Though it didn’t come to the forefront in the Cardinal’s blowout win against Cal, head coach David Shaw’s play calling has been one of the most controversial aspects of the 2013 Stanford football season. Stanford’s performance in pressure situations hasn’t been all bad, however. Despite the team’s well-documented red zone struggles, it still leads the Pac-12 in third down efficiency (51.6 percent). We asked football writers Winston Shi, Do-Hyoung Park and David Cohn: What is Stanford doing wrong in the red zone, but right on third down?
To call this Stanford football season an emotional roller coaster ride would be a bit of an understatement. Despite the missed opportunities in frustrating losses… Continue Reading »
Due to Thanksgiving Break, today’s edition of Instant Replay does not have graphics. Saturday was a good day to be a Stanford fan. The Cardinal… Continue Reading »
Apparently there is a minimum talent level required to activate the “Cardiac Cardinal” mode of Stanford football, and Cal is nowhere close to that point.