Stanford grinds way into driver's seat

The No. 5 Cardinal ruin the Ducks' perfect season again, holding off a late charge

Updated: November 8, 2013, 4:29 PM ET
By Ivan Maisel | ESPN.com

STANFORD, Calif. -- The Stanford offense at its best is as exciting as a school board meeting. The Cardinal move the chains, and move the chains again. The clock ticks and all 11 guys line up in the box and even coach David Shaw's 3-year-old son, Gavin, knows Kevin Hogan is going to hand the ball off to Tyler Gaffney. And the chains move again.

That's what Shaw's No. 5 Cardinal did Thursday night, and the only thing that made it spellbinding was the identity of the team that took ...

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