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Stanford Cardinals 2014 Season: Betting Odds And Predictions

Here are the Stanford Cardinal betting odds and predictions for the 2014 season.
Via Gamedayr
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why Andrew Luck Has NFL's Best Pocket Presence

Is Andrew Luck an elite quarterback?That’s been a big question during this off-season. There has been no football to analyse and after the draft and free agency, there is a barren wasteland which is filled with speculation, hindsight and rankings.Luck is on the path to being an elite quarterback; how far down that path he is normally is what divides opinion. He still struggles...
Via Pro Football Spot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

A.J. Tarpley's time in Stanford spotlight arrives

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) A.J. Tarpley heard all offseason how Stanford would need to replace the production and locker room leadership linebackers Shayne Skov and Trent Murphy provided. He heard how the departures of defensive coordinator Derek Mason and inside linebackers coach David Kotulski to Vanderbilt could complicate the Cardinal's transition. And he heard how the linebackers...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford prepares for an imposing road in 2014

Burning the Nerds: Bennie Fowler of Michigan State got deep on the Stanford defense in the Rose, connecting here with quarterback Connor Cook on a 60-yard pass play (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports photo.) The Stanford Cardinal deserve full credit for winning the last two PAC-12 titles and beating the Oregon Ducks three years out of the last five, but the arrogance and elitism that emanates...
Via The Duck Stops Here
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Expectations still high for Stanford this season

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) It's possible no one was happier when the Pac-12's preseason media poll picked Oregon to win the North Division than Stanford coach David Shaw and his players. After all, the Cardinal have been at their best when they're counted out. While many predicted the program would fade, Stanford survived the departures of Toby Gerhart, Jim Harbaugh and Andrew...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman Responds To Patrick Peterson’s $70 Million Contract

  Richard Sherman has let the league, fans, and other players know on numerous occasions that he is the best cornerback in the league. Arizona Cardinals Patrick Peterson was no exception. After the news broke out regarding Peterson’s new contract, (which was $14 million more than Sherman’s) Sherman took to Twitter and retweeted the following stat: Patrick Peterson quickly fired...
Via KC Sports Ninja
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Taking On Richard Sherman On Twitter Is A Bad Idea, Just Ask Patrick Peterson

Patrick Peterson and Richard Sherman have had a bit of a rivalry going over the past year and Twitter has done wonders to keep the beef alive. After Sherman signed a $57 million extension in May, Peterson said he believed he was worth more than that. Sherman responded to Peterson’s line of thinking by posting some interesting stats on Twitter: Want what I got? Get the stats I...
Via Next Impulse Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Peterson’s new contract trumps Richard Sherman’s deal

Even though Richard Sherman just signed a new contact extension this offseason,  Patrick Peterson of the Cardinals has already over taken him as the highest paid corner in the NFL after signing his new deal on Tuesday night. Sherman signed 4 year deal worth $57.4 mil with $40 guaranteed. Peterson gets 5 years $70 mil and $48 mil guaranteed. — Bob Condotta (@bcondotta) July 30...
Via Pro Football Zone
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Colts' Coby Fleener

As Coby Fleener enters his second year there isn’t a consensus opinion on the young tight end. He has had his struggles and he’s had his impressive moments, and it’s caused a lot of different outlooks on how successful his career with the Colts has been so far. After asking a forum of Colts fans their thoughts there seems to be three general trains of thought.1) Fleener is...
Via Pro Football Spot
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Barry Sanders to split reps in Stanford backfield

LOS ANGELES -- Ready for the second coming of Barry Sanders? They said there would never be another running back like the elusive, darting Hall of Famer, but it turns out there is. Here's the rub: Stanford junior Barry Sanders might be a chip off the old block, but the Cardinal is so deep at running back this season, he may have to settle for sharing time with three others in...
Via Fox Sports West
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford guard Anthony Brown looks to take another step forward in 2014-15

Prior to the start of the 2013-14 season, one of the questions to be asked of the Stanford Cardinal was what they could expect from 6-foot-7 guard Anthony Brown. After putting together two solid seasons, the Los Angeles native played in just four games in 2012-13, missing the majority of the season due to a hip injury that required surgery. Would Brown be the player who averaged...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanford Football 2014: 10 Things You Need To Know

The only thing that could stand in the way of Stanford and a national title playoff invitation could be the Oregon Ducks. Oregon, loaded with Marcus Mariota, and other offensive weapons, will seek retribution this year, with the hope of doing the same thing to Stanford and dash their hopes of hoisting a trophy for the Cardinal faithful.The Pac-12 appears to be a race to the top in...
Via Football Nation
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Vandy officially adds two Stanford transfers, including OC’s son

In January, Vanderbilt announced that Stanford defensive coordinator Derek Mason had been hired as the Commodores’ new head coach. In mid-June, it was reported that Mason had added a former Cardinal to his new roster. A month later, the pipeline from The Farm has officially produced not one but two players from Mason’s old stomping grounds. In a press release, Vandy announced...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanford snags Marcus Sheffield

A year ago at this time, it’s fair to say Stanford Cardinal head coach Johnny Dawkins was in a somewhat tenuous position. Fast forward 365 days, give or take, and Dawkins has the Cardinal program in strong position after a Sweet 16 appearance and success on the recruiting trail. Stanford registered the No. 13 rated recruiting ...
Via Hoopniks
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanford Cardinal: Kevin Hogan is the Forgotten Quarterback in the Pac 12

The Pac-12 appears to be king of the college football landscape – when it comes to the quarterback position. The SEC proved it was a dominant conference for years, producing solid passers in a conference made up of superstars. While the conference may still be the best overall in college sports, the Pac-12 has what every major conference wants – four or five NFL-ready passers...
Via Football Nation
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Michelle Wie On Andrew Luck’s Time At Stanford: ‘He Was A Nerd’

Before Andrew Luck was the No. 1 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, a rising star quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts, he was the big man on campus at Stanford.  Luck, 24, played for the Cardinal from 2008-11, leading Stanford to an 11-2 record and BCS bowl appearance in his final season.  Michelle Wie, who just won the U.S. Open, took classes at Stanford starting in 2006, earning...
Via College Spun
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Stanford TE Davis Dudchock transfers to Vanderbilt

Stanford tight end Davis Dudchock will transfer to Vanderbilt for his fifth year of eligibility, according to reports. The Stanford Daily, 247SPORTS and other outlets reported earlier today that Dudchock was not included on the 2014 Stanford roster and has enrolled in graduate school at Vanderbilt. He becomes the second former Stanford player to follow Derek Mason from the Cardinal...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanford Cardinal Football: 5 Reasons They Can Win it All in 2014-15

David Shaw has a good thing going at Stanford. Since taking over as head coach for the Cardinal once Jim Harbaugh decided to take his act to the NFL, Shaw was named head coach – thus continuing the same path he and Harbaugh walked together in the former head coach’s tenure at the Pac 12 School. Judging by Shaw’s success since he took over the head job, it is safe to say it...
Via Football Nation
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Ertz helping absent Reynolds

When OTAs began last year in Philadelphia, tight end Zach Ertz was back in California finishing his degree at Stanford. Now he’s helping a fellow Cardinal-turned-Eagle, safety Ed Reynolds, make the same transition. Stanford University graduates on June 15 and is on the quarter system instead of the traditional college semester calendar. According to NFL rules, rookies may not...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

To Push or Not To Push a Cart: Tour Pros Weigh In

Ah, the great push cart debate. Well, it’s not really a debate at all, but PGA Tour players have turned it into one on Twitter … kind of.Related Link: Pulling a Cart Can Be Tough, So This Robotic Cart Follows YouPlayers during the 2014 NCAA golf championships have been using push carts during their rounds, most notably the Stanford Cardinal team. Players have their own reasons...
Via Back9Network
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona baseball done in by Stanford's big third inning

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Stanford baseball team capitalized with a five-run third inning and handed host Arizona a 5-3 defeat to capture the three-game series on a windy Sunday afternoon at Hi Corbett Field. Stanford (24-21, 11-13 Pac-12) scored all five of its runs in a decisive third inning, benefiting from a pair of errors on one costly play that led to four unearned runs. The early...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Gilbert, Hoard come up big in Wildcats walk-off win

TUCSON, Ariz. -- A freshman came through with the biggest hit of his young career, and a veteran junior later delivered a walk-off single to give the Arizona baseball team a 3-2 victory over Stanford in 10 innings before a crowd of 3,082 on Friday night at Hi Corbett Field. Arizona (19-28, 8-17 Pac-12) trailed by a run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth when freshman designated...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Fan is Very Upset About Draft Pick (Video)

When the Redskins Stanford linebacker Trent Murphy, this unhappy and shocked Redskins fan made sure to find the camera to show his frustrations. I don’t think he planned that at all. [Danny]
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Second Round Grades: Washington Redskins

Selection: Trent Murphy, DE/OLB, StanfordI like Murphy as a player as a player, but the Redskins had much bigger needs than a pass rusher. The secondary, and both sides of the line were much bigger needs. This is a luxury pick for a team that can't afford to take one. They didn't even get great value with this pick. With Morgan Moses sitting right there for them, I don&...
Via Heff's Sports Blog
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Trent Murphy 2014 NFL Draft

Trent Murphy brings old school style to the new pass happy NFL. Playing at Stanford Murphy and his Cardinals teammates played hard nosed defense along with a strong running attack. Murphy is now at the Senior Bowl and talks NFL Draft and much more.Consensus All-American... Walter Camp All-America first team... AFCA All-America first team... FWAA All-America first team... Sport...
Via College2Pro.com
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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