Stanford ran a fake-fumble in the Rose Bowl because they are mean

Stanford was already being mean to Iowa before this happened. They were up 28-0 and Christian McCaffrey was being ridiculous with his combination of speed and field-vision.

Then this happened.

Yep, Stanford ran a FAKE FUMBLE while up 28-0. You can't really complain too much, though, because they ran it perfectly and scored on the play to make it 35-0. Let's check in on Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz: