The Houston Texans are back at it again in the playoffs.
The Houston Texans have won two games in a row to end a five-game losing streak in the AFC South.
The Oregon State Beavers are on a nine-game win streak.
The teams are scheduled to meet for the Big 12 championship on Sunday night in the Rose Bowl.
Houston coach Bill O’Brien is going for the national title in his first season as the Texans head coach.
O’Connor and his team are ranked first in the conference.
The Texans have gone 7-3 against top-15 opponents.
O,Connor and Oregon state are 2-0 against those teams.
O’Connor had a record of 24-10 in his career against the Beavers.
The Beavers were the defending Big 12 champions in 2011 and 2012.
Opinion: A good night for the Beavs?
By Michael L. D’AntonioPublished Feb. 21, 2018 3:25pmMADISON, Wis.
— Bill O`Brien had a good night Saturday night against the Wisconsin Badgers.
The Wisconsin Badger defense gave up just four points, but that was just the tip of the iceberg.
O`Brien threw for a career-high 344 yards and five touchdowns, including an 85-yard touchdown pass to Josh Robinson, and he had five interceptions and two fumbles.
O”Connor threw for 200 yards on 21-of-28 passing, including one touchdown pass.
Robinson had six receptions for 109 yards.
Wisconsin’s offense, which was averaging just 21 points a game, scored 10 straight points to take a 42-7 lead into the halftime break.
The Badgers went on a six-play, 96-yard drive to take the lead.
Wisconsin’s quarterback had five receptions for 53 yards and a touchdown, and Robinson also had a career night with five receptions.
Wisconsin also had five rushing touchdowns, and O’Leary had five rushes for 43 yards.
The next drive was a blowout with the Badgers leading 29-10.
Wisconsin ran out the clock on a 19-play drive, with O’Reillys rushing touchdown to put the Badger up 34-24.
The Badgers were forced to punt.
Wisconsin went on the drive again on the next possession, this time with the score tied at 23.
The drive ended when Robinson hit Connor for a 47-yard field goal that gave Wisconsin a 34-31 lead.
The second half started with the Beaver offense going down a few times on the opening drive.
Wisconsin got off to a slow start with only two first downs on the first three plays of the half.
Wisconsin scored the next four points on a fourth-down play and the Beaker defense got a big gain of 25 on a 13-yard run by Robinson.
Wisconsin took a 19.9-0 lead into halftime.
It would not last long.
Wisconsin led 38-17 with under five minutes left in the first half.
Robinson ran for a 1-yard TD run on the second play of the drive.
The lead was 42-16 with under four minutes left.
Wisconsin had the ball with a second-and-goal at the Wisconsin 38.
Robinson caught a screen pass to the right and ran for four yards to the left.
Robinson’s run capped a 31-yard pass play to Michael O’Keefe that gave the Badges a 23-20 lead.
Wisconsin then went to the Wisconsin 16 with less than five minutes to play.
Robinson passed to Justin Smith on the left for a 7-yard score.
The pass came just after O’Reilly ran the ball to the UW 28 for the winning score.
Wisconsin will play its final home game against Michigan State in a game scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 28, 2019.