But they’re good, and they’re likely to be good in 2018.
They’ll build some momentum toward a potentially big year with weeks of bowl practices.
For more on the Cardinal, check out SB Nation’s Rule of Tree.
The Horned Frogs reemerged this season as a national title threat, though those dreams ended when Baker Mayfield and Oklahoma destroyed them in Week 11.
This marks nine straight seasons in a bowl for Stanford, including all seven under coach David Shaw.