Cal-Stanford Postgame Notes
With today’s 63-13 victory by No. 10 Stanford over California in the 116th Big Game, the Cardinal have now won the last four contests in the series, improving their lead in the all-time series to 59-46-11. The 63 points scored by Stanford set a Big Game record, the margin of victory was also the largest in the series and the five touchdowns by Stanford’s Ty Montgomery set a Big Game record.
Cal set the school record for passing yards in a season with 3,977, surpassing the former record of 3,705 in 2003. The Bears also set the school record for most plays of total offense in a season with 1,046. The former record was 994 in 2003.
Jared Goff ended the day 10-for-19 for 194 yards and a touchdown before exiting at the end of the first half with a shoulder injury. Finishing the season with 3,508 yards through the air this year, Goff set the school single-season record for passing yards, surpassing Pat Barnes’ 3,499 yards in 1996. He also set the school single-season record for total offense with 3,446 yards. With Goff’s touchdown pass today, he now ranks tied for ninth on the school’s career touchdown top-10 list with 18. His 2013 season totals include going 320-for-531 with 18 touchdowns.
Zach Kline played the majority of the second half, completing eight of his 14 pass attempts for 115 yards and a personal-best 38-yard completion.
Maurice Harris caught the second touchdown pass of his career in the first quarter and later added a personal-best 35-yard reception.
Richard Rodgers was Cal’s leading receiver on the day with five catches for a season-best 125 yards. Rodgers caught Goff’s final pass of the season, a 62-yarder in the second quarter.
Bryce Treggs caught one pass for 38 yards. He ends the season with 77 receptions for 751 yards. The 77 receptions rank fourth on Cal’s single-season receptions list.
Michael Barton paced Cal on defense with a career-high 13 tackles, one of which was good for his second career sack.
Playing his final game at Cal, Lucas King tied his personal best in tackles with nine. He also had a career-high two tackles for loss, the third and fourth of his career.
Villiami Moala notched his first career fumble recovery in the third quarter.
Vincenzo D’Amato nailed field goals of 29 and 47 yards. With the 47-yarder, D’Amato made six of his nine attempts from 40 yards or more. He finished the season 17-for-20. The 17 field goals made were a career high, as were his points scored this season of 82.