Did you know: Stanford vs. Colorado

Some fun facts about Saturday's Stanford vs. Colorado game.

  • This is the inaugural Pac-12 road game for Colorado. The Buffs lost at home last week to Washington State in its conference opener.

  • Stanford owns the nation’s longest winning streak at 12. The Cardinal haven't lost since Oct. 2 last season to Oregon. Since that date, Colorado is 3-10. It is the second longest win streak in Stanford history.

  • Colorado has lost 18 straight road games, last winning at Texas Tech in 2007. The 18-game road losing streak is the longest active streak in FBS.

  • Stanford is looking for its first 5-0 start since 1951 (9-0). Last season, the Cardinal started 4-0 before losing to Oregon for their only loss of the season.

  • Andrew Luck is 24-5 career as a starter. The 24 wins is tied with Steve Stenstrom for first in school history.

  • First meeting since 1993. Teams have split six all-time meetings.

  • Stanford has posted a 29-13 (.691) record over the last three-plus seasons and are 24-6 (.800) dating back to the 2009 campaign.

  • Stanford has been ranked in the Top 10 of the AP poll for 13 straight weeks, marking the program’s longest run as a Top 10 team in school history.

  • Stanford has won eight straight home games and are 19-2 in its last 21 games at Stanford Stadium dating back to the final home game of the 2007 season.

  • The last Stanford first year head coach to start his career 4-0 was Chuck Taylor, who led the Indians to nine straight wins in his inaugural season in 1951.

  • Stanford leads the Pac-12 in five defensive categories; rush defense (62.25 ypg), total defense (312), scoring defense (11.5), tackles-for-loss per game (8.5) and sacks per game (3.5).

  • The Cardinal have scored 40 or more points in 13 of their past 30 games.

  • Stanford is 22-for-22 in red zone scoring opportunities (17 touchdowns, five field goals). Nine touchdowns have come via the rush.

  • Tight ends have accounted for 13 of the past 16 passing touchdowns dating back to the Orange Bowl last year.