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Luck Hands Over Keys to Farm

Stanford's new era looks a lot like the old



    Luck Hands Over Keys to Farm
    Sophomore QB Andrew Luck

    Andrew Luck grabbed the game ball and finished off what his teammates had urged him to do all week: make sure it ended up in the right hands.
            While seventh-ranked Stanford's season-opening 57-3 romp over San Jose State on Saturday was filled with highlights, there might not have been a more significant moment than when Luck handed the ball off to new coach David Shaw in the locker room. It was a gesture that every Cardinal endorsed, and it was more than just a touching scene or a warm embrace.

            The keys to The Farm were officially passed.         Stanford dominated in every phase albeit against an opponent that was 1-12 last season and, perhaps most importantly, had that familiar swagger former coach Jim Harbaugh created.