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 »
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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 Saturday morning’s defensive press conference, defensive coordinator Derek Mason and five of the Cardinal’s senior leaders sat down with the media and discussed its Rose Bowl matchup with the Spartan offense as well as some of the behind-the-scenes dynamics that have helped Stanford’s defense continue to assert itself as one of the nation’s best units.
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.
It’s 8 a.m. on a sunny, brisk Monday morning in mid-July. Most of the Stanford campus is fast asleep at this time of the morning during the school year. In the summer, it’s eerily silent. But on the practice football field, redshirt freshman outside linebacker Kevin Anderson is already an hour into the team run, with half an hour still remaining.
With the Stanford football team opening its first spring practice session on Monday afternoon, head coach David Shaw sat down with the media on Thursday to discuss some of the major changes for the Cardinal this offseason, most notably on the coaching staff.