Each of the Beavers’ three nonconference games will be against a team that has been in a BCS bowl during the past four years. TCU played in the Fiesta Bowl last season, while Louisville won the 2007 Orange Bowl. Boise State won the Fiesta Bowl in 2007 and 2010.
Oregon State will close the season with a game against rival Oregon. The Ducks won the Pac-10 title last year before losing to Ohio State in the Rose Bowl.