Christian McCaffrey Leads Stanford to their 6th Straight Victory

By EFN Staff
Published: 10/24/2015

Stanford 31, Washington 14

The No. 12 Cardinal stayed perfect in Pac-12 play and won their sixth consecutive game behind an all-around performance from an emerging Heisman candidate. The victory sets up a matchup with Washington State next week which may decide the Pac-12 North division.

Player of the game

  • Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey had 300 total yards and two touchdowns, finishing with 109 yards rushing, 112 yards receiving and 79 return yards. 

Key stats

  • With Utah’s loss, Stanford is the only Pac-12 team remaining with a perfect conference record.
  • Washington running back Myles Gaskin had 108 rushing yards, while the rest of the Huskies totaled only 123 total yards.
  • Washington quarterback K.J. Carta-Samuels, making his first start for the injured Jake Browning, completed only 9-of-21 passes for 118 yards.
  • McCaffrey recorded the first 100-yard receiving game of his career.
  • Stanford held the ball for 40:05.
  • Washington’s 17-point loss was its worst of the season, with a margin of defeat greater than the team’s first three losses combined (15).

Key play

  • After the Huskies pulled to within 17-7, Kevin Hogan hit McCaffrey on a 50-yard touchdown pass with 9:41 remaining in the third quarter. This was the Cardinal’s longest offensive play of the game.

Up next

  • Washington vs. Arizona (10/31)
  • Stanford vs. Washington State (10/31)