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Bad-Ugly-Good: Taking stock of 6-3 Stanford

November 11, 2016

By Matthew E. Milliken
MEMwrites.wordpress.com
Nov. 11, 2016

This time, I took my own suggestion.

On Saturday, I wound up strolling around Cary, N.C., to get in my exercise for the day prior to the Stanford football game against Oregon State. I ended up covering more than three and a half miles over four different stretches, and (as you know) the Cardinal ended up beating the Beavers, 26-15.

Nov. 5, 2016, walk in Cary, N.C.

Nov. 5, 2016, walk in Cary, N.C.

Since I took a long walk, also in Cary, before the Notre Dame game, which Stanford won, and since I didn’t do any walking — or actually I did, but not very much — before the Colorado game, which Stanford lost, I may have inadvertently established a new Stanford football pregame tradition (or is that superstition?) for myself.

And yes, it definitely felt great to (a) get a win and (b) go over .500 in conference play.

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