Originally posted on The Dagger  |  Last updated 10/19/11
Not only did Stanford remake a classic McDonald's commercial to promote Sunday's intrasquad scrimmage at Maples Pavilion, the Cardinal even invited two prominent guest stars to make cameo appearances. Yes, that's Heisman Trophy candidate Andrew Luck throwing a full-court alley-oop pass to Stanford forward Josh Owens. And yes, that's former Cardinal power forward Mark Madsen playing the role of Larry Bird and stealing the Big Mac ... err ... generic burrito from Owens and Dwight Powell at the end. The appearance from Madsen is no coincidence since the ex-Stanford big man has become more involved at his alma mater recently. Madsen, who helped lead the Cardinal to the 1998 Final Four, is in his second year pursuing an MBA at Stanford Business School and joined the team on its 11-day exhibition tour of Spain last month. "I think getting to know the players on this team has been a huge highlight of this trip for me, personally," Madsen told Stanford's official athletics website during...
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