The wait is over. Nov. 7 has finally arrived.
Tonight, the No. 5 Cardinal (7-1, 5-1 Pac-12) will once again be an underdog against the high-flying No. 3 Ducks (8-0, 5-0) on its own turf, but this time, the stakes are higher, the lights brighter. The two Pac-12 heavyweights will look to keep their conference and national title hopes alive as they collide at Stanford Stadium, tonight’s epicenter of college football nation.
It’s always hard to swallow the ups and downs of a football season until it’s over. It took until after the 2011 Orange Bowl for us to understand just how good Stanford was; it took until after the 2012 Fiesta Bowl for us to realize just how much we would miss Andrew Luck and the rest of his class.
For better or worse, the current state of Stanford football is bringing back vivid memories of the 2012 season: a smothering defense bailing out an… Continue Reading »
In advance of Saturday’s football game between Stanford and Oregon State, The Daily’s Winston Shi chatted with Andrew Kilstrom of The Daily Barometer, Oregon State’s student newspaper, to get perspective from both camps. Below is a partial transcript of their conversation.