Stanford trolls Jameis Winston while celebrating upset over Washington

Washington celebrates its upset victory over No. 2 Stanford Wedensday. The 2nd-ranked Stanford Cardinal women’s volleyball team played the 13th-ranked University of Washington in Pac-12 play

Stanford relied heavily on star RB Bryce Love yet again, and Love continues to impress on the field.

There is just one Pac-12 North team left that controls its own destiny after unranked Stanford upset No. 9 Washington Friday night.

"He played on one leg and played a phenomenal game". The Huskies' head coach, Chris Peterson, said he spent extra time working with his defense this week to make sure they knew exactly what a fullback does and how to contain them.

Stanford, with redshirt freshman K.J. Costello getting the start at quarterback, was stellar on third down, converting on 10 of its first 14 third-down tries.

No. 9 Washington, entering the night 8-1, was the last chance for the Pac-12. But he now faces perhaps the best defense at stopping big plays. That was the loudest Husky stadium has been since the Stanford game previous year, and it was great.

Stanford vaulted itself into first place in the Pac-12 North on Friday night and pretty much put the Pac-12's College Football Playoff aspirations to rest in the process. He aggravated it again Friday against the Huskies, but it didn't seem to matter against the nation's top-ranked defense. Against the two best defensive fronts the Cardinal have faced this season (USC and Washington State), their offense has folded. Get the app and get the game. Look for junior running back Bryce Love to play a focused and competitive game despite rehabbing from an ankle injury. Junior safety Justin Reid has 5 interceptions, which ranks him first among PAC-12 players and second in the country. Costello, despite his struggles last week against Washington State. Although Washington leads the nation in scoring defense, allowing only 11.1 points per game, expect junior inside linebacker Ben Burr-Kevin to take a commanding role on defense for the Cardinal.

The Huskies are still vying for a spot in the College Football Playoff, and they need a big win over Stanford to help solidify their case. Stanford put up an incredible effort and outscored Washington 20-8 in the second half to pull off the 30-22 victory.

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