Recap Week 14 Pac-12 Championship: #8 Stanford beats #16 UCLA…smelling like roses

Rose Bowl

#16 UCLA (9-4, 6-3 Pac-12) vs #8 Stanford (11-2, 8-1) at Stanford Stadium: Stanford wins Pac-12 Title 27-24 Stanford kicker Jordan Williamson not only kicked Notre Dame into #1 for the first time in the history of the BCS, but also kicked Stanford into the Rose Bowl for the first time since 1999. And on [...]

RECAP WEEK 12: BCS Standings & Implications from Saturday 11/17

ND #1

#1, now #6 Kansas State (10-1).  LOST to Baylor (5-5): 52-24 in Waco.  Fell from 1st place to 6th in the BCS.  Baylor came into this game (and is still) un-ranked and with a losing record and not only beat the #1 team in the nation, but absolutely dominated them for 60 minutes.  More details [...]

Week 12: Big changes as both #1 AND #2 are DEFEATED

Baylor defeats the #1 team in the nation

VS #1 Kansas State (10-1, 7-1 Big 12) loses to Baylor (5-5, 2-5 Big 12): 52-24 in WACO, Texas – “Collin Klein and Kansas State (No. 1 BCS, No. 2 AP) can still get to a BCS game. Getting to the BCS Championship Game is all but lost.” (AP) Baylor came into this game un-ranked, [...]

Week 12 PREVIEW: What to Watch this Weekend

CFB Girl

Less than .03 separates the top three teams in the BCS standings.  As a result, this weekend Kansas State, Oregon and Notre Dame not only need to remain undefeated, but also must try to impress upon voters and computers exactly where they should fall within that small margin of differentiation. 8:00 pm on ESPN:#1 Kansas [...]

Arizona Week 6 Recap vs Stanford: Cats take another loss away from home

Arizona

Arizona (3-3) loses to #18 Stanford (3-3) on the road 54-48. After a promising start to the season, the Arizona Wildcats have fallen to 3-3 for the season. While .500 doesn’t seem that bad, taking a closer look at individual games tells the full story.  The Wildcats have lost their last three games, all against [...]

Stanford Cardinal 2012

RB Stepfan Taylor

Stanford Cardinal 2011 Statistics (Pac-12) The Cardinal play at Stanford Stadium (seats 50,260) David Shaw is in his 2nd year as head coach at Stanford. The Stanford alumnus and Stanford Offensive coordinator for four seasons led them to an 11-2 record in his first season as a head coach.  The fact that he provided consistency [...]

Stanford 2011

Quarterback Andrew Luck

Stanford Cardinal 2010 Statistics (Pac-12) The Cardinal play on a grass field at Stanford Stadium (seats 50,000) New Head Coach David Shaw enters his first season as head coach at Stanford. He is a Stanford alumnus and served as their Offensive coordinator for the past four seasons.  That consistency may be very critical in helping [...]

The Rose Bowl: New Rules and Why They Might Impact Stanford

Rose Bowl

 The reason why there has already been discussion about the Rose Bowl (taking place in January 2011) is that the likely Pac-10 Champion, Oregon, may ultimately play in the National Championship Game.  If this happens, then the question becomes:  who plays in the Rose Bowl game in Oregon’s place?  Under normal circumstances if the Rose [...]