STANFORD CARDINAL NEWS

Stanford's David Shaw: 'I like when people doubt us'

The Stanford Cardinal only return a couple members from their fabulous 2014 defense. However, that doesn't seem to be a concern for head coach David Shaw.When asked at Pac-12 Media Days about people who are skeptical about his defense, he responded by saying thanking those people for doubting his players."I say thank you. I say thank you. It's great," he said. "I like when people...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

After down season, Stanford football renews team commitment

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) It was a Sunday, one day after Stanford lost to Utah in double overtime to fall to 5-5 last November, when Cardinal players finally decided to clear the air. The locker room had become so divided that linebacker Blake Martinez described the tense atmosphere as if the defense was ''our own team,'' openly talking about needing to hold teams under 10 points and...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford ranked No. 21 in initial Amway coaches poll

The preseason Amway coaches poll was released on Thursday morning and the Stanford Cardinal are ranked No. 21 in the country.Coming off of an 8-5 season, the Cardinal are expected to compete with Oregon for the Pac-12 North title. The Cardinal are lead on defense by senior LB Blake Martinez and on offense by senior QB Kevin Hogan.Stanford is one of six Pac-12 teams ranked in the...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford OT Joshua Garnett named to CFB Top 100 list

Sports on Earth recently ranked the top 100 players in college football for the 2015 season and Stanford offensive lineman Joshua Garnett was ranked No. 66, the highest ranking given to a Pac-12 North lineman.Here is what writer Matt Brown had to say about ranking Garnett at No. 66:"The Cardinal lost first-round pick Andrus Peat at tackle, but the line as a whole should be better...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Two more NFL teams to use virtual reality in 2015

The future of the NFL seems to be here. Thanks to STRIVR Labs, four total teams will be using virtual reality technology during the upcoming football season. The product was created by former Stanford Cardinal kicker Derek Belch, who confirmed two new teams will join the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers. Belch would not reveal the names of the other two teams during his appearance...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford wide receivers should be productive in 2015

Will Stanford's passing game make a comeback in 2015? Obviously, for it to succeed the Cardinal are going to need a bounce back year from senior QB Kevin Hogan. However, it looks like his wide receivers have the talent necessary for him to elevate his game.ESPN's Dave Lombardi recently dove into the Pac-12 North receivers and graded Stanford's receiving group to be in "great shape...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford's defensive backfield could be an issue

Are the Stanford Cardinal in trouble with their defensive secondary? Based on the amount of talent they lost at the group, it seems like it could be an issue.ESPN's Chantel Jennings recently looked at all of the Pac-12 North secondaries and concluded that Stanford's secondary is in "wait and see" mode. Here are her full comments below:"The Cardinal secondary coach told ESPN.com...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 WR Simi Fehoko commits to Stanford

The Stanford Cardinal have landed another recruit for their 2016 class. This time, the commitment comes in the form of wide receiver Simi Fehoko. Fehoko, a 6'5", 180 pound receiver from Utah, chose to play for the Cardinal over offers from BYU, Utah, Michigan and Washington. He also held offers from Arizona State, Clemson, Nebraska and others.Fehoko is rated as a 4-star recruit...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford's offensive line is sitting pretty

How good will Stanford's offensive line be in 2015? It's a question that will go a long way in determining how success the Cardinal offense can be in the upcoming season. ESPN's Dave Lombardi believe Stanford has the best offensive line in the Pac-12 North and describes the line as being in "great shape". Here are the rest of his comments:"Entering last season, the Cardinal featured...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

SQ College Football Top-25 Preview: #24 Stanford

As the college football season draws nearer, the college football staff at SQ has put together a ranking of the top-25 teams heading into 2015. To get our readers prepared for the upcoming season, the staff has created a preview for each one of these teams. Today's focus is on #24 Stanford.Team: StanfordSQ Ranking: 242014 Record: 8-5Finish in AP Poll: Not RankedHead Coach: David...
Via The Sports Quotient
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Hogan, Martinez named to Walter Camp Award watch list

Seniors Kevin Hogan and Blake Martinez have been named to the Walter Camp Award watch list. The Walter Camp Award is presented annually to the nation's most outstanding player.Hogan, Stanford's QB, has been at the helm for the last two-plus seasons and has led the Cardinal to two Pac-12 championships. In 2014, Hogan threw for 2,792 yards and 19 touchdowns. Martinez, a linebacker...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Martinez, Kalambayi named to Butkus Award watch list

Stanford linebackers Blake Martinez and Peter Kalambayi were named to the Butkus Award watch list on Tuesday.The Butkus Award is presented annually to the nation's top linebacker. Last season, UCLA's Eric Kendricks took home the award.Martinez, a senior, has also been named to the Nagurski Trophy, Bednarik Award, Lott Impact Trophy and Lombardi Award watch lists so far this season...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Garnett, Martinez named to Lombardi Award watch list

Stanford linebacker Blake Martinez and offensive lineman Joshua Garnett have been named to the 2015 Lombardi Award watch list.The Lombardi Award is presented annually to the best collegiate player who lines up no more than a few yards off of the line of scrimmage. Last season, Arizona's Scooby Wright took home the award.Martinez, a senior, is Stanford's best linebacker and has been...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Who will be Stanford's punter in 2015?

It's a small part of what Stanford does as a program, but it's an important one: Punting. The Cardinal will be without their punter from 2014, Ben Rhyne, and the question of who will replace him has arisen.With that in mind, ESPN's David Lombardi sought out the answer. This was his response:"With Ben Rhyne graduated, Stanford will likely turn to touted incoming freshman Jake Bailey...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Center Graham Shuler named to Rimington Trophy watch list

Stanford center Graham Shuler has been named to the Rimington Trophy watch list. The trophy is presented annually to the nations best center. Shuler, a senior, is on the Rimington Trophy watch list for the second consecutive season. He started every game in 2014 and helped lead the offensive line to a No. 18 national ranking in tackles for loss allowed.(h/t Palo Alto Online)Photo...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Martinez, Anderson named to Bednarik Award watch list

Senior linebackers Blake Martinez and Kevin Anderson have been named to the 2015 Bednarik Award watch list. The Bednarik Award is given annually to the national defensive player of the year. Stanford is one of 25 schools with two or more players placed on the preliminary Bednarik Award watch list. Martinez, a senior inside linebacker, led the Cardinal in tackles in 2014 with 102...
Via Fox Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford lands DT prospect from Texas

The Stanford Cardinal have landed another verbal commitment for their 2016 recruiting class. This commitment comes in the form of DT Mike Williams from Fort Worth, Texas.Williams, who is listed at 6'2" and 300 pounds, chose the Cardinal over offers from other national powerhouses such as Ohio State, Oregon, TCU and Texas. He is rated as a 4-star prospect by scout.com and ranks as...
Via Fox Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Sophomore RB Christian McCaffrey named to Hornung Award watch list

Stanford sophomore running back Christian McCaffrey has been named to the Paul Hornung Award watch list. The award is given to the "most versatile player" in the country and there were 44 players from around the country named to the watch list. McCaffrey shined as a freshman last season while gaining 796 total yards of offense. He played in all 13 games last year and is expected...
Via Fox Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford lands OT Nate Herbig

The Stanford Cardinal have landed offensive guard prospect Nate Herbig. Herbig, who received a scholarship offer less than a week after attending a camp at Stanford, had been dreaming about playing for the Cardinal.The 6'4", 320 pound lineman from St. Louis high school in Honolulu, Hawaii was a top performer at the Rivals camp in Los Angeles in May and had impressed scouts at camps...
Via Fox Sports
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Vegas releases early Pac-12 North game lines

With the college football season right around the corner, the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas has released its initial list of individual CFB betting lines. Pac-12 North teams, specifically Oregon and Stanford, are featured prominently on the Golden Nugget's early list of betting lines. Below are all the betting lines available for Pac-12 North teams:Oregon DucksSept. 12 - Oregon at...
Via Fox Sports
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star Baltimore OT Devery Hamilton Commits To Michigan

Michigan landed a big addition to its offensive line today, with the commitment of four-star Baltimore tackle Devery Hamilton. The Wolverines beat out Hamilton’s homestate Maryland Terrapins, as well as the Stanford Cardinal to land the big tackle. Proud to say that I’m officially committed to the University of Michigan!! #GoBlue pic.twitter.com/uXDaIdEgXi — Devery Hamilton...
Via College Spun
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Five-Star S Isaiah Pryor to visit Stanford

The Stanford Cardinal will host 2017 five-star safety Isaiah Pryor this week as he begins his west coast swing today.Pryor will be on campus on Tuesday before heading over to visit Cal Tuesday's night. Pryor will also be attending USC and UCLA during the trip.The 6'2", 190 pound Pryor is considered to be one of the best safeties in the 2017 class and is the No. 27 player in the entire...
Via Fox Sports
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinal listed at 5/1 odds to win Pac-12 title

According to multiple bookmakers in Las Vegas, the Stanford Cardinal are listed at 5/1 odds to win the 2015 Pac-12 championship.The Cardinal are tied for the third best odds in the conference, only trailing Oregon (9/4) and USC (11/4).Here are the current Pac-12 championship odds: Oregon 9-4USC 11-4 Stanford 5-1UCLA 5-1Arizona St. 6-1Arizona 7-1Utah 10-1California 18-1Washington...
Via Fox Sports
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Preseason predictions: Could Stanford face Minnesota in Foster Farms Bowl?

The Associated Press has released its preseason bowl predictions for the 2015 and the Stanford Cardinal are projected to once again play in the Foster Farms Bowl. The Cardinal played against Maryland in Foster Farms Bowl in 2015 and are projected to play Minnesota in the game in 2015. The AP revealed that it projects Notre Dame, Auburn, Ohio State and Baylor to play in the College...
Via Fox Sports
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Arizona Cardinals RB Stepfan Taylor Running on a Treadmill Wearing a Cowboy Hat and Riding a Stick Horse

The internet was made for two things: (1) to disseminate information on a far and wide reaching basis quickly and easily and (2) to give people a chance to do something silly and/or stupid and post it online for the enjoyment of all. Much like the information we all want to know the stupid and silly gets shared far and wide as well.So--here's a perfect example of No. 2 courtesy of...
Via FatManWriting
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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