The Pac 12 North has its very own College football supercoach

Pac 12 Football

NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson talks about the traits of every northwest Pac-12 college football coach. Whether it is Riley’s consistent coaching at Oregon State, Kelly’s innovative offense at Oregon, Sarkisians ability to resurrect a program from the dead, or Leach’s all-out air assault, each of these coaches have certain characteristics that make them some of the best in college football.

Washington Huskies rookies expected to start/play in Week 1

Shaq Thompson, Washington Huskies

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sports Blogger Brandon Choate brings us his list of 5 freshman who could hit the field come week 1 of the NCAA football season for the Washington Huskies. Incoming freshmen Shaq Thompson, Shane Brostek and Jaydon Mickens have a good shot at playing right away as well as James Sample, who was redshirted last season. Nice recruiting class by the Dawgs.

Oregon St. Beavers rookies expected to start/play in Week 1

Isaac Seumalo

NWSB Insider and Writer Jon Irwin highlights five Oregon State Beavers rookies that will make their debuts in Week 1 of the 2012/13 season. Jon starts with the Beaver’s star recruit for 2012, if any rookie is going to be a starter it’s this kid. Offensive lineman Isaac Seumalo. At TE true freshman Caleb Smith was a prized recruit for the Beavers 2012 class. A redshirt freshman for 2012, Storm Woods has by far the best name in college football.

Oregon Ducks rookies expected to start/play in Week 1

B.J. Kelley will be a viable option at receiver for the Ducks. Photo credit: RegisterGuard

NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson highlights five Oregon Ducks rookies that will make their debuts against Arkansas State. There are many new faces on college football teams every season, few are able to start like Darron Thomas did for the Ducks in 2011-2012. With a reloaded roster and plenty of existing and incoming talent, expect Marcus Mariota, Arik Armstead, B.J. Kelley, and Tyson Coleman to start.

*My top 5* players on the Oregon St. Beavers football team

markus wheaton

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.

*My top 5* players on the Oregon Ducks football team

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.

Ducks Football: Reasons Kenjon Barner will thrive as starter in 2012

Kenjon Barner

NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox weighs in with some reasons why he predicts Kenjon Barner will have a career year in a Ducks uniform in 2012. Despite success Barner has had on this team, he’s been behind LaMichael James his entire collegiate career. Following the transfer of Tra Carson, the Ducks are going to be unexpectedly shallow at the RB position.

Moments In Time: History of the Apple Cup Game

Apple Cup

Jason Green continues his Moments in time series of great northwest sports moments. This time he gives us the history of the Apple Cup Football game. The Apple Cup game is the annual football game between in-state rivals Washington and Washington State.

Moments In Time: History of the Civil War Game

Civil War

Jason Green continues his Moments in time series of great northwest sports moments. This time he gives us the history of the Civil War Football game. The Civil War game is the annual football game between in-state rivals Oregon and Oregon State.

Second string, Third string and the Oregon Ducks still roll

Bryan Bennett

Our Ducks insider Travis Koehler explains that even the second and third string players for the Oregon Ducks football team had no problems taking care of the Colorado Buffaloes in Pac 12 football this past weekend. No LaMichael James, no problem, no Darron Thomas no problem, enter Bryan Bennett, Kenjon Barner and Avery Patterson…