For 50 minutes, the No. 5 Stanford Cardinal was the best football team in the country, and there really wasn’t anyone who could come close.
For better or worse, the current state of Stanford football is bringing back vivid memories of the 2012 season: a smothering defense bailing out an… Continue Reading »
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.
It’s late in the fourth quarter of the 2012 Pac-12 Championship Game. On the rain-soaked field, Stanford has the ball at its own 28-yard line with less than five minutes left in the game, facing a third-and-2 and desperately clinging to a three-point lead. An eager UCLA defense, with no more timeouts to spare, looks to get the ball back into the hands of Bruins quarterback Brett Hundley.
Stanford football’s quest to capture a national championship began in earnest on Monday afternoon, as the Cardinal players and coaches took to the field for the first fall practice of the 2013 season.
The wide receiving corps and sophomore left tackle Andrus Peat starred again as Stanford football finished off its first session of spring practice with a scrimmage-style open practice Saturday afternoon.