(AP) — Florida and Oregon State are paired in the Las Vegas Bowl on Dec. 17 for a matchup between the Southeastern Conference and Pac-12. The teams will be meeting for the first time.
The Gators managed to get bowl-eligible despite losing to Vanderbilt and Florida State to end the regular season.
The Beavers have won three straight. That includes their 38-34 victory over archrival Oregon. Their nine wins are their most since 2012.
Florida (6-6, Southeastern) vs. Oregon State (9-3, Pac-12), Dec. 17, 4:30 p.m. PT
LOCATION: Las Vegas
Florida: QB Anthony Richardson, 2,549 yards passing, 17 TD passes.
Oregon State: WR Tre’Shaun Harrison, 52 catches, 604 yards, 4 TDs.
Florida: The Gators managed to get bowl-eligible despite losing to Vanderbilt and Florida State to end the regular season.
Oregon State: The Beavers finished the regular season with three straight wins, including 38-34 over archrival Oregon, and their nine victories are the most since 2012.
Florida: Gators are in their fifth straight bowl, 24-23 all-time in bowls, first time in Las Vegas Bowl.
Oregon State: Beavers are in second straight bowl, 11-7 all-time in bowls, third appearance in Las Vegas Bowl.