STANFORD, Calif. – Stanford’s Oct. 19 reunion/homecoming game against UCLA will kickoff at 12:30 p.m. (PT) and is slated for broadcast on ABC regional television and ESPN2 mirror broadcast. Check your local listings for specific details after this weekend's games.
The sold out game pits Stanford, currently ranked fifth nationally against the 11th-ranked Bruins.
Stanford enters its weekend game against Utah with a perfect 5-0 mark while UCLA stands at 4-0 entering play against the University of California.
Last season saw Stanford defeat the Bruins twice in a span of six days as the Cardinal clinched the Pac-12 North Division with a 35-17 victory in Pasadena, Calif. before topping the Bruins again, 27-24, in the Pac-12 Football Championship Game at Stanford.
Stanford has won five straight in the series with three of those wins coming at Stanford Stadium.
Stanford is 10-1 (.909) at home against opponents ranked in either the AP or USA Today Coaches polls since 2009 (2-1 vs. top 10), including wins over No. 15 Washington (2013), No. 23 Arizona State (2013), No. 2 USC (2012), No. 7 Oregon (2009), No. 13 Arizona (2010), No. 13 Oregon State (2012), No. 17 UCLA (2012 Pac-12 Football Championship Game), No. 22 Washington (2011), No. 22 Notre Dame (2011) and No. 24 Washington (2009). The lone home loss to a ranked opponent since 2009 came at the hands of No. 6 Oregon (2011).
Including its Rose Bowl victory against Wisconsin, Stanford has won 29 of its last 30 games played in California (only loss against No. 6 Oregon in 2011).
Stanford completed a 2012 season sweep of its in-state Pac-12 rivals for a third straight season, defeating Cal, USC and UCLA (twice).
Stanford has defeated both Los Angeles schools in each of the last four seasons (2009-12), a first in school history against USC and UCLA.
The Cardinal is 33-3 (.917) at Stanford Stadium since the final home game of 2007.
Stanford has won each of its last 11 home games in the month of October. Its last loss at home during the month came in 2007 vs. TCU.
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