There may not be a more daunting task in sports than following greatness. Every legend that has ever graced a sports field leaves at some point, either to join another team or to call it a career. The athletes that replace these legends are charged not only with stepping into an important role for quite possibly their first time but filling the vacant gap left by a superstar and the expectations that come along with it.
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 »
At the end of the Rose Bowl, it seemed like either team could have won or lost by two touchdowns. That’s a good game in… Continue Reading »
In advance of Thursday’s football game between Stanford and Oregon, The Daily’s David Cohn chatted with Hayden Kim, senior sports reporter for The Daily Emerald, Oregon’s student newspaper, to get perspective from both campuses on how the Cardinal could beat the Ducks.
AJ Tarpley and partner-in-crime Shayne Skov act as the “middle men” of the defense on game day, as Tarpley relays important information to the secondary and Skov communicates with the line.
Football preview: Stars Skov and Thomas lead linebackers, but others’ experience makes Card unstoppable
The 2012 Cardinal’s most talented position group is primed to one-up its own impressive accomplishments from a year ago—all because Skov’s absence threw fellow inside linebackers Jarek Lancaster and A.J. Tarpley into the fire.