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 blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on this week’s football matchup against the Stanford Cardinal in NCAA football Week 11 action. Squaring off with one of the best defenses in the country, OSU will need their passing game at it’s best. This one will come down to a defensive war, which means the boys in orange-and-black have the edge.
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.
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.
NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers football blogger Jon Irwin breaks down the Utah vs. OSU week 8 matchup. The defense saves the day, as OSU forces turnover after turnover, moving to 6-0 on the season. Meanwhile, the offense struggled everywhere, from quarterback Cody Vaz to the offensive line. ST’s mention. While the defense won the game, it would have been a lot harder without Keith Kostol.
NWSB Editor and Writer Jon Irwin talks about the overachievers and underachievers (as of this point in the season) on the Oregon State Beavers football team. While Rashaad Reynolds and Brandin Cooks have been very impressive, the ground attack and special teams have left much to be desired. Isaac Seumalo came into the season with high expectations. Whats going on with him?
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 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.
NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers football blogger Jon Irwin breaks down the OSU vs. WSU week 6 matchup. After putting together their worst performance of the year last week, the defense bounces back and puts together their best game of the year. Lucky for the Beavs, because with the way the offense played they were lucky to get away with a win.
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 sets another single game passing yards record for himself. On defense it’s Rashaad Reynolds, whose timely interception clinched the Beaver win.
NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers football blogger Jon Irwin breaks down the OSU vs. Arizona 2012 Week 5 matchup. The Beavers sneak past Arizona in a game that sees 1,158 total yards of offense from both teams. While the offense plays great, the defense puts together their worst game of the season. Leading the pack was once again quarterback Sean Mannion.