Stanford football already had a crazy season coming into Big Game, an up-and-down year that saw the Cardinal’s national title hopes take a major hit in Salt Lake City, rekindled with a dominating 26-20 victory against Oregon and then destroyed for good at the Coliseum.
With all of the preseason rhetoric about Stanford having potentially its best chance in history at a BCS National Championship, I can’t help but pause… Continue Reading »
Last week, a member of Stanford’s 1952 Rose Bowl team passed away. In addition to being a three-year letterman from 1950-52 in football, he competed in the 400-meter hurdles for track and field and was a member of Zeta Psi fraternity. Basically, William Storum ’53 was your typical jock-frat-wonder boy during his time at Stanford.
It’s been a sluggish evening for the Stanford offense. The Cardinal has turned the ball over three times, and even though it has gained more than 400 yards, it only has a single touchdown to show for its efforts. Nothing is coming easy — it never does, here at Autzen Stadium.
For Stanford football, it all starts with the offensive line. And for the offensive line, it all starts with power.
Stanford Athletics announced on Tuesday that football season tickets had completely sold out for the first time in school history as expectations and excitement for the defending Rose Bowl champions has steadily mounted with fall practices rapidly approaching.
Although the race was the closest in history, the result was the same as usual as Stanford claimed the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup, awarded annually to the nation’s best intercollegiate athletic program, for the 19th straight year.