Oregon finished in second place in both the AP and the Coaches poll after outpacking Kansas State in the 2013 Fiesta Bowl. It's their highest final ranking in the BCS era; the Ducks finished third after losing the national championship to Auburn in 2011 and fourth after winning the Rose Bowl against Wisconsin last season. Only a loss to Stanford in the regular season prevented the Ducks from playing for a national championship.
Oregon State finished 9-4 and ended up 20th in the AP Top 25 and 19th in the USA Today Poll. Oregon State had big victories over Wisconsin, UCLA and Arizona before dropping games to Washington, Stanford and Oregon to spoil their Pac-12 championship bid.