NWSB Insider and Blogger Jon Irwin breaks down the strengths and weaknesses of the 2012 Oregon State Beavers football team. With red shirt freshman QB Sean Mannion coming off an excellent year where he completed nearly 65% of his passes, the OSU air assault should be gunning at full speed this year. The defense remains the Beavers biggest weakness, even with new recruits coming in, the Beavs will need to improve.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Sports blogger Brandon Choate brings us his breakdown of the strengths and weaknesses of this 2012 Washington Huskies Football squad. With the losses of Cort Dennison and Chris Polk, the linebackers and running backs will have to step up to replace their production. With Keith Price at the helm, though, with a very strong corp of receivers, this team is poised to make a serious run at the Pac-12 North title.
NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson details the strengths and weaknesses of what is to be the 2012 Oregon football program. As high as expectations are once again for the Oregon Ducks, this does not mean that they are not without fault. As mentioned earlier, although the Ducks do have talented depth at RB and QB, the departure of both LaMichael James and Darron Thomas are quite significant.