NWSB blogger and Oregon State insider Jon Irwin reports on the areas he thinks OSU’s offense needs to improve in 2013. Mike Riley’s pro-style offense is deep in weapons, but it’s only effective if all the parts are working together. Without fixes to 2012’s problem areas, the team could be in for a disappointing season in 2013. Storm Woods (940 yards) was a huge reason for the turnaround, can it happen again?
NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers football blogger Jon Irwin breaks down the ASU vs. OSU week 10 matchup. Terron Ward puts together a surprisingly dominant game. Like always Markus Wheaton made his big plays as well. But early struggles and a tough night for the o-line made this one far closer than it needed to be.
NWSB Editor and Writer Jon Irwin talks about the overachievers and underachievers (as of this point in the season) on the Oregon State Beavers football team. While Rashaad Reynolds and Brandin Cooks have been very impressive, the ground attack and special teams have left much to be desired. Isaac Seumalo came into the season with high expectations. Whats going on with him?
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 is progressing in to a less turnover prone version of Derek Anderson. Scott Crichton gets the game ball on defense this week.
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, and on defense this week the entire Beaver defense, especially DJ Welch. Without any question Trevor Romaine deserves credit for his kicking.
NWSB Insider and Oregon State blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the Oregon State Beavers with this comprehensive 2012 season preview. After going 8-16 over the last two seasons, OSU is desperate for a winning year. The recent struggles have many calling for Mike Riley’s head. Luckily, a bowl game could be in the near future for the Beavs. Now let’s talk about the weapons OSU has, Jordan Poyer. and QB Sean Mannion.
NWSB Insider and Oregon State blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the Beavers fall camp to this point. Things started on a somber note with the passing of Bud Riley—father to coach Mike Riley—but, camp energy remains high. Defense and fundamentals remain the focus of camp heading into 2012. Standouts like Scott Crichton and Jordan Poyer are ready for Pac 12 football season.
NWSB Insider and Oregon St. Beavers blogger Jonathan Irwin tells us his top 5 Beavers players to know that are NEW in 2012. Isaac Seumalo, Caleb Smith, Gavin Andrews, Chris Brown, Joel Skotte are all primed to have seasons in which they introduce themselves in a big way to the fans of the OSU Beavers.
Jason Green one of our Pac 12 bloggers has the Oregon State Beavers season recap article. The Beavers had a nightmare of a season going 3-9 and failed to make it to a bowl game for the 2nd straight season. The Beavers have the tools on offense to turn things around next season. Sean Mannion and Malcolm Agnew are back in 2012.
For the Oregon State Beavers to have any chance to turn their season around they will need freshman RB Malcolm Agnew to play well and stay healthy, and QB Shaun Mannion has to continue to have stellar passing days if OSU has any shot at a bowl game in 2011/12.
NWSB insider Jason Green breaks down the week 7 matchup between the Oregon State Beavers and BYU Cougars. The Beavers lost due to turnovers, lack of response and no run game. They were optimistic they could run the ball since RB Malcolm Agnew was returning from injury.
Oregon beat writer Matt Martz expected a better effort out of the OSU Beavers in Week 4. Despite the return of James Rodgers and tight end Joe Halahuni, the Oregon State Beavers came up short, again.