Oregon-Oregon State: The War For the Roses

Posted by Alex Tichenor on December-3-2009 Add Comments

Over 150 years ago, the Union and Confederacy clashed for freedom in the American Civil War. The Civil War only lasted six years, but there is still a Civil War going on in the United States of America, and it's at it's peak at this very moment.

When Oregon State goes into Autzen Stadium to do battle with the Ducks of Oregon on Thursday night, it will be an epic showdown for the ages. It might not punch either team a ticket to the National Title game, but it will punch a ticket to the second biggest bowl there is—the Rose Bowl.

Besides this weekend's SEC Championship game between Alabama and Florida, there is no bigger game than the 113th edition of the Civil War (the best rivalry name in college football).  In fact...

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