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.

Week 6 College football preview: Washington St. vs. Oregon St. Matchup

Sean Mannion

NWSB Insider and Oregon State blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on this week’s football matchup against the Washington State Cougars in NCAA football week 6 action. Sean Mannion had his best game of the season in the win over WSU, but the Cougars took the last game in Corvallis. How will OSU’s secondary hold up in this one? And can Mannion top his career high in passing yards for a third game in a row?

Mike Riley’s key to victory: In-N-Out Burgers

Mike Riley

NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers football blogger Jon Irwin takes a look at how Mike Riley is motivating the Beavers this season. After road wins at UCLA and Arizona, the elder statesmen treated his team to some classic American fast food. There’s nothing like In-N-Out Burgers hey Mike? What will Riley do next week for an encore? He will have to find some other way to motivate his boys.

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.

UCLA vs. Oregon State Beavers Week 4 game balls & stats

Sean Mannion

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.

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…

Wisconsin vs. Oregon St. Beavers Week 2 game balls & stats

Wisconsin vs OSU

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.

Week 2 College football preview: Wisconsin vs. Oregon St. matchup

Montee Ball

NWSB Insider and Oregon State blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on this week’s football matchup against the Wisconsin Badgers in NCAA football week 2 action. After last seasons 35-0 drubbing at the hands of the Badgers, it’s time for the Beavers to show up big. Can they shake of the rust of last week’s postponement and be ready to play? The difference maker will come down to Scott Crichton.

Week 1 College football preview: Nicholls St. vs. Oregon St. matchup

Reser Stadium

NWSB Insider and Oregon State blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on this week’s football matchup against the Nicholls St. Colonels in NCAA football week 1 action. After last season’s embarrassing opening loss to Sacramento St., expect Mike Riley to go all out in this one. Sean Mannion will have free reign on offense, while an aggressive defense brings the heat. Hopefully no surprises in this one!

NCAA Projections: Five Oregon St. Beavers 2012 football stats predictions

Sean Mannion

NWSB Insider and Oregon State blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on stat projections for 5 OSU Beaver football stars heading into 2012. With Sean Mannion and a corp of wide receivers, the Beavers offense will certainly be strong. That doesn’t mean they don’t have some standouts on defense as well. Markus Wheaton and Jordan Poyer should do great in 2012 as well.

OSU Beavers 2012 Football camp observations and analysis

Mike Riley

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.

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