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Wisconsin football coach Gary Andersen moves to Oregon State
Wisconsin football coach Gary Andersen moves to Oregon State

Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen stepped down Wednesday to become the head coach at Oregon State. Andersen, the Badgers' coach for two seasons, informed the team of his decision Wednesday afternoon, the school said. Wisconsin (10-3) is scheduled to play in the Outback Bowl against Auburn (8-4) on Jan. 1. Athletic Director Barry Alvarez said he hoped to have a replacement in place by then. Andersen replaces Mike Riley, who left the Pac-12's Beavers to accept the head coaching job at Nebraska after the dismissal of Bo Pelini. Oregon State finished this season 5-7 and had two conference wins, but one came at home against then-No. 7 Arizona State. Andersen thanked Wisconsin in a...

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