Lance Anderson may be known best for his role as recruiting coordinator early in Stanford’s resurgence, but next year the outside linebackers coach will take the reins as defensive coordinator. That’s left everyone asking the question: Can a coach succeed if he is viewed first as a recruiter?
On Monday afternoon, Stanford football officially announced that veteran Texas defensive backs coach Duane Akina had been hired for the same position on the Farm.
Stanford football officially kicked off its spring practices on Monday afternoon with several familiar faces at new positions on the field. Sophomores Kodi Whitfield and Dallas Lloyd both began their transitions from wide receiver and quarterback, respectively, to free safety. “I gave Kodi the option – a chance to compete for the starting spot at…
Wednesday was a good day to be a Cardinal fan. Stanford football finalized its 2014 recruiting class by securing the commitments of 20 high-school football players on National Signing Day, including two top recruits who were previously undecided before announcing their intentions on Signing Day. Stanford’s recruiting class now ranks 14th in the nation and…
In the three weeks since the Rose Bowl Game on Jan. 1, Stanford football has seen its fair share of change. That change will be toughest to overcome in three main phases: coaching, current personnel and recruiting.
Stanford’s Willie Shaw Director of Defense Derek Mason will leave the Cardinal to become the next head coach at Vanderbilt, according to multiple reports.
In Saturday morning’s defensive press conference, defensive coordinator Derek Mason and five of the Cardinal’s senior leaders sat down with the media and discussed its Rose Bowl matchup with the Spartan offense as well as some of the behind-the-scenes dynamics that have helped Stanford’s defense continue to assert itself as one of the nation’s best units.
AJ Tarpley and partner-in-crime Shayne Skov act as the “middle men” of the defense on game day, as Tarpley relays important information to the secondary and Skov communicates with the line.