During training camp, Stanford football head coach David Shaw repeatedly emphasized how pleased he was with his team’s overall depth. Now, facing a Saturday night showdown at CenturyLink Field against Washington State without heralded seniors Ed Reynolds (suspended for the first half) and David Yankey, the Cardinal will certainly be putting this depth to the test.
In 2012, much of the spotlight on the Cardinal’s secondary was focused on the electric Ed Reynolds. But while Reynolds was raising eyebrows with his knack for terrorizing opposing quarterbacks, safety Jordan Richards was quietly having one of the most productive seasons for a Cardinal defensive back in recent memory.
It might only be a scrimmage, but football is back at Stanford Stadium. The Spring Game this Saturday should answer many questions about the look of Stanford football in 2013-14.
Stanford student-athletes tend to favour the same majors as the general student body, according to data from the Office of the University Registrar. The most popular major among student-athletes was HumBio, with 69 declared student-athletes, the same major that was most popular among the graduating class of 2012.
My friends, we have a new nickname to coin.