No. 18 Stanford to start K.J. Costello at quarterback
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — K.J. Costello will start at quarterback for No. 18 Stanford this week at No. 25 Washington State.
Coach David Shaw said Thursday that Costello will replace Keller Chryst for Saturday’s key game in the Pac-12 North.
Costello completed 15 of 24 passes for 173 yards and a touchdown in a 34-24 win over Arizona State on Sept. 30 in his only previous start. Costello has completed 44 of 67 passes for 517 yards with four TDs and no interceptions this season.
Chryst had started 13 of the past 14 games for the Cardinal but has completed just 53.8 percent of his passes this season with eight touchdowns and four interceptions.
Stanford can clinch the Pac-12 North with wins against Washington State and Washington the next two weeks.
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