The Stanford Cardinal improved to 7-5 with an upset win over the UCLA Bruins, who were ranked eighth in the nation and a win away from a Pac-12 South title.
Stanford had a shocking, strong finish to their regular season as they played spoiler against No. 8 UCLA, who was just a win away from winning the Pac-12 South and getting a rematch against No. 2 Oregon.
The Bruins were off to a fast start as they scored the first touchdown of the game, but the Cardinal took a 21-10 lead at halftime. The Bruins were completely shut down in the second half.
Backup quarterback Jerry Neuheisel threw an interception that killed any momentum UCLA had in the third quarter, and Stanford stopped them in the fourth quarter with a goal-line stand.
Stanford quarterback Kevin Hogan played nearly flawlessly as he threw for 234 yards with two touchdowns on 16-of-19 passing.
Running back Remound Wright carried the ball 15 times for 64 yards and two touchdowns.
For the Bruins, quarterback Brett Hundley was held to 146 yards and a touchdown. Running back Paul Perkins ran for 116 yards on 17 carries.