Love erupts against the Sun Devils, reaches 1,000 yards through 5 weeks
It was a stellar Saturday for Stanford running back Bryce Love.
The junior hit the ground running, taking the ball 61 yards for an early Stanford score.
— Stanford Football (@StanfordFball) September 30, 2017
He didn’t look back after that.
In the second quarter he found the end zone once again, this time from 43 yards out, but wasn’t even close to done.
— Chat Sports (@ChatSports) September 30, 2017
He followed it up with yet another long touchdown in the third, running for 59 yards, to earn his third score on the day.
Bryce Love broke Christian McCaffrey’s Stanford single-game record with 301 rushing yards today and now has 1,088 yards in 5 games 😳 pic.twitter.com/lGyH3H0IRU
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) September 30, 2017
In his seventh-consecutive 100-yard game, Love set a single-game record for the Stanford Cardinal before the game was even over, rushing for more than 300 yards on 25 carries. He also became the fastest Stanford running back to reach 1,000 yards.
People took notice.
Behind Love’s record-breaking performance, the Cardinal took down the Sun Devils 34-24.