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NCAA Football: The Big Game! Stanford @ Cal (kick off TBD)

  • BUZZWORKS 365 11th Street San Francisco, CA, 94103 United States (map)

The 119th Big Game!!


First meetingMarch 19, 1892
Stanford 14, California 10

Latest meetingNovember 21, 2015
Stanford 35, California 22

Next meetingNovember 19, 2016

TrophyStanford Axe


Meetings total118

All-time series

  • Stanford leads, 61–46–11 (.564)
  • At Berkeley: Stanford leads, 26–21–6
  • At Stanford: Stanford leads, 30–21–1
  • At San Francisco: Stanford leads, 5–4–4
  • Home vs. visitor: 55–52–11

Largest victoryStanford, 63–13 (2013)

Longest win streakStanford, 7 (1995–2001)

Longest unbeaten streakCalifornia, 8 (1947–1954)

Current win streakStanford, 6 (2010–present)


Stanford University

University of California, Berkeley

Location of Stanford University and UC Berkeley in Northern California

The Big Game is an American college football rivalry game played by the California Golden Bears football team of the University of California, Berkeley and Stanford Cardinal football team of Stanford University. First played 124 years ago in 1892, it is the seventh most played college football rivalry game in the United States. Stanford leads the series 61–46–11. The game is typically played in late November or early December, and its location alternates between the two universities every year. In even-numbered years, the game is played at Berkeley, while in odd-numbered years it is played at Stanford. Stanford has won the six most recent games, the latest at Stanford Stadium by a score of 35–22.

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