Game Recap

Stanford might have drawn first blood against Washington St. on Saturday, but it was Washington St. who got the last laugh. It was close but no cigar for Stanford as they fell 38-41 to Washington St. The contest was as close as the oddsmakers predicted, but Stanford had been the slight favorite coming in.

Stanford's defeat came about despite a quality game from K.J. Costello, who passed for 323 yards and 4 touchdowns. JJ Arcega-Whiteside was in the mix, too, providing Stanford with two touchdowns.

Gardner Minshew II was the offensive standout of the match for Washington St., as he passed for 438 yards and 3 touchdowns. Minshew II has been a consistent playmaker for Washington St. as this was the 4th good game in a row from him.

Stanford will square off against Washington at 11:11 a.m. next week. Those two teams are out to turn their luck around after having lost tight contests in their previous games. Washington St. will take on California at home at 11:11 a.m. These two teams each escaped (but just barely!) with wins against their previous opponents.