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The first ranked opponent for Stanford this season hardly figured to come so soon.
After rolling to a 41-0 victory last year in Seattle, Andrew Luck and the seventh-ranked Cardinal will host the surprising No. 22 Huskies on Saturday night in what amounts to an elimination game in the Pac-12 North.
Both Stanford (6-0, 4-0) and Washington (5-1, 3-0) still have home dates with No. 9 Oregon in early November. The winner at sold-out Stanford Stadium remains in control for a spot in the inaugural Pac-12 Championship game.
And in the Cardinal's case, even more.
Stanford is entering the toughest part of its schedule and hoping for a late push up the BCS standings - if it can stay perfect.
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Seven weeks in the books, and the Heisman race is finally concrete enough to watch from an aggregate perspective.
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The first ranked opponent for Stanford this season hardly figured to come so soon. After rolling to a 41-0 victory last year in Seattle, Heisman Trophy hopeful Andrew Luck and the seventh-ranked Cardinal will host the surprising No. 22 Huskies on Saturday night in what amounts to an elimination game in the Pac-12 North.
For Stanford Men's Basketball, this weekend is the Cardinals White Spring Game and the ad wizards over in Stanford decided that this homage to the Larry Bird/Michael Jordan McDonald's commercials was a good idea.
It features Stanford players Dwight Powell and Josh Owens along with cameos from Stanford alum Mark Madsen and current Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck:
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Jason Taylor on Thursday scoffed at the notion that the Dolphins would be better off losing so they could get the No. 1 pick and draft Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck.
Kick your feet back, open up a cold one or a few, and let it ride this weekend. The Slouch is back with your Week 7 Free NFL football picks, and your Week 8 College football predictions. Washington vs. Stanford, Keith Price vs. Andrew Luck, and the Seattle Seahawks vs. Cleveland Browns (Charlie Whitehurst vs. Colt McCoy) are on the schedule this week.