Team Palo Alto U dba Stanford University goes into the L.A. Coliseum heavy underdogs and shocks the "Only Football in Town" minus the Bruins 41-31 and once they got the lead at break 24-21 the Cards ran with it. QB Kevin Hogan (18-23 279 yds 2 TD) was the Kevin Hogan everyone on the "Farm" thought they was going to get for 2015. He was simply superb outplaying his Heisman Hopeful Counterpart USC QB Cody Kessler (25/32 272 yds 3 TD).
That wasn't the whole story as the "Farm" also followed the lead of one "Bloodline" RB Christian McCaffrey and if you do not know the name. Remember Billy McCaffrey (Duke, Vanderbilt Basketball) or even former Stanford WR Ed McCaffrey (Denver Broncos 2-Time Super Bowl Winner)...yes those McCaffrey's. Well Chris did work rushing for 115 yards on 26 carries keeping Stanford balanced and forcing that Trojans Defensive Front to lay both the run and pass.
The lone bright spot outside of Trojans QB Kessler was dynamic Sophomore Ju Ju Smith-Schuster from L.A. Area H.S. Powerhouse Long Beach Poly as he had 8 grabs for 153 yards and a TD. Now the Trojans to get back into the mix will have to play it game by game and two losses puts you right out of the Final 4 in the FBS.
Both teams are 2-1 as Stanford moves to 1-0 in Pac-12 play and S.C. falls to 0-1...