Ten years ago, ambulance Stanford fans could only dream of a winning record let alone the possibility of a ten win season. Now, Stanford fans seem to be disappointed with the idea of a three loss season. But should they be?

Stanford came into the year with high expectations. After an impressive Rose Bowl win, they were picked to win the PAC-12, the playoff was in sight, and Stanford fans were excited for another Christian McCaffrey Heisman campaign. Everything was going as planned after starting the year 3-0, but everything changed when the Cardinal arrived in Seattle. The Huskies embarrassed the Cardinal on national TV and showed the nation that Stanford was a different team than year’s past. Washington exposed Stanford’s offensive line and their quarterback, and Washington State followed that formula the following week. Stanford fans were disappointed, and the season’s future looked grim.

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