AP Photo File: Stanford Cardinal quarterback K.J. Costello (3) pulls along the sidelines in an effort to reach the goal line during the PAC-12 Championship game between the USC Trojans and the Stanford Cardinals on Friday, December 01, 2017 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. (Photo by Douglas Stringer/Icon Sportswire) (Icon Sportswire via AP Images)
On the Stanford podcast with Matt:
1 After losing a close game with the USC Trojans in the Pac 12 Championship 31-28 in Santa Clara it was the second meeting of both clubs of the year the last time was when Stanford played the Trojans in LA and lost 42-24 in the second week of the season.
2 The match up at quarterback KJ Costello for Stanford and for TCU Kenny Hill this has been called an upredictable match up Stanford ranks No 77 and TCU ranks No.52 on pass efficiency defense.
3 What’s kept both of these team in their games is the defense pressuring the quarterbacks as the Cardinal have 32 sacks on the season and the Horned Frogs with 41
4 Looking at Stanford’s running back Bryce Love he’s had a year with 1973 yards second in yards in the country and has carried for 8.3 yards
5 TCU is going to try and stop Love from breaking away for a 50 yard run Love has accomplished the 50 yard run 10 of 12 games
Matt Harrington does the Stanford Cardinal football podcasts each week at http://www.sportsradioservice.com