Stanford football head coach David Shaw confirmed last week in an interview with Rivals that senior cornerback Wayne Lyons, along with several other seniors, will not be returning to Stanford for the 2015-16 season. Lyons has long been tied to rumors of a possible departure to Michigan, which came to a head when his mother…
After practicing through the rain during the previous week, the Cardinal football team was finally blessed with clear, warm weather for Saturday’s open practice to kick off the week leading up to the Cardinal and White Spring Game. With the sun came a chance for the offense to redeem itself after being dominated by the defense on Thursday, and redeem itself it did behind the arm of freshman quarterback Ryan Burns and the steadfast downfield running of junior running back Kelsey Young.
For a college football team tied with UCLA and Wisconsin for the most tight ends currently on NFL rosters with four, Stanford football utilized its historically talented position very little last season. Stanford’s tight ends made just 10 catches for 69 yards in 2013, and multiple-tight end sets appeared on the field much less often than in previous years — when Zach Ertz ‘13, Coby Fleener ‘12 and Levine Toilolo ‘13 manned the position.
It’s Black Friday, which means The Daily’s football writers are out shopping for the perfect Stanford football team. We asked our great eight what they thought the Cardinal needed the most this holiday season.
Head coach David Shaw and company silenced the critics by calling an excellent game; while Stanford’s yards per play was really nothing to write home about, its outrageous consistency – 3 yards and a cloud of dust – more than made up the difference. Everything flowed from Stanford’s continual victories on the line of scrimmage.…
It’s always hard to swallow the ups and downs of a football season until it’s over. It took until after the 2011 Orange Bowl for us to understand just how good Stanford was; it took until after the 2012 Fiesta Bowl for us to realize just how much we would miss Andrew Luck and the rest of his class.
After Stanford’s second day of practices in preparation for San Jose State, head coach David Shaw passed on the first notable injury news of the season: fifth-year senior fullback Ryan Hewitt was held out of practice on Tuesday and might miss Saturday’s season opener.
Stanford football released its season-opening depth chart on Monday morning with few surprises, as head coach David Shaw had already announced several winners of position battles on Thursday.