Stanford football announced on Monday that sophomore quarterback Dallas Lloyd and sophomore wide receiver Kodi Whitfield will be switching to safety for the start of spring football and heading into next season.
If the NCAA football rules committee has its way, the wings of the quick-strike Oregon Ducks offense will be clipped somewhat in 2014, with a new regulation prohibiting teams from snapping the ball during the first 10 seconds of the play clock (except in the final two minutes of the half). Oregon has averaged about 15 seconds between plays in previous years, but it has also snapped the ball in as few as five seconds. Next season, it seems that would result in an absurdly named “delay of game” penalty.
In the three weeks since the Rose Bowl Game on Jan. 1, Stanford football has seen its fair share of change. That change will be toughest to overcome in three main phases: coaching, current personnel and recruiting.
Stanford’s Willie Shaw Director of Defense Derek Mason will leave the Cardinal to become the next head coach at Vanderbilt, according to multiple reports.
In a year of great sports moments for Stanford athletes, Jason Collins’ announcement in April 2013 regarding his sexual orientation was tremendously courageous. One can only hope that Collins’ announcement leads to greater acceptance and tolerance of LGBT rights in the sports world.
There are many great people involved with Stanford Athletics, and The Daily Sports Staff interacts with a large percentage of them. In honor of the top-10 issue, the following is a list of The Daily Sports Staff’s top 10 favorite people to interview.
Gather round, Nation of Nerds. It’s that time of the year again: I’m ready to issue my heartfelt-apology-to-Stanford’s-offensive-star column.