College Football Week 9: #7 Oregon State At Washington
|Mike Riley continues to make his celebratory trips to In-N-Out Burger. His Beavers are 6-0 after a 21-7 win over Utah last week.||Coaching||It has been a disappointing year in Seattle, where many pegged Steve Sarkisian’s team as a program on the rise. Instead, the Huskies are 3-4, and 1-3 in the Pac-12, after a blowout loss to Arizona last week.|
|Quarterback Sean Mannion is expected to return Saturday. His replacement, Cody Vaz, did a fine job in his place. This offense has struggled at times but has only turned it over six times.||Offense||With the season more than halfway done, it is safe to say this Washington offense is bad. Keith Price has thrown as many interceptions as touchdowns.|
|The Beavers’ defense continues to excel. They forced four turnovers last week.||Defense||Washington’s defense is middle-of-the-pack. The better offenses, especially those that can run, have had no problem putting up big numbers against the Huskies.|
|Across the board, Oregon State’s special teams have been mediocre.||Special Teams||Washington allowed a punt return for a touchdown last week. It has struggled in that area all season.|
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