What to expect when the Beavers face Eastern Washington

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NWSB Editor and Insider Jon Irwin gives you his 5 expectations for Oregon State’s first college football game of the season against Eastern Washington. In OSU’s annual “David vs. Goliath” bout, Mike Riley will have plenty of opportunities to experiment with his new roster. Should make for a fun matchup. Players to watch include Cody Vaz, Brandin Cooks, Storm Woods, and Scott Crichton.

What to expect when the Ducks face Nicholls State

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NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson gives you his 5 expectations for Oregon’s first college football game of the season against Nicholls State. Ideally, the NCAA will do something in the future to prevent this from happening. However, as it stands right now, these small programs seem more than willing to take a pounding from some of the best teams in the nation for some extra cash to improve their facilities and exposure. Here’s what Chris sees happening

UW Report: Five things to watch during spring football

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NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall is back to tell us all about 2013 Huskies spring football. What does Steve Sarkisian have up his sleeve this year? Washington ranked in an exceptionally strong recruiting class this year, another tribute to Sarkisian’s skills as a recruiter. What we know? Kasen Williams will be one of the best receivers in the Pac-12. Austin Seferian-Jenkins’s nagging ankle injury could be seen slowing him down at times.

Beaver Nation gameday – Things to love about the Reser Stadium experience

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NWSB Insider and Blogger Jon Irwin talks about the gameday experience at OSU’s Reser Stadium. Home of the Oregon State Beavers football team. For a football program as old as OSU’s, there are surprisingly few stadium traditions. What Oregon State does have thought is some of the best football weather in the country. OOOOO, SSSSS, UUUUU, OREGON STATE, FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT!

Ducks College Gameday – Things to love about the Autzen stadium experience

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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.

Washington St. Football: Reasons not to sleep on the Cougs in 2012

Mike Leach

NW Sports Beat Insider and Washington State Cougars blogger Britton Ransford addresses what the Cougars need to do to win a Pac 12 football Title. He points out this is Jeff Tuel’s team. He’s completely healthy for the first time in his WSU tenure. He also says the acquisition of Mike Leach and the implementation of the air raid offense has invigorated life into a once dormant fan base.

My favorite Oregon Ducks websites on the www

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NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox stops by today to give you his favorite Ducks go to websites when he needs team coverage, press conferences, breaking Pac 12 and college football news and more. Bryant lists websites he is sure will give you a variety of up-to-date information as well as articles that will keep you full of Ducks info. Northwest Sports Beat, Oregonlive, 750thegame, make the list.

The Oregon Ducks will win the 2012 Pac-12 if…

Marcus Mariota

NW Sports Beat Junior Editor and Writer Chris Anderson addresses what the Oregon Ducks need to do to win their fourth straight Pac 12 Title. He points out the defensive unit must step up once again this year in order to navigate through a few offensive powerhouses Oregon will face. Watch out for De’Anthony Thomas, Marcus Mariota, Bryan Bennett, Chip Kelly, Kenjon Barner, and the USC Trojans.

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