Watch: Ryan Burns connects with Michael Rector on 40 yd TD pass

The highlight of the first half for the Stanford Cardinal should have been an improbable, amazing 98 yard punt return for a TD by Christian McCaffrey. Unfortunately, there was a penalty on that play that negated it. Instead, it’s been Ryan Burns that has been the early story for the Stanford Cardinal. He’s started 6 for 6 for 109 yards and this great play-action TD pass to Michael...
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September 02, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: The Cardinal Facts: Michael Rector

Offensive threat Michael Rector made 34 catches for 559 yards and seven touchdowns this past season. He will return to lead the Cardinal offense again this fall. Make sure you’re there to see Rector and secure your seats at gostanford.com/tickets. Discover more about Rector and the 2016 Stanford Football team at TheCardinalFacts.com.
Via Stanford Cardinal Athletics
August 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Michael Rector adds more speed to dynamic Stanford offense

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) As hard as the decision was last winter, Michael Rector knew there were many good reasons to return to Stanford for a fifth season and delay his NFL career. He could pursue his education in human biology, become a more well-rounded receiver to improve his draft status and be better prepared for the NFL. He could also help the Cardinal accomplish one of the...
Via Associated Press
August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Stanford receiver Michael Rector to stay for final year

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...
Via Associated Press
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Stanford wide receiver wonders what it would be like to play in Cal's offense

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...
Via FOX Sports
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

WR Michael Rector makes unbelievable catch on 49-yard TD (Video)

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)
Via FOX Sports
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Stanford WR Michael Rector Makes Great 49-Yard Touchdown Reception While Covered

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...
Via FatManWriting
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Stanford lifts ban on WR Michael Rector

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)
Via FOX Sports
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: David Shaw suspends WR Michael Rector

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)
Via FOX Sports
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Stanford WR Michael Rector suspended indefinitely

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...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

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