Philanthropist John Arrillaga ’60 made a $151 million gift to Stanford last week, in the largest single gift by a living donor to the University.
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’s 2013 football schedule may have been accidentally released Wednesday evening, although not officially by the Pac-12, and it appears as though the road back to Pasadena—the host site for next year’s BCS National Championship Game—will be anything but easy for the Cardinal.
Tonight, that dream will be either made or broken as No. 8 Stanford (10-2, 8-1 Pac-12) hosts No. 16 UCLA (9-3, 6-3) in the Pac-12 Championship Game, with the winner automatically advancing to the prestigious Rose Bowl on New Year’s Day.
SPORTS BRIEFS: Thomas named Lott Impact finalist; school struggles to sell Pac-12 title game tickets
Only 30,000 of the 50,000 seats in Stanford Stadium had been sold for the Pac-12 Championship game as of Wednesday morning, the San Jose Mercury News reported yesterday. Stanford’s director of ticket sales and services still expected the final attendance to reach into the mid-40,000s.