Blue Ribbon: Oregon State

Updated: December 16, 2009, 11:32 AM ET
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SEASON SO FAR

For the second year in a row, Oregon State was a Civil War victory away from playing in its first Rose Bowl game since the 1964 season, only to be denied by rival Oregon. A regular-season-ending 37-33 loss at Oregon sends the Beavers to Las Vegas for a matchup against BYU instead of a trip to Pasadena against Ohio State in the Rose Bowl.