Stanford K Conrad Ukropina plays reporter during Rose Bowl media day (Video)

Stanford senior kicker Conrad Ukropina made some enormously important kicks for the Cardinal in 2015 en route to winning the Pac-12 title. While Ukropina may have had ice running through his veins this season, he's definitely not afraid to cut loose and have some fun. During Tuesday's Rose Bowl media day, Ukropina decided to play the role of reporter. Ukropina will try to help...
Via Fox Sports
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

After 3 trips in 4 years, Stanford still loves the Rose Bowl

LOS ANGELES (AP) Stanford has the Rose Bowl routine down pat. The Cardinal are doing it all for the third time in four years - starting with the trips to Disneyland, Lawry's restaurant in Beverly Hills, the Improv comedy club in Hollywood, followed by media day at a downtown hotel and the team photo at the stadium the day before the game, and culminating with the annual clash...
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December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

How Stanford kicker saw comeback vs. Irish before it happened

Conrad Ukropina predicted all of it. As Notre Dame was driving against his Stanford team in the final minutes of last Saturday night’s game, the Cardinal kicker said to his buddy, the team’s punter, on the sideline: “Dude, I’m calling it right now…”Ukropina not only accurately touted that the Irish would drive down the field, bleeding the clock, and score the go-ahead...
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December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Stanford Survives Late Touchdown, Tops Notre Dame

When Notre Dame QB DeShone Kizer ran in for the two-yard score to make it 36-35 with 30 seconds left in the game, Stanford fans thought it was all over. But a key 27-yard pass got Stanford to the Notre Dame 30 with 15 seconds left. And after a small rush to get a little closer, kicker Conrad Ukropina set up to take the biggest kick of his career. The first game-winner of @ConradUkropina...
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November 29, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Stanford kicks field goal to beat Notre Dame

Notre Dame found itself on the outside of the college football playoff looking in Saturday and needed a win to jump back into the playoff conversation. The Irish came close, but Stanford senior kicker Conrad Ukropina drilled a 45-yard game-winning field goal to knock Notre Dame’s playoff hopes aside. The first game-winner of @ConradUkropina's career. All Right Now! #GoStanford...
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 13 Stanford rallies past No. 4 Notre Dame 38-36

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Kevin Hogan threw four touchdown passes and drove No. 13 Stanford to the winning 45-yard field goal by Conrad Ukropina on the last play of the Cardinal's 38-36 victory over No. 4 Notre Dame in a playoff elimination game Saturday night. Hogan threw for 269 yards and calmly led the winning drive in the final 30 seconds for the Cardinal (10-2, No. 9 CFP), who...
Via Associated Press
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Stanford's Ukropina making dreams come true at Rose Bowl

Conrad Ukropina has enjoyed the fanfare of the Rose Bowl game nearly every year of his entire existence. The Pasadena native grew up less than a mile away from the Rose Parade route and only a few minutes from the iconic venue. He always knew he would someday play inside the Rose Bowl, but he didn’t know it would be football. "I grew up a soccer player," he said at Saturday...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

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