Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Cardinal Notches Rose Bowl Berth Stanford 27, UCLA 24

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Cardinal Notches Rose Bowl Berth Stanford 27, UCLA 24

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STANFORD, Calif. -- Kevin Hogan has taken Stanford to a place Andrew Luck never could.

Hogan threw for 155 yards and a touchdown and ran for 47 yards to help the No. 8 Cardinal beat No. 17 UCLA, 27-24, in the Pac-12 championship game Friday night.

As a defender barreled into him, Hogan hurled a 26-yard tying touchdown to Drew Terrell on third-and-15 early in the fourth quarter. Jordan Williamson kicked his second field goal from 36 yards with 6:49 remaining for the go-ahead score to seal Stanford's first conference title since the 1999 season.

The Cardinal (11-2) will play the winner of the Big Ten title game between Nebraska and Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1.

UCLA's Brent Hundley threw for 177 yards and a costly interception that set up a Stanford touchdown. He still almost brought the Bruins (9-4) back, but Ka'imi Fairbairn missed a 52- yard field goal wide left in the closing moments for a disappointing loss.

Hogan completed 16 of 22 passes to beat a fourth ranked opponent in his fourth consecutive start since unseating Josh Nunes at quarterback. …

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