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Burgess helps Arizona St. top Stanford

Sep 30, 2007 - 5:21 AM PALO ALTO, California (Ticker) -- The Arizona State offense was not spectacular Saturday night, but it did not have to be.

Rudy Burgess hauled in a touchdown reception and Ryan Torain rushed for 107 yards as No. 19 Arizona State cruised to their fifth straight victory, a 41-3 triumph over Stanford in a Pacific-10 Conference matchup.

The Sun Devils (5-0, 2-0 Pac-10) took a 14-0 lead in the second quarter when Rudy Carpenter connected with Burgess on a 62-yard touchdown strike with 2:31 remaining. Burgess finished with seven catches for 137 yards.

Just nine seconds later, Arizona State cornerback Omar Bolden intercepted Stanford quarterback T.C. Ostander and returned it 29 yards for another score to take a 21-0 edge.

The ASU defense was once again at the top of its game. After coming away with five interceptions last week against Oregon State, the Sun Devils forced three turnovers and held the Cardinals to minus-5 yards rushing.

Torain was held out of the end zone but continued his string of effective rushing, collecting at least 90 yards on the ground in each of the four games he has played in this year. The senior tailback rushed for 412 yards and five touchdowns this year, as well as two receiving scores.

Arizona State's offense started to get rolling in the fourth quarter. Dimitri Nance scored on a 17-yard run and Keegan Herring broke a 72-yard rushing touchdown to provide the final margin.

This marks the first time since 2004 that Arizona State has started the season with five consecutive wins.

Carpenter completed 20-of-27 passes for 259 yards and a touchdown with one interception. It was the first time this season that Carpenter failed to throw for multiple touchdowns and his fourth straight contest with an interception.

Ostander passed for 228 yards with one interception and Richard Sherman made six receptions for 104 yards for Stanford, which converted just 2-of-13 on third down.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    ARIZONA ST (23) 6 15 6 14 41
    STANFORD 0 3 0 0 3 FINAL
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: ARIZONA ST - FG, THOMAS WEBER 41 YD, 2:24.
    ARIZONA ST 3-0
    ARIZONA ST - FG, THOMAS WEBER 32 YD, 5:35.
    ARIZONA ST 6-0
    2ND QUARTER: ARIZONA ST - TD, RUDY BURGESS 62 YD PASS FROM
    RUDY CARPENTER (KEEGAN HERRING


    Sep 30 1:10 AM


  • NCAAF
    TD ARIZONA ST
    KEEGAN HERRING 72 YD RUN
    (THOMAS WEBER KICK)
    ARIZONA ST (23) 41
    STANFORD 3 5:58 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Arizona State(23) vs. StanfordSep 30 12:55 AM


  • NCAAF
    TD ARIZONA ST
    DIMITRI NANCE 17 YD RUN
    (THOMAS WEBER KICK)
    ARIZONA ST (23) 34
    STANFORD 3 7:38 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Arizona State(23) vs. StanfordSep 30 12:46 AM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    ARIZONA ST (23) 6 15 6 27
    STANFORD 0 3 0 3 END, 3RD QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: ARIZONA ST - FG, THOMAS WEBER 41 YD, 2:24.
    ARIZONA ST 3-0
    ARIZONA ST - FG, THOMAS WEBER 32 YD, 5:35.
    ARIZONA ST 6-0
    2ND QUARTER: ARIZONA ST - TD, RUDY BURGESS 62 YD PASS FROM
    RUDY CARPENTER

    Sep 30 12:27 AM


  • NCAAF
    FG ARIZONA ST
    THOMAS WEBER 18 YD
    ARIZONA ST (23) 27
    STANFORD 3 1:57 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Arizona State(23) vs. StanfordSep 30 12:20 AM


  • NCAAF
    FG ARIZONA ST
    THOMAS WEBER 38 YD
    ARIZONA ST (23) 24
    STANFORD 3 10:02 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Arizona State(23) vs. StanfordSep 30 12:00 AM


  • NCAAF
    FG STANFORD
    DERRICK BELCH 42 YD
    ARIZONA ST (23) 21
    STANFORD 3 0:00 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Sep 29 11:29 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG STANFORD
    DERRICK BELCH 42 YD
    ARIZONA ST (23) 21
    STANFORD 3 0:00 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Arizona State(23) vs. StanfordSep 29 11:29 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD ARIZONA ST
    OMAR BOLDEN 29 YD INTERCEPTION RETURN
    (THOMAS WEBER KICK)
    ARIZONA ST (23) 21
    STANFORD 0 2:22 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Arizona State(23) vs. StanfordSep 29 11:19 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    ARIZONA ST (23) 6 6
    STANFORD 0 0 END, 1ST QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: ARIZONA ST - FG, THOMAS WEBER 41 YD, 2:24.
    ARIZONA ST 3-0
    ARIZONA ST - FG, THOMAS WEBER 32 YD, 5:35.
    ARIZONA ST 6-0

    Sep 29 10:42 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG ARIZONA ST
    THOMAS WEBER 32 YD
    ARIZONA ST (23) 6
    STANFORD 0 9:25 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Arizona State(23) vs. StanfordSep 29 10:23 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG ARIZONA ST
    THOMAS WEBER 41 YD
    ARIZONA ST (23) 3
    STANFORD 0 12:36 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Arizona State(23) vs. StanfordSep 29 10:15 PM
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