Instead, after a dazing turn of events, it was Cameron Fleming ’14 and Tyler Gaffney ’14 that were able to put their hands on the coveted Lombardi Trophy at the end of Super Bowl XLIX as NFL champions in their first year on the New England Patriots.
Andrew Luck ’12 outplayed predecessor Peyton Manning Sunday afternoon to earn his first appearance in an AFC championship game. Luck passed for 265 yards and 2 touchdowns to win 24-13 and hand the Broncos their first home loss of the season. After the Colts’ first two series ended with punts, Luck led Indianapolis on two…
Adding to an ever-expanding presence in the NFL, four members of Stanford football’s 2014 class survived training camp cuts and made a 53-man roster, raising the total number of former Cardinal players in the league to 22. Rookies Trent Murphy (Washington), David Yankey (Minnesota), Cameron Fleming (New England) and Ryan Hewitt (Cincinnati) succeeded in earning…
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.
Photos of all the outgoing Cardinal football players hoping to be drafted or signed this weekend.
During his senior year, Fleming anchored the right side of a veteran offensive line that started four seniors and finished seventh in the nation in fewest tackles for loss allowed.
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