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Arizona Wildcats at Stanford Cardinal Recap: Business as usual in 55-17 victory

Another dominating performance for the Stanford Cardinal.

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

When a defense that is struggling mightily goes on the road against an offense that is rushing the ball as well or better than just about anyone in the country there is really only one likely conclusion. Sure enough, the Stanford offense ran the ball all night long for big gains and plenty of touchdowns. The Cardinal were stopped twice in the redzone in the early going, settling for field goals each time.

Then the dam broke and the offense found the end zone 3 times in the first half. The Stanford defense was equally impressive allowing only 3 points in the first half. Christian McCaffrey had his third straight 100-yard game, and scored his first touchdown. Don't worry though, Remound Wright still found pay dirt as well. The Arizona Wildcats were able to score a couple of touchdowns but it hardly mattered as the Stanford offensive juggernaut continued to roll through the Wildcats' defense.

Keller Chryst saw some action and played well both with his arm and his legs. Christian McCaffrey had another monster game and now leads the nation in all-purpose yards. The Cardinal had 48 points and averaging 10 yards per rush by the end of the third. It is clear that if you want to stop this Cardinal offense you are going to need to figure out a way to stop the unstoppable rushing attack. Right now, that does not seem possible.

The Cardinal used the 4th quarter to bleed the clock and get Keller Chryst game reps on a night when Kevin Hogan played as closed to perfection as one can likely get. Stanford wins 55-17.