On a historic day in Stanford, California, the Cardinal (7-3 / 6-2 PAC-12) were finally able to close out an elite opponent, holding #9 Washington (8-2 / 6-2 PAC-12) to only eight points in the 2nd half. With the upset victory, #20 Stanford can capture the PAC-12 North with a win versus Cal in the Big Game this weekend, and a loss by #15 Washington State at #14 Washington the following Saturday. College football, like college hoops, is pure madness.
The historical significance of this contest could be found on both sidelines. For the Cardinal, head coach David Shaw (2011-present) tied legendary Stanford coach Glenn “Pop” Warner (1924-1932) with 71 career wins on The Farm, the most in school history.
For Washington, junior RB Myles Gaskin (18 rushes / 120 yards / 6.

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