Part 4 of our 50-player overview of the offensive linemen at the Scouting Combine is topped by Auburn's Greg Robinson and Stanford's David Yankey. Plus, two top centers, a small-school sleeper whose father played for the Packers and the winner of the Academic Heisman.
February 10th, 2014 by Taylor Spielman
The Stanford football team made some significant moves on signing day and finished with the 15th ranked recruiting class (Rivals.com). However, amidst the success and jump in the overall class rankings, the Cardinal also lost some players that could have bumped them up to at least a top-ten class.
The departures of David Yankey, Ed Reynolds, and Cam Fleming leave Stanford with some holes to fill in 2014. We discuss the impact of the moves in detail and also provide an update on the recruiting front, where the Cardinal has lost the commitment of 2014 safety Kirk Tucker.
All-American left guard David Yankey says he is forgoing his final year of eligibility at Stanford to enter the NFL draft.
Yankey said in a statement released by the school Monday that ''the decision was not easy. I have loved my time at Stanford and am a proud member of Nerd Nation. I am humbled at the prospect of joining a long list of Stanford alumni currently playing...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2014
The 100th Rose Bowl is one of the more anticipated bowls of the season as two of the most physical teams in the country take the field Wednesday afternoon. Stanford had legitimate national championship hopes until Utah threw a wrench in those plans and Michigan State has been a riser all season before finishing as the B1G champion. This game is loaded with NFL-ready prospects...
The College Football Universe Preseason All-America Team is posted below. The CFU All-America Team is a couple days late as there has been a great start to this season.The SEC may have the most depth in talent overall, but the Pac-12 landed the most players on the CFU All-America Team with nine. The SEC has the second most named to the team with seven. Independents have three listed...
In contrast to the soft-spoken David Yankey, there’s a fire lurking not too far beneath the surface when Shayne Skov speaks. He’s polite, but you can tell that he takes seriously his leadership role on the team, passionately cares about the long-term state of the Stanford football program – and did not like my line of questioning on last year’s close games.
Stanford left guard David Yankey has learned much from his All-America teammates, but his role models extend to his family and the sacrifices they made.