On Nov. 20, 1982, California shocked Stanford on a last-second miracle that is remembered to this day as one of the most iconic moments in college football history. After Stanford kicked a last-minute field goal to go up 20-19, Cal returned a kickoff for a touchdown with time expiring on a play that involved five lateral passes, an errant trombonist and enough mayhem to last a lifetime.
Four years later, one thing is certain: After 46 starts, today’s Rose Bowl Game will mark the end of an era.
McCaffrey’s journey marks the sixth time a Stanford football player has been named a Heisman finalist.
Stanford sophomore running back Christian McCaffrey was named one of four finalists for the 2015 Heisman Trophy, awarded to the nation’s most outstanding player, in an announcement made Monday afternoon in recognition of his record-breaking contributions to No. 6 Stanford’s Pac-12 title run as the centerpiece of the Cardinal offense.
It’s impossible to ignore the decorated history of baseball-football two-sport athletes at Stanford when the names atop the list are as distinguished as John Elway, John Lynch, Toby Gerhart and Tyler Gaffney. What do those four Cardinal legends have in common? All four went from being Stanford stars to playing in the NFL — choosing…
Five or 10 years from now, how will you remember Kevin Hogan?
The Legends Trophy is up for grabs again as Stanford and Notre Dame renew their annual matchup. Many have questioned whether the Cardinal and the Fighting Irish actually have a true rivalry, but the product on the field has been undeniably entertaining over the past few seasons; there’s always a certain edginess in the air…
Let’s take a moment and talk about Peyton Manning’s legacy.
I know, I know, you’ve all heard this narrative before. But humor me for a second, because I’m going to take this age-old conversation in a very different direction.