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Can OSU stop vaunted Stanford offense?

ANTHONY WATKINS

OREGON STATE BEGINS an imposing slate of games in November with what might be the most difficult task of all for the Beavers -- Saturday's matchup with unbeaten and No. 4 ranked Stanford.

SCOUTING THE OFFENSE: The Beavers need to regain some semblance of a running game to keep the pressure away from freshman QB Sean Mannion, who was sacked six times by Utah. There might be a temptation to attempt to take full advantage of what appears to be the one area where OSU might have an edge, its receivers against the Stanford secondary, but if that physical Stanford line knows all it has...

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