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11:44 PM: Welcome to The Daily’s liveblog coverage of the Cardinal’s homecoming game at Stanford Stadium this afternoon. Thanks for joining us everyone. After a frustrating 17-13 loss to Washington last Thursday, No. 18 Stanford (3-1, 1-1 Pac-12) looks to rebound against Arizona (3-2, 0-2 Pac-12). 20 minutes until kickoff.
12:00 PM: Less than five minutes until kickoff as the players come out of the tunnel. Stadium appears to be surprisingly empty despite the fact that it’s homecoming weekend.
12:02 PM: Stanford will receive to start the game. Wide receiver Ty Montgomery back to return. Here we go…
12:05 PM: John Bonano kicks it out of bounds. The Cardinal will start its first drive of the game with great field position on its own 40-yard line.
12:06 PM: First play of the game is a halfback toss to Stepfan Taylor. Solid gain of 8. 2nd and 2.
12:07 PM: Taylor again the carry for Stanford. Gain of 3. First down Stanford.
12:08 PM: Loss of one on the carry for Taylor. Second and 11.
12:08 PM: Working from the shotgun, quarterback Josh Nunes’ pass to tight end Levine Toilolo falls incomplete. Toilolo was triple covered on that play. 3rd and 11 coming up.
12:09 PM: Nunes flushed out of the pocket, scrambles for 12 yards. First down Stanford at the Arizona 43.
12:10 PM: The Cardinal goes back to its ground game as Taylor rushes for four yards. 2nd and 6.
12:11 PM: Taylor’s fifth carry of the game here. Gain of 4. 3rd and 2 at the Wildcat 35.
12:12 PM: Out of the shotgun, Nunes hands off the ball to Taylor for a first down for 14 yards. First down Stanford at the Arizona 21.
12:12 PM: Taylor goes for three yards. 2nd and 7 for the Cardinal.
12:12 PM: Ty Montgomery makes his first catch of the game for a first down at the Arizona 10. Let’s see if Stanford can punch it in on its first drive of the game.
12:13 PM: And it does. Nunes’ 10-yard pass to tight end Zach Ertz is complete in the back of the end zone. TOUCHDOWN STANFORD. Jordan William’s PAT is GOOD. Stanford leads Arizona 7-0 with 9:28 left in the first quarter.
12:16 PM: Williamson sends the ball out of the endzone for a touchback. The Wildcats will begin their first drive of the afternoon on their own 25-yard line.
12:17 PM: Commanding the spread offense, Quarterback Matt Scott’s pass is complete to fullback Taimi Tutogi. Gain of 6 on the play. 2nd and 4 at the Arizona 31.
12: 19 PM: Running back Ka’Deem Carey gains five yards. Stopped by Shayne Skov, but enough for a first down.
12:20 PM: Scott’s pass falls incomplete. 2nd and 10.
12:20 PM. Scott overthrows Dan Buckner. 3rd and 10 coming up for the Wdilcats. Crowd finally getting into it.
12:20 PM: Scott’s pass is complete to Daniel Jenkins and converts the third down. 1st and 10 at the Stanford 47.
12:21 PM: Carey goes for a yard. Stop made by Ben Gardner. 2nd and 9.
12:22 PM: Terrence Browning breaks up Scott’s pass. 3rd and 9.
12:22 PM: Empty backfield here. Scott’s pass is complete to Buckner, but for minimal gain. Arizona’s Kyle Dugandzic will punt.
12:23 PM: Drew Terrell calls for the fair catch at the Stanford 13-yard line.
12:24 PM: Through the first two drives of the game, Stanford has outgained Arizona 47 yard-7 yards on the ground and 65-30 through the air.
12:25 PM: 6:57 left to play in the first quarter. Running back Ricky Seale gets his first carry of the game. Gain of three. 2nd and 7 at the Stanford 16.
12:26 PM: Nunes threads the pass to senior wideout Drew Terrell. Beautiful pass for a 28-yard gain. 1st and 10 at the Stanford 44.
12:27 PM: Taylor goes for just a yard. 2nd and 9 at the Stanford 45.
12:27 PM: Taylor makes a couple of defenders miss, gains five on the play. 3rd and 4 at midfield coming up.
12:28 PM: Nunes is sacked by outside linebacker Hank Hobson. 4th and 7. Stanford forced to punt.
12:29 PM: Daniel Zychlinski’s boot gives the Wildcats the ball back on their own 20-yard line.
12:31 PM: On the first play of the drive, Scott is sacked by inside linebacker Jarek Lancaster. Loss of 9 on the play. 2nd and 19 at the Wildcats 11.
12:32 PM: Scott is sacked once again. 3rd and 23.
12:33 PM: Carey with the rush, gain of 7. Tackled made by Alex Debniak and Kevin Anderson. 4th and 16 coming up and the Wildcats set to punt with Dugandzic.
12:34 PM: Fair catch called by Terrell on the Stanford 38-yard line, where the Cardinal will begin its third drive of the game. With 2:15 left in the first quarter, Stanford leads Arizona 7-0.
12:36 PM: From the I-formation, Nunes hands the ball to Taylor, who stiff arms a couple Arizona defenders for a gain of 5. 2nd and 5 at the Stanford 43.
12:37 PM: Flag on the field. False start penalty called on Stanford’s Cameron Fleming. 2nd and 10.
12:38 PM: Handoff goes to Taylor, who is stopped behind the line of scrimmage. Loss of 4. 3rd and 14.
12:39 PM: Nunes’ pass is complete to Taylor, but is tackled for a loss of 7. First three-and-out for the Cardinal this afternoon. Stanford punting from its own 27-yard line.
12:40 PM: Zychlinksi’s punt gets inside the 20-yard line. Arizona will get the ball back on its own 19.
12:42 PM: Trailing 7-0, Scott’s pass is incomplete, intended for Buckner. 2nd and 10.
12:43 PM: Scott gets pressured, but hits Johnny Jackson for a gain of 5. 3rd and 5 coming up.
12:44 PM: Scott’s screen pass to Carey is complete, good for a first down. Stop made by Chase Thomas. 1st and 10.
12:44 PM: Pass complete to Jackson. Gain of 9. 2nd and 1.
12:44 PM: Scott’s game intended for Terrence Miller, but is incomplete. Wildcats face 3rd and 1 from their own 39-yard line.
12:45 PM: Carey with the rush, gains 2 yards. 1st and 10 .
12:45 PM: Scott’s pass incomplete to Jackson. 2nd and 10 at the Arizona 41.
12:46 PM: Scott’s pass complete to Carey, but Richards makes a nice field open-field goal.
12:47 PM: Scott’s pass complete to Jackson, good for a first down. 1st and 10.
12:48 PM: Scott’s pass to Jackson is complete again, but loses 1 yards on the play. Browning on the stop. 2nd and 11.
12:49 PM: Buckner hauls in for a first-down reception all the way at the Cardinal 13. 20 yards on that catch. Play is under review.
12:48 PM: Play stands as a completion. 1st and 10 at the Stanford 13.
12:49 PM: With 12:12 left in the second quarter, Carey runs into the end zone untouched. TOUCHDOWN ARIZONA. Bonano’s PAT is GOOD. Arizona ties up the game 7-7.
12:50 PM: The Cardinal defense didn’t seem to be expecting a running play on that touchdown. Scott is 10-of-16 for 89 yards so far while Carey has gone for 16 yards on the ground.
12:52 PM: Injury update: Brown went into the locker room and Usua Amanam is hurt.
12:53 PM: Bonano’s kickoff bounces out of the end zone for a touchback.
12:53 PM: Stanford will start its drive on its 25-yard line. 12:06 left in the first half.
12:53 PM: Taylor finds a big opening and rumbles ahead for a 17 yard gain. 1st and 10 at the Stanford 42.
12:54 PM: Taylor again with the rush, gains 6 on the play. 2nd and 4 at the Stanford 48.
12:54 PM: Nunes gets out of a sack, but his pass intended for Kodi Whitfield falls incomplete. Pass was almost picked off. 3rd and 4.
12:54 PM: Nunes hit as he throws. His pass is incomplete, intended for Ertz. 4th and 4 at the Stanford 48. Zychlinski set to punt.
12:55 PM: Zychlinski’s punt bounces out of the end zone. Arizona will take over at its own 20-yard line.
12:57PM: Tutogi drops Scott’s pass. 2nd and 10 at the Wildcats 20.
12:58 PM: Pass to Tutogi ruled a catch. Gain of 16. However, the play is under review.
1:01 PM: Play call stands. 1st and 10 for Arizona, working at its own 36.
1:02 PM: Pass complete to Jackson, gain of 8. 2nd and 2.
1:02 PM: Scott’s pass to Jackson is complete again. First down Arizona.
1:03 PM: Pass is caught by Austin Hill for a gain of 5.
1:04 PM: Buckner hauls in the reception for a first down at the Stanford 40.
1:04 PM: Scott’s pass falls incomplete, batted down by Anderson. 2nd and 10.
1:05 PM: Scott’s deep ball to Buckner ruled incomplete. Buckner was out of bounds. Big 3rd and 10 coming up.
1:05 PM: Scott’s complete to Miller goes for nowhere. 4th and 10. Arizona going for it here.
1:05 PM: Scott finds Buckner for 11 yards. First down Arizona at the Stanford 29-yard line.
1:06 PM: Handoff goes to Carey, gains 2 yards on the play. Tackle made by A.J. Tarpley. 2nd and 8.
1:06 PM: Scott’s pass complete to Tutogi for 3 yards. Lyons pushes him out of bounds. 3rd and 5 coming up.
1:07 PM: Scott’s pass caught by Buckner on the slant rout. 1st and 10 at the Stanford 14.
1:07 PM: Chase Thomas stops Carey for a 2-yard loss. 2nd and 12 at the Stanford 16.
1:07 PM: Scott’s pass incomplete, knocked down by Trent Murphy. Wildcats now facing 3rd and 12.
1:08 PM: Arizona 5-for-8 on third down today, but fails to convert this one. Scott’s pass is incomplete, broken up by Ed Reynolds. Reynolds is down on the ground following the play.
1:09 PM: Stanford fans should cross their fingers because the Cardinal can’t afford to lose another defensive back.
1:10 PM: Good to see that Reynolds is walking off the field on his own.
1:10PM: 4th and 12 at the Stanford 16. Bonano’s 40-yard field goal sails through the uprights as Arizona takes a 10-7 lead over Stanford with 6:20 left in the first half.
1:14 PM: Montgomery takes a knee for a touchback off Bonano’s kickoff.
1:15 PM: Stanford starts its drive own its own 25-yard line, trailing 10-7.
1:15 PM: Nunes’ pass is complete to Kelsey Young. Gain of three on the play. 2nd and 7.
1:15 PM: Taylor the carry for Stanford. Gain of 6. Just shy of the first down marker. 3rd and 1 coming up.
1:16 PM: Nunes bobbles the snap, but Taylor manages to dash ahead to pick up the first down. 1st and 10 at the Cardinal 35.
1:17 PM: Handoff goes to Taylor, who pushes ahead for 5 yards. 2nd and 5. Taylor has carried for 77 yards so far this game.
1:17 PM: Nunes overthrows Toilolo as pass is incomplete. Stanford will now face 3rd and 5. The Cardinal is 3-of-6 on third downs this afternoon.
1:17 PM: Nunes connects with a wide-open Toilolo, who makes a few open-field moves to pick up 46 yards. 1st and 10 at the Arizona 14.
1:18 PM: Taylor rushes for 2 yards. 2nd and 8 at the Wildcats 12. 3:11 and counting in the second quarter.
1:19 PM: Nunes throws a nice pass to Toilolo, who hauls it in for a 12-yard touchdown. TOUCHDOWN STANFORD. Williamson’s PAT is GOOD. Stanford retakes the lead 14-10 with 2:48 left in the second quarter. A nice 75-yard scoring drive right there.
1:21 PM: Nunes is 7-of-11 for 101 yards and 2 touchdowns. His 46-yard completion to Toilolo on that last drive is a career high.
1:21 PM: Williamson prepares to kick off the ball. 2:48 is more than enough time for the fast-paced Arizona offense to take the ball down the field one more time before the end of the half.
1:23 PM: Kick sails out of the end zone. Arizona will start its drive on its own 25-yard line.
1:23 PM: The Wildcats had little trouble moving the ball on their last drive. Let’s see if the Stanford defense can hold its own here.
1:23 PM: Scott overthrows Tyler Slavin. Coverage applied by Alex Carter. 2nd and 10 for Arizona.
1:24 PM: Scott’s pass complete to Jackson, but Amanam makes the tackle for a loss of 2. 3rd and 12 at the Stanford 23.
1:25 PM: Scott’s pass complete to Jackson for 26 yards, good for a first down. Tackle made by Carter. Ball resting on the Stanford 49.
1:26 PM: Pass complete for 9 yards. 2nd and 1.
1:26 PM: Scott connects with Jackson. Richards makes the stop. Gain of 4. 1st and 10 at the Stanford 38.
1:26 PM: Scott is sacked by Gardner. Loss of 5 yards on the play. 2nd and 15. Arizona calls its first timeout of the half.
1:27 PM: Pass is complete to Slavin. Tackle made by Carter. Flag on the far sideline.
1:28 PM: 2nd and 10 at the Arizona 38. Scott finds Slavin, who gets out of bounds for 12 yards and a first down.
1:29 PM: Catch made by Carey, gain of 4. Thomas makes the stop. 2nd and 6. Wildcats takes their second time out. 41 seconds remaining in the first half as Arizona trails Stanford 14-10.
1:30 PM: Pass complete to Hill. First down Wildcats at the Stanford 19. 34 seconds left on the clock.
1:30 PM: Scott’s pass is incomplete, broken up by Browning. 2nd and goal from the Stanford 10.
1:31 PM: Scott’s pass sails over the head of Hill. Huge 3rd and 10 coming up as Stanford hopes to prevent the touchdown.
1:32 PM: Flag on the field. False start on Arizona. 3rd and 15 at the Stanford 15.
1:32 PM: Hill catches the ball, but unable to put a foot down in the end zone. 19 seconds remaining as Arizona sets up for a field goal.
1:33 PM: Bonano nails the 33-yard field goal attempt. With 15 seconds left in the first half, Stanford has a 14-13 lead over the Wildcats.
1:34 PM: Kick off is fielded by fullback Patrick Skov. Stanford wil start its drive own its own 41-yard line.
1:35 PM: Coach Shaw seems to be content with letting the clock expire as Nunes hands off the ball to Taylor. The Cardinal trots back into the locker room with a 14-13 lead.
Some first half stats: Nunes is 7-of-11 passing for 101 yards and 2 touchdowns while Scott is 26-of-41 for 218 yards. Taylor rushed for 79 yards on 18 carries Carey gained 28 yards on 7 attempts and also scored on a 13-yard rushing touchdown.
1:43 PM: Nunes missed a few throws in the first quarter, but a 63 percent completion rate and 2 touchdown passes is already a vast improvement over his dismal performance against Washington last Thursday. His short passes still don’t look mechanically sound, but his long passes have been impressively accurate. Arizona’s high-octane offense was as quick as advertised and the Cardinal defense will need to continue to hold Arizona to field goals in the second half. Despite the fact that Scott has been finding his wide receivers this afternoon, the Stanford front seven has been putting a good amount of pressure on him, recording three sacks.
1:54 PM: Stanford players are back out on the field, ready to start the second half. Arizona will get the ball first.
1:55 PM: Brown back on the sideline, but with no helmet on.
1:56 PM: And the second half is on its way. Jenkins kneels in the end zone and the Wildcats will start their first drive of the half on their own 25-yard line.
1:59 PM: First and 10 for Arizona at its own 46-yard line. Scott rolls out and completes to Buckner. Gain of 15. Browning on the stop. 1st and 10 at the Stanford 29 yard line.
2:00 PM: Carey with the rush, picks up the first down. 1st and 10 at the Stanford 28.
2:00 PM: Scott’s pass complete to Miller who takes it all the way down to the Stanford 1-yard line. 1st and goal.
2:01 PM: Carey punches it in on a 1-yard run. TOUCHDOWN ARIZONA. Bonano’s PAT is good. Arizona takes a 20-14 lead over the Cardinal with 13:06 left in the third quarter.
2:02 PM: Things don’t bode well for Stanford if the Wildcats can score with the ease that it did on that last drive.
2:04 PM: Montgomery and Remound Wright back to receive the kickoff. Montgomery takes the ball out to the 15-yard line, where Stanford will begin its first drive of the third quarter.
2:05 PM: Seale’s carry goes for no gain. 2nd and 10 coming up for the Cardinal.
2:06 PM: Taylor back in for Stanford. Toilolo makes an improbable catch and picks up 22 yards. First down Stanford.
2:07 PM: With the ball resting on the Cardinal’s own 37-yard line, Nunes completes the pass to Ertz for a first down.
2:08 PM: Nunes finds a wide-open Toilolo deep downfield for a 47-yard gain down to the Arizona 5-yard line.
2:09 PM: Offsides called against the Wildcats. Stanford will have the ball on its own 2-yard line. 1st and goal.
2:09 PM: Nunes gets into the end zone on a quarterback keeper. TOUCHDOWN STANFORD. Williamson’s PAT is good. Stanford leads Arizona 21-20 with 10:51 left in the third quarter.
2:11 PM: Shaw taking advantage of Nunes’ scrambling instincts as he punches it for the 2-yard rushing touchdown. Toilolo now has 4 catches for a career-high 122 receiving yards.
2:12 PM: Williamson sends the ball off. Touchback taken by Jenkins. Wildcats will set up shop at their own 25-yard line.
2:13 PM: Arizona already has 21 first downs on the afternoon. Scott’s pass intended for Carey falls incomplete. Broken up by Thomas, pressured applied by Gardner. 2nd and 10 for the Wildcats.
2:14 PM: Pass intended for Miller. Incomplete, but flags on the play. Defensive pass interference called on Stanford. Moves the ball up to the Arizona 40. 1st and 10.
2:15 PM: Rush by Carey goes for 8 yards. Thomas and Amanam on the stop. 2nd and 2.
2:16 PM: Carey picks up the first down.
2:16 PM: Scott’s pass is complete to a wide-open Hill. Gain of 24 on that pass play. 1st and 10 at the Stanford 24.
2:16 PM: Carey rumbles ahead for 5 yards. Tarpley on the stop. 2nd and 5.
2:16 PM: Carey again. Skov stops him for a gain of three. Sets up 3rd and 2 for Arizona. Can the Cardinal defense hold?
2:17 PM: Yes it does. Tarpley trips up Scott on the quarterback keeper. 4th and 1.
2:18 PM: Carey picks up the first down with the carry. 1st and 10 at the Stanford 12.
2:18 PM: Carey finds Hill in the end zone. TOUCHDOWN ARIZONA. Bonano’s PAT is GOOD. Arizona is now back in front, leading Stanford 27-21 with 8:17 remaining in the third quarter.
2:19 PM: The offensive shootout that neve materialized in the Arizona-Oregon game may be happening in the second half of this game.
2:21 PM: Montgomery brings the ball out of the end zone on the kick off. Stanford will start its drive on its own 16-yard line with 8:13 reamining in the third quarter.
2:22 PM: Taylor with the carry. Gain of 1. 2nd and 9.
2:23 PM: Working out of the shotgun formation, Nunes’ lob to Toilolo falls incomplete. 3rd and 9.
2:24 PM: Pass is complete to Ertz, but just short of the marker. 4th and 1 and Stanford sets up to pnt.
2:25 PM: Good boot by Zynchlinski and the Wildcats will get the ball back on their own 22-yard line.
2:27 PM: Scott pump fakes, rolls out and complets the pass to HIll for a 14-yard gain. 1st and 10 at the Arizona 36.
2:28 PM: Carey speeds ahead for an 11 yard gain. 1st and 10 at the Arizona 47.
2:28 PM: Scott’s pass falls incomplete. 2nd and 10 coming up.
2:29PM: Scott’s pass complete to Jackson, hit hard by Carrington. 3rd and 2.
2:29 PM: Carey goes for 2. Stop made by Vaughters. Arizona going for it here.
2:29 PM: False start penalty on the Wildcats. Arizona will punt now instead. Terrell back to receive.
2:30 PM: Terrell’s fair catch gives Stanford the ball back on its own 10-yard line.
2:30 PM: Taylor rushes for five yards. 2nd and 5 at the Stanford 15.
2:31 PM: Taylor goes ahead for 4 yards, short of the first down. 3rd and 1 coming up. Stanford 4-of-8 on third downs.
2:32 PM: Taylor rumbles ahead for five yards, picks up the first down. 1st and 10 at the Cardinal 24.
2:32 PM: Nunes’ pass intended for Toilolo is incomplete. Pass was to short. 2nd and 10.
2:32 PM: Nunes’ pass is incomplete to Montgomery, but there is a flag on the play.
2:33 PM: Defensive pass interference called on the Wildcats. Ball moves down the field 15 yards. 1st and 10 at the Stanford 39 for the Cardinal.
2:34 PM: Nunes finds Jamal Rashad-Patterson on the passing play for a huge gain. 54-yard completion a career high for both Nunes and Rashad-Patterson. 1st and goal at the Arizona 7.
2:35: Taylor run down from behind, gains 1 yard on the play. 2nd and goal at the Arizona 6.
2:36 PM: Taylor barrels into the end zone for a 6-yard score. TOUCHDOWN STANFORD. Williamson’s PAT is GOOD. Stanford comes right back and takes a 28-27 lead over Arizona with 2:28 remaining in the third quarter.
2:37 PM: Kick goes for a touchback. Wildcats starts out at their own 25-yard line. Chants of “Go Stanford” in the Red Zone.
2:38 PM: Pass complete to Carey. Gain of 23. 1st and 10 at the Arizona 48-yard line. A Wildcat player down at the moment.
2:40 PM: Carey rushes ahead for 2 yards. Stop made by Henry Anderson and James Vaughters. 2nd and 8 at midfield.
2:41 PM: Scott finds Hill for a 29-yard pickup. Pushed out of bounds by Reynolds. 1st and 10 at the Stanford 21.
2:42 PM: Pass complete to Buckner for 4 yards. 2nd and 6.
2:42 PM: Scott’s pass to Hill is complete for a 17-yard touchdown. TOUCHDOWN ARIZONA. Scott’s 2-point conversion pass attempt is no good. Arizona leads the Cardinal 33-28 with 1:11 left in the third quarter. Stanford has given up 400 yards through the air this afternoon. The last time that happened was in 2009 against Oklahoma in the Sun Bowl.
2:43 PM: Montgomery finds a slight opening, gets out to the 30-yard line on the kickoff.
2:45 PM: Wright rumbles ahead for 15 yards. 1st and 10 at the Stanford 45.
2:46 PM: Young takes it to the house for a 55-yard rushing score. First career touchdown for Young. TOUCHDOWN STANFORD. The Cardinal calls its first timeout of the half to talk over the 2-point conversion attempt. Nunes’ pass intended for Toilolo falls incomplete. The 2-point conversion attempt FAILS and Stanford leads Arizona 34-33 with 28 seconds left in the third quarter.
2:49 PM: Williamson’s kick sails out of the end zone. Wildcats to begin their drive on their own 25-yard line.
2:50 PM: Both teams desperately need a stop on defense. Will Stanford break through first?
2:50 PM: Pass complete to Carey, gain of 9. Stop made by Richards. 2nd and 1 at the Arizona 39. Cardinal up by one point as the third quarter comes to an end.
2:53 PM: Scott gains 10 yards on the keeper. Chased out by Richards. 1st and 10 at the Arizona 49.
2:54 PM: False start penalty moves Arizona back five yards. 1st and 15.
2:55 PM: Empty backfield here. Scott’s pass complete to Carey, but immediately stopped by Thomas and Skov. Loss of 1. 2nd and 16 at the Arizona 43-yard line.
2:56 PM: Scott’s pass intended for Hill, falls incomplete. Big 3rd and 18 coming up for Arizona.
2:56 PM: Scott somehow threads a pass through two Cardinal defenders, complete to Hill for a first down. 1st and 10 at the Stanford 32.
2:57 PM: Carey gains 6 yards on the rush. 2nd and 6.
2:57 PM: Scott’s pass is complete to Buckner for a first down. 1st and 10 at the Stanford 12.
2:57 PM: Carey stopped by Henry Anderson. 2nd and 6 at the Stanford 8.
2:58 PM: Scott’s pass is incomplete to Buckner. 3rd and 6. 15th third down attempt in the game for Arizona.
2:58 PM: Carey runs it into the end zone for a touchdown. TOUCHDOWN ARIZONA. Scott’s 2-point conversion attempt is GOOD. Arizona leads Stanford 41-34 with 12:29 left in the game.
2:59 PM: Scott has attempted 61 passes through three quarters.
3:02 PM: Montgomery takes the kickoff out the 30-yard line. 1st and 10 for the Cardinal.
3:02 PM: Nunes dumps the ball off to Ertz. Pass is complete, but gain of only one. 2nd and 9 at the Stanford 31.
3:03 PM: Nunes overthrows Terrell. High and incomplete, making it 3rd and 9.
3:03 PM: Nunes completes the ball to Montgomery, but Montgomery fumbles the ball. Arizona will take over at the Stanford 45-yard line.
3:05 PM: Scott’s pass is knocked down at the line. 3rd and 6 coming up. Cardinal needs a stop here.
3:06 PM: Scott completes the screen pass to Carey for a 24-yard pickup. First down Arizona. Ball at the Stanford 17.
3:07 PM: Cardinal defense falling apart right now as Carey rumbles ahead for nine more yards. 2nd and 1 at the Stanford 8.
3:07 PM: Carey stopped behind the line of scrimmage as Richards comes up to make the tackle. 3rd and 2 at the Stanford 9.
3:08 PM: Scott’s pass is complete to Miller for a 10-yard touchdown. TOUCHDOWN ARIZONA. Bonano’s PAT is GOOD. Arizona now leads Stanford 48-34.
3:10 PM: With no way to stop Arizona’s offensive explosion, things look pretty bleak for the Cardinal right now. Arizona is only 2 yards short of 600 total yards on offense.
3:12 PM: Montgomery has a nice return on the kickoff, but there are flags on the play. Holding called against Stanford, but personal foul penalty on Arizona gives Stanford the ball at its own 40-yard line.
3:14 PM: Nunes scrambles ahead for 2 yards. 2nd and 8. Player down here for the Wildcats at the 8:49 mark.
3:17 PM: Nunes’ pass intended for Ertz, but falls incomplete. 3rd and 8.
3:18 PM: Terrell unable to hang on to the catch as Stanford will have to punt. Ruling on the field will be reviewed. Appears that Terrell had possession before losing the ball…
3:19 PM: Ruling on the field is overturned. Stanford will have the ball on the Arizona 42. 1st and 10.
3:21 PM: Nunes’ pass to Terrell is complete. 13 yards on the play. 1st and 10 at the Arizona 28.
3:21 PM: Pass complete to Montgomery, gain of 8. 2nd and 2 at the Wildcats 20. Montgomery down on the ground with 7:41 remaining in the game.
3:23 PM: Four wide receivers in the formation. Nunes overthrows Ertz. Cardinal now encounters 3rd and 2 at the Arizona 20. Stanford is 6-of-11 on third downs this afternoon.
3:24 PM: Pass intended for Toilolo. Incomplete. 4th and 2 for Stanford. Second timeout called out by the Cardinal.
3:27 PM: The Cardinal needs to convert this one if it has any hopes of coming back.
3:27 PM: Nunes’ pass is complete to Toilolo, gain of 16. 1st and goal at the Arizona 4.
3:28 PM: Nunes scrambles into the end zone for the score. TOUCHDOWN STANFORD. Second rushing touchdown of the game for Nunes. Williamson’s PAT is GOOD. Stanford cuts into Arizona’s lead, trailing 48-41 with 6:34 left in the game.
3:3o PM: Williamson’s kick goes out of bounds. Arizona will start its drive on its own 35-yard line.
3:30 PM: Carey is stuffed at the line by Skov. No gain on the play. 2nd and 10.
3:31 PM: Scott’s pass is incomplete, tipped by Gardner. 3rd and 10.
3:32 PM: Scott’s pass too long for Slavin. Three-and-out for the Wildcats – exactly what the Cardinal needed.
3:33 PM: Terrell returns the punt out to the Stanford 21-yard line. With 5:43 remaining in the contest, Arizona leads Stanford 48-41.
3:33 PM: Taylor stopped in the backfield, loses a yard on the play. 2nd and 11 at the Stanford 20.
3:34 PM: Nunes’ pass is complete to Ertz, good for an 11-yard pickup. 1st and 10 at the Stanford 31.
3:34 PM: Nunes’ pass to Rashad-Patterson is broken up. Flags on the play. Holding penalty called on Stanford, pushes the ball back 10 yards. 1st and 20 at the Stanford 21.
3:35 PM: Seale dashes ahead for 9 yards. 2nd and 11 at the Stanford 30.
3:36 PM: Nunes finds Rashad-Patterson in the middle of the field for 17 yards. First down Stanford at its own 47-yard line.
3:37 PM: Handoff goes to Taylor. Gain of 3. 2nd and 7 at midfield.
3:38 PM: Nunes’ pass ruled incomplete, intended for Taylor. Good outside pressure by the Arizona defense. 3rd and 7.
3:38 PM: Arizona calls its first timeout of the half. 3:12 on the clock.
3:39 PM: Nunes makes some dazzling moves to pick up 16 yards. Epic scramble by Nunes. First down Stanford at the Arizona 34.
3:40 PM: Taylor sprints ahead for a gain of 8. 2nd and 2 at the Arizona 26.
3:41 PM: Taylor picks up the first down, gain of 6. Cardinal wearing down the Wildcats defense right now. 1st anad 10 at the Arizona 22.
3:41 PM: Toilolo drops the touchdown pass. 2nd and 10 at the Arizona 22-yard line.
3:42 PM: Taylor with the rush, gains 2 yards on the play. 3rd and 8 at the Arizona 20.
3:42 PM: Nunes’ pass is too high for Toilolo. Game-deciding 4th and 8 coming up. Stanford uses its last timeout to talk it over.
3:43 PM: Nunees finds Ertz right down the middle. Gain of 17 yards on the pass play. 1st and goal at the Arizona 3.
3:44 PM: Nunes takes it in himself on the score. TOUCHDOWN STANFORD. Williamson’s PAT is GOOD. Stanford has tied up the game at 48 with 45 seconds remaining in the game.
3:46 PM: Nunes now has 5 touchdowns for the game.
3:47 PM: Williamson kicks off and Arizona will get the ball back on its own 18-yard line.
3:47 PM: Carey tripped up at the line. 2nd and 9 at the Arizona 19. Looks like the RichRod and the Wildcats are electing to play it safe right now.
3:47 PM: Carey goes for 7 yards. 3rd and 9 and the clock has run down.
3:47 PM: Folks, we’re going to overtime.
3:49 PM: Stanford won the toss. The Arizona offense will get the ball first.
3:50 PM: Crowd turning it up as the Cardinal carries all the momentum into overtime.
3:51 PM: Working from the Cardinal 25, Scott’s pass is complete to Hill for a gain of 7. Skov on the stop. 2nd and 3 at the Stanford 18-yard line.
3:53 PM: Carey goes ahead for a first down. 1st and 10 at the Stanford 13.
3:54 PM: Pass is complete, but for minimal gain. Richards on the stop. 2nd and 10.
3:55 PM: Scott’s pass is incomplete. Tipped by Amanam. 3rd and 10 for the Wildcats at the Stanford 13.
3:55 PM: INTERCEPTED BY THOMAS. Ball was initially tipped by Anderson.
3:56 PM: Stanford offense takes over. A field goal would win the game.
3:57 PM: Taylor gains 4 yards. 2nd and 6 at the Arizona 21.
3:57 PM: Taylor takes it into the endzone for the game winning touchdown. TOUCHDOWN STANFORD. BALL GAME OVER.
3:58 PM: Thanks for joining us everyone. FINAL SCORE IS STANFORD 54, ARIZONA 48 OT