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The Thick Red Line Guards James McGillicuddy (74) and Andrew Phillips (71) and tackle Jonathan Martin (55) led Stanford onto the field for its game against Sacramento State in Palo Alto last Saturday. The Cardinal offensive linemen manhandled the Hornets, helping quarterback Andrew Luck throw for 316 yards in a 52-17 victory.

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Photograph by Robert Beck

Cat Not In the Hat BYU running back Bryan Kariya got a less obstructed view of the Wasatch Mountains—and of Washington linebacker Cort Dennison (31)—after a helmet-jarring hit by end Talia Crichton (beneath him) in the fourth quarter of their game in Provo last Saturday. Kariya, a junior from Kaysville, Utah, ran eight times for 20 yards in the Cougars' 23--17 victory.

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Photograph by David E. Klutho

Fallback Position Western Kentucky quarterback Kawaun Jakes was leveled by Nebraska tackle Jared Crick during their game in Lincoln last Saturday. Crick finished with six tackles and a quarterback hurry and Jakes was held to 120 yards passing with one interception as the Cornhuskers romped 49--10.