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.
Follow The Daily’s liveblog of the 2014 NFL Draft from Thursday through Saturday, and check out our draft profiles learn about all of the Cardinal players who soon could be making their mark at the next level.
With 54 games of experience under his belt, Lancaster is quietly one of Stanford’s most experienced defenders.
Both senior defensive end Henry Anderson and senior inside linebacker A.J. Tarpley have announced that they will not declare for the NFL draft and will instead return for their final year of eligibility at Stanford.
It’s fourth down. The Stanford defense has just forced another punt; the Cardinal’s opponent, however, has no time to use the brief special teams interlude to catch its breath. The Sharks are coming, and they always smell blood.
Just ask Arizona State.
There’s just something special about Stanford’s inside linebackers.
For one, a unit that consists of four seniors prides itself on special teams, of all things—and Stanford’s eye-blacked, mohawked Sports Illustrated cover boy is no exception.
On a chilly, rainy day in Corvallis, Ore. around this time last year, Andrew Luck didn’t need to be in his usual flawless form for Stanford to drop lowly Oregon State 38-13. It might have been a trap game for the Cardinal, but it was the Beavers who were left trapped when the four quarters…