For a college football team tied with UCLA and Wisconsin for the most tight ends currently on NFL rosters with four, Stanford football utilized its historically talented position very little last season. Stanford’s tight ends made just 10 catches for 69 yards in 2013, and multiple-tight end sets appeared on the field much less often than in previous years — when Zach Ertz ‘13, Coby Fleener ‘12 and Levine Toilolo ‘13 manned the position.
With the departures of David Yankey, Khalil Wilkes, Kevin Danser and Cameron Fleming from Stanford’s offensive line, the Cardinal will essentially be undergoing a full… Continue Reading »
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.
Stanford football officially kicked off its spring practices on Monday afternoon with several familiar faces at new positions on the field. Sophomores Kodi Whitfield and… Continue Reading »
If there’s one position group on the Stanford football team that prides itself on accomplishing its task as a nameless, faceless unit, it’s the Tunnel Workers Union. But if you’re looking for some of the team’s most distinct personalities, that very same offensive line is a good place to start.
For Stanford football, it all starts with the offensive line. And for the offensive line, it all starts with power.