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First Road Test for Stanford's Nunes

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To prepare quarterback Josh Nunes for the noise in Seattle's CenturyLink Field on Thursday, Stanford blasted music during practice this week

To prepare Nunes for problems communicating with his linemen and receivers, the Cardinal used hand signals.

To prepare him for the chaos of Washington's defense, the Cardinal mimicked UW's unconventional blitzes.

But there is another way for Stanford to improve Nunes' chances for success in the first road start of his career: Blow the Huskies off the line and run for 6 yards (or more) on first down.

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