Thursday November 13th, 2014

Utah Utes vs. Stanford Cardinal

Stanford's Pac-12 title hopes are dashed, but they still need one victory to become bowl eligible. Utah is coming off a 19-16 loss to Arizona State last Saturday.

All four of Stanford's losses have all come against teams ranked in the Top 20. Utah has dropped two straight, complete with a plunge to the bottom of the Top 25 after starting the season 6-1. This is Stanford's final home game of the season, and the Cardinal are 10-0 following a loss under head coach David Shaw.

You can follow the game with live stats and play-by-play here.

How to Watch

Details for Saturday's game are below:

Kickoff: 6 p.m. ET

Live Stream: The game can be live streamed here

TV Coverage: Pac-12 Network

Radio: For Utah affiliates, click here.  For Stanford affiliates, click here.

Season Recaps


11/8: Oregon 51, Utah 27

Up 7-0, Utah receiver Kaelin Clay thought he had a long touchdown catch in the second quarter until he dropped the ball before reaching the end zone. Oregon linebacker Joe Walker promptly pick up the ball while Clay and his teammates were celebrating and ran 100 yards the other way in a stunning turn of events that propelled helped the Ducks clinch the Pac-12 North and a spot in the conference title game Dec. 5. Marcus Mariota kept his Heisman hopes alive by passing for 239 yards and three touchdowns and running for 114 more as Oregon scored the game’s last 21 points after Utah cut the led to three.

11/1: Arizona State 19, Utah 16 (OT)

The loss dropped the Utes to 1-1 in overtime this season after defeating Oregon State in double overtime in October. Utah had just 97 yards of total offense before halftime and finished with a season-low 241 total yards. Defensive end Hunter Dimick had two sacks to boost his season total to 10.5, second on the team.

10/25: Utah 24, USC 21

Utah won the game on a one-yard touchdown pass from Travis Wilson to Kaelin Clay with eight seconds remaining. With the win, Utah became bowl eligible for the first time since 2011. The Utes' 6-1 start is their best since going 8-0 to start the 2010 season. It was Utah's first win over USC since 2001.

10/16: Utah 29, Oregon State 23 (2OT)

Running back Devontae Booker carried for 229 yards on 32 rushes, notching three touchdowns in a double-overtime victory. Booker helped Utah gain a 253-119 advantage in rushing yards over the Beavers. Linebacker Gionni Paul had 14 tackles and an interception, while Jared Norris and Jason Fanaika added 23 tackles and two tackles for a loss.

10/4: Utah 30, UCLA 28

Andy Phillips’s 29-yard field goal with 34 seconds left lifted the Utes to the win. Utah improved to 5-16 against Top 10 teams with a win over the then-No. 8 Bruins. The Utes had 10 quarterback sacks, their most in a game since they had 10 against UTEP in 1983.

9/27Washington State 28, Utah 27

The Utes squandered a 17-point lead, with the Cougars taking their first and only lead on an 81-yard touchdown pass from Connor Halliday to Vince Mayle with 4:58 to go in the game. Devontate Booker rushed for 178 yards on 24 carries, his first career 100-yard game and the most by a Utah runner since John White had 185 against Washington State in 2011. Kaelin Clay tied the single-season school record with his third punt return touchdown of the season.

9/20: Utah 26, Michigan 10

Utah scored the last 16 points of the game to get the win and take a 2-1 series lead over the Wolverines. Kaelin Clay had a 66-yard punt return for a touchdown, his second touchdown in just six punt returns this season. Utah had 10 pass breakups, its most in a game since getting nine against BYU in 2011.

9/6: Utah 59, Fresno State 27

The Utes scored 50 points in back-to-back games for the first time since 2010. Travis Wilson was the first Utah quarterback to throw five touchdown passes in a game since Brian Johnson in 2008. Utah’s 13 tackles for loss were the most by the team since the Utes had 14 against New Mexico in 2010.

8/28: Utah 56, Idaho State 14

The Utes won their seventh straight opener and improved to 37-0 all-time against current members of the Big Sky. Eight different receivers caught passes for Utah. Kaelin Clay had a 46-yard touchdown on his first career punt return. It was Utah’s first punt return score since Shaky Smithson returned a punt for a touchdown in 2010.


11/1: Oregon 45, Stanford 16

Oregon snapped a two-game losing streak against Stanford as Marcus Mariota threw for 258 yards and two touchdowns and ran for two more scores. Stanford has not allowed an opponent to score more than 30 points in 31 straight games. Stanford allowed 525 yards of total offense to Oregon, after allowing only an average of 251 yards in its previous eight games. Oregon scored the game’s final 21 points after Stanford trimmed an 18-point lead down to eight towards the end of the third quarter. 

10/25: Oregon State 14, Stanford 38

Stanford outgained the Beavers 438 to 221 and held Oregon State to just 12 rushing yards. Kevin Hogan threw two touchdowns and two interceptions, and Christian McCaffrey and Jordan Pratt each caught a TD. The Cardinal defense sacked Beavers QB Sean Mannion six times. 

10/18: Stanford 10, Arizona State 26

Stanford was shut out in the first half and was down 20-3 at one point in the fourth quarter. The Cardinal managed just 76 rushing yards and lost two fumbles against the Sun Devils. Stanford's lone touchdown was a 1-yard run by Patrick Skov, who had just three yards on the day. 

10/10: Stanford 34, Washington State 17

Stanford bounced back from its loss to Notre Dame with a victory over Washington State.The Stanford defense bested the high-powered Washington State offense, holding the Cougars to just 266 total yards. Kevin Hogan threw for 284 yards and three touchdowns, and Stanford outgained Washington State by 217 yards on the ground.

10/04: Notre Dame 17, Stanford 14

Stanford suffered its second loss of the season during Week 6 against Notre Dame. The Cardinal allowed an Everett Golson touchdown pass with one minute to go in the game to give the Irish the victory. Kevin Hogan threw for just 158 yards with no touchdowns and two interceptions. Stanford finished with just 270 yards of total offense. 

09/27: Stanford 20, Washington 13

Stanford earned its first Pac-12 victory this season over Washington. Kevin Hogan threw for 178 yards and one touchdown with one interception. Remound Wright was the top performer out of the backfield with 63 yards on 14 carries. The Stanford defense carried the team to victory, limiting Washington's offense to just 179 total yards. 

09/13: Stanford 35, Army 0

The Cardinal defense recorded its second shutout of the season's first three games. Wide receiver Devon Cajuste caught a career-high three touchdowns for Stanford. Running back Barry Sanders ran for a career-high 92 yards on nine carries.

09/06: USC 13, Stanford 10

The loss snapped Stanford's 17-game home winning streak, which was the longest in the country. The Cardinal outgained USC 413-291 but had two turnovers. Kicker Jordan Williamson missed two field goals.

08/30: Stanford 45, UC Davis 0

After offseason shoulder surgery, wide receiver Ty Montgomery returned a punt 60 yards for a touchdown and had five catches for 77 yards and a touchdown. The defense held UC Davis to just 115 total yards. Quarterback Kevin Hogan averaged 12.8 yards per attempt and had three touchdowns.

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