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No. 6 Ducks await their bowl fate

Associated Press Modified: November 29, 2012 at 3:45 am •  Published: November 29, 2012

Oregon is taking a break this week while awaiting formal word on where it will be headed this postseason.

There is a general consensus that the No. 6 Ducks will receive an at-large bid to the Fiesta Bowl on Jan. 3 in Arizona, but it won't be cemented until Sunday when the bowl bids are announced.

The bigger mystery surrounds who Oregon will face in the game. Many are pining for a matchup with No. 7 Kansas State, to spotlight Oregon freshman quarterback Marcus Mariota and Wildcats senior QB Collin Klein.

Kansas State hosts No. 23 Texas in its regular-season finale on Saturday. The Wildcats can wrap up the Big 12 title and earn the league's automatic BCS bowl berth with a win, or if No. 12 Oklahoma loses to TCU earlier in the day.


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