Top Ten Reasons We Won the Big Game

  1. Stanford team was under the false impression that they could drop the game after the final quarter
  2. Cal team powered by Duracell(tm) batteries, and we all know nothing outlasts the copper top
  3. Somebody spiked their Gatorade(tm).
  4. Bark beetles disabled their mascot, while providing a tasty treat for Oski.
  5. Stanford Daily’s easy victory over the Daily Cal team the morning of the game left Stanford smug
  6. Bill Walsh too busy making retirement plans to concentrate on the game.
  7. Cal players out for vengeance over forced reduction in size of bonfire rally.
  8. Sheer luck.
  9. We didn’t play as poorly as they did.
  10. We played better than they did.