Coming off a relatively quiet Week 12, Stanford offensive alumni stole the spotlight in Week 13, led by Indianapolis quarterback Andrew Luck, who returned from a concussion suffered in Week 11 to lead the Colts’ offensive clinic as they routed the Jets 41-10 on Monday Night Football. Philadelphia tight end Zach Ertz, Seahawks wide receiver…
In what was a quiet, injury-affected week for Stanford alumni in the NFL, offensive and defensive contributions came in small dosages but from many faces. Other than the physically imposing Cardinal lineman corps in the NFL, Stanford alumni represented mostly through the air, with a number of different ex-Cardinal recording receptions.
Doug Baldwin threw a 15-yard touchdown pass on a trick play and Richard Sherman recorded an interception in this week’s look at Stanford alumni in the pros.
In its first home game of the season and new head coach Jerod Hasse’s first home game at Maples Pavilion, Stanford men’s basketball (2-0) impressed, routing Cal State Northridge (1-2) 96-69 in a solid all-around team effort. Five Cardinal players scored in double digits and Stanford dominated all facets of the game.
Stanford alumni on the Seattle Seahawks stole the show this week, as wide receiver Doug Baldwin and cornerback Richard Sherman, who tallied seven tackles and a key fumble recovery, played big-time roles in Seattle’s 31-24 road win against the Patriots. However, on an otherwise quiet offensive day, Stanford alumni produced several strong defensive efforts with key contributions from Green Bay’s Blake Martinez, Washington’s Trent Murphy, Cleveland’s Ed Reynolds and Arizona’s Josh Mauro.
After two second-place and two third-place finishes in its fall golf season, Stanford women’s golf is now ranked No. 1 in the country according to Golfstat, despite losing two All-Americans — Mariah Stackhouse and Lauren Kim — to graduation last year. Thus far, the Cardinal have been carried by exceptional play from freshman phenom Andrea Lee, senior Casey Danielson and incredible overall team depth.
Former members of the Stanford receiving corps put together an impressive Week 9. Behind touchdowns by Falcons tight ends Austin Hooper and Levine Toilolo, Stanford tight ends and receivers were active across the NFL, with Philadelphia’s Zach Ertz, New Orleans’ Coby Fleener, Green Bay’s Ty Montgomery and Seattle’s Doug Baldwin also making notable contributions. On defense, Stanford alumnus Richard Sherman, an ex-Stanford receiver turned cornerback himself, led a strong showing for Seattle in the team’s Monday night victory.
Coming off a two-day event at the renowned Cypress Point Club in Pebble Beach, California, last Monday and Tuesday, No. 6 Stanford men’s golf is off to an up-and-down start through three of four events in the fall season.