Tale of the tape
College Football Week 13: #11 Stanford At #15 UCLA
|David Shaw’s team executed a masterful game plan in pulling off the upset against Oregon last week.||Coaching||Jim Mora has UCLA in the Pac-12 title game in his first season, regardless of the outcome of this game. Taking down USC last week was a huge step for this program.|
|Kevin Hogan gives this once-struggling offense a new dimension. The Cardinal didn’t light up Oregon last week, but it made big plays in crunch time.||Offense||The Bruins scored on their first four possessions last week to take a 24-0 lead. Johnathan Franklin ran for 171 yards.|
|Stanford deserves to win this category off the strength of last week’s performance alone. This is shaping up to be one of the better defenses in the country.||Defense||The Bruins gave up more than 500 yards last week but forced three turnovers.|
|After Oregon’s kicker missed, Jordan Williamson knocked home a 37-yarder to give Stanford the victory.||Special Teams||The Bruins blocked a punt last week. Their punting and kicking has been solid.|
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