Senior free safety Ed Reynolds earned the reputation as Stanford’s ball hawk after his three pick-sixes in 2013. But his counterpart, junior strong safety Jordan Richards, is no pushover. Richards is known as a harder hitter and himself returned an interception for a touchdown—the first of his career, against Washington State on Saturday. We asked football writers Winston Shi, Do-Hyoung Park and David Cohn: Which starting safety is more valuable to Stanford?
The Daily’s football writers make their predictions for the outcome of Saturday’s matchup between the Cardinal and Cougars at CenturyLink field.
The Stanford defense’s “Party in the Backfield” has certainly continued into 2013, as the Cardinal has seven sacks and 22 tackles for loss through three… Continue Reading »
Through two games, redshirt sophomore quarterback Kevin Hogan has completed 63 percent of his passes, down from nearly 72 percent last year. But those numbers don’t tell the whole story. Hogan has been throwing to a highly inexperienced receiver and tight end corps this season, and he has demonstrated improved accuracy with his deep throws, addressing arguably the most notable flaw in his game in 2012. With Arizona State’s strong rush defense coming to town, Stanford will likely need to throw the ball consistently this Saturday, begging the question: How much better—if at all—is the early-2013 Kevin Hogan than his late-2012 counterpart? We asked football writers Winston Shi, Do-Hyoung Park and David Cohn what they thought.
In advance of Saturday’s football game between Stanford and Arizona State, The Daily’s Do-Hyoung Park chatted with The State Press’s lead football writer Joshua Nacion to get perspective from both camps. Below is the full transcript of their conversation.
We asked Daily football writers Winston Shi, Do-Hyoung Park and Joseph Beyda: Will Gaffney emerge as Stanford’s featured back in 2013?