Plus, an exclusive interview with Chuck Ludlam, one of the architects of the 1964 theft of the Cal Victory Cannon. Matt Vassar opens the show talking about WR Michael Rector and how close he was to not returning to Stanford football for his final year of eligibility. Matt then takes a walk down memory lane with Chuck Ludlam, who was one of the architects of the 1964 theft...
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STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Stanford receiver Michael Rector will remain in school for his final season of eligibility instead of entering the NFL draft. He said Saturday that after considerable thought he decided to stay for a fifth year and he looks forward to more success with the Cardinal. Stanford won the Rose Bowl and was ranked No. 3, its highest final ranking since it was No...
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January 16, 2016 | Discuss
Stanford's offense is predicated on balance and teamwork. Cardinal wide receivers are expected to work as a team to run precise routes and, most importantly, block downfield. Meanwhile, Cal's wide receiver play in a ton of space and are counted on to be the team's playmakers. One Stanford wide receiver sometimes wonders what it would be like to play in Ca;'s "Bear Raid" offense...
Sometimes you need to get a little lucky to score touchdowns. Stanford WR Michael Rector certainly got a little lucky in the third quarter in Corvallis on Friday night.Stanford QB Kevin Hogan hit Rector on a 49-yard touchdown pass that should have, and looked like it was, intercepted by Oregon State. Instead, the ball somehow found Rector and he took it all the way to the house.(h/t Twitter)
During the first half of Friday's Oregon State-Stanford game the Beavers gave the Cardinals a run for their money, but in the second half the veteran Stanford squad started to pull away. The Stanford defense really began to clamp down on Seth Collins and the Beavers offense forcing a fumble on their first drive.Stanford was not able to do anything with the turnover, but on their...
Stanford's wide receiver corp got a little bit stronger this week after Michael Rector had his suspension lifted by head coach David Shaw.Rector, who was suspended by Shaw for a week due to an undisclosed issue, was allowed to return to practice with the team this week.Rector is expected to be one of Stanford's most productive receivers in 2015.(h/t San Jose Mercury News)
According to Jon Wilner of the Contra Costa Times, Stanford head coach David Shaw has suspended wide receiver Michael Rector. Rector, who was thought to be a potential starter for the Cardinal, was suspended for disciplinary reasons and Shaw gave no timetable for Rector's return.In 2014, Rector caught 24 passes for 324 yards and two touchdowns. (h/t Contra Costa Times)
Stanford fans are not going to pleased with the latest news out of Cardinal camp. One of the teams top receiving threats this season has indefinitely been suspended. Discouraging signs at Stanford — receiver Michael Rector suspended and the right side of the O Line muddled: http://t.co/ADsAfkpIuE — Ken Goe (@KenGoe) August 16, 2015 There’s no word on what forced Head Coach...
Stanford may have just lost one of their top players for the 2015 season. The team’s passing offense has been a question mark for some time now, but we now know that the team will be without a top receiver for an unspecified amount of time. According to College Football Talk, head coach David Shaw announced that wide receiver Michael Rector has been suspended indefinitely. While...
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