A Look Back at Some of the Memorable Moments in the UCLA Series

Oct. 15, 2008

STANFORD, Calif. - Stanford's series with UCLA dates back to 1925. In 78 previous meetings, the Cardinal trail the all-time series, 31-44-3. The Cardinal hope to end a four-game losing streak to the Bruins on Saturday when the two teams renew one their storied rivlary.

The series has featured some record-breaking performances, last second victories and plenty of memorable moments. Here's a look at some of the highlights from Stanford's series with UCLA over the years.

1925
In the first meeting between the two schools, Stanford scores a school-record 12 touchdowns and defeats UCLA, 82-0.

1954
Stanford allows a school-record 72 points in a 72-0 defeat at the Coliseum.

1968
Gene Washington sets a school record by catching 13 passes, but UCLA rallies from a 14-0 deficit to post a 20-17 victory at the Coliseum.

1976
Guy Benjamin sets a school record for pass completions (35-of-73) and throws for 378 yards, but UCLA rallies from a 20-10 deficit and scores 28 fourth quarter points to post a 38-20 victory at the Coliseum.

1979
Ken Naber boots a 56-yard field goal that hits the left upright and bounces over the cross bar as time expires to lift Stanford to a 27-24 victory before a crowd of 70,205 at Stanford Stadium. Naber's field goal ranks as the fourth-longest in school history.

1977
Freshman Darrin Nelson rushes for 189 yards and two touchdowns on 23 carries to lead Stanford to a 32-28 win over the Bruins at Stanford Stadium. The rushing performance ranks as the 11th-best in school history.

1982
Vincent White ties a single-game school record with 14 receptions in a 38-35 loss at the Coliseum.

1994
Steve Stenstrom passes for 408 yards and two touchdowns, Justin Armour catches 11 passes for 220 yards and Anthony Bookman rushes for 138 yards on 21 carries, however, the Cardinal squander a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter and drop a 31-30 decision at the Rose Bowl. Stanford had a chance to win the game, but misfired on a 32-yard field goal attempt with 0:20 left.

1996
Chad Hutchinson connects with Brian Manning on a 10-yard TD pass with 0:58 left to give Stanford a 21-20 win at the Rose Bowl.

1997
UCLA's defense holds Stanford to its lowest ruhsing total in school history-- -34 yards.

1998
Todd Husak finishes with 428 yards in total offense, but the Cardinal drop a 28-24 decision at the Rose Bowl.

1999
Joe Borchard throws for five touchdowns passes, including a school-record 98-yarder to Troy Walters in 42-32 victory at Stanford Stadium.

2003
Luke Powell returns a punt 90 yards for a touchdown as Stanford defeats UCLA, 21-14. The punt return is second longest in school history.

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