Stanford football and the other schools of the Pac-12 conference wrapped up the second and final day of Pac-12 Media Day on Thursday at the Paramount Pictures Studio in Hollywood, California. Stanford head coach David Shaw, senior starting quarterback Kevin Hogan and senior strong safety Jordan Richards represented the football program in southern California. In…
In this past weekend’s NFL Draft, many people were surprised when guard David Yankey dropped to the fifth round, but even more were stunned when inside linebacker Shayne Skov went undrafted and ultimately ended up signing as an undrafted free agent with the San Francisco 49ers. Why did Stanford’s players fall so low?
Six Cardinal football players were picked in the 2014 NFL Draft on Friday and Saturday to tie a program record and lead the Pac-12, while at least five more have already signed as unrestricted free agents. But even with those impressive numbers, several Stanford players were selected later than expected, most notably inside linebacker Shayne Skov, who wasn’t drafted at all.
Another year, another draft and another class of Cardinal football players to say goodbye to. This time last year and the year before, we said goodbye to members of Stanford’s former recruiting class of 2008: a heralded group that included David DeCastro, Jonathan Martin, Chris Owusu, Chase Thomas and, of course, Andrew Luck. Now it’s…
Photos of all the outgoing Cardinal football players hoping to be drafted or signed this weekend.
Follow The Daily’s liveblog of the 2014 NFL Draft from Thursday through Saturday, and check out our draft profiles learn about all of the Cardinal players who soon could be making their mark at the next level.
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One of the defining Stanford players of his generation, Gardner came to the Cardinal as an unheralded two-star recruit but quickly blossomed into much more.