While Arizona State ended Stanford football’s streak of consecutive games forcing a turnover at 37 during the Pac-12 championship, a number of Stanford alums in… Continue Reading »
As the NFL regular season kicks off tonight, an eventful summer and preseason for former Stanford players concludes. After the final cuts, 20 former Stanford players made a 53-man roster across 14 different NFL franchises, including four players with Indianapolis and two each with Seattle, Arizona and Cincinnati. In addition, four players (Thomas Keiser, Matthew Masifilo, Chris Owusu and Michael Thomas) were cut but now currently reside on practice squads.
For senior Usua Amanam, lining up in the secondary is a bit dumbfounding in and of itself.
A year ago, promising experience gave way to a disappointing 2011 for Stanford’s defensive backs. Things couldn’t be more different this preseason.
Football: Twelve former Cardinal players taken by NFL teams, as Fleener and Whalen join Luck in Indy
While Andrew Luck and David DeCastro might have stolen the headlines as the first two Stanford players selected in the NFL draft, ten other Cardinal players officially made the leap from the Farm to the NFL over the weekend as well.
In his last chance to impress scouts and media members before April’s NFL draft, redshirt junior quarterback Andrew Luck didn’t disappoint, putting together a dazzling performance at the Stanford football pro day on March 22.