MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Stanford scored touchdowns on its first four possessions of the second half to break open a close game and down the Hokies 40-12 in the Orange Bowl played in front of 65,453 fans at Sun Life Stadium.
Stanford closed out its season with a 12-1 record. The Cardinal will be ranked third or fourth at the conclusion of the bowl games.
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