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Football camp update: Quarterback competition still ongoing; Hewitt suffers ankle sprain in Sunday’s scrimmage
The starting quarterback for Stanford football has yet to be determined with the season opener against San Jose State less than two weeks away. Redshirt junior Josh Nunes and redshirt sophomore Brett Nottingham are currently lead the competition while redshirt freshman Kevin Hogan sits in third.
In its final performance before the 2012 season, the Stanford football team takes to the field at San Francisco’s historic Kezar Stadium on Saturday in its annual Cardinal-White Spring Game. While the season is still six months away, the Stanford coaches are hoping that Saturday’s intrasquad contest will help settle several critical position battles before fall training camp, and provide some continuity for the Cardinal heading into the 2012 season. Naturally, all eyes are on the quarterback competition, where redshirt junior Josh Nunes and sophomore Brett Nottingham have emerged as the leaders to take over Andrew Luck’s job.
For the first time in over three years, the Stanford football team will take the field without Andrew Luck on the roster — but when the Cardinal’s spring practice opens on Monday afternoon, the QB position won’t be the only thing on head coach David Shaw’s agenda.
Stanford football took big strides toward a successful 2011 season during yesterday’s National Signing Day, hauling in one of the nation’s top recruiting classes. The Cardinal signed 19 players to letters of intent, piecing together a class ranked No. 20 by ESPN.com and No. 22 by Scout.com and Rivals.com.