Posted December 02, 2012 on
NOW IT'S OFFICIAL: OREGON STATE IS headed to the Alamo Bowl and will square off against Texas in San Antonio on Dec. 29.
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Storm Woods ran for two touchdowns in the first quarter and No. 16 Oregon State put up its highest point total ever, routing Nicholls State 77-3 on Saturday in a game postponed by Hurricane Isaac.
The Beavers surpassed their 76-0 win over Willamette in 1931.
Oregon State (9-3) started playing its substitutes against the lower-division Colonels in taking a 35-0 halftime lead. Markus...
Nicholls State coach Charlie Stubbs knows it may be painful now, but he believes the Colonels will be better for playing tough opponents.
They certainly saw tough on Saturday, when they lost to No. 16 Oregon State 77-3 in their regular-season finale.
It was the most points the Beavers had scored against an opponent.
The game was originally scheduled for Sept 1, but it was postponed...
Official word from the Alamo Bowl isn't expected until later tonight, after the BCS selections. But the last bit of doubt looks to have been removed according to multiple reports, with the Holiday Bowl having made their selection of UCLA.
SELECTION SUNDAY IS upon us but as far as clarity goes, that will have to wait a few more hours. It could be San Antonio and the Alamo Bowl for Oregon State. Or it could be San Diego and the Holiday Bowl. Just as unclear, who the Beavers might square off against in either bowl.
IT WASN'T EXPECTED to be competitive, and it was anything but. Oregon State rolled 77-3 over Nicholls State to close out their regular season 9-3. It is the most points ever scored by OSU. Early on, Markus Wheaton became the Beavs' all-time leading receiver, finishing with 12 grabs for 123 yards and a touchdown.
On Sunday evening, Oregon State was in the home of Beaverton (Ore.) Aloha offensive lineman Brayden Kearsley. It was an important visit for Kearsley, who is currently softly committed to BYU, for one major reason.
Shortly after accepting their invite to play Oregon State in the Valero Alamo Bowl, Texas coach Mack Brown and a few players talked about the upcoming game.
Rancho Cucamonga (Calif.) Los Osos receiver Victor Bolden, an Oregon State commit, was impressed with his official visit to Corvalis...