Adarius Pickett is a two-sport star hoping for a Stanford offer. He's being pursued by virtually every other California college football program, but baseball also holds a special interest in his heart. Hear him talk about the Cardinal's recent Junior Day and practice.
It's funny how things work out. After putting his professional baseball career on indefinite hold, Stanford's Tyler Gaffney made his return to football on MLB's Opening Day. Meanwhile, Shayne Skov also came back to the Stanford gridiron to lead an energetic practice. Read on for more.
A former Stanford running back is also a future Stanford running back. Tyler Gaffney has decided to quit professional baseball to return for his senior season on The Farm. He joined David Lombardi on The Bootleg Radio.
Tyler Gaffney is returning to Stanford to play football.
According to the official Stanford football website, Pittsburgh Pirates outfield prospect Tyler Gaffney will be returning to Stanford to play football during his senior year and to complete his degree. Gaffney was drafted as a junior in the 24th round of the 2012 draft by the Pirates, and spent the 2012 season in State College...
Outfielder Tyler Gaffney signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates in July, deciding to pass up his senior seasons at Stanford where he was a football and baseball standout. As a leadoff hitter for the Short Season-A State College Spikes, Gaffney batted .297 before he was shutdown with a shoulder injury. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko caught up with Gaffney recently.
Tyler Gaffney, the 2008 California high school football player of the year, capped his Cathedral Catholic career with a 329-yard performance in the 2008 CIF State Division II bowl game, one final personal hallmark to conclude a 14-0 season before embarking on a dual-sport concentration at Stanford University.
Featured as a wildcat back and amassing 156 carries behind two-time 1...
Shortstop Chris Diaz hit his first professional home run, starter Clay Holmes pitched five scoreless innings, and the State College Spikes scored two runs on three wild pitches in the top of the 10th inning to escape with a 4-2 win over the Batavia Muckdogs Tuesday night at Batavia’s Dwyer Stadium.
“It’s a good win,” State College manager Dave Turgeon said. “We needed it...
Stanford running back Tyler Gaffney has reportedly given up on football, choosing instead to play Major League Baseball.
The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Gaffney last month in the 24th round. Gaffney was on track to be a senior this fall. After running for 449 yards and seven touchdowns in his junior year he was expected to see a reasonable share of carries this season behind feature...
Stanford running back Tyler Gaffney will give up his final year of eligibility in football to pursue a professional baseball career.
Gaffney ran for 449 yards and scored seven touchdowns as a junior last season for the Cardinal.
He played outfield for three seasons at Stanford and batted .301 with eight homers. He was a 24th round selection by the Pittsburgh Pirates in June'...
Via AP on Fox
July 02, 2012
Of the three running backs that rotate behind Stepfan Taylor, Tyler Gaffney has stood
out this season as the featured player in Stanford’s version of the Wildcat formation, where he
takes a direct snap from under center. The Cardinal has had some success using the formation,
and Gaffney has gained significant chunks of yardage from it.