Led by quarterback Don Bunce, Stanford avenged its loss to the Bears the previous year with a 14-0 shutout. The Indians went back to the Rose Bowl, where they upset Michigan, 13-12, on Rod Garcia's 31-yard field goal with 12 seconds remaining.
Cigarettes were the big ticket item in 1970.
The members of the Stanford defensive line were known as the Thunderchickens.
Bunce had a pretty good year as Jim Plunkett's successor.