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Kevin Hogan threw for 155 yards and a touchdown and ran for 47 yards and another score to help eighth-ranked Stanford beat No. 17 UCLA 27-24 in the Pac-12 championship game Friday night.
As a defender barreled into him, Hogan hurled a 26-yard tying touchdown to Drew Terrell on third-and-15 early in the fourth quarter. Jordan Williamson kicked his second field goal from 36 yards with 6:49 remaining for the go-ahead score to seal Stanford's first conference title since the 1999 season.
UCLA quarterback Brent Hundley almost brought the Bruins (9-4) back, but Ka'imi Fairbairn missed a 52-yard field goal wide left in closing moments for a disappointing loss.
The Cardinal (11-2) will play the winner of the Big Ten title game between Nebraska and Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1.
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STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- Kevin Hogan threw for 155 yards and a touchdown and ran for 47 yards and another score to help eighth-ranked Stanford beat No. 17 UCLA 27-24 in the Pac-12 championship game Friday night.
As a defender barreled into him, Hogan hurled a 26-yard tying touchdown to Drew Terrell on third-and-15 early in the fourth quarter. Jordan Williamson kicked his second...
Last week's game wasn't going to repeat itself, UCLA made that much clear from the beginning, but in the end it was the Cardinal that came up Roses as they came back in the 4th quarter and survived a late shot by the Bruins to win 27-24 and claim the Pac-12 title and the Rose Bowl birth that comes with it. Stanford is returning to the Rose Bowl for the first time since the...
Ed Reynolds had an 80-yard interception return for Stanford against UCLA during the Pac 12 Championship Game. Even though Reynolds was ruled down at the one yard line, it didn’t stop Gus Johnson from doing Gus Johnson things and going absolutely bonkers during the play.Reynold’s has an amazing 6 interceptions on the year with a total of 301 return yards.
UCLA led 7-0 and 14-7, but Ed Reynolds' near- (and, likely, should have been-) pick six altered the momentum and, soon after, the scoreboard. Stanford tied on a one-yard Stepfan Taylor run immediately follwing Reynolds' snag in the early second, and now finds themselves with a 17-14 lead at the half thanks to Jordan Williamson's 37-yard boot.
Stanford defensive lineman Chase Thomas addresses the media after the title win...
Hail to the Cardinal. Hail victory. Hail to the Cardinal, fight for the tree!This may not be the fight song of the Stanford Cardinal, nor the words used for Stanford; but on Friday night down on the Farm they rang true nevertheless.The Stanford Cardinal, ranked No. 8 nationally in the BCS, beat the UCLA Bruins for the second time in less than a week.With their victory in dispatching...