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Why Stanford won't take back seat to Oregon in Pac-12 North

Athlon spring previews: Oregon / Florida State / Georgia / USC / Michigan State / TCU / Notre Dame / Ole Miss / California / Arizona State / Clemson / LSU / Penn State / Wisconsin / Texas A&M / Mississippi State / Tennessee / UCLA / Stanford *** For the first time under coach David Shaw, Stanford completed a season with fewer than 11 victories...
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Siants sign 1st-round pick Andrus Peat

METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- The New Orleans Saints signed first-round pick Andrus Peat on Thursday to a four-year contract. The 6-foot-7, 316-pound former Stanford offensive tackle was selected 13th overall. Peat was the last of the team's nine draft picks to sign. New Orleans coach Sean Payton expects Peat to work strictly as a tackle, where the Saints have two incumbent starters, Terron...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stanford fans want to see Keller Chryst at QB?

While the Stanford Cardinal have an established QB in Kevin Hogan, it seems as though backup QB Keller Chryst is gaining steam, at least according to Ben Kercheval of Bleacher Report.Here is what Kercheval had to say about Keller Chryst and Stanford's QB "battle":"The backup job behind Hogan is what's up for grabs. Ryan Burns and Keller Chryst have been battling throughout spring...
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Stanford O-line ranked No. 3 in Pac-12

ESPN's Dave Lombardi has released his 2015 Pac-12 offensive line rankings. The Stanford Cardinal come in at No. 3.Here is what Lombardi had to say about Stanford's 2015 offensive line:"The Cardinal’s hogs struggled for a significant part of last season. Their problems came mostly in the running game, where it seemed Stanford had difficulty adapting to the post-power back era for...
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Stanford and Texas finish their home-and-home in December

Last season, Stanford and Texas played at the Frank Erwin Center to begin a home-and-home series. The Cardinal beat the Longhorns 74-71 in overtime behind 25 points from senior Anthony Brown and 22 points from senior Chasson Randle. Stanford went onto the NIT while Texas lost in the second round of the NCAA Tournament against Butler. And now the programs will be vastly different...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Reihner officially joins Penn State

It has been in the works for a few months, but on Monday former Stanford Cardinal offensive lineman Kevin Reihner officially joined the Penn State Nittany Lions football program. The news was announced in a press release. “We are excited to have Kevin join our family,” head coach James Franklin said in the statement. “He comes to us with great experience at the collegiate level...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford DB Zach Hoffpauir leaning towards MLB

Stanford DB Zach Hoffpauir may be one of Stanford's best defenders next season; however, he may not even be on the team by the time September comes around.Hoffpauir, a two-sport athlete, is deciding whether or not to consider a jump to baseball full-time. In fact, based on his quote below, he makes it seem like he will opt for baseball."I’d say that if I wanted to play pro baseball...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Stanford CB Wayne Lyons transfers to Michigan

Wayne Lyons, a former CB for the Stanford Cardinal, has officially transferred to the University of Michigan where he will play for former Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh.Lyons will be eligible to play in the fall as he is a graduate transfer. The Wolverines currently only have three CBs with any experience, meaning Lyons will likely start for Michigan come September."We are excited...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford Cardinal 2015 Preview and Prediction

For the first time under coach David Shaw, Stanford completed a season with fewer than 11 victories. The Cardinal finished 8-5 and second in the Pac...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan officially announces Wayne Lyons transfer

After self-reporting a handful of minor NCAA rules violations relating to Stanford Cardinal graduate transfer Wayne Lyons, the Michigan Wolverines have officially announced Lyons’ transfer. Lyons will be eligible to play immediately for the Wolverines. “We are excited about the addition of Wayne Lyons as a post-graduate student and defensive back on our football team,” said...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tarpley, Vaughters sign NFL deals

Two Stanford undrafted linebackers have reached free agent deals with NFL teams. A.J. Tarpley, one of Stanford's most productive linebackers, has reached a deal to play for Rex Ryan and the Buffalo Bills. James Vaughters has reached a deal to play for the Green Bay Packers.Tarpley, a fifth-year senior who finished the 2014 season with 84 tackles, was disappointed that he was not...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts take defensive end with 2nd pick in 3rd round of draft

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Indianapolis has selected defensive end Henry Anderson of Stanford with their second pick in the third round of the NFL draft. At 6-foot-6, 287 pounds, the Colts are hoping Anderson will help them put pressure on quarterbacks and help improve a run defense that struggled last season. He was taken 93rd overall. Indy also selected 5-foot-10, 190-pound cornerback...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

First Round Picks To Avoid In the 2015 NFL Draft

Andrus Peat: Offensive Tackle, Stanford Many draft experts are regarding Peat as one of the top tackles in this years NFL Draft class.  Peat does possess the size and skills of a left tackle in this league and comes from NFL lineage (his father Todd played in the NFL for six seasons with the Cardinals and Raiders.)  However, there are more issues than meet the eye with Peat, he...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrus Peat Taken No. 13 Overall In The 2015 NFL Draft

Former Stanford offensive tackle Andrus Peat was taken with the No. 13 overall selection in this year’s NFL Draft. He’s the first Cardinal taken this year. .@TideNFL Honored to wear the Black & Gold! #Saints fans, what do #OurColors mean to you? #Spon pic.twitter.com/N57SYDYNqk — Andrus Peat (@AndrusPeat) May 1, 2015 Peat was a second-team All-American this past season...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford TE Charlie Hopkins Transfers to Virginia

Stanford Cardinal tight end will transfer to the University of Virginia, per a report by Jamie Oakes of 247Sports. The rising fifth year senior will be immediately eligible to play for the Cavaliers. Though of tremendous size at 6-foot-6, 262 pounds, Hopkins was practically a non-factor in Stanford’s passing attack. He was primarily used as a blocker and caught just two passes...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Girlfriends of the NFL Draft 2015: Kate Dalman

  Never heard of Stanford offensive tackle Andrus Peat? Then you’ve never heard of his girlfriend Kate Dalman. There’s a very, very good chance you’ll be hearing Peat’s name during the mid-to-late rounds tonight when a team like the Bengals comes along at #21 and needs a 6-7, 313 guy with “tree trunks for thighs,” according to CBS Sports. Other scouts have destroyed...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets Could Trade Back & Target Stanford OT Andrus Peat?

Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that the feeling in league circles is that the Jets will be open to trading down from the No. 6 spot.  This is assuming QB Jameis Winston, QB Marcus Mariota, and DE/OLB Dante Fowler, Jr., are no longer on the board. Mehta has spoken to several personnel directors who ... The post Jets Could Trade Back & Target Stanford OT Andrus...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Kelsey Young Joins Little Brother, Cory, at Boise State

Cory Young, a redshirt freshman running back for the Boise State Broncos out of the Mountain West Conference, will be joined by big brother and ex-Stanford Cardinal running back Kelsey Young. The brothers hope to be an impact in the backfield on and off the Smurf Turf come fall. Depth at the running back position will certainly not be an issue for Boise State in the 2015 college...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Stanford’s Jordan Morris scores first goal for USMNT

Stanford sophomore Jordan Morris, the first college player to appear for the United State men’s national team since 1995, scored his first international goal for the senior team on Wednesday night. In an international friendly against rivals Mexico, Jordan Morris scored the go-ahead goal. The USMNT took the 1-0 lead in the 48th minute. Check out the goal below: Once Morris broke...
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Chasson Randle's free throws clinch NIT crown for Stanford vs. Miami

  Chasson Randle hit two free throws with 3.4 seconds left in overtime, and Stanford won the second NIT title of his career, edging Miami 66-64 on Thursday. Sheldon McClellan's double-pumping 3-point attempt that would have won it at the buzzer wasn't close to going in. The short-handed Hurricanes had rallied from a 13-point second-half deficit to force the extra period and led...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Michael Irvin Gave A Pep Talk To Miami Before Tonight’s NIT Final

The Miami Hurricanes and Stanford Cardinal are tipping off soon at Madison Square Garden in the championship game of the 2015 N.I.T. For some extra motivation, the team brought in former Miami football great and NFL Hall of Fame wide receiver Michael Irvin to speak to the team.   The playmaker pumping up @CanesHoops for tonites championship pic.twitter.com/wSNJgJwmQB — Joseph...
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April 02, 2015  |  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...
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March 26, 2015  |  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...
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March 26, 2015  |  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...
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March 24, 2015  |  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...
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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