NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson talks about Autzen Stadium, home of the Oregon Ducks football team. As it’s warriors traverse up and down its grounds in search of victory, it unleashes a force so powerful that it drives enemies that dare enter its territory mad. Many of the mighty have fallen victim to the terrible power harnessed by this monster, this beast, this zoo. Best play at Autzen? The Pick by Kenny Wheaton.
NWSB Writer Blair Thomas talks about Mike Riley, head coach of the Oregon State Beavers football program. Upon his first arrival in 1997-98, Riley went 8-14 in a pair of seasons, and went 5-6 in just his second season as head coach in 1998, before leaving to coach the San Diego Chargers in 1999. The significance of a five-win season cannot be lost in the defense of Riley because of the inability to get one in Corvallis during a quarter-century before his arrival.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jon Irwin talks about his top 5 favorite players on the Oregon State Beavers football team. 2012 OSU hope begins with the players, many of who had standout seasons drowned out by a putrid 3-9 record. Brandin Cooks, Sean Mannion, Scott Crichton, Markus Wheaton, and Jordan Poyer make Jon’s list. Watch for them in 2012.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Sports blogger Brandon Choate brings us his breakdown of the strengths and weaknesses of this 2012 Washington Huskies Football squad. With the losses of Cort Dennison and Chris Polk, the linebackers and running backs will have to step up to replace their production. With Keith Price at the helm, though, with a very strong corp of receivers, this team is poised to make a serious run at the Pac-12 North title.
NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson details the strengths and weaknesses of what is to be the 2012 Oregon football program. As high as expectations are once again for the Oregon Ducks, this does not mean that they are not without fault. As mentioned earlier, although the Ducks do have talented depth at RB and QB, the departure of both LaMichael James and Darron Thomas are quite significant.
NWSB Writer Rick Stella details five Oregon State Beavers that you need to keep an eye on this 2012 college football season. With OSU finally stepping out from the Rodgers brothers’ shadow, it’s time to look at a few players who will play pivotal roles on this year’s squad. Players discussed include Sean Mannion, Malcolm Agnew, and Colby Prince.
NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson gives five reasons as to why Oregon Duck fans just cannot stand the Oregon State Beavers. Ducks and Beavers are not meant to get along; not in nature and not in sporting contests. In nature, Ducks are free-roaming, exploring creatures who explore the rivers, streams, and lakes that communities have to offer. Beavers dam them up and create natural problems that ruin the ecosystem of certain areas.
NWSB Writer Bryant Knox profiles the top 5 players to watch on offense for the Oregon Ducks this upcoming 2012 season. The Oregon Ducks will find themselves without Darron Thomas and LaMichael James next season, but don’t expect the offense to show any signs of slowing down. Players include DeAnthony Thomas, Marcus Mariota, and Kenjon Barner.
NWSB Editor and writer Chris Anderson talks about his top 5 favorite players on the Oregon Ducks football team. The success and wins the Oregon Ducks have accumulated throughout the years would not have occurred, however, with the proper players in place to make these kinds of runs possible. Players include DeAnthony Thomas, Michael Clay, and Kenjon Barner.
NW Sports Beat Editor and Writer Chris Anderson looks at the early Pac 12 point spreads and picks the Oregon State games that are sure to give you the satisfaction of more money in your pocket. Though there are many games that could go either way for the Oregon State Beavers a lot depends on the arm of Sean Mannion, and the play calling mike Mike Riley.
NWSB Insider and Oregon State blogger Jonathan Irwin tells us why he’s a sold out 100% Oregon State Beaver fan for life. It is about family. It is about reality. I have never stopped bleeding orange and black. Through all ups and downs his roots will always be ingrained in Reser’s beautiful Saturday morning turf. He’s a Beavers fan because of Mike Riley, Sammie Stroughter, Jacquizz Rodgers, James Rodgers and more…
NW Sports Beat Editor and Writer Chris Anderson looks at the early Pac 12 point spreads and picks the Washington State games that are sure to give you the satisfaction of more money in your pocket. One game that is analyzed is the Colorado Buffalo – Washington State match-up. Jeff Tuel, Marquess Wilson, and Mike Leach will be key to Cougar success.