The Stanford Cardinal appear to have busted open their Pac-12 opener against the Arizona Wildcats as Andrew Luck has completed back-to-back touchdown passes to give the Cardinal a 30-10 lead early in the fourth quarter. The Cardinal were in a dogfight well into the third quarter, but they appear to finally be asserting their authority. Arizona looked to get back into it, but a crazy Juron Criner touchdown was called back as his elbow was down.
After grabbing a 23-10 lead, the Stanford defense forced Arizona to punt after four plays. The Cardinal then methodically moved down to the Arizona 34 as the third quarter expired. Andrew Luck then threw a touchdown pass to a wide open Levine Toilolo for the 30-10 lead. The touchdown drive was keyed by an offsides penalty against Arizona on 4th and 3 that gave Stanford new life.
Arizona looked like they were about to blow right back into the game as Juron Criner caught a little hitch and bounced off a player mid-tackle to eventually score what appeared to be an 80-yard touchdown. Fortunately for the Cardinal, Criner's elbow hit the ground as he rolled over a Stanford defender. The touchdown was called back and Arizona now has to make their way down the field. Down by three scores, the called back touchdown puts Stanford in a position to end this thing.