With just five weeks left in my undergraduate journey at Stanford and at The Daily, it’s become hard to avoid staring at the rearview mirror and taking it all in, especially when it comes to football. With three Pac-12 Championships, three Rose Bowl appearances and 44 wins in the past four years, there’s no doubt…
There won’t be too many mental games or chess matches in Pasadena. No frills, no fancy blitzes, no deceptive coverages, no nonsense. Only clean, hard, simple football — just the way Iowa likes it.
“Did he catch that… pinned against a defender’s back? That is utterly incredible!”
Throughout his entire athletic career, Rollins Stallworth has always been one to wear many hats. In high school, he was a three-sport star in basketball, football and track, and for two years, he was a two-sport athlete in football and track at Stanford as well. But after wearing so many hats all his life, he…
Going into his third year as Stanford’s starting kicker, Jordan Williamson has arguably been through more ups and downs than anybody on the Cardinal roster. He has shown the ability to drill the ball seamlessly through the middle of the goalposts throughout his career with one of the strongest right legs in the country.
When Stanford takes the field against the San Jose State Spartans in the Bill Walsh Legacy Game on Saturday, it will be doing so for the final time in the near future. Although the Bay Area rivals have played each other nearly every year dating back to the late 1940s — including eight of the last ten years — the matchup between the two teams will take a hiatus beginning next year.
Midway through week two of Stanford football training camp, starting roles at key positions, including center and outside linebacker, are still up in the air, but head coach David Shaw expects the competitions to become clearer early next week.
It’s late in the fourth quarter of the 2012 Pac-12 Championship Game. On the rain-soaked field, Stanford has the ball at its own 28-yard line with less than five minutes left in the game, facing a third-and-2 and desperately clinging to a three-point lead. An eager UCLA defense, with no more timeouts to spare, looks to get the ball back into the hands of Bruins quarterback Brett Hundley.