I can’t wait for the NFL draft to begin on Thursday. I feel like the draft is an important benchmark in the NFL offseason, remind us “Oh, now I only have to wait four months for football to come back!” But the anticipation of the draft is unavoidable; it is absolutely impossible to miss the hype and mystery surrounding which exciting college prospect your favorite team will add to their squad. Difference making star players, exciting young late-round steals and guys with funny names all make their appearances during draft weekend, and you can bet I’m going to be watching every second.
Tied 38-38 with Oklahoma State, a flawless two-minute drill from Andrew Luck in the final game of his college career set up a 35-yard field-goal attempt with three seconds left to win the Fiesta Bowl. All it would take was redshirt freshman kicker Jordan Williamson to seal the storybook ending for Luck and the Stanford football team
After completing its second-straight 11-1 season, the Stanford football team is once again bound for a BCS bowl.
Well, here we are. Our BCS overlords have spoken, and the bowl games are set. And from a Stanford perspective, things couldn’t have gone much better