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Pragada: Fearing the future

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.

Football roundtable: Can Cardinal win Pac-12 Championship?

No. 14 Stanford football has earned its way to its fourth trip to the Pac-12 Championship. This time in a rematch from Week 2 of the season and a rematch of the 2015 Pac-12 Championship, the Cardinal play No. 11 USC on Friday in Levi’s Stadium. The Daily’s Sam Curry, Jose Saldana and Ariana Rollins discuss the differences in this rematch, Costello’s play and if the North will remain on the Pac-12 throne for one more year.

Football Roundtable: Will the Cardinal defense be able to contain the Aztecs rushing attack?

No.19 Stanford football prepares for a showdown against the San Diego State Aztecs on Saturday after losing to No. 4 USC. The Daily’s Ariana Rollins, Sam Curry and Jose Saldana discuss the troubles of the offensive line against the USC defense, players that played well against the Trojans and if Stanford can stop one of the nation’s leading rushers in Aztecs running back Rashaad Penny…