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Utah football vs Stanford Cardinal game preview

Travis Wilson (Photo Credit: Jeffery Allred | Deseret News) Last Saturday, the Utah Utes hosted the #12 UCLA Bruins in a close contest resulting in a 34-27 victory for the Bruins. Things do not get easier for the Utah football program this weekend as the #5 Stanford Cardinal come to Salt Lake City. Kickoff is scheduled for 4:00 pm in Rice-Eccles Stadium and will be broadcasted on...
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Maxwell Football Club Expands Maxwell & Bednarik Watch Lists

The Maxwell Football Club today announced the expansion of its 2013 Watch Lists for both the 77th Maxwell Award and the 19th Chuck Bednarik Award. The original lists were comprised of players who were selected based on their performances during the 2012 season. As the 2013 season has progressed, the Club believes that several additional players warrant attention because of their...
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The Pac-12 Review, Week 6: Defense Wins Games

Pac 12 (Pac 12 Instagram ) UCLA 34 Utah 27 One of the best defensive games that has occurred in the Pac-12 so far this season, occurred in Salt Lake City. With the first half being as predicable as a shoot out between two high powered offenses could be, it came as a shock when the second half was all defensive story lines. Both defensive coordinators, Lou Spanos of UCLA and Kalani...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

College Football Playoff selection committee: Condi Rice selection stirs controversy

End of last week, names were reported by the Associated Press and ESPN to be on the new College Football Playoff selection committee in 2014. One of the most talked about names was that of former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. While Rice may not be known for involvement in college football, she is more than capable of serving on the committee.  Last Saturday on ESPN College...
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Stanford’s Shayne Skov Responds To Fake Injury Accusations On Twitter

Stanford vs. Washington got pretty heated on the field. Things haven’t really cooled down since they’ve been off it, either. Sunday morning, Washington coach Steve Sarkisian, whose team came painfully close to knocking off the undefeated Cardinal, told KJR radio that he believes Stanford’s coaching staff told a few of Stanford’s players to fake injuries on the field. From...
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Pac-12: The Creme Separates From The Crop

Pac 12 (Pac 12 Instagram )   The Pac-12 Conference separated the good from the bad this weekend as the top teams did not just beat the lesser teams, they dismantled them. There was also a mid-season coaching change that has one fan base breathing a sigh of relief. This week in the Pac, there are some very interesting (and equally-balanced) teams facing each other, most notably...
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Like father, like son: Barry Sanders Jr. looks good for Stanford

Stanford Cardinal sophomore Barry Sanders Jr. looks a lot like his father with this fantastic juke and run against Washington State.
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WATCH: Barry Sanders Jr. looks a lot like his old man

Barry Sanders, Jr is a sophomore at Stanford, and is starting to give a fans a glimpse of what they can expect for the next couple of seasons. If anyone remembers his dad, he was known for the amazing ability…Read more →
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pac-12 Week 5 Preview

The Pac-12 rolls on as they get into the thick of conference play. Some teams are what they were thought to be and other have been a surprising wrench in the system. Let us look at the Pac-12 going into week 5.   Arizona (3-0) Arizona gets their first real test of the season as they travel up to Washington to take on the high-powered Huskies offense. The Wildcats are holding their...
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Stanford Holds Off 2nd Half Sun Devils Surge

  If you had any doubts about the ability of Taylor Kelly Saturday’s performance against number 5 ranked Stanford should silence all critics. The kid can flat out play football, Kelly threw for 367 yards and 3 touchdowns Saturday night in Stanford Stadium. Even Stanford head coach David Shaw did not shy away from his praise of Kelly stating, “I love the kid, love his fight.” David...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Spartans Set To Invade Stanford Territory

For the second straight season the Stanford Cardinal must prepare to take on the San Jose State Spartans in their home opener Saturday night in Stanford, Ca. The two South Bay Football programs have vastly improved in their recent histories; Stanford was resurrected by Jim Harbaugh, who passed the torch to David Shaw, and for San Jose State Ron Caragher is the Spartans’ new head...
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September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

The Second Coming: Barry Sanders Jr.

  There is no doubt in any football fanatics mind that Barry Sanders Sr. was one of the greatest running backs in NFL history. For many in my generation, Barry Sanders was the best running back we ever witnessed play the game. With all due respect to Emmitt Smith who holds the all-time rushing record, had Barry Sanders not walked away from football after 10 seasons, he would easily...
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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David Shaw cuts short interview with Cox

As the Stanford Cardinals collected a 20-14 Rose Bowl victory over the Wisconsin Badgers, ESPN sideline reporter Heather Cox tried to track down Stanford head coach David Shaw after the win. Before she started the interview, Shaw told her that he needed to go to the trophy presentation being set up on the field. As Heather attempted to quickly finish the interview, Shaw was ushered...
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January 01, 2013  |  2 Comments

Stanford Cardinal’s Luck Hasn’t Run Out Just Yet

When Andrew Luck declared for the 2012 draft, everyone knew it was coming.  There is no way the star Stanford quarterback would stay another year when there is money to be made and professional games to be played in the NFL.  In the year he stayed, he gave Stanford football another lease on life and led the Cardinal on an 11-2 run, with arguably the best performance of his season...
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January 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Luck has no problem with being Manning's backup

It was last year at this time we all had Andrew Luck ready for the number one pick to the Carolina Panthers but instead, much like the man he is most compared to in Peyton Manning, he decided to stay and finish his college career. Falling short of the Heisman Trophy for the second year and also a BCS National Championship he also suffered a loss in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl in overtime...
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January 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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