Stanford's fantastic 2012 defense has paved the way to the Rose Bowl, evoking memories of the 1971…
Rose Bowl 2013: It's Our Deal
Turns out that your favorite prognosticating Stanford football columnist wasn't too far off four months ago when he observed, right here in this space, August 14, the parallels between the then-upcoming season and a historic one in which a new quarterback was replacing a renowned predecessor with big cleats to fill: "In fact, the Plunkett-less 1971 season turned out better than almost anyone associated with the program could dare to dream. Anyone, that is, except the players and Coach John Ralston. The ‘new' quarterback that year was Don Bunce, who would cap his Stanford football career by being named 1972 Rose Bowl MVP. Not bad for a new guy." Joyously, the new guy back then ended that season Rose-Bowl bound. That's exactly what the new, new guy is doing today. While this year's newbie didn't get the starting nod until well into...
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