Tomorrow, No. 5 Stanford (3-0, 1-0 Pac-12) hopes to avoid a similar letdown when it takes on Washington State (3-1, 1-0) in Seattle. Despite a shaky fourth quarter against Arizona State last weekend, the Cardinal is coming off a statement win and looks to keep its momentum heading into the middle segment of the season — a task that it failed to accomplish last year. And once again, the test will come within the hostile confines of CenturyLink Field.
The Daily’s football writers make their predictions for the outcome of Saturday’s matchup between the Cardinal and Cougars at CenturyLink field.
In advance of Saturday’s football game between Stanford and Washington State, The Daily’s David Cohn chatted with Nate Hanson, the radio sports director of the Cougars’ student radio station, KUGR, to get perspective from both camps.
Washington (3-1, 1-0 Pac-12) gave No. 8 Stanford (3-1, 1-1) its first road test of the season, and the Cardinal convincingly failed, falling to the Huskies 17-13. The loss snapped Stanford’s four-game winning streak against its Pac-12 North foe.
Coming off an incredible 21-14 victory over USC, the Cardinal will face a different kind of animal tonight against the Washington Huskies: its first road test of the season at CenturyLink Field, one of the loudest stadiums in the nation that boasts a crowd capacity of 67,000.
The Stanford football team is using loud music to prepare for the raucous crowd that will greet the Cardinal in Seattle for Thursday night’s game against the Washington Huskies; Andrus Peat is back at full strength