To commemorate the anniversary of perhaps the best game ever played by a Stanford team, here is The Daily’s own recap of that victory, originally published on Oct. 8, 2007.
For senior Usua Amanam, lining up in the secondary is a bit dumbfounding in and of itself.
Four Stanford football alumni made the jump to the NFL over the weekend, with nose tackle Sione Fua, fullback/linebacker Owen Marecic, cornerback Richard Sherman and wide receiver Ryan Whalen each getting the call during the 2011 NFL Draft in New York City.
A mix of 2011 and 2010 Stanford football alumni will take part in the Cardinal’s pro timing day on March 17. The athletes will take part in drills in front of numerous NFL coaches and scouts; last year, 30 of the league’s 32 teams were in attendance.
ione Fua, Owen Marecic, Richard Sherman and Ryan Whalen secured spots in Indianapolis for the league’s comprehensive week of evaluations of potential draft picks.
The No. 6 Cardinal football team won Stanford’s annual rivalry game handily, defeating California by a final score of 48-14. Stanford (10-1, 7-1 Pac-10) scored 31 points in the first half to zero for the Golden Bears (5-6, 3-5), playing a strong game on both sides of the ball throughout.