Nov. 19, 2011
STANFORD, Calif. - With tonight's Stanford victory, the Cardinal improved their lead in The Big Game all-time series to 57-46-11. Jeff Tedford is now 7-3 all time in The Big Game.
Isi Sofele rushed 21 times for 92 yards. The Bears are 6-1 when Sofele carries the ball at least 18 times. In addition, Sofele has posted at least 74 yards on the ground in 10 of the 11 games this season.
With his six receptions for 97 yards, Keenan Allen moved up to second on Cal's single-season list in receiving yards with an even 1,200 yards, surpassing Dameane Douglas (1,150 - 1998) for second. Geoff McArthur (1,504 - 2003) is the leader. Allen remained in third on Cal's single-season receptions list, now with 84, and is just one shy of tying McArthur for second. Allen also posted his sixth touchdown of the season (11th of his career), and extended his streak of consecutive games with a catch to 22, all his games at Cal.
Marvin Jones extended his streak of games with at least one catch to 36 consecutive contests. Jones is Cal's active career leader in receptions (143), receiving yards (2,128) and receiving touchdowns (13). The 143 receptions and the 2,128 receiving yards both rank eighth all-time at Cal.
C.J. Anderson punched in a one-yard touchdown, good for his sixth score of the season. He also garnered a career-high 73 receiving yards, including a career-high 39-yarder.
Zach Maynard completed 20 of his 30 passes for 280 yards and two touchdown passes.
Spencer Hagan boasted his second career touchdown in the fourth quarter. His first touchdown came against Presbyterian.
Steve Williams garnered his third career interception, second of this season, in the first quarter that led to Cal's first touchdown of the game. Williams' other INT came against Fresno State.
Mychal Kendricks notched his second sack of the season, part of his season-high-tying 2.5 tackles for loss. Kendricks had 13 tackles in all, same as Sean Cattouse and that was a season-high in tackles for him. Cattouse notched his career-high mark in tackles with 15 in the 2010 Big Game. D.J. Holt also chipped in nine tackles.
Giorgio Tavecchio has been good on 15 of his 18 field goal attempts this season after going two-for-two on Saturday. He is the first Cal kicker to make 15 field goals since Tom Schneider in 2006. Tyler Fredrickson also had 15 in 2003. The last kicker with more was Mark Jensen with 19 in 2002. Tavecchio has 235 career points that ranks eighth all time at Cal.
Jackson Bouza caught his first two passes of his career.
Robert Mullins garnered his first career sack.
Cal was 5-for-5 in the red zone.