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Facts and numbers on the 2011 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl

 

FIESTA BOWL FACTS

Who: No. 4 Stanford Cardinal (11-1) vs. No. 3 Oklahoma State Cowboys (11-1)

What: Tostitos Fiesta Bowl

When: Monday, January 2, 2012, 5:30 p.m.

Where: University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Arizona

Why: Part of the BCS Bowl series, with the winner a likely candidate to be ranked second in the nation in the final polls.

TV: ESPN

Radio: ESPN, KNBR 1050 AM, KZSU 90.1 FM

Parade: Grand Marshall: Kirk Gibson, Arizona Diamondbacks manager

AP All-Americans: OG David DeCastro, Stanford; WR Justin Blackmon, Oklahoma State (first team); QB Andrew Luck, Stanford; OT Jonathan Martin, Stanford; S Markelle Martin, Oklahoma State (second team); C Grant Garner, Oklahoma State; TE Coby Fleener, Stanford; K Quinn Sharp, Oklahoma State; CB Broderick Brown, Oklahoma State (third team).

By the numbers:

1 -- Fiesta Bowl victories for Oklahoma State (1-0).

2 -- Times Stanford's Drew Terrell has played in University of Phoenix Stadium.

3 -- Times Stanford's Trent Murphy has played in University of Phoenix Stadium.

5 -- Fiesta Bowl victories for current Big 12 teams.

31 -- Times the higher-ranked team has won the Fiesta Bowl.

83 -- Oklahoma State's ranking out of 120 FBS teams against the run.

STANFORD BOWL HISTORY (10-11-1)

YEAR BOWL RESULT

2010 Orange Bowl Stanford 40, Virginia Tech 12

2009 Brut Sun Bowl Oklahoma 31, Stanford 27

2011 Seattle Bowl Georgia Tech 24, Stanford 14

2000 Rose Bowl Wisconsin 17, Stanford 9

1996 Sun Bowl Stanford 38, Michigan State 0

1995 Liberty Bowl East Carolina 19, Stanford 13

1993 Blockbuster Bowl Stanford 24, Penn State 3

1991 Aloha Bowl Georgia Tech 18, Stanford 17

1986 Gator Bowl Clemson 27, Stanford 21

1978 Bluebonnet Bowl Stanford 25, Georgia 22

1977 Sun Bowl Stanford 24, Louisiana State 14

1972 Rose Bowl Stanford 13, Michigan 12

1971 Rose Bowl Stanford 27, Ohio State 17

1952 Rose Bowl Illinois 40, Stanford 7

1941 Rose Bowl Stanford 21, Nebraska 13

1936 Rose Bowl Stanford 7, SMU 0

1935 Rose Bowl Alabama 29, Stanford 13

1934 Rose Bowl Columbia 7, Stanford 0

1928 Rose Bowl Stanford 7, Pittsburgh 6

1927 Rose Bowl Stanford 7, Alabama 7

1924 Rose Bowl Notre Dame 27, Stanford 10

1902 Rose Bowl Michigan 49, Stanford 0

— Rick Eymer/Palo Alto Online

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