Stanford coach David Shaw won't sugarcoat it: The Cardinal have had four bad weeks.
Stanford hasn't won since its 31-24 overtime upset of Oregon on Oct. 2. Last weekend was especially rough on the Cardinal, who fell 52-7 at home to Utah.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford's comeback victory that stunned Oregon was enough of a roller-coaster that coach David Shaw felt the need to apologize to his parents and any other fans older than 70 for the emotional toll.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — No. 3 Oregon has thrived early this season by capitalizing on quarterback mistakes. Stanford QB Tanner McKee has done an impressive job avoiding them in his first year as a starter.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — There were many games during Chip Kelly's first two seasons at UCLA where the Bruins would allow at least 70 rushing yards by the end of the first quarter.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Stanford Cardinal finally are heading home to play in front of fans in their own stadium, and they're taking a two-game winning streak with them.
Tanner McKee ran for a touchdown and threw for two more as Stanford beat Vanderbilt 41-23 Saturday night in the first meeting between the programs best known for their academics.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After Nathaniel Peat broke a tackle and turned the corner, the Coliseum collectively gasped as the speedy Stanford tailback sprinted all the way down his sideline.
“I just saw green grass, and I had to put the wheels on,” Peat said with a grin.