Oregon State junior quarterback Sean Mannion was named the Manning Award Player of the Week on Thursday.
In the Beavers’ 51-48 win against host Utah in Week 3, Mannion was 27 of 44 for 443 yards and five touchdowns.
Mannion was also named the Pac-12 Player of the Week for throwing a school-record five touchdowns. He will make his 22nd career start Saturday.
Oregon State (2-1) visits San Diego State (0-2) at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Qualcomm Stadium (CBS Sports Network). Between the two programs, the Aztecs lead the series 2-1 with its two wins coming in 1972 and 1975, respectively. The Beavers got its only victory against San Diego State in 2000, a win that helped the team earn a trip to the 2000 Fiesta Bowl game.