STANFORD CARDINAL RUMORS & GOSSIP

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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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford's Trent Murphy growing into NFL prospect

(Eds: Updates with quotes, details. With AP Photos.) By ANTONIO GONZALEZ AP Sports Writer Trent Murphy has never been intimidated by larger linemen. After wrestling 800-pound cattle as a kid, another human just isn't that imposing. At 6-foot-6 and 261 pounds, no challenge has ever seemed too much for Murphy's muscle. Stanford's versatile linebacker, once thought too...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hard-Luck Nunes Getting Master’s Degree

If one had to describe QB Josh Nunes’ playing career at Stanford in a nutshell, the operative phrase would be “hard-luck.” The 13th-best pro-style quarterback in the 2009 recruiting class, according to Rivals.com, Nunes spent his first three years on “The Farm” on the sidelines while Andrew Luck starred for the Cardinal. (Nunes redshirted as a freshman in 2009.) He started...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Hopkins: Bringing Defensive Tenacity to the Stanford Cardinal Offense

Robert Lara – Sports Report USA Over the last few years, Stanford has been the Mecca for collegiate tight ends as Konrad Reuland, Coby Fleener, Zach Ertz and Levine Toilolo have all left the Farm to play in the NFL. That’s what makes former defensive end Charlie Hopkins rise to become one of the two starting tight end’s for the Cardinal so surprising. “I recently switched...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

BCS National Championship & Rose Bowl predictions

2013 Preseason BCS National Championship & Rose Bowl PredictionsBCS National Championship Prediction First Pick: Alabama vs. LouisvilleWinner: AlabamaBCS National Championship Prediction Second Pick: Texas A&M vs. StanfordWinner: StanfordBCS National Championship Next Team Up: Ohio StatePrediction Order to Win BCS National Championship: Alabama, Louisville, Stanford, Texas...
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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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27 days ago  |  Discuss
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Stanford to retire Elway's number

Stanford will retire the number seven worn by John Elway, who quarterbacked the football team for four seasons and played baseball at the school.

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August 06, 2013  |  Discuss
THAT HURTS

QB retires after weightlifting injury

Stanford quarterback Josh Nunes was forced to retire from football after suffering a freak injury while doing some weightlifting. 

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April 30, 2013  |  Discuss
LEGALIZE IT

Pot shirt caps Stanford drummer's ensemble

The Stanford Band is notorious for doing it’s own thing and ignoring the tradition of most marching bands.  Today at the Rose Bowl, they stepped it up a notch.  They poked fun at Wisconsin by using cheese puns during their performance, drummed on kitchen sinks and wore shirts advocating for marijuana to be legalized.The Stanford band has a girl wearing a mustache who is literally...
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January 01, 2013  |  Discuss
ARE YOU KIDDING?

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

2012 NFL draft: Andrew Luck QB Stanford

Never has anyone been as hyped as quarterback Andrew Luck from Stanford. The talk started three years ago about a possible quarterback that could come and change one NFL teams destiny. A quarterback that was mature among men his age started three seasons for Stanford and led Stanford to an 11-2 record and a BCS berth in the Fiesta Bowl. Luck set new Stanford records for...
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March 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Possible Landing Spots For Peyton Manning

Since Rob Lowe had broken the news that Peyton Manning was going to retire this offseason, we have yet to see any speculation or even a subtle rumor that No. 18 is actually going to hang them up. The NFL and Fantasy Footballers alike took Lowe’s Tweet and blew it up like fireworks on the 4th of July. But since Lowe’s “people” didn’t get their facts straight and Manning...
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January 28, 2012  |  3 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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