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September 25, 1982 • Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH • ABC • 12:00 p.m. EDT
Stanford Cardinal 13 Ohio State Buckeyes
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Team 1 2 3 4 Totals
Cardinal 0 0 13 10 23
Buckeyes 3 10 0 7 20
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The attendance was 89,436, an Ohio State record at the time. The winning touchdown was scored with 35 seconds left. John Elway was 35 of 63 for 411 yards, with two touchdowns and three interceptions. Elway and Ohio State quarterback Mike Tomczak combined to throw seven interceptions.

Scoring Summary

First quarter
  • OSU - Rich Spangler 32 yard field goal
Second quarter
  • OSU - Vaughn Broadnax 1 yard run (Rich Spangler kick)
  • OSU - Rich Spangler 24 yard field goal
Third quarter
  • STAN - Mark Harmon 23 yard field goal
  • STAN - Mark Harmon 24 yard field goal
  • STAN - Mike Dotterer 12 yard pass from John Elway (Mark Harmon kick)
Fourth quarter
  • OSU - Tim Spencer 2 yard run (Rich Spangler kick)
  • STAN - Mark Harmon 46 yard field goal
  • STAN - Emile Harry 18 yard pass from John Elway (Mark Harmon kick)


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