Stanford first BCS bowl victory

2010 - Stanford BCS bowl victory

In 2010 Stanford finishes with a 12–1 record and a No. 4 ranking in the final AP poll, its best season since 1940. The team is coached by Jim Harbaugh and features quarterback Andrew Luck, who finishes second in the Heisman Trophy voting. Stanford defeats Virginia Tech 40–12 in the Orange Bowl for its first BCS bowl victory