Trailing by three points with four seconds left in the game, UCLA lined up for a Hail Mary. Joey Alfieri sacked UCLA QB Josh Rosen and stripped the ball. Solomon Thomas picked up the ball and returned it for a meaningless touchdown, as the clock expired and Stanford won 22-13.
The final score was a misleading 22-13 that did not reflect just what a nail-biter Stanford played for the entire game. Stanford trailed for nearly the entire game before finally scoring the go-ahead touchdown, 16-13, with just 24 seconds to spare.