The Philadelphia Eagles earned their first Super Bowl after defeating New England Patriots 41-33 in a high-intensity affair on Sunday afternoon. With five Stanford alumni between the two teams, the most of any school, the former Cardinal had their fingerprints on the final outcome of the game.
Stanford football alumni have had great performances during the 2017 NFL season. The debuts of top-10 picks rookies running back Christian McCaffrey and defensive end Solomon Thomas have captured the interest of their teams’ fanbases. Not only that but the sustained success of players such as tight ends Zach Ertz and Austin Hooper and offensive linemen David DeCastro and Andrus Peat has Stanford on the lips of many fans as a bonafide NFL factory.
Three former Stanford football players were crowned champions of Super Bowl LI on Sunday night in the New England Patriots’ dramatic, come-from-behind 34-28 victory over the Atlanta Falcons. Offensive lineman Cameron Fleming, running back Tyler Gaffney and safety Jordan Richards all earned Super Bowl rings for their efforts to lead the Patriots to the top of the NFL.
As the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons prepare to face off in Super Bowl LI, former Cardinal Cameron Fleming, Austin Hooper, Jordan Richards and Levine Toilolo are getting ready to step onto football’s biggest stage.
Stanford alumni had a dominant display in the Wild Card round of the 2017 NFL playoffs. Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin stole the show and a stole a touchdown in Seahawks’s 26-6 victory over the Detroit Lions.
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.
On a snowy Sunday across the country, the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers punched their tickets to Levi’s Stadium for Super Bowl 50. While prominent Stanford grads like Richard Sherman ’10 and Doug Baldwin ’11 of the Seahawks and David DeCastro ’12 of the Steelers were all eliminated last week, four former Cardinal players appeared…
It was a tough week for Stanford in the NFL. Only two NFL teams that feature Stanford alumni will be moving on to next week’s conference championships. Of the Cardinal who played this weekend, the Seahawks’ Richard Sherman ’10 and Doug Baldwin ’11 and the Steelers’ David DeCastro ’12 made the biggest contributions, but neither…