Due to Thanksgiving Break, today’s edition of Instant Replay does not have graphics. Saturday was a good day to be a Stanford fan. The Cardinal… Continue Reading »
This one hurt a lot. To me, it hurt a lot more than any other loss I’ve witnessed in my four years watching Stanford football…. Continue Reading »
In college football, teams are expected to be perfect for 14 weeks if they hope to compete for the crystal trophy. That’s why we asked football writers Winston Shi, David Cohn and Do-Hyoung Park: Is this Stanford team just not built to win a national championship?
Though Saturday proved to be a tale of two halves, Stanford made a big statement under the national spotlight after two convincing, but unremarkable, wins to start the season. In front of a sold-out crowd of 50,424 fans at Stanford Stadium, the No. 5 Cardinal (3-0, 1-0 Pac-12) defeated No. 23 Arizona State (2-1, 0-1) 42-28 in its first conference matchup of the season — and the weekend’s only matchup between ranked college football teams.
Football preview: Williamson aims for greater consistency, Whitfield tabbed for starting punt returner
Going into his third year as Stanford’s starting kicker, Jordan Williamson has arguably been through more ups and downs than anybody on the Cardinal roster. He has shown the ability to drill the ball seamlessly through the middle of the goalposts throughout his career with one of the strongest right legs in the country.
Stanford’s unexpected 2012 Rose Bowl run can, in large part, be pinned on a handful of breakout players: quarterback Kevin Hogan, safeties Ed Reynolds and Jordan Richards and wide receiver Kelsey Young. With all four of those performers now established at their positions, we asked Daily football beat writers Joseph Beyda, George Chen and Sam Fisher: Who will be Stanford’s biggest unexpected contributor in 2013?