Out of the BCS, Oregon head to Holiday Bowl
SAN DIEGO -- Spurned by the BCS, the Oregon Ducks had to settle for the next-best thing -- a late-December trip to San Diego.
The No. 6 Ducks (10-1), whose only loss was to top-ranked USC, accepted an invitation to play Oklahoma in the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl on Dec. 29 after they were passed over for an at-large BCS berth.
"I think 'disappointed' is more the word than 'surprised,'" Oregon coach Mike Bellotti said on a conference call on Sunday.
"I didn't ...
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