Ducks get picked for Las Vegas Bowl; will face No. 25 Boise State
Boise State (10-3, Mountain West) vs Oregon (7-5, Pac-12), Dec. 16, 3:30 p.m. EST
LOCATION: Las Vegas
Boise State: QB Brett Rypien, 2,515 yards passing, 14 TDs
Oregon: RB Royce Freeman, 1,475 yards rushing, 16 TDs
Boise State: The Broncos avenged a loss to Fresno State the week before by beating the Bulldogs 17-14 in the Mountain West title game.
Oregon: The Ducks finished the season on a two-game winning streak, thrashing Arizona and rival Oregon State to reach seven victories in coach Willie Taggart’s first season.
Boise State 19, Oregon 14. (Sept. 3, 2009)
Boise State: Sixteenth consecutive bowl appearance, tied for sixth-best in the nation with Wisconsin.
Oregon: Twelfth bowl appearance in the last 13 years, third appearance in Las Vegas Bowl.