Posted August 30, 2012 on AP on Fox
The last time Josh Nunes took a hard hit came more than two years ago in spring practice. Now hits are about to start coming fast and from all angles again. And this time, the stakes will be quite different. The redshirt junior quarterback will lead No. 21 Stanford into the post-Andrew Luck era on Friday night, hosting south bay rival San Jose State in the season opener. The game will mark the first meaningful minutes for Nunes - who has thrown two passes in his collegiate career - since he was a senior at Upland High School in Southern California four years ago, and it will be the first glimpse at what life without Luck might look like this season.
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