Tuesday, January 1, 2013

2013 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Preview

Date: January 3, 2013 8:30 PM ET
Stadium: University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Arizona
Payout: $17,000,000 per team
Played: 1971-present
Former Names: N/A
Broadcasters: Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge
Sideline Reporter: Holly Rowe

Oregon: The nation's leader in scoring margin, Oregon scored 50.8 points per game while giving up just 22 points per game. Oregon's offense primarily stuck to the ground, where three running backs and a quarterback combined for 3,445 yards and 40 scores. The Ducks are playing in their fourth consecutive BCS bowl game.   

Kansas State: A 52-24 loss to Baylor late in the season shattered the Wildcats' dream of a national championship.Quarterback Collin Klein has rushed for 22 touchdowns and thrown 15 more this season. Klein has scored at least once every game the last two years. Bill Snyder's team looks to get its first bowl win since the 2002 Holiday Bowl, losing their past 4 bowl appearances.

Oregon Kansas State
Overall Record 11-1 Overall Record 11-1
Conference Record 8-1 Conference Record 8-1
Bowl Record 10-15 Bowl Record 6-9
Last Bowl Win 2012 Rose Last Bowl Win 2002 Holiday

All Time Series: 0-0
Line: Oregon by 8

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