It was the perfect day, with a buzz and excitement filling the Stanford sections throughout the Rose Bowl. Alas, it quickly fizzled along with all… Continue Reading »
It’s no secret that Stanford football lives and dies by its running game. On one of the biggest stages in college football, the Cardinal running engine sputtered and then sputtered some more for over three quarters. And when it mattered the most – when Stanford needed one more yard to keep its last-minute desperation drive alive – the engine went up in flames.
There’s nothing quite like the Rose Bowl Game. It’s been through two world wars, but it’s also seen the tearing down of the Berlin Wall…. Continue Reading »
Don’t let the BCS rankings — or the final score of the Big Ten Championship Game — fool you. The Cardinal should beat Michigan State,… Continue Reading »
After five days of media events and pre-Rose Bowl festivities, Stanford and Michigan State are heading into the home stretch of their bowl week event… Continue Reading »
It was déjà vu for the Stanford players on Friday morning as they returned to the LA Downtown Hotel for the start of the Rose Bowl media sessions. If it wasn’t for the presence of offensive coordinator Mike Bloomgren — who became the first coach in college football history to wear a pair of Google glasses while addressing the media — and senior running back Tyler Gaffney, you might’ve thought it was the 2012 Rose Bowl.
The following is the second of five installments of The Stanford Daily’s “Meet the Spartans” series, which will give an in-depth look at Michigan State leading into the 100th Rose Bowl Game between No. 4 Michigan State and No. 5 Stanford on Jan. 1. Today’s piece will focus on the Spartans’ front seven. Come back to stanforddaily.com/category/sports for the next four days for looks at the Spartans’ run offense, pass offense and special teams.