The Bradford lob. The Luck pick-six. The Nunes scramble. Few rivalries in the last six years of college football have been as thrilling as the… Continue Reading »
November 7 has come and gone, and so has the euphoria of Stanford’s monumental win against Oregon on that Thursday night. In its place at Tuesday’s weekly press conference was an overwhelming sense of mental fatigue from the long grind of Pac-12 conference play. Nevertheless, the Cardinal remains focused on preparing for its clash at the Coliseum with USC this Saturday.
Stanford is riding a four-game winning streak against USC as it enters this weekend’s matchup with its SoCal rival, marking the most consecutive games the Cardinal has ever won against the Trojans. Each of Stanford’s last three wins, however, has been decided by a very close margin. USC has been playing much better football since the firing of head coach Lane Kiffin, and with College GameDay on hand, many are dubbing this a trap game for the No. 4 Card, as it opened as just a three-point favorite. We asked football writers Winston Shi, David Cohn and Do-Hyoung Park: Could this be the year that the Trojans get revenge?
As college football braces itself for the colossal Pac-12 showdown between Stanford and USC tonight, the din of pre-game anticipation has grown to a deafening level. Amidst the noise is the sound of the menacing, steady footsteps of the Men of Troy, gearing for battle and marching their way north to invade the Farm. Make no mistake: The Trojans are coming in full force.
Now that’s the Stanford football team we’ve been waiting for.