Vince Ferragamo's eight-yard TD pass to Steve Sweeney on the game's final play gave Cal a 24-21 Big Game win.
STAN: Cross 24 yard pass from Boryla (Garcia kick)
CAL: Wersching 29 yard field goal
STAN: Riegel 71 yard interception return (Garcia kick)
CAL: Youngblood 4 yard run (Ferragamo to Kemnitze)
CAL: Youngblood 6 yard run (Wersching kick)
STAN: Sanderson 3 yard run (Garcia kick)
CAL: Sweeney 7 yard pass from Ferragamo (no attempt)
- Eugene Register-Guard. 19 Nov 1972.
- Stanford Big Game history