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Stanford Set for Improved Washington

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On a rainy day in Seattle last year, Stanford pounded Jake Locker and the Washington Huskies 41-0.

Nobody on the Stanford side is expecting a similar result when the teams play again today at 5 p.m. in Stanford's homecoming game.

Coach David Shaw said this week that the 41-point margin inflated the difference between the two teams.

He said he didn't want to call it "happenstance" but "we did a lot of things right. They did some things wrong. We called some perfect plays."

One of those perfect plays was an option run by quarterback Andrew Luck that resulted in a 51-yard touchdown to open the scoring.

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