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Lombardi's Look Back: Colorado, Hogan, D

Successful football teams adapt to various challenges over the course of a grueling season, and Stanford made an important transformation in its 48-0 dismantling of Colorado before entering the vicious grand finale of its regular season schedule.

Re-Energized As soon as Kevin Hogan trotted in, the dark clouds parted. The sun shined again on a Stanford football team that had seemed destined for offensive ineptitude after two more futile drives against the nation's worst defense. Hogan's 18-for-23, 184-yard, two-touchdown showcase of dual threat efficiency was the most refreshing breath of fresh air a 6-2 team playing Colorado could have... Recommended Stories