This is the third FBS team that Nicholls State has played this season. The Colonels also faced South Alabama and Tulsa, both losses. ... The Colonels have two wins over FBS opponents since 2000: They beat Arkansas State 28-22 in 2001, and Rice 16-14 in 2007. ... Five Nicholls State games have been cancelled by hurricanes since 2004. The Oregon State game is the first to be rescheduled. ... Colonels head coach Charlie Stubbs was an assistant at Oregon State from 1985-90. ... Oregon State is trying to become undefeated in non-conference play for the first time since 2002. ... The Beavers' have five more wins than they had last season. Only Ohio State and Middle Tennessee have six more wins. ... Nicholls State's next football game after Saturday is Aug. 31, 2013 at Oregon.