Support independent, student-run journalism.

Your support helps give staff members from all backgrounds the opportunity to conduct meaningful reporting on important issues at Stanford. All contributions are tax-deductible.

Football preview: Hogan embraces leadership role, ready to take the next step

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.

Peat, Sanders impress in open practice

The defense “won the day,” but the offense, led by a touchdown run from sophomore running back Barry Sanders, had its moments as Stanford football held its first open practice of the spring season Saturday. Without senior free safety Ed Reynolds, who missed practice with a tweaked muscle—head coach Shaw called the move “precautionary” and…