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Stanford vs Northwestern

Posted September 1, 2019 by in


Stanford won it’s 12th straight season opener on Saturday, defeating Northwesterrn 17-7 at Stanford Stadium. The Cardinal are now 6-1 all-time in the month of August. Stanford has won 22 consecutive home, nonconference games and is 17-0 in such games under David Shaw. The Cardinal improve to 4-2-2 all-time against Northwestern, including 4-0 at home. Shaw is now 83-26 in his head coaching career. Stanford is now 51-8 at home since the start of the 2010 season. Saturday marked the fourth consecutive game in which the Cardinal have not allowed a first quarter touchdown. Stanford held an opponent scoreless through three quarters for the first time since blanking Rice through three quarters on Aug. 26, 2017, it was the first time
holding a Power 5 opponent scoreless through three quarters since then-No. 2 Oregon on Nov. 7, 2013. Stanford has now won 56 of its last 59 games when leading after three quarters. The Cardinal is now 72-7 under David Shaw when leading at halftime. Under Lance Anderson, Stanford is now 13-4 (.765) when facing a quarterback who has made six or fewer career starts.
QB K.J. Costello completed 16-of-20 for 152 yards and one TD in the first half. Wide receiver Michael Wilson caught the only Cardinal touchdown, the second of his career to give Stanford a 7-0 lead. Fellow WR Connor Wedington caught a career-high seven passes for 69 yards. Davis Mills took over the quarterback spot after Costello went down right before the half. He finished with 81 yards completing 7-of-14 passes.
Defensively, LB Casey Toohill forced a game-sealing fumble that was recovered in the end zone for a touchdown by Jordan Fox.
Stanford beat Northwestern 17-7 and will face USC this Saturday, 9/7 at the Memorial Coliseum, game time 7:30pm

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