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 »
Both senior defensive end Henry Anderson and senior inside linebacker A.J. Tarpley have announced that they will not declare for the NFL draft and will instead return for their final year of eligibility at Stanford.
The “way-too-early” top 25 for the 2014 college football season by ESPN’s Mark Schlabach had Stanford at No. 4, just behind No. 3 Oregon. We… Continue Reading »
There’s just something special about Stanford’s inside linebackers.
For one, a unit that consists of four seniors prides itself on special teams, of all things—and Stanford’s eye-blacked, mohawked Sports Illustrated cover boy is no exception.
Just hours after calling out Washington head coach Steve Sarkisian for suggesting that his team was faking injuries to slow down the Huskies’ offense, Stanford head football coach David Shaw spoke to the media once again, following the conclusion of Tuesday’s practice.
In their weekly Tuesday press conference, Stanford head coach David Shaw and several players fielded a wide array of questions from the media, ranging from this Saturday’s matchup against Washington to the media frenzy surrounding sophomore running back Barry Sanders and even to Shaw’s own playing days on the Farm.
When we first heard it, we thought it was just about Kevin Hogan: a unique phrase, for unique circumstances. How often does a redshirt freshman unseat a senior quarterback on a top-15 team, nine games into the season, much less? One week he was a third-stringer, still an afterthought following the preseason competition to replace Andrew Luck; the next week he was tasked with leading Stanford to the Rose Bowl berth Luck never attained. From the outside looking in, at least, there was something uncanny about Hogan’s ascension.