College Football Bowl Game Capsules

Updated: December 24, 2013

Honolulu, HI ( – The post-Chris Petersen era did not start
as Boise State had hoped. Rashaad Reynolds scored two defensive touchdowns
Tuesday and Oregon State handed the Broncos a 38-23 defeat in the annual
Hawaii Bowl at Aloha Stadium. The Beavers (7-6) limped into the postseason
with five consecutive losses after a promising 6-1 start, but ended the
campaign on a high note. Sean Mannion threw for 259 yards with an interception
and a scoring strike to Biletnikoff Award-winner Brandin Cooks, while Storm
Woods and Terron Ward each ran for touchdowns. Petersen bolted Boise State
earlier this month to become the head coach at Washington, and his
replacement, Bryan Harsin, watched from afar as the Broncos (8-5) fell behind
by 32 points en route to having their four-game bowl winning streak snapped.
Interim head coach Bob Gregory sent starting quarterback Joe Southwick home
prior to the game for a violation of team rules, and backup Grant Hedrick did
not lead a touchdown drive until the game was already out of reach. Hedrick
completed 32-of-44 passes for 382 yards with a long touchdown pass to Matt
Miller, who finished with a whopping 206 yards on 11 receptions. Jay Ajayi ran
for 97 yards and a score in defeat.