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Lakshman: Top 10 Stanford football games of the past four years, Part III

If you have been following my attempt to document my favorite Stanford football games of the last four years (and thanks for reading!), you probably noticed that one particular opponent has remained conspicuously absent thus far. In this final installment of the three-part series, I’ll try to remedy this gaping, duck-shaped hole in the top-10 list by focusing on two of the most remarkable games in the program’s history.

Last three meetings: Stanford vs. Oregon

The Stanford-Oregon game is always the premiere matchup of Pac-12 conference play. Year after year, both teams find themselves competing for the Pac-12 North title, and this year proves no different. With a win at home on Saturday, the Cardinal can clinch the North and secure a spot in the Pac-12 Championship. Here’s a look…

Last three meetings: Stanford vs. Washington

No. 10 Stanford (5-1, 4-0 Pac-12) brings a five game win streak, over which the team has averaged 45 points per game, into Saturday night’s contest against the Washington Huskies (3-3, 1-2). With efficient play from fifth-year senior quarterback Kevin Hogan and dominating performances from sophomore running back Christian McCaffrey, the Cardinal offense has looked…