If you’ve been following NFL football for a long time, the last few years have probably been a real eye-opener when it comes to the dangers of helmet-to-helmet hits. If you’ve been following Stanford football for a long time, that eye-opener came 11 years ago.
It wasn’t pretty. It wasn’t easy. And it sure wasn’t perfect. But thanks to an effective second half that allowed the team to pull away from Oregon State, the Cardinal kept its record unblemished and its national title hopes intact with a 38-13 win
If there is one thing you can always count on, it’s the innate ability of human beings to do stupid things. When football is involved, go ahead and take that stupidity to the next level.
In this week’s edition of Stat on the Back, I’ll take a look at Stanford’s 44-14 win over Washington State.
Number of the game: 2