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1996 Stanford Cardinal football
Sun Bowl Champions
Sun Bowl, W 38–0 vs. Michigan State
ConferencePacific-10 Conference
1996 record7–5 (5–3 Pac-10)
Head coachTyrone Willingham (2nd season)
Home stadiumStanford Stadium
(Capacity: 85,500)
Seasons
← 1995
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Template:1996 Pacific-10 football standings

The 1996 Stanford Cardinal football team represented Stanford University in the 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was led by head coach Tyrone Willingham.

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 7* 4:00 PM Utah Stanford StadiumStanford, CA ABC L 10–17   34,587
September 14* 12:30 PM San Jose State Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA (Rivalry) W 25–2   34,150
September 21* 9:30 AM at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI ESPN2 L 0–14   77,894
October 5 3:30 PM at #18 Washington Husky StadiumSeattle, WA FSN L 6–27   71,488
October 12 2:00 PM Oregon Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA W 27–24 OT  41,150
October 19 1:00 PM at Oregon State Parker StadiumCorvallis, OR L 12–26   21,305
October 26 12:30 PM #4 Arizona State Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA ABC L 9–41   32,550
November 2 3:30 PM at UCLA Rose BowlPasadena, CA FSN W 21–20   64,820
November 9 7:15 PM USC Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA FSN W 24–20   41,980
November 16 12:30 PM Washington State Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA W 33–17   30,280
November 23 12:30 PM at California California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA (99th Big Game) W 42–21   70,500
December 31* 11:00 AM vs. Michigan State Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX (Sun Bowl) CBS W 38–0   42,271
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Pacific Time.
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