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Stanford-Washington Football Post-Game Notes (November 11, 2006)
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 11/11/2006

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• Stanford snapped an 11-game losing streak that equaled the longest in school history and avoided its first winless season since 1960 with today's 20-3 victory at Washington ... The last time the Cardinal had dropped 11 in a row was when the 1959 team lost its final game of the campaign followed by the 1960 club's 10 straight defeats.

• Stanford defeated Washington in Seattle for the first time since 1975, snapping a skid of 12 straight losses at Husky Stadium.

• Stanford's defense allowed a season-low three points, which equaled the fewest points the Cardinal has allowed since a 43-3 win over San Jose State at Stanford Stadium on September 4, 2004.

Richard Sherman had a career-high 177 receiving yards on a career-high-tying six catches and made the longest reception of his career when he scored on a 74-yard touchdown pass from T.C. Ostrander in the fourth quarter that was Stanford's first offensive touchdown in the last four games since scoring one at Notre Dame (10/7/06).

Bo McNally's 49-yard interception return for a touchdown with 6:49 remaining in the third quarter was the second defensive touchdown for the Cardinal this season with the other a 71-yard TD interception return for Wopamo Osaisai versus Arizona (10/14/06) ... McNally also intercepted another pass and became the first Stanford player with two or more picks in a game since Oshiomogho Atogwe had two interceptions versus Oregon State on November 13, 2004.

Chris Horn made the first interception of his career in the fourth quarter.

• Stanford's three interceptions on defense were a season-high and the most since the Cardinal picked off four versus Oregon State on November 13, 2004.

Aaron Zagory connected on two field goals for the first time in his career, including a career-best 37-yarder with 4:24 remaining in the game ... Zagory also scored a career-high eight points.

T.C. Ostrander's 74-yard TD throw to Richard Sherman in the fourth quarter was his longest pass completion of the season and the second-longest of his career.

Michael Okwo had a career-best four pass breakups.

Pannel Egboh had a career-high five solo tackles.

Wopamo Osaisai tied a career-high with five solo tackles.

• Stanford defeated former head coach Tyrone Willingham for the first time in four tries since he left The Farm ... Willingham, who was the head coach at Stanford from 1995-2001, had defeated the Cardinal as Notre Dame's head coach for three straight seasons from 2002-04 and had never previously faced the Cardinal in two seasons at Washington (2005-06).



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