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Football Roster

Scroll over a player for their bio and click for articles they have been tagged in recently. (If we don’t have any stories of our own, we’ll take you elsewhere.) Offensive players are shown in red, defensive players are shown in white and special teams players are shown in black. All photos courtesy of StanfordPhoto.com.

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2 Wayne Lyons, Corner




Though he was picked on as a junior, Lyons had two key INTs in the Card's win against Notre Dame.
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3 Noor Davis, Linebacker




The future of the Card's outside linebacker corps, Davis made three appearances as a sophomore.
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3 Michael Rector, Receiver




The speedy junior is the deep target of choice after leading the team with 30.8 yards/catch in 2013.
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4 Blake Martinez, Linebacker




Shayne Skov's likely successor has played in double-digit games in each of his first two seasons.
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4 Francis Owusu, Receiver




The brother of NFL wideout Chris '12, the sophomore caught his first career TD against Cal.
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5 Evan Crower, Quarterback




The junior is the only Stanford lefty QB we've found with a TD pass to his name in the last 40 years.
5
5 Kodi Whitfield, Safety




Kodi adds vital depth to the secondary, but one-handed catches will be hard to come by in 2014.
6
6 Taijuan Thomas, Corner




He didn't play last year as a true freshman, but Thomas can reportedly run a 4.39 in the 40-yard dash.
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7 Ty Montgomery, Receiver




Montgomery could be one of the nation's top receivers in 2014, but he may miss the opener with an arm injury.
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7 Aziz Shittu, Defensive End




He hasn't been as productive as hoped so far, but Shittu has the skills to play a big role as a junior.
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8 Kevin Hogan, Quarterback




Hogan developed his deep ball as a junior, but did he improve as much as the Card needed in 2013?
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8 Jordan Richards, Safety




The senior, entering his third season as a starter, is one of the hardest-hitting safeties in the Pac-12.
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9 Dalton Schultz, Tight End




The top tight end recruit in the country, Schultz announced his commitment with a YouTube video.
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9 James Vaughters, Linebacker




Vaughters bounced back with a strong 2013 and will look to keep improving as a senior.
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1O Keller Chryst, Quarterback




Chryst may be the nation’s top freshman QB, but even Andrew Luck was redshirted once upon a time.
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1O Zach Hoffpauir, Safety




A special teams star, Hoffpauir may have found a home at nickelback as a sophomore in 2013.
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11 Terrence Alexander, Corner




Alexander chose Stanford because of the chance to earn early playing time at corner and punt returner.
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11 Dontonio Jordan, Receiver




Jordan saw his first collegiate action as a sophomore, in Stanford's blowout of Cal in 2013.
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13 Rollins Stallworth, Receiver




Standing at 6'4", the senior could become a goal-line target for Kevin Hogan in 2014.
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14 Ben Rhyne, Punter




Rhyne impressed in his first season as the starter in 2013 and will be back for a fifth and final campaign.
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15 Jordan Perez, Linebacker




Perez committed to the Cardinal more than seven months early, as soon as he received his offer in July 2013.
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17 Ryan Burns, Quarterback



The sophomore has developed quickly, but will he be better than Keller Chryst after Hogan leaves?
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17 A.J. Tarpley, Linebacker




A coverage beast, the fifth-year senior could take over for Shayne Skov as the heart and soul of the defense.
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18 Jeff Trojan, Receiver




Nothing is too hard for the fifth-year senior to catch — not even Alejandro Maldonado's tricky onside kicks.
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19 Brandon Simmons, Defensive Back




The first commit in his class, Simmons recorded 100 tackles as a high school sophomore.
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19 Jordan Williamson, Kicker



The slayer of the Oregon Ducks, the fifth-year senior has come a long way since his infamous Fiesta Bowl misses.
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2O Bobby Okereke, Linebacker




Okereke won the 2014 Watkins Award as the top African-American high school football player in the country.
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21 Isaiah Brandt-Sims, Athlete




Better known in high school for sprinting, Brandt-Sims could have run at any top Division I track school.
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21 Ronnie Harris, Nickelback




The senior will likely be getting quite a bit of playing time with the departure of three veteran DBs.
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22 Kyle Olugbode, Safety



With Ed Reynolds gone, Olugbode could be fighting for a starting spot alongside Jordan Richards in his fifth year.
22
22 Remound Wright, Running Back




The senior could be the Card's new go-to back, but he'll be competing with Sanders and Seale.
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23 Alameen Murphy, Corner




The Friendly High product joins a strong D.C. contingent in Alex Carter, Kevin Hogan and Ryan Burns.
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24 Patrick Skov, Fullback




Shayne may be a better linebacker than Patrick, but the senior hits just as hard. Just ask Cal.
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25 Alex Carter, Corner




Carter had eight pass breakups as a sophomore, earning All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention.
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26 Barry J. Sanders, Running Back




Barry J. isn't quite his father, but 2014 might be the junior's chance to burst onto the scene.
27
27 Christian McCaffrey, Running Back



The son of former Cardinal player and NFL star Ed McCaffrey, Christian spent a summer volunteering in Rwanda.
28
28 Denzel Franklin, Safety




Franklin is the eighth member of the current Cardinal roster hailing from Georgia.
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29 Dallas Lloyd, Safety




The rising junior emerged as Stanford's read-option QB in 2013 but switched to safety due to turnover.
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3O Ricky Seale, Running Back




Stanford's read-option back in 2013, Seale will look to take on a bigger role in his fifth and final season.
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31 Alijah Holder, Defensive Back




Holder’s twin brother signed with San Diego State, joining an older brother already on the team.
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32 Joey Alfieri, Linebacker




Alfieri is the son of two Beavers athletes; his father played football and his mother ran track for Oregon State.
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33 Mike Tyler, Linebacker




As a freshman, Tyler won the Greg Piers Award for his work on the defensive scout team.
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34 Peter Kalambayi, Linebacker




A four-star recruit, Kalambayi hopes to crack the linebacker rotation as a sophomore.
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34 Conrad Ukropina, Kicker




A blocked Ukropina field goal provided the final margin in USC's 20-17 victory over Stanford in 2013.
35 Daniel Marx, Fullback




A self-proclaimed guitarist, Marx also lettered in lacrosse in high school.
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36 Lee Ward, Fullback




"I was the kid in elementary school...playing asphalt soccer and still slide tackling,"
38
38 Gautam Krishnamurthi, Receiver



The senior from Saratoga hasn't seen action but was raised in Cardinal — he was born at Stanford Hospital.
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38 Ra'Chard Pippens, Corner




The well-built senior should be a reserve corner off the bench after starters Carter and Lyons.
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39 Kelsey Young, Running Back



Once simply a speedy jet-sweep specialist, Young showed every-down promise in the 2014 Spring Game.
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4O Joe Hemschoot, Linebacker




The hard-hitting Hemschoot won the outstanding special teams player award as a senior.
41 Addison Johnson, Receiver




Though Johnson is only 5'9" and 175 lbs., the walk-on's speed and athleticism are impressive on film.
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42 Pat McFadden, Running Back





Brother of Conor '14, Pat was second-in-command in his high school's ROTC.
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43 Blake Lueders, Defensive End




Lueders moved from OLB to DE during his senior season and will likely start opposite Anderson.
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44 John Flacco, Safety




The walk-on made a big splash at Army, and played for the first time, as a senior in 2013. #FlaccoFever
44
44 Kevin Palma, Linebacker




A standout in the Card's 2013 Rose Bowl practices, Palma once had 8 TFLs in a single high school game.
45
45 Calvin Chandler, Safety




The sophomore chose Stanford after a visit with Rector, a former high school teammate.
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46 Ryan Gaertner, Running Back





The sophomore is following his brother, Chris '14, who also walked on at Stanford.
47
47 Alex Robinson, Punter



Robinson came to Stanford last year after first choosing Penn, and went to the same high school as DEs Anderson and Watkins.
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47 Sam Yules, Linebacker




Yules won the National High School Scholar-Athlete Award, and saw his first college action in 2013.
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48 Kevin Anderson, Linebacker




The senior Paly grad had a pick-six in last year's Rose Bowl — and he's dating Andrew Luck's sister.
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5O Sam Shober, Linebacker



Before getting into Stanford, the junior visited four Ivy League schools and saw Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit on one trip east.
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51 Joshua Garnett, Offensive Guard



The five-star recruit takes over for David Yankey '14 after playing mostly in jumbo packages his first two seasons.
52
52 Graham Shuler, Center



"We've really wanted to get to drive this ship," Shuler, penciled in as the Card's new starting center, said of the junior linemen.
53
53 Torsten Rotto, Linebacker




A senior studying human biology, Rotto recorded his first tackle against Washington State in 2013.
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55 Nate Lohn, Defensive Tackle



The junior will look to play a bigger role in 2014 with the departures of key contributors on the defensive line.
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57 Johnny Caspers, Offensive Guard




After playing in the Card's jumbo packages as a sophomore, Caspers is penciled in at right guard for 2014.
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58 David Parry, Defensive Tackle



The big man in the middle will be back for a fifth season of clogging running lanes and wreaking havoc in the backfield.
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59 Craig Jones, Linebacker




Jones was Stanford's special teams scout player of the year as a sophomore and first played against Cal.
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6O Lucas Hinds, Offensive Tackle




The sophomore applied early action and walked on, turning down Columbia, Cornell, Princeton and Yale.
62
62 Austin Tubbs, Long Snapper




The senior played alongside current Cardinal tackle Kyle Murphy at San Clemente High School.
63
63 Kevin Reihner, Offensive Lineman



A competitor for the center spot, the senior is active on Twitter under the eccentric handle @OscarMyrReihner.
64
64 David Bright, Offensive Lineman




Bright was the first offensive lineman to commit to Stanford in the 2013 recruiting class.
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66 Nick Davidson, Offensive Tackle




The junior's father is the O-line coach for the Minnesota Vikings, and his grandfather was a first-round pick.
66
66 Harrison Phillips, Defensive End




Duke recruited Phillips with 115 handwritten letters; Stanford outscored Duke 94-27 in 2011 and 2012.
67
67 Reed Miller, Long Snapper



Miller started at long snapper each of his first two years and also was a shot putter and discus thrower in high school.
68 C.J. Keller, Long Snapper



Keller joins a high school teammate, offensive guard A.T. Hall, on the Farm.
69
69 Jim Grace, Center




Grace graduated high school in 2012, but he took a gap year before enrolling at Stanford.
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7O Andrus Peat, Offensive Tackle



Can you say, "big"? The 6-foot-7, 312-pound left tackle is one of the Card's top NFL prospects as a junior.
71
71 Brandon Fanaika, Offensive Guard




Back from a two-year mission trip, the former Utah top recruit is ready to start his Cardinal career.
72
72 J.B. Salem, Defensive End



Salem remained firm on his 2010-11 commitment to Stanford even after hearing of Jim Harbaugh's departure.
73
73 Jesse Burkett, Offensive Lineman



The Card lost two players to Vanderbilt this offseason, but Burkett actually flipped his commitment from the Commodores.
74
74 Brendon Austin, Offensive Tackle



Austin was in the mix at left tackle entering 2012, but the senior was eclipsed by the recruiting class that followed him.
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75 A.T. Hall, Offensive Guard




Hall graduated from the same Phoenix high school as Stanford legend Trent Murphy.
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75 Jordan Watkins, Defensive End



Watkins, a junior who will likely contribute on the defensive line this year, played three instruments in high school.
76
76 Reilly Gibbons, Offensive Tackle




Gibbons was an early verbal commit to Miami before switching his allegiance just prior to Signing Day.
77
77 Casey Tucker, Offensive Tackle




The most highly touted offensive line recruit in Stanford's 2014 class, Tucker was originally committed to USC.
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78 Kyle Murphy, Offensive Tackle



Having played jumbo tight end for two years, the top-50 recruit will likely get the chance to shine as a 2014 starting tackle.
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79 Thomas Oser, Offensive Lineman




The sophomore was the first player to come to the Farm from Harvard-Westlake since Jonathan Martin.
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79 Alex Yazdi, Defensive End




The senior has earned the nickname "The Iranian Meatball" from his teammates.
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8O Eric Cotton, Tight End




Of the three standout sophomore TEs, the 6-foot-6 Cotton succeeded the most in spring practices.
81
81 Conner Crane, Receiver




Growing up, the junior played football with Cole Underwood and basketball with Dontonio Jordan.
82
82 Chris Harrell, Fullback




Harrell switched from tight end to fullback after the departure of Ryan Hewitt, who once did the same.
84
84 Austin Hooper, Tight End





Hooper arrived the most game-ready of the highly rated TEs in the Class of 2017.
86
86 Charlie Hopkins, Tight End



After making the switch to tight end before his junior season, Hopkins had two of the position's 10 catches in 2013.
86
86 Lane Veach, Linebacker



This @SonOfAV3ACH missed much of his junior season, so Cardinal coaches scouted his agility at volleyball games.
87
87 Jordan Pratt, Receiver




Pratt may be a former AAA baseball player in his late 20s, but he made a real impact as a junior with 12 catches.
88
88 Greg Taboada, Tight End



The sophomore, who was recruited heavily by Alabama, wears No. 88 in honor of former NFL great Tony Gonzalez.
89
89 Devon Cajuste, Receiver




Cajuste was a deadly slot target as a junior and had enough grabs to set a school record for yards/catch (22.9).
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9O Solomon Thomas, Defensive End




The five-star recruit announced his Signing Day commitment with a miniature tree and nerd glasses.
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91 Henry Anderson, Defensive End




"The Goose" has been compared to J.J. Watt, and the fifth-year senior is Stanford's top defensive prospect.
94
94 Ikenna Nwafor, Defensive Tackle



Nwafor only appeared in three games as a sophomore due to the injury bug that the Cardinal defensive line caught in 2013.
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95 Lance Callihan, Defensive Tackle



Callihan and Hayes, both seniors, were part of a big defensive tackle haul for the Cardinal in the 2011 recruiting class.
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96 Eddie Plantaric, Fullback



Entering his fifth year, Plantaric made the switch to fullback to give the Card depth after Ryan Hewitt's graduation.
97
97 Anthony Hayes, Defensive Tackle



The senior's tweets (@anthonyhayes97) include pictures of him flying drones and examining human brains.
99
99 Luke Kaumatule, Defensive End




The junior switched from tight end back to his high school position midway through 2013.

  • Candid One

    Some instances of duplicate numbers on the same side of the ball. Tricky logistics? Of course, some of those are holdovers, like 2/2 and 9/9, from before new position changes.