Confirming speculations that the open offensive coordinator position would be an internal hire, head coach David Shaw officially announced today that Run-Game Coordinator Mike Bloomgren will take over as Stanford football’s new Andrew Luck Director of Offense.
Football Head Coach David Shaw was named the 2012 Pac-12 Coach of the Year on Monday when the conference awards were announced—24 players earned individual honors as well. In just his second year as Stanford’s head coach, Shaw has now won the award for two straight years. Only three other coaches in conference history have earned the honor in back-to-back seasons.
If you don’t know exactly what to call sophomore Kelsey Young, join the club. He’s one of Stanford’s fastest offensive players, a running back by training who has broken onto the playing field as a receiver since transitioning last spring.
Stanford now has 10 sons of former NFL players on its roster, accounting for a combined 927 games of pro football experience. Both are highest in the Pac-12.
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.