In an article he wrote about concussions, former Stanford running back Anthony Wilkerson has some interesting insights about the experience of playing football and the risk of serious brain injury:
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What seemed like Stanford’s coming-out party this season — and it still might have been — ended with players feeling distraught and disappointed in the locker room. Tyler Gaffney ran for 95 yards and two touchdowns, Anthony Wilkerson added 68 yards and another score, and No. 5 Stanford started strong and struggled late in a […]
Tyler Gaffney's return to the gridiron from professional baseball made headlines Monday, but rising senior Anthony Wilkerson also looks to be a fixture in the backfield for Stanford's 2013 club. He joins The Bootleg Radio along with Ikenna Nwafor, an emerging defensive tackle candidate.
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.