Terron Ward ran for 102 yards and two touchdowns, including a 10-yard score with 5:09 remaining, and Oregon State’s defense turned away Colorado’s last-gasp drive as the Beavers hung on to beat the Buffaloes 36-31 on Saturday.
Alabama transfer Luke Del Rio has been granted eligibility to play this season for Oregon State.
The Pac 12 has a few quarterbacks being talked about when discussing the Heisman Trophy this season. While Oregon’s Marcus Mariota may be considered the Heisman favorite at this point in the season, Oregon State’s Sean Mannion has been doing more than enough to stay in the running, and may be the ultimate sleeper pick this season.
Sean Mannion passed for 414 yards and a school-record six touchdowns and Oregon State won its fourth consecutive game Saturday with a 44-17 victory over Colorado.
Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez never revealed which quarterback would start the Wildcats’ opener against Northern Arizona, not even to his players.