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Football outmuscled by Cougars en route to crushing loss at home

This week was supposed to be about cleaning up an uncharacteristic number of miscues for a famously disciplined program, getting healthier with an extra day of rest and regaining some confidence on the field behind a friendly home environment. Instead, in an “Inception”-like turn of events, the Cardinal were jolted by that bad dream in Seattle only to wake up inside another one.

Explosive offense, defensive depth power Stanford past Kansas State

Heading into Stanford’s season opener against the visiting Kansas State Wildcats, it had been almost exactly nine months since the nation last saw Christian McCaffrey razzle and dazzle on the football field. Then, almost exactly nine minutes into the game, the Cardinal’s most electrifying player went back into high-voltage mode to deliver a play for…

Football preview podcast: Depth chart, special teams, schedule

In their final preview podcast of the preseason, KZSU play-by-play man Nicky Sullivan and Daily football analysts Vihan Lakshman and Do-Hyoung Park shared their takes on the newly released depth chart and broke down the team’s solid special teams group. They finished up by discussing the pros and cons of Stanford’s front-loaded schedule, and what Cardinal fans might expect from the team overall this season.