There are a lot of cliches that can accurately be used to describe Stanford’s 31-28 escape against Washington on Saturday night — both teams played… Continue Reading »
Certain phrases have come to be associated with Stanford football: Nerd Nation, “party in the backfield” and “focus and finish,” among others. But on Saturday night, Cardiac Card was no doubt the most defining term.
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.
The No. 7 Cardinal (6-0, 4-0 Pac-12) has yet to make a mistake offensively in the red zone, scoring on all 31 of its drives inside the opponent’s 20-yard line. Stanford’s 100-percent conversion rate makes it just one of three teams in the nation that has yet to be stopped inside the 20-yard line on offense this season, along with Mid-American Conference rivals Western Michigan and Ball State.