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                   === Stanford rolls past San Jose State ===
 
 Stanford,  CA (Sports Network) - Stanford finally opened its season and didn't
 waste any time taking down San Jose State this time.
 
 Tyler  Gaffney  ran for  104 yards  and two  scores and  Kevin Hogan threw two
 touchdown passes in No. 5 Stanford's 34-13 rout of San Jose State.
 
 The  Cardinal squeaked  out a hard-fought 20-17 win in their season opener and
 first  game  without Andrew Luck  a year ago.  Ed Reynolds intercepted a David
 Fales pass at Stanford's 45-yard line with a little more than a minute left to
 seal the outcome.
 
 The  sophomore Hogan,  who went  5-0 and  completed 71.7  percent of  his pass
 attempts  for 1,096 yards and nine touchdowns after taking over for Josh Nunes
 last season, was 17-of-27 for 207 yards for Stanford (1-0), which captured the
 Pac-12 title and knocked off Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl last season.
 
 The unheralded Fales, who completed 72.5 percent of his passes for 4,193 yards
 and  33 touchdowns a year ago, was 29-of-43 for 216 yards with a touchdown and
 interception for the Spartans (1-1), who shut out Sacramento State last week.
 
 The Cardinal, who tallied touchdowns on each of their first two drives, jumped
 out  to  a 17-3 second-quarter  lead and never led  by less than double digits
 from that point forward.
 
 Hogan  capped  the Cardinal's opening six-play,  67-yard trek by heaving a 40-
 yard  TD pass to Devon Cajuste. After Austin Lopez nailed a 30-yard field goal
 on  San Jose  State's ensuing series, Gaffney finished off Stanford's next 13-
 play,  75-yard possession with a 16-yard TD run for a 14-3 margin early in the
 second.
 
 Jordan  Williamson  and Lopez  exchanged  field  goals  of  40 and  22  yards,
 respectively, which gave Stanford a 17-6 edge heading into the break.
 
 Stanford,  though,  scored the  first 10 points  of the third  to put the game
 away.
 
 Williamson booted through a 48-yarder on Stanford's opening drive of the third
 and  Hogan's  17-yard scoring strike  to Ty  Montgomery on the Cardinal's next
 touch put them in front by a 27-6 count with 5:34 to play in the third.
 
 Fales  hit Noel  Grigsby for a 13-yard  touchdown late in the third to get the
 Spartans  within  two scores before  Gaffney's 2-yard  TD scamper early in the
 fourth capped the scoring.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 The  Cardinal  led the Pac-12  in sacks (57.0) and  tackles for loss (124.0) a
 year ago ... Stanford leads the all-time series between the teams, 52-14-1 ...
 The Cardinal outgained the Spartans, 404-251.
 
 09/08 03:54:53 ET

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