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Mannion has been unstoppable for the Beavers.
Week 9 Matchup: No. 6 Stanford (6-1) at No. 25 Oregon State (6-0), Oct. 26, 10:30 p.m. ET on ESPN
Having won six consecutive games, the Beavers are currently on their longest winning streak in nearly 13 years.
Through seven games, the team ranks No. 8 in total offense (515.9 YPG) and No. 1 in passing (442.1 YPG). Oregon State also averages a little over 44 points per game.
Quarterback Sean Mannion can be credited for that.
Thus far, the junior has thrown for 2,992 yards and 29 touchdowns (3 INTs) on 68.6 percent passing. Furthermore, he leads the nation in passing yards, touchdowns and passing yards per game.
Mannion will enter the showdown against the Cardinal coming off a 481-yard, four-touchdown performance over Cal last weekend.
However, he’ll be facing a secondary that just last week limited UCLA’s Brett Hundley to under 200 yards of passing and intercepted him twice.
Sure, the secondary has been quite questionable this season, ranking No. 87 against the pass. However, Stanford has currently forced a turnover in 32 straight games.
It will be interesting to see which side makes the big plays on Saturday.
All stats and rankings used in this article are courtesy of NCAA.com.
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