After losing four of their last five games, Stanford football has thoroughly dashed all hopes and dreams for another dominant season. The only solace left for Cardinal fans now resides on Sundays. Unfortunately, Week 9 in the NFL was a rollercoaster for Stanford alumni as impressive offensive performances were dampened by injuries on the other side of the ball.
After a gut wrenching loss to the now No.10 Washington State this past Saturday by a score of 43-40, Cardinal fans can’t help but feel a sense of loss and despair. Where has the season gone? Where is the fierce Cardinal play Nerd Nation is so used to seeing?
After graduating from Stanford, some students go on to medical school. Some intern at startups. Some go back home to live with their parents and vent over dinner about the futility of truly meaningful social impact in the modern world citing Sartre chapters assigned in PHIL 102 and strenuous and impassioned participation in Rise Against Hunger during freshman NSO.
A select, talented few are drafted to play in the National Football League. Here are a few former Cardinal players who balled out this week five in the NFL.
The Stanford football team comes into its summer practices off of another winning season under coach David Shaw.
After months of preparation since college football officially concluded, the NFL draft finally took place this past weekend, and over 300 hopeful prospects were drafted and signed to professional football teams across the country. During this process, four Stanford Cardinal football players were selected by teams with late round draft picks, while two others were signed after the draft concluded as undrafted free agents (UDFA’s).
Current co-managing editor of sports Bobby Pragada joins the show to talk about the Cardinal prospects, who were invited to the NFL Combine, and their strengths/weaknesses and their projected draft selection. Daily writer Alexa Philippou comes on later for the segments Cardinal of the Week and Games that we are looking for.
The NFL draft begins tonight, and several hopeful Stanford football players will hope to hear their name called at some point during this weekend.
The 2018 NFL Draft is finally upon us, and all eyes are on the hundreds of college prospects waiting patiently as the most important few days of their professional football careers approach. Questions of when and where a player will be drafted abound as mock drafts and big boards fly up all over the internet.…