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Top 10 Receiving Performances of the David Shaw era

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Stanford Athletics counts ‘em down for us

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They recently hit us with the top 10 passing performances of the David Shaw era and the Stanford Athletics Department is back at it again. This time around with the top 10 performances from a player on the receiving end of passes.

Here are the top 10 receiving performances in the David Shaw era:

10. Ty Montgomery vs No. 3 Oklahoma State (2012 Fiesta Bowl) + Coby Fleener vs Washington State (October 15, 2011)

Montgomery went 7 for 120 and a 53-yard TD while Fleener had 4 for 128 and a TD.

No. 9 — Devon Cajuste vs No. 4 Notre Dame (November 28, 2015)

Cajuste had 5 for 125 and a TD

No. 8 — JJ Arcega-Whiteside vs No. 9 Washington (November 10, 2017)

JJAW went for 130 yards on 5 catches including two 39-yarders

No. 7 — Zach Ertz @ Cal (October 20, 2012)

Ertz went 6 for 134 yards and a TD in the 21-3 win

No. 6 — Coby Fleener vs No. 22 Notre Dame (November 26, 2011)

Fleener grabbed 4 for 97 and 2 TD

No. 5 — JJ Arcega-Whiteside @ UCLA (November 24, 2018)

JJAW grabbed 7 balls for 106 yards and 3 TD

No. 4 — Colby Parkinson vs Oregon State (November 18, 2018)

Parkinson tied the record with 4 TD grabs and finished with six catches for 166 yards

No. 3 — Zach Ertz @ No. 1 Oregon (November 17, 2012)

Ertz went for the 11-catch, 106-yard 1-TD performance against the No. 1 Ducks in the OT win

No. 2 — JJ Arcega-Whiteside vs SDSU (August 31, 2018)

JJAW finished with 6 catches for 226 yards and 3 TD

No. 1 — Ty Montgomery vs Cal (November 23, 2013)

Montgomery recorded five total touchdowns including one on the ground and four through the air. He finished with five catches for 160 yards in the 63-13 throttling of Cal.

Other honorable mentions were:

Griff Whalen @ USC (October 29, 2011) — 6, 102 yards

Levine Toilolo vs Arizona (October 6, 2012) — 5, 141, 1 TD

Devon Cajuste @ Arizona State (2013 Pac-12 Champ) — 2, 120 yards

Bryce Love vs UCF (September 12, 2015) — 2, 135, 1 TD

Austin Hooper @ USC (September 19, 2015) — 4, 79, 1 TD

Christian McCaffrey vs USC (2015 Pac-12 Champ) — 4, 105, 1 TD (461 total all-purpose yards)

Christian McCaffrey vs Iowa (2016 Rose Bowl) — 4, 105, 1 TD (again)

Simi Fehoko vs Washington (October 5, 2019) — 3, 91, 1 TD

Connor Wedington @ Washington State (November 16, 2019) — 8, 119 yards

Michael Wilson vs Notre Dame (November 30, 2019) — 10, 96, 1 TD