Stanford 34, Washington State 17

Oct. 10 at Stanford 34, Washington State 17

And You Care Because … Kevin Hogan threw three touchdowns passes and Remound Wright and Barry Sanders paced the ground game as Stanford got up early but had to fight to put the Cougars away. Hogan found tight end Eric Cotton for a 39-yard score, and hit Greg Taboada for touchdown passes from three and four yards away for a 24-10 lead going into the fourth. Washington State pulled close with a three-yard River Cracraft touchdown catch, but the Cardinal scored ten unanswered points with Wright closing things out with a six-yard score.

What Else? Stanford QB Kevin Hogan completed 23-of-35 passes for 284 yards and three scores

– Washington State QB Connor Halliday completed 44-of-71 passes for 303 yards and two scores with a pick. River Cracraft caught 15 passes for 99 yards and a touchdown

– Stanford outgained Wazzu 193 yards to -38 on the ground

– Penalties; Washington State 10 for 74 yards – Stanford 9 for 80 yards

Game Rating: C+