#3 Oklahoma State will make its first BCS bowl appearance. The Cowboys are 5-2 vs. the Pac-12 in the BCS era. #4 Stanford is 1-1 in BCS bowls, but has not played in the Fiesta Bowl before. The Cardinal is 1-2 vs. the Big 12 in the BCS era.
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 11-1, 8-1 in the Big 12, 1-0 in AQ OOC games and seeking their fifth quality win of the season. The Stanford Cardinal is also 11-1, 8-1 in the Pac-12, 2-0 in AQ OOC games, and trying to get its first quality win & first upset win.
The Big 12 is 3-4 in the Fiesta Bowl and 8-10 in BCS bowls. The Pac-12 is 2-0 in the Fiesta Bowl and 10-6 in BCS bowls.