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Highlight Wednesday: Stanford QB Josh Nunes

Stanford QB Josh Nunes never got any Highlight Monday love, mostly because he got hurt every 4 days and eventually lost his job to Kevin Hogan, but now that he's "retiring" after a career-ending weightlifting injury we felt like we had to give him some very gentle daps. Here's Nunes leading the Cardinal over USC last year in what everybody thought was an upset:...
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May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Stanford QB Josh Nunes medically retires

Stanford quarterback Josh Nunes is retiring from football after he injured his throwing arm in February and missed spring practice. Stanford also announced Monday that fullback Geoff Meinken was not going to return for a fifth year of eligibility because a knee injury. Nunes started nine games last season before being replaced by Kevin Hogan. He completed 52.8 percent of his passes...
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April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Nunes, No. 17 Stanford still a mystery

No quarterback in the country has had to manage expectations the way Josh Nunes has had to this season succeeding the NFL's No. 1 overall pick. In the last three weeks alone, the redshirt junior quarterback outplayed Heisman Trophy hopeful Matt Barkley to upset Southern California, shouldered the blame of a stunning loss at Washington and rallied No. 17 Stanford (4-1, 2-1 Pac...
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October 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Stanford standing behind QB Nunes

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - There will be no quarterback change at Stanford this week. And if David Shaw had his way, there will be no questions about the quarterback's job status either. The second-year coach stood behind junior Josh Nunes on Tuesday, delivering an unprompted and unscripted message at the beginning of his weekly news conference that his struggling quarterback will...
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October 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Josh Nunes, Alabama, upsets, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout -  SWRT's off-season weekend wrap-up of college football related news. Annus Hawgribilis. Alabama destroys Arkansas 52-0 in the worst home loss for the Razorbacks since 1919. ( John Nunes really is an Absolute Magician. Stanford quarterback Josh Nunes' go-head touchdown pass to tight end Zach Ertz helps the Cardinal's defeat of...
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September 16, 2012  |  Discuss

New QB Josh Nunes a SoCal kid, 'Stanford man'

Josh Nunes grew up in the shadows of Southern California's championships. He had family and friends with UCLA roots, and no hint of football anywhere in his past. Just a father who saw Stanford in his future. Tim Nunes came home one day when Josh was 8 years old, sneaked up from behind and plopped a red Cardinal cap on his son's head. Josh Nunes wore the hat almost every...
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August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Josh Nunes is an Absolute Magician, and new Stanford starting QB.

Stanford QB Josh Nunes. Photo via ESPN. Stanford has found the replacement for the departed starting QB Andrew Luck. Redshirt junior Josh Nunes got the nod Tuesday to lead the Cardinal's offense in 2012, beating out Brett Nottingham. Nunes is a little philosophical about replacing arguably one of the greatest QB's in Stanford history.   "The great...
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August 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Josh Nunes wins Stanford QB job

Josh Nunes is Stanford's new starting quarterback. Cardinal coach David Shaw announced Tuesday that the junior won the lengthy and close competition against sophomore Brett Nottingham. He replaces the NFL's No. 1 overall pick and two-time Heisman Trophy runner-up Andrew Luck. Nunes missed most of last year with a right turf toe injury. The native of Upland in Southern California...
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August 21, 2012  |  Discuss

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