Washington, under the direction of first-year coach Chris Petersen (formerly of Boise State), finished 8-5 this season with wins over Oregon State and Washington State in the Huskies final two games.
OSU has made one previous appearance in the game, playing in the 2007 game when it was known as the Insight Bowl. The Cowboys defeated Indiana 49-33 as Zac Robinson was named the Offensive MVP in throwing for 302 yards and three touchdowns while also rushing for 70 yards and two more scores.
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2012: Heart of Dallas Bowl (OSU 58, Purdue 14)
2011: Fiesta Bowl (OSU 41, Stanford 38, OT)
2010: Alamo Bowl (OSU 36, Arizona 10)
2009: Cotton Bowl (Ole Miss 21, OSU 7)
2008: Holiday Bowl (Oregon 42, OSU 31)
2007: Insight Bowl (OSU 49, Indiana 33)
2006: Independence Bowl (OSU 34, Alabama 31)