With 30 second left in the game and down by three points, the Wildcats took over possession, but quarterback Hunter Johnson was strip sacked by fifth-year outside linebacker Casey Toohill, and the ball was recovered by sophomore outside linebacker Jordan Fox in the end zone to ice the game.
Coming off a 9-4 season capped by a sloppy Sun Bowl victory, expectations are all over the place for No. 25 Stanford in 2019. Senior quarterback KJ Costello returns to lead the offense but without the receiving weapons he had a year ago. Junior cornerback and All-American Paulson Adebo headlines the defense, but run-stopping ability is still in question. A well-coached, disciplined Northwestern team heads into Stanford Stadium on Saturday to kickoff the season. The Daily’s King Jemison, Daniel Martinez-Krams and Gregory Block discuss expectations, breakout candidates and the trenches.
No. 25 Stanford opens its 125th season with a home matchup against Northwestern, the defending Big Ten West champion. The Cardinal have won 11 consecutive home openers and are ranked in the AP preseason poll for the ninth-straight year.
It’s been eight months since No. 25 Stanford football’s last game, an ugly 14-13 Sun Bowl victory over Pitt. The long offseason was full of questions for the Cardinal: How would they replace Heisman runner-up Bryce Love ‘19, or All-Pac-12 receiver JJ Arcega-Whiteside ‘19, or leading tackler Bobby Okereke ‘18?
With three official practices complete, No. 23 Stanford football has opened its fall camp. Ahead of the Aug. 31 season opener against Northwestern, preparation is paramount to success for the Cardinal, a team widely considered to have the toughest schedule in the nation.
Following the conclusion of Friday’s practice, the No. 7 Stanford Cardinal announced that defensive lineman Harrison Phillips will not play in Saturday’s game against USC due to a knee injury.
The trophy may have already been hoisted and the confetti may have already covered the field of the Rose Bowl, but the Stanford football team has another reason to celebrate nearly two weeks after its victory in The Granddaddy of Them All. Following the national title game between Alabama and Clemson, the Associated Press released its…
The Colorado native did it all in a triumphant homecoming on Saturday, gaining 220 all-purpose yards as a runner, receiver and returner and also throwing a 28-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter as No. 9 Stanford (8-1, 7-0 Pac-12) took care of business in a 42-10 win over the Colorado Buffaloes (4-6, 1-5) on Saturday in Boulder.