Stanford’s Kevin Hogan fools Iowa in Rose Bowl with a fake fumble, throws 31-yard TD

Kevin Hogan completely fooled Iowa with a fake fumble in the second quarter of the Rose Bowl.
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Up 28-0 in the second quarter of the Rose Bowl against Iowa on Friday, Stanford decided it was time to pull something out of its bag of tricks.

Stanford QB Kevin Hogan took a snap and faked a fumble, which completely fooled the Hawkeye defense. Hogan then looked up and spotted wide receiver Michael Rector wide open heading into the end zone. The senior QB fired a strike to Rector and gave the Cardinal a stunning 35-0 lead. 

Everything was working for Stanford in the 102nd Rose Bowl, as they won in a rout 45-16.

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