Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • STAN429
    • 287IOWA
  • Turnovers

    • STAN1
    • 2IOWA
  • Possession

    STANIOWA
    32:5127:09
  • 1st Downs

    • STAN19
    • 18IOWA

Game Information

Rose Bowl
Coverage: ESPN
  • Pasadena, CA 90095
  • Line: STAN -6.0
  • Over/Under: 52
Attendance: 94,268
100%
Capacity: 91,136
1/2/2016 Associated Press

McCaffrey leads Stanford's 45-16 Rose Bowl romp over Iowa

Stanford barely missed out on the College Football Playoff, and Christian McCaffrey almost won the Heisman Trophy.

Scoring Summary

1234T
Stanford21143745
Iowa0031316
first QuarterSTANIOWA
TD
14:49
Christian McCaffrey 75 Yd pass from Kevin Hogan (Conrad Ukropina Kick)
1 play, 75 yards, 0:11
70
play
McCaffrey in the end zone after one play (0:48)

On the first snap of the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual, Stanford's Kevin Hogan hits Christian McCaffrey who does the rest, going 75 yards to the end zone putting the Cardinal up 7-0 early. (0:48)

TD
9:13
Kevin Hogan 8 Yd Run (Conrad Ukropina Kick)
8 plays, 74 yards, 3:32
140
play
Hogan runs in untouched for another Stanford TD (0:27)

Stanford's Kevin Hogan keeps the ball himself on the sweep left and easily finds the end zone to increase Stanford's early lead to 14-0. (0:27)

TD
4:07
Quenton Meeks 66 Yd Interception Return (Conrad Ukropina Kick)
9 plays, 38 yards, 5:06
210
play
Stanford continues dream start with pick-six (1:18)

Stanford's Quenton Meeks jumps in front of the route and picks off Iowa's C.J. Beathard, returning the ball 67 yards the other way to the house, pushing the Cardinal's first quarter lead to 21-0. (1:18)

second QuarterSTANIOWA
TD
14:12
Christian McCaffrey 63 Yd Punt Return (Conrad Ukropina Kick)
3 plays, -2 yards, 1:15
280
play
McCaffrey scores 2nd TD, this time on a punt return (1:24)

Already with a receiving touchdown, Stanford's Christian McCaffrey takes a punt return 63 yards to the end zone to increase the lead to 28-0. (1:24)

TD
8:22
Michael Rector 31 Yd pass from Kevin Hogan (Conrad Ukropina Kick)
8 plays, 85 yards, 3:25
350
play
Hogan fakes fumble, then fires for second TD pass (1:05)

Stanford gets tricky on a designed play when Kevin Hogan fakes fumbling the ball to freeze the safety and then hits Michael Rector for the 31-yard touchdown to continue the rout of Iowa at 35-0. (1:05)

third QuarterSTANIOWA
FG
11:09
Conrad Ukropina 31 Yd Field Goal
7 plays, 51 yards, 2:27
380
play
C. Ukropina 31 yd FG GOOD (0:18)

Conrad Ukropina 31 yd FG GOOD (0:18)

FG
3:36
Marshall Koehn 39 Yd Field Goal
8 plays, 4 yards, 3:52
383
play
M. Koehn 39 yd FG GOOD (0:10)

Marshall Koehn 39 yd FG GOOD (0:10)

fourth QuarterSTANIOWA
TD
13:12
Matt VandeBerg 36 Yd pass from C.J. Beathard (Marshall Koehn PAT failed)
3 plays, 31 yards, 1:29
389
play
Iowa finds the end zone for the first time (0:37)

Iowa's C.J. Beathard finds Matt VandeBerg for the 36-yard catch and run to get the Hawkeyes into the end zone for the first time in the game. (0:37)

TD
2:46
Akrum Wadley 31 Yd pass from C.J. Beathard (Marshall Koehn Kick)
7 plays, 80 yards, 2:58
3816
play
Wadley scores from 31 yards out (1:01)

Iowa's Akrum Wadley is left wide open and makes the catch and run to the end zone from 31 yards out to cuts Stanford's lead to 38-16. (1:01)

TD
1:54
Michael Rector 42 Yd pass from Kevin Hogan (Conrad Ukropina Kick)
2 plays, 49 yards, 0:52
4516
play
Rector punctuates win with 42-yard TD (0:55)

Stanford's Kevin Hogan airs it out to Michael Rector for the 42-yard pitch and catch for the score to increase the Cardinal's lead to 45-16. (0:55)

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