Posted November 11, 2011 on
All eyes have been on the Stanford defense this week, as the unit gears up to take on Oregon’s high-octane attack. Linebacker A.J. Tarpley, who started the season as a backup but earned Max Bergen’s starting job as the season progressed, will be one of the most instrumental players in that effort.

On Paper, Upset Potential, Don’t Bother

On Paper #6 Oregon vs. #3 Stanford We may not have the playoffs (see Straitpinkie’s BaRackets ) but games like this will help determine who plays in the National Championship. This is Stanford’s remaining toughest test and if they can get by the Ducks they will be clammoring for a chance at the big crystal ball. Oregon comes in trying to spoil the Cardinal run and Andrew Luck’s...

Pre-Oregon interview: Anthony Wilkerson

Running back is one position where Stanford has no depth issues whatsoever, and sophomore back Anthony Wilkerson is one reason why. Along with Jeremy Stewart, Tyler Gaffney and feature back Stepfan Taylor, Wilkerson plays an important role in establishing the power running game that has become a trademark of the Stanford football program.

Stanford's Skov can't play, but he can coach

Injured linebacker Shayne Skov won't be on the field for Stanford's colossal Pacific-12 Conference game against...

Pregame blog and comment thread, Oregon at Stanford

USC beats Washington 40-17, and next week looms as another big showdown with a very solid, fast, athletic Trojan team. But first the Ducks have to get out of Palo Alto with a win, putting themselves in the driver's seat for the Rose Bowl. They need a fast start and to establish tempo early. Andrew Luck and the Stanford power running game become even more imposing with a lead on a soggy field.

Ducks at Stanford in Pac-12 game of year (AP)

Andrew Luck insists his dorm room doesn't have a calendar. He doesn't wear a watch, and his outdated cellphone doesn't even show the day of the week. Luck needs no reminder about Nov. 12. Since he announced in a one-sentence news release in January that he would return to school, Luck instantly put Stanford and Oregon on a collision course for that date.

Walsh connects to Harbaugh connects to Shaw, in so many substantial, aggressive ways

Why are the 49ers and Stanford Cardinal suddenly the talk of football, especially this unforgettable weekend, with Stanford vs. Oregon and the 49ers vs. the NY Giants? Step back. Analyze.  No doubt: The rise of these two teams to national significance is in large part due to the Bay Area football... Continue reading...

College Football Betting: Joe Pa = Joe Shame and Louisville Will Score Again.

Betting with value is the key.

Stanford Cardinal vs Central Arkansas Bears Betting Matchup Report

Nov 11, 10:00 PM | Maples Pavilion Central Arkansas Bears vs Stanford Cardinal Odds 0-0TEAM RECORD0-0 Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Maples Pavilion Friday as host Stanford looks to handle the Central Arkansas Bears in NCAAB action. The Bears will try to spoil to the party on Friday; they are 0-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Cardinal...

TWICF - This Week in College Football: 11/11/11

The past week had the latest version of the Game of the Century. I feel it was a great game, more of a chess match than a heavyweight fight. Each time LSU would not get their first downs, they punted the ball and kept Alabama pinned deep. This made the field long each time. Fortunately for the Tigers their kickers were on the mark all night (especially the 73 yard punt which...
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