Troy Walters, in a spectacular receiving duel with Arizona's Dennis Northcutt, caught eight passes for 168 yards. He had seven catches for 164 yards in the first half. Northcutt caught eight for 139 yards and two touchdowns.
Stanford blew open a 30-7 halftime lead, fought off a rally by the Wildcats in the third quarter, then put the game away with three touchdowns in the fourth quarter.
Ortege Jenkins, who completed 15 of 23 passes for 200 yards and three touchdowns but was sacked five times, threw touchdown passes of seven and 15 yards to Northcutt in the third quarter.
On the second touchdown, Northcutt caught the ball in the backfield, then ran back to his left and raced into the end zone. Jenkins ran for the 2-point conversion to cut the lead to 30-22 with 1:01 left in the third quarter.
Husak drove the Cardinal 65 yards in five plays, capped by a 10-yard touchdown pass to Dave Davis. The kick failed and Stanford led 36-22 with 12:49 to play. The Cardinal would then go on to a 50-22 win.