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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
12 hours 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford needs running game to make a comeback

Stanford's biggest problem in 2014 wasn't its defense. It wasn't its QB, either. No, Stanford's biggest issue was the running game.In order for the Cardinal to compete with Oregon for the Pac-12 North title this year, the team is going to have to improve its running game significantly.In 2014, the Cardinal rushed for 158.7 yards per game, 4.3 yards per carry and 22 rushing touchdowns...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chasson Randle to join Warriors' summer league team

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Former Stanford guard Chasson Randle has agreed to join the Golden State Warriors for the NBA's Las Vegas summer league. Randle was a two-time All-Pac-12 first-team selection in four years at Stanford. He scored a school-record 2,375 points, helping the Cardinal win two NIT championships and reach the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 in 2014. Randle was not taken...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  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
13 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  Discuss

The Colossus of Colt: Andrew Luck, Take the Reins

Do what you can to get Andrew Luck on your fantasy team, you won’t regret it. I don’t think anyone has been able to put a finger on how this new breed spawned into the fantasy world. Maybe it’s his Cardinal education, but it certainly doesn’t hurt that he is the size of a small horse (6-foot-4 235 pounds), can run a 4.67 40 yard dash, and seems to be lugging around a cannon...
Via Football Nation
26 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Pac-12 releases game times for early season Stanford games

Game times have been released for early season Stanford Cardinal games by the Pac-12 conference. Here's an early look at the game times that were released:Sept. 12 vs. UCF - 7:30 PM PST (FOX Sports 1)Sept. 19 @ USC - 5:00 PM PST (ABC)Sept. 25 @ Oregon State - 7:00 PM PST (FOX Sports 1)(h/t Pac-12)Photo Credit: Bob Stanton-USA TODAY Sports
Via Fox Sports
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

4-star athlete Beau Bisharat commits to Stanford

Days after releasing his top-10 list, 2016 recruit Beau Bisharat has chosen to play college football for the Stanford Cardinal.Bisharat, who is 6'3" and 205 pounds, is a linebacker who would have fit well at Oregon, where his father Charlie played football, but instead chose to play for Stanford, mostly due to academics."Obviously, academically, Stanford is one of the best in the...
Via Fox Sports
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Three-Star Running Back Commits to Stanford

The Stanford Cardinal football program has already produced a powerful running back in the NFL in Toby Gerhart. On Friday, they may have received their next Heisman Trophy candidate. This comes in the form of a commitment by three star running back Beau Bisharat. According to College Spun, Bisharat announced the commitment via Twitter. Happy to say I have committed to Stanford University...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Stanford linebackers a group of strength

ESPN's Dave Lombardi recently ranked all of the Pac-12 linebacking groups and the Stanford Cardinal were named one of the best units in the conference. Here is what ESPN's Lombardi had to say about Stanford's dynamic linebacking group: "David Shaw's program finds itself in the opposite position of the Sun Devils: The Cardinal must replace nearly all of their 2014 defensive starters...
Via Fox Sports
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Stanford featured in two of Pac-12's most anticipated games in 2015

According to ESPN's Dave Lombardi, the Stanford Cardinal will be featured in two of the most anticipated Pac-12 games of the 2015 season.Per usual, Stanford's annual matchup against the Oregon Ducks will be one of the best games of the entire year. The two schools have combined to win every Pac-12 title game since its inception and have been the conferences two best teams this decade...
Via Fox Sports
May 26, 2015  |  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...
Via Fox Sports
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 18, 2015  |  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...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 18, 2015  |  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...
Via Athlon Sports
May 13, 2015  |  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...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts Pick Stanford DT David Parry in the 5th Round

The Colts decided on another Stanford defensive lineman with the 151st overall pick, DT David Parry. Parry (6-1, 308) had 34 total tackles, 7.5 for a loss, and 4.5 sacks last season for the Cardinal. A top performer on the bench press at the combine with 34 reps, Parry has loads of upper body strength. At 6-1, he should be able to gain leverage by getting below the pad level of taller...
Via The Colts Authority
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts Select DE Henry Anderson, Stanford in the Third Round

With the Colts’ 3rd pick, they drafted DE Henry Anderson. Grigson is indeed addressing the defense after all. Colts’ Twitter was/is in love with Anderson – even the 1000 mocks I did leading up to the draft had Anderson in about 50% of them. Aside from Nose Tackle, Defensive End was a need for the Colts after they opted not to re-sign Cory Redding. At the NFL Combine Anderson...
Via The Colts Authority
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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