Oct. 22, 2011
POST GAME STANFORD NOTES
Stanford vs. Washington, October 22, 2011
The 15-straight wins extends the school-record and remains the nation's longest win streak.
The 446 yards rushing tonight was a single game record eclipsing the 439 yards at Oregon State in 1981 and the 416 yards versus Tulane in 1966 for just the third-time over 400 yards rushing. Taylor (138), Gaffney (117) and Wilkerson (93) have majority of yards.
The 615 yards of total offense was seventh-most in a single game.
The 65 points is the seventh-highest point total and most since 68 against Wake Forest in 2010.s
Prior to tonight the last time Stanford had two rushers over 100 yards was Arizona in 2008, Toby Gerhart (116) and Anthony Kimble (110). It is the tenth time in school-history that it has happened.
It was a career-high in rushing for Tyler Gaffney (previous best was 76 against Wake Forest in 2010). For Stepfan Taylor the 138 yards was his third-best career total (142 v. WSU in 2010, 153 at Arizona in 2011)
The 70-yard rushing TD for Taylor was a career-best as his 23 career TD's ties Kerry Carter for (1999-2002) for fifth all-time at Stanford (1 TD).
For Coby Fleener he moves into 10th place all-time with 15 TD's (1 TD)
Stanford has defeated last 10 opponents by 25 points or more.
Stanford hit the 50-point mark for the seventh time since 2008.
Washington is the first opponent to score over 20 points against the Cardinal since Washington State last year (28).
Michael Thomas' 62-yard interception return and TD was the first interception return and TD for the Cardinal since Owen Marecic did so last year at Notre Dame. Marecic had a rushing TD 13 seconds earlier in that game.
It was the first career touchdown pass for Drew Terrell.
Stanford has scored first in 19 of its last 20 games.
The 38 points in the first half is the most Stanford has scored this season over the first 30 minutes. Stanford scored over 30 points twice last year in the first half, Wake Forest (41) and Sacramento State (38). Stanford has now outscored opponents 453-145 in first half.
Stanford is now 6-1 in last seven games against ranked opponents. It was the tenth straight home win and are 21-2 in last 23 home games.
The sellout today was the seventh sellout in New Stanford Stadium history.