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Stanford's Christian McCaffrey showing off versatility

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Any Stanford fan who wondered why the Cardinal couldn't get the ball in Christian McCaffrey's hands more as a freshman should be encouraged by what's developing this spring. The soon-to-be sophomore has been creating quite a stir in practices, taking snaps at running back, wide receiver and as a wildcat quarterback. He's fielding punts and kickoffs, too. After...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stanford's Randle chases school scoring record, title at NIT

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Chasson Randle has no problem saying it: The Stanford star believes he can score against anybody. He has certainly proven prolific during an impressive four-year career that has Randle on the brink of becoming the Cardinal's career scoring leader. He hopes to do it Tuesday night against Old Dominion in the NIT semifinals. Randle has a fairly simple explanation...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star QB K.J. Costello Selects Stanford Over USC And Michigan

The Stanford Cardinal scored a major recruiting coup in the 2016 class moments ago when Rancho Santa Margarita (Ca.) Santa Margarita Catholic four-star QB K.J. Costello picked a future in Palo Alto over playing for USC or Michigan.  It’s been an unbelievable journey. I am proud to announce that I will be playing football at Stanford University #nerdnation #StanU — kj costello...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Stanford Cardinal scored a major recruiting coup in the 2016 class moments ago when Rancho Santa Margarita (Ca.) Santa Margarita Catholic four-star QB K.J. Costello picked a future in Palo Alto over playing for USC or Michigan.  It’s been an unbelievable journey. I am proud to announce that I will be playing football at Stanford University #nerdnation #StanU — kj costello...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford holds off Vanderbilt 78-75 to reach NIT semifinals

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Anthony Brown scored a season-high 26 points and dealt a hard hit that sent 7-footer Luke Kornet to the locker room with a concussion midway through the second half, and Stanford held off Vanderbilt 78-75 on Tuesday night for a berth in the NIT semifinals. Freshman Matthew Fisher-Davis hit a 3-pointer with 28.8 seconds remaining to pull Vanderbilt within 77...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Randle powers Stanford past Rhode Island in NIT second round

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Chasson Randle scored a career-high 35 points to lead Stanford to a 74-65 victory against Rhode Island in the second round of the NIT on Sunday. Randle came into the game with 2,275 career points, third on Stanford's all-time list, and now needs 27 to break Todd Lichti's school record. Anthony Brown had 16 points for Stanford (21-13) and Stefan Nastic added...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford knocks off UC Davis 77-64 in NIT 1st round

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Marcus Allen scored a career-high 22 points, and Chasson Randle had 18, to lead Stanford to a 77-64 victory against UC Davis in the first round of the NIT on Tuesday. Allen's previous high was 14 points against Oregon on March 1. He made 10 of 12 shots from the field against UC Davis. Stanford's Reid Travis had 10 points and 10 rebounds for his first career...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Nastic overcomes injury, struggles to help lead Stanford

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Stefan Nastic points back to spring break two years ago as the moment he changed his approach to basketball and to life. Frustrated with his inconsistent Stanford career, Nastic called his parents in Canada and told them he planned to stay on campus by himself to get his thoughts together. Nastic had the entire gym solo most of the week. That silence, with...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks stun Stanford to clinch first round bye at P-12 tourney

by Eric Sloat, DSH basketball correspondent   The Ducks are going back to Vegas, with a first-round bye (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images). Let’s just get this out of the way now; in the first five minutes of the second half, Stanford outscored Oregon 14-8, erasing a 36-30 Oregon lead, and tying the score at 44. But, as much as the Ducks have fallen on hard times during that...
Via The Duck Stops Here
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Thompson: Lott provides the fire; Stanford provides the grit

Pregame speech by Ronnie Lott gives Stanford Cardinal the inspiration they need to beat Cal and keep their slim NCAA tournament hopes alive.
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
February 21, 2015

Stanford OC Mike Bloomgren Sent Out A Cryptic Tweet About Coaching Under David Shaw

Mike Bloomgren has coached at Stanford since 2011, first as the offensive line coach/run game coordinator and for the past two seasons as the Andrew Luck Director of Offense (that’s fancy Stanford speak for offensive coordinator). Bloomgren’s tenure in Palo Alto has coincided with David Shaw’s time as the Cardinal head coach, and Bloomgren sent out an odd tweet this afternoon...
Via College Spun
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Stanford DE Henry Anderson

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done in the past, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. Our second defensive lineman prospect of this series. […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Stanford DE Henry...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Stanford solve their Oregon problem?

Thomas Tyner spun away from two Cardinal defenders at the goal line, highlighting a 45-16 victory with a 21-yard touchdown run in the third quarter (Steve Dykes, Getty Images photo). Predicted by many experts to win the PAC-12 North last season, Stanford fell to 5-4 in conference, losing three out of four in a midseason slide that included a 45-16 loss to the Ducks. Oregon held...
Via The Duck Stops Here
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals Offseason Review: Josh Mauro

Today’s review covers an interesting player going forward and one who burst onto the scene after being acquired mid-season. Today, we look at defensive end Josh Mauro.Height: 6’3 Weight: 282 D.O.B.: February 17, 1991 (23)School: Stanford Experience: R Position: DEGoing Into Season: The giant Englishman went undrafted out of Stanford and was picked up by the Steelers as an undrafted...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Pro Bowl draft: Andrew Luck on 'Deflate-gate,' Cardinals stay together

PHOENIX -- The best moment of Wednesday's Pro Bowl draft's came minutes after it started. Team Carter, led by Cris Carter, selected Colts quarterback Andrew Luck first overall. In his media session thereafter, the quarterback was asked how he was feeling following Indianapolis' 45-7 loss to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game. It was three days ago, so of course...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Stanford QB Hogan to return to school for senior season

STANFORD, Calif. -- Stanford quarterback Kevin Hogan will return to school as a fifth-year senior, opting to make one more run with the Cardinal next season instead of entering the NFL draft or pursuing other career paths. Hogan announced his decision via Twitter on Thursday, the final day for underclassman to declare for the draft. The school confirmed he would be back. Hogan's...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Carter Interview | Cornerback, Stanford

DraftSeason: Toughest part about deciding to turn pro early and enter the 2015 NFL Draft?Alex Carter: Leaving behind my friends and teammates, the guys that I’ve made a really tight bond with over the past three years.DraftSeason: You are in the top tier of the cornerback class in this years draft class, what do you feel sets you apart from the other top corners?Alex Carter:...
Via DraftSeason
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Stanford left tackle Andrus Peat declares for NFL draft

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Left tackle Andrus Peat is forgoing his final season of eligibility at Stanford to enter the NFL draft. Peat announced his decision through the school Tuesday. The 6-foot-7, 316-pound Peat is considered one of the top tackles in the country. Peat had some lapses early in the season, mostly in pass protection, as the Cardinal worked in four new starters on the...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Foster Farms Bowl Scouting Preview – Stanford vs. Maryland

The Big Ten and PAC-12 will have a 7-5 team representing each respective conference in the Foster Farms Bowl in Levi Stadium, but each team is trending in different directions. The Maryland Terrapins played well in their first season in the Big Ten despite dealing with major injuries to key positions. On the other hand, the Stanford Cardinal have struggled in their quest to be a...
Via Optimum Scouting
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland vs. Stanford: Betting odds, point spread and tv info for Foster Farms Bowl

Tuesday’s Foster Farms Bowl will consist of a match-up between the Maryland Terrapins and Stanford Cardinal. Maryland (7-5) surprised many with their performance this year while Stanford (7-5) had unfulfilled expectations. Coverage of the game between these two will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 10:00 pm ET from Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. The Odds: Stanford...
Via Tireball.com
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Once Smeared Blood From One Of His Players All Over His Face

Jim Harbaugh is the type of man who will go all-out in a contest of laser tag against a 10-year-old and bring his glove to baseball games in an attempt to chase down foul balls, so the following story about the ultra competitive coach probably won’t surprise you.  Then again, maybe it will.  According to a report by the Michigan Daily, Harbaugh once smeared the blood of one...
Via College Spun
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Brown's 25, Randle's 21 help Stanford upset No. 9 Texas in overtime

  Anthony Brown scored a season-best 25 points and Chasson Randle added 21 to help Stanford knock off No. 9 Texas 74-71 in overtime Tuesday night. The victory was Stanford's first on the road against a top-10 team since 2008. Brown gave Stanford (7-3) a one-point lead by making a driving shot with 1:08 left in the extra period. After Texas (10-2) guard Javan Felix missed a 3-point...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanford tops Loyola Marymount 67-58

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Chasson Randle scored a season-high 31 points and Stefan Nastic added 15 points to help Stanford down Loyola Marymount 67-58 Wednesday night. The Cardinal (6-2) won for the third time in four games despite Randle having his consecutive free throw streak end at 39, the school's third longest, and the longest since Ryan Mendez's school record 49 in 2001. Randle...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Foster Farms Bowl 2014: Maryland vs. Stanford Preview

When: December 30, 10:00pm ESTWhere: Santa Clara (San Francisco area), California – Levi’s StadiumTV: ESPNSpread: Stanford – 14 (via VegasInsider.com)All-Time Series: First Meeting (0-0)Last Meeting: N/A Gift Bag: Gift suite; Fossil watch (courtesy sportsbusinessdaily.com) Statistical Breakdown: Offense: Defense: *courtesy StatMilk.com. Preview: (by Dave Fitzgerald) If this...
Via Talking 10
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanford plays spoiler as No. 8 UCLA loses Pac-12 South, playoff shot

PASADENA, Calif. -- Kevin Hogan passed for 234 yards and two touchdowns, and Stanford crushed No. 8 UCLA's hopes for the Pac-12 South title and a College Football Playoff spot with a 31-10 victory Friday. Devon Cajuste and Michael Rector caught scoring passes for the Cardinal (7-5, 5-4 Pac-12) as the two-time defending Pac-12 champions salvaged from satisfaction from a down season...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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