Missed field goals doom Stanford in Luck's finale

Associated Press  |  Last updated January 03, 2012
Freshman kicker Jordan Williamson sobbed as he sat in front of his locker moments after his missed 35-yard field goal at the end of regulation cost No. 4 Stanford a Fiesta Bowl victory over Oklahoma State. Williamson also missed a 43-yarder in overtime. In all, he hooked three field goal attempts to the left in the Cardinal's 41-38 loss to the third-ranked Cowboys on Monday night. Williamson could have made sure Andrew Luck's phenomenal college career ended with a victory, but the Cardinal quarterback - probably soon to become the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft - said no one was to blame for the loss. Luck said reporters always want a scapegoat or a hero and, as he put it, ''that's just not the case in any football game.''
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