Beaver bowl scenarios

Will Oregon State spend their post season bowl game in California, Texas, or Nevada? Here are all of the possible scenarios of where the Beavers could be headed following this week's final slate of Pac-10 games.

..:: Holiday Bowl
Pac-10 #2 vs. Big 12 #3

Beavers go to the Holiday Bowl if...

  • Oregon State defeats Oregon
  • USC defeats UCLA
  • Arizona State defeats Arizona

NOTE: USC would go to the Rose Bowl, ASU would go to the Fiesta Bowl. This is the best possible scenario for the Oregon State program as it the biggest payout, the best opponent and OSU shares in the revenue from the two Pac-10 BCS games.

Location: Qualcomm Stadium / San Diego, CA

Date: Thursday, Dec. 27

Kickoff: 5:00 PM PST

TV: ESPN

Website: HolidayBowl.com

Payout: $2.25 million

Last time Beavers played in Holiday Bowl: Oregon State has never been to the Holiday Bowl

 

 

..:: Sun Bowl
Pac-10 #3 vs. University of South Florida

Beavers go to the Sun Bowl if...

  • Oregon State defeats Oregon
  • USC or Arizona State loses

NOTE: Depending on whoever wins, USC or Arizona State would to the Rose Bowl while the other would go the Holiday Bowl.

Location: Sun Bowl Stadium / El Paso, TX

Date: Monday, Dec. 31

Kickoff: 2:00 PM PST

TV: CBS

Website: SunBowl.org

Payout: $1.9 million

Last time Beavers played in Sun Bowl: Oregon State defeated Missouri 39-38 in the 2006 edition.

 

 

..:: Emerald Bowl
Pac-10 #4-5 vs. #5-6-7 ACC

Beavers go to the Emerald Bowl if...

  • Oregon State defeats Oregon
  • UCLA defeats USC
  • Arizona defeats Arizona State

NOTE: OSU would earn a share of Pac-10 title in this scenario with a four way tie with ASU, OSU, UCLA, USC all finishing with 6-3 conference records.

Beavers go to the Emerald Bowl if...

  • Oregon defeats Oregon State
  • UCLA defeats USC or Arizona State loses to Arizona

Location: AT&T Park / San Francisco, CA

Date: Friday, Dec. 28

Kickoff: 5:30 PM PST

TV: ESPN

Website: EmeraldBowl.com

Payout: $825,000

Last time Beavers played in Emerald Bowl: Oregon State has never played in the Emerald Bowl

 

 

..:: Las Vegas Bowl
Pac-10 #4-5 vs. Mountain West #1

Beavers go to the Las Vegas Bowl if...

  • Oregon defeats Oregon State
  • UCLA defeats USC
  • Arizona defeats Arizona State

NOTE: While this might be the most fun place to visit of the bowl game locations, it is not the best bowl game for the Beavers to play in.

Location: Sam Boyd Stadium / Las Vegas, NV

Date: Saturday, Dec. 22

Kickoff: 5:00 PM PST

TV: ESPN

Website: LVBowl.com

Payout: $1 million

Last time Beavers played in Las Vegas Bowl: Oregon State defeated New Mexico 55-14 in the 2003 edition.


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