24.Oct.2013 Interview with GoMightyCard

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Here is the interview, for those who couldn’t find the link in the last post (lol).

http://www.gomightycard.com/2013/10/blogging-.html#more

This was pretty fun, so I’m going to try to find an enemy blogger for each upcoming game. (Hank, if you’re reading this, email me any contacts you have for Pac-12 bloggers).

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  • Issaquahbeav says:
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    Seems pretty spot on. I do think the Beavs will break out several trick plays. As far as a prediction goes, I think either one of the teams will win by more than 17. I could see Stanford demoralizing us but then again, OSU is playing with tremendous confidence. My orange colored glasses predict 42-21.

  • oneoldbeav says:
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    “Blogging with the Enemy” is a great feature, I’m glad you are trying to do more if this.
    Great to see you back in the game, Angry; and glad much of the medical stuff is behind you!

    • angry angry says:
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      Thanks OB.
      Yeah, I wrote Hank and asked for his contacts. If I get some reciprocal interest, I’ll do it each week.

  • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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    I feel like we’re all starting to get a little over confident going into this game. There’s alot of talk on this end about the importance of this game/ shock the world/ Stanford is beatable, while on the other end, there really isn’t much chatter coming from the Stanford fans or players. We can only hope that Stanford is looking forward to the Oregon game a little, even though they have a bye week to prepare for it. I would love to see the passing game work against them, but they know they can play extra defenders deep to cover our receivers. I hope Mannion is wearing an extra thick abdominal cushion this week.

    • angry angry says:
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      Hank’s prediction:

      As for your final question…

      I see the Cardinal defense rising to the challenge. I think the defensive front will be able to generate enough pressure to make things difficult for Mannion, and although they won’t be able to completely shut things down, I think they’ll do enough. The Stanford offense will continue to do what they do — hard running and occasional passing. I’ve got it as Stanford 31, Oregon State 17.

      He seems confident.
      I think OSU fans just see the team hitting stride and are overly excited. It could end this weekend, and we’ll all be pissed off again.

      • Beavergopher Beavergopher says:
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        Is this the same guy as Hank-Med on TV? He can perform open heart surgery with a dull spoon while riding in the back of a speedboat. We got no shot if this the same Hank. Plus he lives in the Hamptons.

  • GreatWhiteHunter says:
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    “Here is the interview, for those who couldn’t find the link in the last post (lol).”

    Well we aren’t Stanford alumni now, are we?

  • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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    Does anybody read GoMightyCard? I see 3 total comments from their last week’s “blogging with the enemy-UCLA” post. They could use a little of the trademark Angrybeavs humor over on their site. Maybe we should all help them out and leave a comment?

    • angry angry says:
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      I noticed that, haha. To be fair, he has a live chat feature, so maybe they talk in there.
      My sarcastic answer: going to Stanford is serious business.

      • scotty says:
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        [insert obligatory joke about Stanford having no fans here]

    • helmsley says:
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      At this point I think nothing more than thanks for the interview(s) etc. Not sure how it would work post-game, win or lose. I also noticed there were few Cardinal comments and I was surprised. Perhaps fans email directly with Hank?

      I got around to listening to the Dylan Wynn interview whilst cooking up green tomato recipes. http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2009/oct/04/nigel-slater-green-tomato-recipes

      GWH – the chutney is dynamite with venison/elk.

      Unfortunately, I started the clip at the beginning and didn’t bother fast forwarding to Dylan Wynn which was fine because I got to hear Alyssa Martin (she’s also ahead of schedule getting her civil engineering degree.) However, that also meant I was burdened with Mike Parker banging on about last week’s one-handed catch Stanford/UCLA. I think the man is a little off-center.

      But it was almost worth it to finally get to the Dylan Wynn segment. Impressive!

      • GreatWhiteHunter says:
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        That looks great – I like to braise with tomatoes/toamato sauces, and that looks like a nice use for that recipe.

      • whiskeysoakednapkins says:
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        That’s what eating napkins will do to a man. Trust me, I know

      • mckalk says:
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        Did Dylan Wynn kill your elk with his bare hands?

  • BeavinTX says:
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    http://espn.go.com/blog/pac12

    Anyone read the ESPN Pac-12 blog? Beavs are all over the thing right now. There’s a post about Cooks, one about Mannion, and a Stanford-centric post talking about how good Mannion is.

  • wannabeav says:
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    Angry: When future historians want to know what the zeitgeist of this era of OSU football (or, at least, the critical minded subset of same) was about, your report to the Stanford site is a perfect crystalization. Excellent encapsulation. Your analysis of Riley’s role in OSU history was spot on.

    And I love the idea of a weekly exchange with other teams’ bloggers, like dawgman, for example.

    • Issaquahbeav says:
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      Dawgman is a joke. Even if the Beavs were 10-0 and UW was 0-10, their guys would still think the Dawgs would win. Living up here, most Dawg fans think we’re still mired in 28 straight losing seasons.

      • angry angry says:
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        Well if you guys know of objective blogs let me know. I’m just going to ask Hank for his contact list since he’s been doing this a while. I don’t have the time to research other pac-12 blogs and find someone similar to this site (I really doubt they exists, since 99.9999% of fans have their heads up their asses).

    • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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      What are the chances “BOWDOWNTOHUSKIES”, or whatever his moniker is, would be willing to take part?

      • Jack says:
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        I never got the “bow down” part of this. Are they all so short they think nobody can hear them? Or are they just an extension of the Princess Bride joke?

  • bone says:
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    http://espn.go.com/blog/statsinfo/post/_/id/76205/mannions-improvements-keying-success

    A pretty cool article on Sean’s improvement. Good analysis of how he plays when being blitzed and throwing the deep ball.

  • beaverkman beaverkman says:
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    The Beavers will get official visits from Duke commit Kameron Schroeder (Elk Grove, Calif./Cosumnes Oaks) and uncommitted tight end Jake Knight (Meridian, Idaho/Rocky Mountain).

    • whiskeysoakednapkins says:
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      more 2 star talent?

      • BeavinTX says:
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        Schroeder is a 3-star. With Duke involved, our chances probably hinge on his planned major.

        Knight is a no-star with offers from Idaho and OSU. The only video I could find was him playing LB, and Rivals has no video (which explains the lack of rating).

        • whiskeysoakednapkins says:
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          Verbal to Duke without ever visiting. Color me impressed. That tweet film Tuesday shit is really paying dividends

          • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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            The Cali kid may be wanting to play closer to home. Duke doesn’t play SoCal/NoCal teams ever, unless it’s a Non-Con vs Stanford which is pretty infrequent.

          • Beavergopher Beavergopher says:
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            If the kid digs shitty basketball we are in like Flint.

      • BeavinTX says:
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        http://www.hudl.com/athlete/850850/highlights/85021393?autoplay=1

        Some Knight video from this year.

        He’s a prototypical OSU TE recruit. Big kid, not explosive, but a solid athlete with good hands. Needs to work on getting consistent leverage when he blocks. Will probably need a year or two in the system before he really comes into his own (if ever). 2, maybe borderline 3 stars.

  • helmsley says:
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    All this hype makes me very nervous a la the SI curse.

    • BeavinTX says:
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      A thumbs down on a pessimistic comment? What is this, happybeavs.com?

      Mannion-to-Cooks truly has amazing powers…

    • angry angry says:
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      Beavs could very well be all hat, no cattle.

    • Joe Avezzano says:
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      Joe Avezzano consistently dreads hubris. Almost as much as Beavers being favored by oddsmakers.

      Predicting an OSU victory is unwise and attracts the attention of the awful thing responsible for goal line phantom fumbles and fugly pink and green UO unis.

      • rsteve503 rsteve503 says:
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        Yes, Joe, we noticed you stayed righteously away from any winning seasons, just to keep that hubris at arms lengh…. Thanks for that, joe…

        • Joe Avezzano says:
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          Thanks are unnecessary, Joe Avezzano was just doing his job.

          As it were.

  • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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    Another QB award which allows fan votes. Beav fans have been representing lately with the Mannin award votes. Mannion won it again this week, despite a late push from David Carr fans.

    The Obrien award can be voted for daily. If you have a few extra minutes, take the time to register and vote, and keep voting. I figure the more awards won by a Beav player leads to better recruiting.

    http://www.voteobrien.org/

    • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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      Mannion started out at around 50th place yesterday and has moved up to 21 today. Follow the link above and vote for Mannion daily, if you’re so inclined.

  • alex says:
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    Angry, I strongly disagree that Nelson is our best defender. Coverage is good to great and he is excellent at playing the ball, but his tackling is below average (even by 2013 Beavs standards). His tackling has improved a lot through the year, but it’s still bad. Plus, a lot of the reason he’s made so many plays for us is because opponents are throwing away from Reynolds.

    Reynolds is pretty clearly my defensive MVP. One of the best tacklers on the team (if not the best ?) and great coverage to boot. And Crichton is up there still, though awful DT play has allowed offenses to plan around and marginalize him.

    By the time he leaves OSU I could see Nelson as our best player, but he’s not there yet. You can’t put “best player” and “bad tackler” together in a sentence.

    • bone says:
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      Am I the not one who thinks Nelson has been a solid tackler?

    • BeavinTX says:
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      Nelson’s not a fantastic tackler, but he’s not bad either. He’s probably about average for a corner his size.

      The way this season has gone, I’m not sure who I would tab as defensive MVP.

    • alex says:
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      He hadn’t whiffed on too many but he plays tentative and allows the opponent to gain big chunks of yardage both before & after the tackle.

      No comparison to guys like Reynolds or Poyer. He’s got Martin and Zimmerman beat, but still below average tackler on a bad tackling defense.

  • MonkeyLuven MonkeyLuven says:
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    “[At Utah]…We got outplayed, and we have to make sure that doesn’t happen again. So we’re not going to forget that any time soon.” – David Shaw

    This is what I believe could be a deciding factor in a Beavs upset win this Saturday. The mentality is that of a golfer thinking back to his last bogey and playing for a birdie to compensate. Beavers have moved far past EWU and are playing one game at a time. If we take a lead on Stanford, or get any positive momentum shifting in our favor, this will most likely lead to Stanford overcompensating out of fear of repeating a loss that they aren’t going to forget any time soon.

  • Riko says:
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    Anyone heard anything about ticket numbers. Sellout?

  • Bill says:
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    ESPN just rated recent commit Datrin Guyton as a high three star recruit. Highest rating of the class. He looks pretty legit. Good hands and tough. No breakaway speed but if he develops that, he’ll be a star.

    • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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      The Riley effect?

    • BeavinTX says:
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      No breakaway speed? The guy’s taken something like 50% of his touches to the house this year.

      • Bill says:
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        He’s at best 4.7 right now.

        In the ones he takes to the house, he’s breaking a lot of tackles to get there and that’s awesome he can power through but he’s certainly not running by anyone on the d1 level. If he trains right and develops that speed, he’s a 5 star guy. He’d have all the tools, speed, size, toughness, and hands. Hopefully everyone continues to ignore him and he comes to osu.

        • BeavinTX says:
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          I think you’re right. Upon further review, he’s not a very explosive runner, but he has a long stride, so once he gets going, his speed is pretty good.

          One thing that’s difficult to determine is his route running ability. Most of his highlights are either screens or simple deep balls.

          My best comparison would be that he looks like a more physical Malik Gilmore.

    • BeavinTX says:
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      Here’s one game I just picked at random (his game last Friday).
      http://www.hudl.com/athlete/o/837511/highlights/89642296

      He runs past everyone on the field more than once.

  • carltogr carltogr says:
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    I’m going with Stanford 35 — 24.

    Mannion will give up the ghost sooner or later….pray to the almighty Beav that I am wrong!!!!! Stanford’s special teams gives them good or short field position for many of their drives. Stanford won’t make as many mistakes as OSU will.
    ….but hard to gauge with the home-crowd factor and all…..this will make or break the season IMO.

  • ObjCritic says:
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    Great Beaver in the Sky let Mannion-to-Cooks continue to flourish and a record-setting pace….

    BTW – couldn’t OSU actually do a “Beaver Signal” (knock if off you juveniles) at the games – Intros, scores, after victories – at least when the sky is overcast. Which it usually is? They had the beaver signal cartoon associated with the “heroes” like “Mach 7” I don’t know why they couldn’t actually do it. Hell, they might even use orange light…then to take it even further (lower), they could synch it to “Crank Like A Chainsaw” and have laser light shows…..

    • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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      Did you just suggest freakin’ laser beams??? That’s about the coolest idea I’ve seen on here.

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      You can’t use a odd phrase like “Beaver signal” and get away with it……Gopher where are you?

  • GreatWhiteHunter says:
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    Angry,

    Congratulations on not sounding as bad as the Utah blogger. Good grief…

    “Utah English Class 101: Where I leaned not to end sentences with prepositions at.”

  • mb says:
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    After this weekend when rb Harris goes head to head with the highest rated rb (on Beaver list) in the West, the Harris stars will increase. He has had a 7 td 460yd game this year. He is rated 2x now because he was not a starter last year and was hurt and missed game time. The star system does not account for late bloomers very well. That is a fatal flaw and reason to discount (not ignore) the star system.

  • mb says:
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    Should have said Beaver recruit list at Scout and not imply head to head with other Beaver commit.

    • Mb says:
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      Uh duh. That would be 2x Harris Ross (OSU commit) going against 5x Joe Mixon tonight. 2x guys are just so below our self image.

  • ObjCritic says:
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    Hadn’t seen this video, but I like the pre-game comments of the coaches: “we’re going to play smarter, harder, longer….they’re going to try and intimidate you and hit you in the mouth, hit them back in the mouth…..we’re going to outlast them….”

    FWIW, I think the usually predictable OSU should surprise everyone and break out the orange unis this Saturday. This is a bigger game than USC; better team, higher ranked…more competitive for OSU recently…this could be a special night (7th straight win if successful). If something a little different like the orange uni is extra for the kids, let ’em wear the damn things.

  • whiskeysoakednapkins says:
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    quite honestly I have watched Stanford a few times this year and offensively they do not impress me. I think they are more impressive on the defensive side but they also have not faced an offense like ours yet. I think we win this game and easier than most people think. Beavs win 38-17

  • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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    So it looks like Oregon State isnt the only program that likes to keep it family. Lyerla is represented by Portland area attorney John Tyner. Same John Tyner whose adopted son Thomas plays for UO. Same John Tyner who repesented Cliff “we smoked it all” Harris earlier this year.
    UO may not have paid the Tyner family to have their kid play there, but all the extra business representing Ducks with legal trouble sure can’t hurt. That well will never go dry.

    http://www.oregonlive.com/ducks/index.ssf/2013/10/colt_lyerla_attorney_john_tyne.html

  • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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    The homecoming bonfire tradition just isn’t the same when you can’t stand within 50 yards of the thing. Didnt they have an incident one year where the thing was built too tall and fell over on some students? Did someone die? Because I think these new safety rules are a little overkill.

    https://m.facebook.com/?_rdr#!/photo.php?fbid=10151985596093287&id=38992348286&set=a.94202303286.85946.38992348286&source=48&__user=1353827857

  • Jack says:
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    “If the Beavers are good enough to take down the Card, it will almost certainly be because of their passing offense….”
    http://www.stanforddaily.com/2013/10/24/fisher-pass-rush-key-to-shut-down-mannion-co/

    Apparently we have someone who has not watched OSU at all this year trying to analyze them. He also does this:
    http://www.stanforddaily.com/2013/10/24/football-predictions-stanford-vs-oregon-state/

    And the best line proving ignorance is this from the third would be prognosticator.
    “However, OSU’s offense under the revamped Mannion is much too one-dimensional to gash Stanford’s defense. The Beavers are averaging 2.6 yards per rush this season and have passed the ball almost twice as much as they have run it. When Stanford’s defense isn’t kept off-balance by a diverse attack, it has playmakers who can pin their ears back and make big plays. Stanford beat another pass-happy team in Washington State by almost 40 points.”

    Hello? I thought SU people were supposed to be smart. I’m not saying the score won’t or can’t end up how these guys see it happening. But it would be nice if they at least looked at a little tape beyond the highlights before pretending to know something about a team.

    I also don’t like that bettors are all over us for this game. But at least they have solid logic in making their picks.
    “The Beavers can’t run the football and don’t really even try all that much, and why would they?”
    http://news.bangthebook.com/stanford-vs-oregon-state-picks/

    When half your runs are 2nd, 3rd, 4th and one or from the one yard line for a TD, and half the remainder are fly sweeps and draws… I think there’s a method to the madness of “no run game to speak of.” It’s taken some getting used to, but I see everything they do which makes a pass-happy pro set work. I’m also seeing it on the NFL level, so that helps. It has something to do with screens and deep balls. But it has more to do with the other 90% of the game which sets up those plays for success without utilizing a run game.

    • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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      It should have Ben obvious he doesn’t watch tape as soon as he said “in front of a loud Oregon State homecoming crowd.”

      • Jack says:
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        Be quiet and sit down!

        Hey! At least we’ll have a crowd.

        • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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          I’ll be there. 2nd game of the season I’ve been able to go to. The other was EWU. If we lose this, you can all blame me for not being loud enough.

          • Jack says:
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            Wear your cold gear. It’s supposed to get into the 30’s late.

          • Beavergopher Beavergopher says:
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            You weenies, that’s shorts and t-shirt weather in Minneapolis LOL.

    • ObjCritic says:
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      It looked like Utah was successful at attacking the edges with fly sweep (not sure how many times) and WR screens, stuff Riley certainly likes to run. Question is will Stanford be better prepared for it, I’d suggest they would. OSU will likely continue to attack the edges that way. To mix it up, I’d like to see Chris Brown as the FB get a quick handoff up the middle and see if the line can spring him – once in the next level he can cover some ground.

      • Jack says:
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        SU brought their backers down and shut down flares and WR screens. But this brings up another problem when they run the cover 2. That leaves the middle wide open. It’s not like Cooks is the only player we have out there.

        Where wine and cheese dood misses greatly in his OSU offensive analysis is that Mannion makes defenses look like they’re playing whack-a-mole. You take away the deep ball, and he’ll throw for 15 yards over the middle. You take away the deep ball and over the middle, he’ll beat you on intermediate and deep outs. You adjust to take away all three, he’ll start beating you up with screens, flares and hits to everyone shallow.

        I suspect Shaw will want to allow the latter and try to keep everything in front of him. But that only works until it stops working. You’re going to have to leave 10 yards open and just hope your rush gets to Mannion?

        • ObjCritic says:
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          good points, thanks.

          Whack-a-Beav. seems like Caleb Smith will have to step it up this weekend.

  • ObjCritic says:
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    Hey – “Time to take Notice” article on Mannion/Cooks on S-I’s rotating front page stories:

    http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/college-football/?eref=sinav

  • Jack says:
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    This got a write-up within a couple minutes of the original tweet.
    http://collegespun.com/pac-12/stanford-pac-12/photo-benny-the-beaver-posts-perfect-twitter-trash-talk-against-stanford

  • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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    What’s going on here? Supposedly the Kathy Lee and Hoda show was skyping with someone from the Beaver coaching staff today? And they sent OSU gear for the ladies to wear on the show? Anybody know what this is all about?

    OSU Football Video ?@OSUVUNIT

    We skyped with @klgandhoda yesterday! Tune into the show right now to check us out! #gobeavs http://instagram.com/p/f5eF5tseZa/

    Brandon Sprague ?@BrandonSprague 55m

    Good lord @Coach_Riley and his staff strike again. Getting in Today show and having Kathie Lee rock a hat!? #Genius pic.twitter.com/3W79pRzY03

  • Greatwhitehunter says:
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    I hope we beat the hell out of these pretentious pricks.

    And that,folks, is the extent of my pre-game analysis.

    • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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      They’ll be sipping Chardonnay while we’re sippin’ Beaver Juice.

  • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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    I tracked down the Kathie Lee and Hoda clip from ealier today. Fast forward to around 3:50. “Frank Gifford sends his love”

    http://www.today.com/klgandhoda/hoda-reveals-dating-faux-pas-it-was-such-turn-8C11466498

  • Numbers says:
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    I’m so anxious for this game. 24 hours can’t pass quick enough right now. To me this feels like the identity finding game.

    • rsteve503 rsteve503 says:
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      No shit.. This is it. Our defining moment.

      GO BEAVS!! Oh, great Beav in the sky….GIVE THEM STRENGTH AND WILL!! …and maybe the refs on their side….

      • rsteve503 rsteve503 says:
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        Man, you pray to the great Beav on game day and get negative votes! Fucking stanford fans on the site somehow…..

  • FedUpBeav says:
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    Game will be sold out! Only 28 seats left per tiqiq.com

  • Numbers says:
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    Not sure if this site has been linked already. Another good explanation of why the offense is working.

    http://www.ruleoftree.com/2013/10/24/5023396/the-key-to-stopping-the-high-powered-beavers-how-brandin-cooks

    • Jack says:
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      These guys are all too focused on the 10% of the game they see on highlight reels.

      I love how they mention in passing the need for 3-4 OLBs to cover the whole of the intermediate field… as if they could without anyone running routes. And that’s the whole of their analysis for the 90% of the game you don’t see on the highlights. It’s as if Cooks is highly successful because he’s the only player on our team who can catch a pass or get open, and he runs exactly three routes all game.

      • Numbers says:
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        Precisely, but at least it’s a cut above the usual meaningless stats justifying an invalid assumption that most media puts out.

  • locusimperium says:
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    Angry, have you heard of this book, “The System?” It looks very interesting. I just it highlighted on PBS Newshour.

    http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/2013/10/how-much-are-top-tier-programs-willing-to-spend-on-college-football-players.html#more

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    Tonights loss will start the long, slow and painful slide into the former Independence Bowl. Shreveport is beautiful in late December, book your trip now. JB

    • ObjCritic says:
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      All this time MIA and that’s it?

      In conversations with Haden?

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        Since you asked…it was a little embarrassing. Three weeks ago Haden sent me up to Alaska to do some scouting and early recruiting. Who knew there was so much talent in Alaska! As it turns out there was screwup on my return flight. SC accidentally booked me a one-way ticket. It took over a week to hitch a ride back to the lower 48. I’m sure Pat Haden will be very sorry, when he returns my calls. JB

  • Mb says:
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    Next year’s starting RB, Harris Ross, now has 1800 yds, 22 tds and is coached by Ken Simonton. He has played against some of the best teams in California.

  • silverstream055 silverstream055 says:
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    Is Stanford focusing only on Oregon State, and not peeking ahead to the Cardinal’s next game against Oregon? Consider the last sentence from a Thursday article in the Stanford Daily:

    “As the final challenge on the Cardinal’s schedule before its collision with No. 3 Oregon on Nov. 7, Oregon State will be looking to play spoiler against a Stanford team that needs as much momentum as possible heading into its game of the year.”

    http://www.stanforddaily.com/2013/10/24/no-25-beavers-stand-between-stanford-and-oregon-showdown/

    Spoiler? Interesting choice of words, considering that Stanford is currently trailing OSU in the PAC-12 standings.

    Is Stanford coming in to Reser with proper respect for its Beaver adversaries? Consider this quote in the same Stanford Daily article from star fifth-year defensive end Ben Gardner, about stopping Mannion and Cooks: “…it’s our job to make sure they’re not in the Heisman conversation the week after we play them.”

    The insightful pre-game analysis of Great White Hunter comes to mind: “I hope we beat the hell out of these pretentious pricks.” I think the word “smug” also applies.

    Go Beavs!

  • ObjCritic says:
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    That FR that’s redshirting now looks good. Looks like he could throw skinny Woods around the eeght room. Plus there’s Brown….

  • bendbeaver bendbeaver says:
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    I predict Beavs win by 3. I also predict three days of confusion on the East coast where people keep saying to themselves, “wait, I thought Oregon played UCLA Saturday?”

  • angry angry says:
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    Need some help tracking down Scott Wolf’s (USC) email addy for next week’s questions. Can’t seem to find it on his blog. Anyone know? He has a twitter, so if you use that maybe shoot a note and ask for his email.

  • Beaver Byte says:
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    Minnesota is going to beat Nebraska. They are 50 times better without Kill overcomplicating their sideline. Hope today is a perfect day for Beavergopher with his two favorite teams both getting big wins.

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  • HopefulBeav says:
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    I didn’t see anyone post this after the Cal game. More of the great video work the athletic department has been putting out:

  • Numbers says:
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    I loved seeing a crappy Miami team pulling out the crappy win over Wake Forest. That will give Florida State another easy win against another highly overrated team. Further securing their hold on that #2 spot 😀

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    If anyone is sitting near Stanford sideline, continually harass and distract #61. Connor McFadden. Prevent him from studying our defensive tendencies.

    • Numbers says:
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      Apparently he will have a white board and will be taking notes.

  • WFO WFO says:
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    Gotta hand it to FUCLA giving Greg Graffin and Bad Religion their due in their commercial.

  • AfghanBeav AfghanBeav says:
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    UCLA hanging tough with the Ucks.

  • Greatwhitehunter says:
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    Go UCL Effing A….

  • mckalk says:
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    Bruin defense has been a beast, but Mora is very, very conservative on offense, it’s going to bite him in the ass soon. Also, did I miss some P-12 by law where Oregon is exempt from offensive holding?

    • Greatwhitehunter says:
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      Been getting away with egregious holds for years.

      • WFO WFO says:
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        Receivers hold on every single play. Linemen apparently hafta represent too.

    • WFO WFO says:
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      Hundley is just another wide receiver trying to play quarterback. He could win this game with his legs if he made better decisions. He needs to trust his gut and take off when the field is open.

  • mckalk says:
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    I don’t get it…..I’m sure other coaches have bitched to the league….yet it continues.

    • Numbers says:
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      That’s why i can’t watch. It just doesn’t make sense. It’s not the same game or same rules.

  • mckalk says:
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    It feels over. Bruins wearing down

  • Greatwhitehunter says:
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    If UCLA could mustered anything at all on offense, they win this game. Just stay on the field a little longer…the defense played out of their minds but have just run out of steam.

    • WFO WFO says:
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      Yeah between Mora’s terrible vanilla playcalling and Hundley’s inability to excecute vanilla plays FUCLA never had much chance.

      • Greatwhitehunter says:
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        Bingo.

      • mckalk says:
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        Lots of raving by the national media about Hundley before this game, I was kind of shocked at how bad UCLA’s offense was (I haven’t watched them much this year). No way an offense like that is going to beat the Ducks.

  • NorCalBeaver NorCalBeaver says:
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    No game thread yet?

  • NorCalBeaver NorCalBeaver says:
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    Go BEAVS!!!

  • Grape says:
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    stream?

  • Numbers says:
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    First pass of the game. Complete and holding called. Whats up with calling holding? The game i saw prior to this game didnt have that called.

  • JailbreakBeav says:
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    Go Beavs! Feelin confident! Game thread?

  • Mud&Sticks Mud&Sticks says:
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    Wheeeeew

  • Mud&Sticks Mud&Sticks says:
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    The Beavs can’t afford to not take advantage of the opportunities.

  • angry angry says:
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    Game thread up. Go there.
    I was out all day and just got in

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