2006 Sun Bowl

The 2006 Brut Sun Bowl featured the Oregon State Beavers of the Pac-10 and the Missouri Tigers of the Big 12 Conference.

Running back Tony Temple started the scoring for Missouri as he took a handoff and ran 7 yards for a touchdown, to give Missouri an early 7-0 lead. Quarterback Matt Moore threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Sammie Stroughter to tie the game at 7. Matt Moore later ran for a 1-yard touchdown to increase the lead to 14-7.

Missouri placekicker Jeff Wolfert kicked a 30-yard field goal to cut the lead to 14-10. Quarterback Chase Daniel threw a 74-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Danario Alexander, to give the lead to Missouri, 17-14.

In the third quarter, Matt Moore found all Pac-10 tight end Joe Newton for an 11-yard touchdown pass and a 21-17 Oregon State lead. Tight end Chase Coffman took a handoff, but then threw to a streaking Tommy Saunders for a 29-yard touchdown to give Missouri a 24-21 lead. Tony Temple later broke free on a 65-yard touchdown run to stretch the lead to 31-21.

Oregon State kicker Alexis Serna drilled a 29-yard field goal to cut the lead to 31-24. With 12:08 left in the game, Chase Daniel found Chase Coffman in the end zone for an 18-yard touchdown, stretching the lead to 38-24. With 6:02 left in the game, Matt Moore threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to running back Yvenson Bernard, to trim the lead to 38-31. Moore later fired a 14-yard touchdown pass to Joe Newton with only 23 seconds left to make it 38-37. Yvenson Bernard plowed ahead on the two-point conversion attempt, and Oregon State won 39-38.

Rihanna performed at halftime.

2006 Brut Sun Bowl
Sun Bowl Logo
Oregon State Beavers Missouri Tigers
(9–4) (8–4)
Pac-10 Big 12
39 38
Head coach: 
Mike Riley
Head coach: 
Gary Pinkel
1234 Total
Oregon State 140718 39
Missouri 710147 38
DateDecember 29, 2006
StadiumSun Bowl Stadium
LocationEl Paso, Texas
MVPQB Matt Moore, Oregon State
PayoutUS$1.9 million per team[1]
United States TV coverage
AnnouncersCraig Bolerjack, Steve Beuerlein and Sam Ryan


  1. ^ http://www.ncaafootball.com/index.php?s=&url_channel_id=32&url_article_id=4941&url_subchannel_id=&change_well_id=2

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1964 Oregon State Beavers football team

The 1964 Oregon State Beavers football team represented Oregon State University in the 1964 NCAA college football season. The Beavers ended this season with eight wins and three losses in their first season in the Athletic Association of Western Universities after competing as an independent for five years. The team captains were Dick Ruhl and Booker Washington. The Beavers scored 149 points and allowed 124 points. Led by head coach Tommy Prothro, Oregon State won the Athletic Association of Western Universities conference championship and represented the conference in the 1965 Rose Bowl. It would be the last bowl game for the Beavers until the 1999 season.

2006 California Golden Bears football team

The 2006 California Golden Bears football team represented the University of California, Berkeley in the 2006 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They played their home games at California Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, California, and were coached by Jeff Tedford.

The Bears began the season with a number 12 ranking. After sustaining an upset by then number 23-ranked Tennessee in their opening game, the Bears won their next eight games before suffering another upset to unranked Arizona followed by a subsequent loss to then number 4 USC. All of these defeats came in away games. The Bears qualified for a share of the Pac-10 title after USC was upset by rival UCLA the following week. The team made its second Holiday Bowl in three years, blowing out #21 Texas A&M and finishing the season ranked #14.

2006 Oregon State Beavers football team

The 2006 Oregon State Beavers football team represented Oregon State University in the 2006 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team's head coach was Mike Riley, with home games being played at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon.

Coye Francies

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Marching Mizzou

Marching Mizzou, M2, or The Big 'M' of the Midwest is the performing marching band for the University of Missouri, founded in 1885 as a college military band. Originally consisting of only 12 members, it is now the largest student organization on the MU campus, drawing students from nearly every major. Marching Mizzou performs at all home football games of the Missouri Tigers football team, in addition to other university events; a reduced band travels to the Tigers' away games, while the entire band regularly follows the team to conference championship games and bowl games. Marching Mizzou's signature drill "Flip Tigers" has been a well-known tradition of its pre-game show since 1960. It is instructed by University of Missouri School of Music faculty.

Mike Riley

Michael Joseph Riley (born July 6, 1953) is an American football coach and former player who most recently served as the head coach of the San Antonio Commanders of the Alliance of American Football. Riley previously served as the football coach at Nebraska from 2015 to 2017.

Riley has also coached in several professional leagues, serving as head coach of the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League (NFL) from 1999 to 2001 and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL) from 1987 to 1990.

Riley is the oldest son of Bud Riley (1925–2012), a head coach in the CFL and college football assistant at the University of Idaho and Oregon State.

Oregon State University Marching Band

With over 250 members, the Oregon State University Marching Band, ("OSUMB"), is the marching band of Oregon State University, known as the "Spirit and Sound of OSU." It was founded in 1891 making it the oldest band in the Pac-12. The Oregon State University Marching Band is the primary athletic band at Oregon State. In addition to the Oregon State University Marching Band, other athletic bands include Basketball Band, Rhythm & Beavs, Rhythm & Beavs: Travel Band, the Away Game Pep Band (for select away games), Alumni Band (the band that covers any games occurring prior to the start of the school term), Gymnastics Band (the ensemble that performs at home gymnastic meets; this ensemble also include alumni members), and Bar Band (a small ensemble that tours local bars on the day before a home football game). All band members are required to participate in marching band before they may be eligible to participate in any of the other bands Oregon State offers.

The Athletic Bands program is based partially on the same program at Kansas State University.

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Sam Keller

Samuel Michael Keller (born September 28, 1984) is a former American football quarterback. He currently lives in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was signed by the Los Angeles Avengers as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Arizona State and Nebraska.

Keller was also a member of the Oakland Raiders.

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