Week in and week out in the National Football League, you can count on three main Stanford alumni to make headlines across the league with consistent, superstar performances. Every football fan in the world would recognize Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey, and Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz. But there are 28 total Stanford players in the NFL, including these three, each suiting up every Sunday as a full fledged member of a 53-man roster. Here are the players that stood out in week four of NFL competition.
The 2018 NFL Draft is finally upon us, and all eyes are on the hundreds of college prospects waiting patiently as the most important few days of their professional football careers approach. Questions of when and where a player will be drafted abound as mock drafts and big boards fly up all over the internet.…
Remembering that Stanford had defeated USC in three consecutive matchups, and that night two Decembers ago where Christian McCaffrey ran rampant through the SC secondary, almost made me forget that this Cardinal team was part of a different reality. Yet reality crept back quickly in the 2nd half of Saturday’s game, resulting in a 42-24 drubbing at the hands of our Southern California rivals.
This post has been updated to reflect the practice squad signings of Ben Gardner, Ed Reynolds and Aziz Shittu. With NFL teams announcing final cuts on Sunday, five members of Stanford’s 2016 class have successfully made the transition from Saturday to Sunday nights and find themselves on NFL 53-man rosters, bringing the number of former Cardinal in…
As part of The Daily’s preview coverage of Stanford football’s fast-approaching 2016 campaign, football analysts Vihan Lakshman, Do-Hyoung Park and Michael Peterson sat down to answer questions for the first part of our preview roundtable series, which will focus on the team’s offense. Stanford opens its season on Sept. 2 at home against Kansas State.
Nine former Stanford players saw their dreams of playing professional football come true this weekend, as five Cardinal were selected in the 2016 NFL Draft and four others signed with teams during the free agency period.
Offensive tackle Kyle Murphy was drafted by the Green Bay Packers with the 200th overall pick in the sixth round of the 2016 NFL Draft on Saturday.
Former Stanford offensive guard Joshua Garnett was selected by the San Francisco 49ers with the 28th pick in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft on Thursday, becoming the 22nd first-round pick in Cardinal history.