Week 13 College football preview: Oregon vs. Oregon St. preview

Markus Wheaton

NWSB Insider and Oregon State blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on this week’s football matchup against the Oregon Ducks in NCAA football Week 13 action. It’s not quite the battle of the unbeatens we were all hoping for, but it’s still the biggest game of the season for these two teams. OSU needs a win to cap off their underdog season, while UO has to win to stay alive in the Pac-12 North.

The dynamic duo: Markus Wheaton and Brandin Cooks

Cooks & Wheaton

NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers football blogger Jon Irwin reports on the wide receiving corp of Markus Wheaton and Brandin Cooks. Together, these two average a combined 202.5 receiving yards per game, and equate to 43 percent of the Beavers touchdowns. If there’s a more integral part to Oregon State’s offense, I’d like to see it.

Arizona St. vs. Oregon St. Beavers week 10 game balls & stats

Markus Wheaton Beavers

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 Markus Wheaton. On defense it’s Rashaad Reynolds and Sean Martin, and on special teams the honor goes to Trevor Romaine.

Week 10 College football preview: Arizona St. vs. Oregon St. matchup

Cody Vaz

NWSB Insider and Oregon State blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on this week’s football matchup against the ASU Sun Devils in NCAA football Week 10 action. With dreams of a perfect season dust in the wind, the OSU Beavers return home to square off with the Sun Devils. But if Mike Riley trusts his tailbacks, the Beavs should have no problem opening this one up. Hopefully Cody Vaz and Markus Wheaton are on the same page too.

Beavers vs. Washington Huskies: Love ‘em & hate ‘em style

Mike Riley

NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers football blogger Jon Irwin breaks down the OSU vs. Washington week 9 matchup. On a day when four undefeated teams find themselves with their first losses, Oregon State inevitably joins their ranks. While Storm Woods and Richard Mullaney had surprisingly strong games, big mistakes and poor play calling are too much to overcome.

Week 9 College football preview: Oregon State vs. Washington matchup

Kasen Williams, Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Washington Huskies

NWSB Insider and Washington Husky blogger Brandon Choate brings us his week 9 game preview between the Washington Huskies and the visiting Oregon State Beavers. Washington will need to get back their confidence as they play yet another top 10 team this week. Keith Price will need to hold onto the ball and try to get it in the hands of his playmakers. The Husky defense will need to be aware of Markus Wheaton, the highly regarded WR for the Beavers.

Oregon State Beavers vs. BYU week 7 game balls & stats

The Oregon State Beavers blew past the BYU Cougars to continue their unbeaten season. The Beavers are now ranked 8th in the polls and look to be a college football contender. (Photo: Oregonlive.com)

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 Cody Vaz. On defense it’s Jordan Poyer, who helped to seal a Beaver victory.

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.

Week 7 College football preview: Oregon St. vs. BYU Matchup

Cody Vaz

NWSB Insider and Oregon State blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on this week’s football matchup against the BYU Cougars in NCAA football week 7 action. Even while ranked No. 10 in the nation, the Oregon State Beavers have become the ultimate underdog. The Beavs enter LaVell Edwards Stadium with a junior who hasn’t taken a snap since 2010. With repeat performances from Markus Wheaton and Jordan Poyer, the Beavers have a great shot.

What Does Cody Vaz bring to the Beavers offense?

Cody Vaz won't be going against his own team for once this Saturday (Photo building the dam)

NWSB Insider and Oregon St. Beavers blogger Rick Stella asks the most important question out of the state of Oregon since the inception of the state itself, can Cody Vaz take over for Sean Mannion and lead this Beavers team to more wins? The answer will have to wait until Saturday to be answered, but this isn’t all on Vaz. The Beavs still have a shutdown defense that will help Vaz to not need to air it out in his first 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 vs. Oregon State Beavers week 6 game balls & stats

Jordan Poyer

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 Markus Wheaton. On defense it’s Jordan Poyer, whose recorded three interceptions in the Beavers’ win.