Stanford UCLA Player Reviews
Stanford looked to set the tone early on offense behind the big arm of Andrew Luck, but his inconsistent play led to an inconsistent offensive performance by the Cardinal. The red-shirt sophomore went 11-24 for 151 yards and a pair of touchdowns at the Rose Bowl Saturday night, and looked uncomfortable in the pocket. He occasionally took off with the ball himself and was elusive, running the ball seven times for 64 yards (nine-yard average).
One of the reasons Luck struggled passing the ball was the strong play by the Bruins’ defensive backs; safeties Rahim Moore and Tony Dye each totaled seven tackles. Moore showed why he is an All-American safety, making great open field tackles throughout the game. He even came off the edge on a blitz and forced Luck to throw an inaccurate pass on third down. Cornerback