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Stanford heads to Rose Bowl after 27-24 win

Original post made on Nov 30, 2012

==I Cardinal will face Wisconsin on January 1==

Jordan Williamson made a 36-yard field goal with 6:49 left to play and the Stanford defense made it hold up as the Cardinal earned a berth in the Rose Bowl game for the first time since 2000 with a 27-24 victory over UCLA in the Pac-12 Championship game on a rainy Friday night in Stanford Stadium.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, December 4, 2012, 12:14 PM

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Posted by Nora Charles
a resident of Stanford
on Nov 30, 2012 at 11:19 pm

Yea! Congratulations to the remarkable players and coach. Very exciting!

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Posted by randy albin
a resident of another community
on Dec 1, 2012 at 10:13 am

is this like going back to previous glorious seasons? do that many people follow stanford football these days? good luck and change the bcs standings back to how these bowl games were decided before. make the best of good football results

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Posted by resident
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Dec 1, 2012 at 10:38 am

I saw some highlights on TV. The stadium looked half empty. Are Palo Altans fair weather fans only? Or did the Friday afternoon start time cut into busy Silicon Valley work (or party) schedules?

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Posted by ron
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Dec 1, 2012 at 10:48 am

Stanford escaped with a win. I hope they play better at the Rose Bowl than they did last night.

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Posted by Tickets
a resident of Greenmeadow
on Dec 1, 2012 at 3:15 pm

Resident - We were thinking about going, but when I checked, the lowest price was $80 per ticket. Prices were set by NCAA. Students could get in for $20. $160 to sit in the rain was too much for us. Not everyone in Palo Alto has a huge entertainment budget.
I agree it looked bad on TV to see the low attendance. Blame it on the prices, weather, and the fact that the game was televised.

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Posted by some guy
a resident of another community
on Dec 1, 2012 at 9:47 pm

Maybe the reason people weren't at the game was the same reason resident wasn't at the game, whatever that was.

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Posted by Annie
a resident of another community
on Dec 3, 2012 at 1:52 pm

Wow-so much negativity! I was there and it was FANTASTIC! Way to go Stanford!

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