NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers football blogger Jon Irwin breaks down the OSU vs. Stanford week 11 matchup. The coaching staff called on of their best games of the year, and Storm Woods was really impressive. With that said, a frigid streak by Cody Vaz and struggling line play inevitably drop the Beavers to 7-2.
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 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.
During any losing week NWSB Insider and Oregon St. Beavers football blogger Rick Stella will stop by and bring you his what went wrong with the Beavs piece. Since Sean Mannion got enough flack for his sub-par performance, he feels that there were some positives which can be taken away from Saturday’s game in Seattle. The defense, once again, played lights out and did as good a job as they could with the field position the offense put them in.
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.
NWSB Insider and Oregon State blogger Jonathan Irwin talks about five players to watch for the Oregon State Beavers when they take on the Washington Huskies on Saturday night in Seattle, Washington. With Sean Mannion returning—just three weeks removed from knee surgery—it could be his night to shine. Watch for Mannion, Brandin Cooks, Scott Crichton and Keith Kostol to have big nights.
NWSB Insider and Oregon State blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on this week’s football matchup against the Utah Utes in NCAA football week 8 action. Both teams’ quarterbacks are coming off their first career starts. Cody Vaz for the Beavers, and true freshman Travis Wilson for the Utes. Look for Jordan Poyer and Rashaad Reynolds to have no problems shutting the Utes WR’s down.
NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers football blogger Jon Irwin reports on today’s news that Sean Mannion will dress down in Week 8 when the Beavers take on Utah in Corvallis. The news comes as an absolute shock to Beaver Nation, as Mannion is just eight days removed from knee surgery in which he was supposed to be out “indefinitely.”
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.
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.
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.
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.