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Stanford-Oregon State Football Post-Game Notes (November 13, 2005)
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 11/13/2005

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• Stanford snapped a two-game losing streak overall, a four-game losing streak to Oregon State and a two-game losing streak at Oregon State, picking up its first win over the Beavers since 1999 and its first in Corvallis since 1997.

• Stanford's fifth victory of the season moves the Cardinal within one win of becoming bowl eligible ... Stanford has not played in bowl game since 2001 when the team lost 24-14 to Georgia Tech in the Seattle Bowl ... Stanford's fifth win its also its most since the 2001 club finished 9-3

• Stanford finished its regular season road schedule with a 4-1 record, marking its best showing away from home since the 2001 team was also 4-1 during regular season road contests.

• Stanford managed to win despite committing three turnovers (eight in the last two games), compared to just one for Oregon State ... The victory was the team's first of the season (1-3) when it did not win the turnover battle ... Stanford is 4-1 when it commits fewer turnovers than its opponents.

• Stanford had a game decided by four or fewer points for the sixth time in its first nine games of the season ... The Cardinal is now 4-2 in those contests.

Trent Edwards broke into the school's all-time Top 10 list for passing yards (4176) at No. 10 and moved up one spot into eighth on Stanford's all-time total offense list (4355) ... He also threw a pair of touchdown passes and moved into a tie for ninth-place on the school's all-time list in that category with 28 ... In addition, Edwards ranks ninth at Stanford in career pass completions (372) and attempts (675) ... Edwards has two or more touchdown passes in five of his last six contests and at least one in a seven in a row.

Justin McCullum caught seven passes for 119 yards and two touchdowns (first career 2 TD game) ... McCullum became the first Stanford player since Alex Smith had three consecutive 100-yard receiving games last season to post back-to-back 100-yard contests (he had career-highs of nine catches and 138 yards receiving at USC on November 5)

Gerren Crochet had a career-high-tying five catches for a career-best 77 yards receiving.

• Stanford's 6.0 sacks were the second-highest total of the year

Julian Jenkins had 2.0 sacks and takes over sole possession of the team's sack lead with 7.0 on the season.

Michael Sgroi's eight points gives him 230 in his career and moved him up one spot to No. 6 on Stanford's all-time scoring list ... Sgroi made the 44th and 45th field goals of his Stanford career (fourth on the school's all-time list) and both of his PAT's to move his career total to 95 (fifth on the school's all-time list).

• Stanford won the time of possession battle for just the second time this season, holding the ball for 36:39 compared to just 23:21 for UCLA.


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