Stanford won and covered the spread. The final scoreboard read 17-7. But boy is the final score misleading.
With 30 seconds left on the clock, the score was 10-7 as Northwestern took over possession. They were fresh off a touchdown on their previous drive and all the momentum was in their favor. Then this happened:
Steal and score. @StanfordFBall's defense comes up big once again.— Pac-12 Network (@Pac12Network) August 31, 2019
With the forced fumble by Casey Toohill and touchdown recovery by Jordan Fox, Stanford put away the game, 17-7.