State Beavers Week 5 game balls & stats

Rashaad Reynolds

NWSB Insider and Oregon St. Beavers blogger Rick Stella after each week of the regular season and possibly during a bowl game or BCS playoffs should the Beavs be so lucky will stop by and bring you his OSU game balls. Balls are awarded to the Beavers offensive MVP’s Sean Mannion, who sets another single game passing yards record for himself. On defense it’s Rashaad Reynolds, whose timely interception clinched the Beaver win.

Beavers vs. Arizona Wildcats: Lots to love, a little to hate

Connor Hamlett

NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers football blogger Jon Irwin breaks down the OSU vs. Arizona 2012 Week 5 matchup. The Beavers sneak past Arizona in a game that sees 1,158 total yards of offense from both teams. While the offense plays great, the defense puts together their worst game of the season. Leading the pack was once again quarterback Sean Mannion.

Sean Mannion: Is he the best QB OSU’s ever had?

Sean Mannion

NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers football blogger Jon Irwin takes a look into Beaver History to see if Sean Maninion could be the best OSU QB there ever was. With a stunning resume, dangerous weapons and a great arm the sky’s the limit for Mannion. But with a rich school history, it’s still an uphill battle.

After two upsets, how far can these Beavers go?

Sean Mannion

NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers football blogger Jon Irwin breaks down the OSU season with predictions for the future. For a team many picked to be at the bottom of the conference, the Beavers have made a huge statement to start the season. With two wins over ranked opponents, how much more does OSU have in the tank? Will they run the table, or fall prey to the Pac-12’s best?

Week 5 College football preview: Oregon St. vs. Arizona matchup

Rashaad Reynolds

NWSB Insider and Oregon State blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on this week’s football matchup against the Arizona Wildcats in NCAA football week 5 action. The Beavers on the top of the world after starting the season 2-0, with both wins coming off ranked opponents. Now they face an Arizona squad that was shutout by the Ducks in week 4. As long as the Beavers stay grounded—and don’t let fatigue sit in—they should do just fine.

Oregon St. Beavers vs. UCLA Bruins: NCAA love ‘em & hate ‘em week 4

Mike Riley, OSU/UCLA

NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers football blogger Jon Irwin breaks down the OSU vs. UCLA 2012 Week 4 matchup. In Beavers upset their second ranked team in as many games, moving to 2-0 on the season. While the offense and coaching shined, penalties and problems at the line make for dark spots on a great Beaver’s win.

Week 4 College football preview: Oregon St. vs. UCLA matchup

Dylan Wynn

NWSB Insider and Oregon State blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on this week’s football matchup against the UCLA Bruins in NCAA football week 4 action. This game features two storied programs trying to get back to the top of the Pac-12. These teams are incredibly matched and it should make for some great Saturday action. Can Sean Mannion, Tyrequek Zimmerman and defensive lineman Dylan Wynn stand out again? Time will tell…

Oregon State Beavers fall camp ends & 2012 depth chart released

Mike Riley

NWSB Insider and Oregon State blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the Oregon State Beavers with this breakdown of the 2012 depth chart. For the most part, there’s not many surprises. The Beavers will feature a fast and dangerous offense, with the majority of their weaknesses at defense. Here’s a look at OSU’s depth chart for the 2012 season. Markus Wheaton, Jordan Poyer, Scott Crichton, and Sean Mannion are front & center.

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