The wide receiving corps and sophomore left tackle Andrus Peat starred again as Stanford football finished off its first session of spring practice with a scrimmage-style open practice Saturday afternoon.
After concentrating on conditioning for the last few weeks, the Stanford football team will finally be back in spring practice from Monday, with players ready to start competing for key places in next season’s starting lineup.
It’s been a while since the Cardinal has come out on top in the Granddaddy of Them All—41 years to be exact. Tomorrow on New Year’s Day, No. 6 Stanford (11-2, 8-1 Pac-12) finally has the chance to end that drought as it squares off against Wisconsin (8-5, 4-4 Big Ten) at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.
If you don’t know exactly what to call sophomore Kelsey Young, join the club. He’s one of Stanford’s fastest offensive players, a running back by training who has broken onto the playing field as a receiver since transitioning last spring.
For the first time all season, injuries were the theme when Stanford head coach David Shaw addressed the media on Monday. The biggest news was that sophomore wide receiver Ty Montgomery will likely miss the Cardinal’s game at Notre Dame with a lower leg injury suffered against Arizona. Montgomery is the fastest player on the…
The No. 21 Stanford football team released its depth chart to open the season on Saturday night with few surprises, other than the confirmation that several freshmen will see playing time on the offensive line.
To say that the Stanford offense will have some new faces this season would be an understatement. With a new quarterback at the helm, young contributors at the wideout positions and some talented freshmen joining the offensive line, the identity of each individual component will remain uncertain until the team is tested in game situations. But the one thing that is neither new nor uncertain is the Cardinal’s unwavering trust in its running game.
In its final performance before the 2012 season, the Stanford football team takes to the field at San Francisco’s historic Kezar Stadium on Saturday in its annual Cardinal-White Spring Game. While the season is still six months away, the Stanford coaches are hoping that Saturday’s intrasquad contest will help settle several critical position battles before fall training camp, and provide some continuity for the Cardinal heading into the 2012 season. Naturally, all eyes are on the quarterback competition, where redshirt junior Josh Nunes and sophomore Brett Nottingham have emerged as the leaders to take over Andrew Luck’s job.