Things did not turn as expected.
With regards to Stanford highlights, perhaps the best play encapsulating USC's horrifying night was Josh Nunes juking out several Trojan defenders for a first down that set up the game-winning touchdown connection to Zach Ertz.
The Cardinal player of the game on offense was Stepfan Taylor though, starting off perhaps his best game as a Stanford pro with excellent moves in the open field to scoot toward the Cardinal's opening touchdown.
Here's the official Stanford highlight reel, showcasing all three Cardinal touchdowns. Two of them were Taylor creating big plays as he made numerous USC defenders miss on both his scores. The third was the game-winning connection between Nunes and Ertz.
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