After missing a bowl game for over 30 years, the Oregon State Bears made it back in 1999 in the Oahu Bowl against Hawaii. Even though they lost the game, it marked the return of the Beavers as a premier college football program. Since 1999, Oregon State has made a bowl game over nine times including a victory in the 2001 Fiesta Bowl over Notre Dame. With the recent success comes higher expectations and the fans are holding the Oregon State Beavers to an incredibly high standard and expect to be in a bowl game every season.
The most memorable bowl game for Oregon State is by far their lone appearance in the 2001 Fiesta Bowl that resulted in a win over Notre Dame. In front of over 75,000 fans, the Beavers defeated the Fighting Irish 41-9 and finish in the top 7 in all the major rankings with a 10-1 record. Another memorable bowl game occurred when Oregon State defeated the Duke Blue Devils in the 1942 Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
Oregon State love to travel to see their favorite team play and the orange and black are always out in force no matter what bowl game the Beavers end up in. Whether it be the Las Vegas Bowl in Whitney, Nevada or the Alamo Bowl at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas in front of 65,000 fans, the Oregon State faithful will be in attendance. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Oregon State Bowl Game tickets.
Oregon State Beavers Recent Bowl Game History
On Christmas Eve of 2013, Oregon State squared off against Boise State in the Hawaii Bowl as both teams were trying to finish their season on a high note after both teams disappointing seasons. Average ticket price was $70, an increase over the $51 average price of the 2012 Hawaii Bowl between Fresno State and SMU.