Stanford back Tyler Gaffney ran for 157 yards on a school-record 45 carries.
Tyler Gaffney ran for 157 yards and No. 6 Stanford hammered No. 2 Oregon for three quarters, then held off a furious final kick by the Ducks to crush their national title hopes for a second straight season, this time with a 26-20 victory Thursday night.
It’s quite a challenge for Tyler Gaffney as a two-sport athlete at Stanford, with the rigorous academic demands to boot.
Andrew Luck threw four touchdown passes, ran 52 yards for another score and led No. 19 Stanford to the end zone on all eight drives that he played in a a 68-24 victory over Wake Forest on Saturday night.