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Texas will face a 9-3 Oregon State team in the Alamo Bowl on December 29th. Photo: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE
After finishing the regular season with a loss to Kansas State on Saturday, the Texas Longhorns (8-4) were selected to play the Oregon State Beavers (9-3) on December 29th in the Valero Alamo Bowl in San Antonio.
The Longhorns last played in the Alamo Bowl in 2006 against Kirk Ferentz and the Iowa Hawkeyes, overcoming an 11 point deficit to win 26-24. Texas quarterback Colt McCoy took home Offensive MVP honors and UT defensive back Aaron Ross was name Defensive MVP.
Oregon State capped off the regular season with a 77-3 win over Nicholls State and finish 15th in the final Associated Press Top 25 Poll. Texas and Oregon State have played only two times before (1980 & 1987) with Texas winning both games.
Tickets to attend the Valero Alamo Bowl can be purchased here.
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Texas will make a short postseason trip this year to face No. 15 Oregon State in the Alamo Bowl.
The Longhorns (8-4) will need only to zip down Interstate 35 to San Antonio for the Dec. 29 game. It will be Texas' first appearance in the bowl since 2006.
Oregon State coach Mike Riley says it will also be a bit of a homecoming for Beavers running back Storm Woods, who is from...
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.
Kansas State will not compete for the BCS Championship. On Saturday they will try to defeat the Texas Longhorns to earn at-least a share of the Big 12 Championship. Should Oklahoma lose earlier in the day against TCU then they will claim the title solely. For Texas it has been a rough season filled with [...]
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Iowa Coach Kirk Ferentz said on Wednesday that he wanted to add at least one linebacker in the 2013 recruiting class. This weekend, the Hawkeyes played host to Ohio MLB Lavonte Robinson.
NOW IT'S OFFICIAL: OREGON STATE IS headed to the Alamo Bowl and will square off against Texas in San Antonio on Dec. 29.
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...
Wisconsin’s Bret Bielema is headed to the SEC to coach the Arkansas Razorbacks.
Wisconsin is returning to the Rose Bowl for the third straight year after going only 8-5 in the regular season. The Badgers won the B1G Championship this year despite placing third in their division. Wisconsin played in the B1G Championship game because both Penn State and Ohio State are ineligible...