For a college football team tied with UCLA and Wisconsin for the most tight ends currently on NFL rosters with four, Stanford football utilized its historically talented position very little last season. Stanford’s tight ends made just 10 catches for 69 yards in 2013, and multiple-tight end sets appeared on the field much less often than in previous years — when Zach Ertz ‘13, Coby Fleener ‘12 and Levine Toilolo ‘13 manned the position.
There’s something magical about March Madness.
When else would we closely follow a Butler versus Bucknell matchup? When else would we realize that there’s a school named Florida Gulf Coast? And when else could I convince my mom to join the family in trying to predict the results of 67 basketball games?
Looking for its first series win of the season, the Stanford baseball team (5-7) hosts the upstart Kansas Jayhawks (11-1) for a three-game set this weekend at Sunken Diamond. Stanford has dropped each of its three series this season in a brutal early-season non-conference schedule that has seen it face No. 19 Rice, No. 18 Texas and No. 4 Vanderbilt.
When Stanford baseball head coach Mark Marquess last started a freshman pitcher on Opening Day, the Soviet Union still existed, Electronic Arts remained months away… Continue Reading »
The wait may have been a little longer than desired, but the milestone victory was just as sweet nonetheless. Stanford baseball head coach Mark Marquess… Continue Reading »
There may not be a more daunting task in sports than following greatness. Every legend that has ever graced a sports field leaves at some point, either to join another team or to call it a career. The athletes that replace these legends are charged not only with stepping into an important role for quite possibly their first time but filling the vacant gap left by a superstar and the expectations that come along with it.
Stanford football officially kicked off its spring practices on Monday afternoon with several familiar faces at new positions on the field. Sophomores Kodi Whitfield and… Continue Reading »