Oregon Ducks or Kansas State Wildcats? Predict the Fiesta Bowl Winner
The Oregon Ducks and Kansas State Wildcats will face off in Glendale early next month in the Fiesta Bowl, as the fourth- and fifth-ranked teams in the nation, respectively.
The finalists for the Heisman Trophy haven't been named, but both teams have a guy that could easily fit the bill -- K-State quarterback Collin Klein and Oregon running back Kenjon Barner.
Klein's major passing stats all take a back seat to those of "Johnny Football" -- Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M -- and Barner's not a lock for a seat at the trophy presentation, but it's still a cool match-up.
As fans of the local universities may recall, they were both absolutely wrecked by the Ducks this year.
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The University of Arizona put up zero points against Oregon, losing 49-0, and Arizona State lost 43-21 -- with 14 of A-State's points being scored in the fourth quarter.
Had Oregon not lost to then 13th-ranked Stanford in overtime -- Oregon would be playing Notre Dame in the national championship next month.
Had K-State not gotten smashed by unranked Baylor a few weeks back, it would be playing against the Irish.
So, in Glendale's match-up of the woulda-, coulda-, shoulda-beens, who do you pick?
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