STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Spencer Jones and Michael Jones each scored 18 points and Stanford broke through at the defensive end to earn its first Pac-12 Conference win, knocking off Oregon State, 67-46 on Thursday night.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Pac-12 scoring leader Azuolas Tubelis had 25 points to help No. 9 Arizona beat Oregon State 86-74 on Thursday night.
The Wildcats (15-2, 4-2 Pac-12) were coming off a 74-61 loss to Washington State that snapped Arizona’s 28-game home winning streak.
The son of one of the NFL’s most prolific running backs made quite a name for himself this bowl season.
Southern Mississippi’s Frank Gore Jr. rushed for 329 yards – the most in any bowl game ever – to lead the Golden Eagles to a 38-24 LendingTree Bowl victory over Rice.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Oregon (9-3) vs. North Carolina (9-4), Dec. 28, 8 p.m. EST (Fox)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: Oregon by 14½.
Quarterback DJ Uiagalelei is transferring from Clemson to Oregon State, he announced on social media.
Uiagalelei entered the transfer portal two weeks ago after an up-and-down two seasons as Clemson's starter.
Bryce Young and Will Anderson Jr. decided they had unfinished business at Alabama, even if it isn't another shot at a national championship.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The only uncertainty Saturday was whether No. 17 Oregon State would shut out Florida and end the nation's longest scoring streak.
Adam Mihalek's 40-yard field goal with 37 seconds left finally put the Gators on the scoreboard, one of Oregon State's few disappointments in an otherwise dominant 30-3 Las Vegas Bowl victory.
The bowl season is now three years removed from the last time every postseason game was played.
The pandemic whittled the 2020 bowl season down to a shell.
Las Vegas Bowl: Florida (6-6) vs. No. 17 Oregon State (9-3), Saturday, 2:30 p.m. EST (ESPN)
FanDuel Sportsbook College Line: Oregon State by 10 1/2.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — No. 17 Oregon State rolls into the Las Vegas Bowl off a victory over rival Oregon, with six wins in seven games and the chance to make school history.
Only two Beavers teams have reached double-digit wins, the first time in 2000 when Jonathan Smith was the quarterback.
LA Bowl: Washington State (7-5) vs. Fresno State (9-4), Dec. 17, 3:30 p.m. Eastern (ABC)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: Fresno State by 3 1/2
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State and football coach Jonathan Smith have agreed on a six-year, $30.6 million contract, the university announced Sunday.
It comes after the Beavers went 9-3 this season, with a chance for the third 10-win season in school history coming Saturday in the Las Vegas Bowl against Florida.
Southern California quarterback Caleb Williams is the unanimous choice as The Associated Press player of the year in the Pac-12. He also was newcomer of the year.
Utah cornerback Clark Phillips III was named defensive player of the year and Washington coach Kalen DeBoer earned coach of the year honors on Thursday from a media panel who cover the conference.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida quarterback Jack Miller, who transferred from Ohio State last December, will make his first collegiate start when the Gators play 17th-ranked Oregon State in the Las Vegas Bowl next week.
Florida (6-6, Southeastern) vs. Oregon State (9-3, Pac-12), Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m. ET
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's athletic administration said Sunday it is gathering information after video surfaced showing Ducks outside linebacker DJ Johnson striking a person in Oregon State gear on the field after Saturday's game at Reser Stadium.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — J.J. McCarthy threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score, Donovan Edwards busted the game open with two long fourth-quarter TD runs and No. 3 Michigan beat No. 2 Ohio State 45-23 on Saturday, taking down the Buckeyes with stunning ease for the second straight season.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Isaiah Newell ran for the go-ahead touchdown with 8:11 remaining, and No. 22 Oregon State took advantage of critical mistakes in the fourth quarter by No. 10 Oregon to rally for a 38-34 victory Saturday.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference:
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 10 Oregon (9-2, 7-1 Pac-12, No. 9 CFP) at No. 22 Oregon State (8-3, 5-3, No. 21 CFP), Saturday.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — No. 10 Oregon (9-2, 7-1 Pac-12, No. 9 CFP) at No. 23 Oregon State (8-3, 5-3 Pac-12, No. 21 CFP), 3:30 p.m. EST, Saturday (ABC)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: Oregon by 3 1/2.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Former Alabama high school star Bo Nix didn’t spend much time focused on the annual rivalry game between Oregon and Oregon State.
But he was familiar with the passion surrounding a game that was first played in 1894.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — With Saturday's business taken care of, Oregon State can finally talk about next week's rivalry game against Oregon.
Led by Damien Martinez’s 138 yards and two touchdowns, the 25th-ranked Beavers easily handled Arizona State 31-7 on Saturday.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — No. 25 Oregon State is back in the rankings and bowl eligible in consecutive seasons for the first time in nine years.
The Beavers face a daunting task Saturday against Arizona State, trying to win in Tempe for just the second time in 50 years.
No. 25 Oregon State (7-3, 4-3 Pac-12, No. 15 CFP) at Arizona State (3-7, 2-5), Saturday, 2:15 p.m. EST (ESPN2)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: Oregon State by 7 1/2.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State’s Ben Gulbranson threw for two touchdowns and ran for a score, and the Beavers’ defense turned in another strong performance in a 38-10 victory Saturday night over California.
California (3-6, 1-5 Pac-12) at Oregon State (6-3, 3-3), Saturday, 9 p.m. EST (Pac-12 Network).
Line: Oregon State by 13 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Dan Fouts is a big fan of Oregon quarterback Bo Nix. Big fan of new coach Dan Lanning, too.
Big fan, in general, of this version of the sixth-ranked Ducks, especially the way they rebounded from a disastrous start.
SEATTLE (AP) — Michael Penix Jr. has accomplished plenty in his first season as the quarterback at Washington. He added a game-winning, fourth-quarter drive to the list on Friday night.
Peyton Henry made a 22-yard field goal with 8 seconds left to cap a 92-yard scoring driving, and Washington held off No.
SEATTLE (AP) — It’s been nearly a decade since No. 24 Oregon State was last ranked in the AP Top 25. And even then, it was a preseason ranking that lasted all of one week after the Beavers were upset in the 2013 season opener.
No. 24 Oregon State (6-2, 3-2 Pac-12, No. 23 CFP) at Washington (6-2, 3-2), 10:30 p.m. EDT, Friday (ESPN2)
Line: Washington by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference:
Star quarterback Cam Rising is hoping what happened two weeks ago was the beginning of a charge toward another conference title for No. 14 Utah.
Getting there for the Utes means solving a tricky test Thursday night when taking on Washington State in what would appear to be a matchup of teams going in opposite directions.
CORVAILLIS, Ore. (AP) — Damien Martinez ran for a career-high 178 yards and three touchdowns, and Oregon State’s defense turned in another strong performance Saturday night in a 42-9 victory over Colorado.
Colorado (1-5, 1-2 Pac-12) at Oregon State (5-2, 2-2), Saturday, 8 p.m. ET (Pac-12 Network)
Line: Oregon State by 24, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — With Ben Gulbranson making his second career start at quarterback for Oregon State on Saturday night, the Beavers relied heavily on their running game and defense in a 24-10 victory over Washington State.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Tanner McKee passed for 288 yards, Casey Filkins scored a touchdown and Joshua Karty kicked three field goals as Stanford ended an 11-game losing streak against FBS opponents, beating Notre Dame 16-14 on Saturday night.
Washington State (4-2, 1-2 Pac-12) at Oregon State (4-2, 1-2), Saturday, 9 p.m. ET (Pac-12 Network)
Line: Oregon State by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) —
Ben Gulbranson threw a 56-yard touchdown pass to Tre'Shaun Harrison with 13 seconds remaining and Oregon State overcame a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat Stanford 28-27 on Saturday night.
Oregon State (3-2, 0-2 Pac-12) at Stanford (1-3, 0-3), Saturday, 11 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Line: Oregon State by 7, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference:
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 11 Utah (4-1, 2-0 Pac-12) at No. 18 UCLA (5-0, 2-0)
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — After Bryce Young was knocked out of the game with a shoulder injury in the second quarter, No. 2 Alabama turned to Jahmyr Gibbs and backup quarterback Jalen Milroe to pull away from No.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Cameron Rising threw for 199 yards and three touchdowns and added 73 yards and a score on the ground to lead No. 12 Utah to a 42-16 victory over Oregon State on Saturday.
The Utes (4-1, 2-0 Pac-12) forced four turnovers to avenge their only Pac-12 loss from last season.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — No. 6 Southern California's first real experience with adversity under coach Lincoln Riley was a good reminder that not every game will be as smooth as the start of their season.
Quarterback Chance Nolan made his first career start for Oregon State inside typically noisy Rice-Eccles Stadium.
Only, it wasn’t so noisy that day at Utah, with fans kept away in the 2020 contest due to coronavirus restrictions.
Arizona State (1-3, 0-1 Pac-12) at No. 6 Southern California (4-0, 2-0), Saturday, 10:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)
LINE: USC by 26 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Oregon State (3-1, 0-1 Pac-12) at No. 12 Utah (3-1, 1-0), Saturday, 2 p.m. ET (Pac-12 Network)
Line: Utah by 10 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Kansas State quarterback Adrian Martinez ran for 148 yards and four touchdowns, and the Wildcats stunned No. 6 Oklahoma 41-34 on Saturday night.
Martinez also passed for 234 yards and a score and Deuce Vaughn rushed for 116 yards for the Wildcats (3-1, 1-0 Big 12).
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Caleb Williams found his favorite target when it mattered most.
Jordan Addison caught Williams' go-ahead 21-yard touchdown pass with 1:13 left and No. 7 USC overcame a shaky performance for a 17-14 victory against Oregon State on Saturday night.
While coach Lincoln Riley has USC back on a winning path, Oregon State presents perhaps the biggest challenge so far of his first season with the Trojans.