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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
19 hours 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Several Cardinals earn high marks from senior NFL writer

CBSSports.com senior NFL columnist Pete Prisco added another log to fuel the Patrick Peterson-Richard Sherman debate a couple weeks when he ranked Peterson ahead of Sherman as the best corner in the NFL in his list of the league's top 100 players. Analytics sites like Pro Football Focus have anointed Sherman, Seattle's Super Bowl hero, as No. 1, but while Prisco is often...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
9 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Film Room: Dwight Powell

Meet the newest member of the Cleveland Cavaliers, center Dwight Powell. The 6-11 former Stanford center was selected by Charlotte at 45th overall in the second-round of the 2014 NBA Draft and then traded to Cleveland. The athletic center will be competing for a spot on the roster in October. We’ll include a film cut of some footage from his pre-draft workouts.       Image...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
28 days ago  |  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

Match report — NCAA national championship, Loyola vs Stanford

This is what we live for. Two of the best teams in the nation battling it out for the right to be called national champions in 2014. In the red corner, the Stanford Cardinal, they of one of the strongest college sport pedigrees in the nation, winners of national championships of some kind for an amazing 37 straight years, and winners of this men’s volleyball national championship...
Via The Net Set
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA tournament report — Semifinal round

A long NCAA men’s volleyball season has led up to tonight, as four teams do battle for the right to play for a national title. In a pair of regular season rematches, BYU and Stanford met for the fourth time on the year (just think if this had been UCLA and Stanford — could potentially have been their fifth meeting), while the homestanding Loyola Ramblers face Penn State, a team...
Via The Net Set
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Wilkerson talks about “why we play the game”

In an article he wrote about concussions, former Stanford running back Anthony Wilkerson has some interesting insights about the experience of playing football and the risk of serious brain injury: Jim Woods ‏@jimwcoaching  3h An activity without a high level of purpose is a waste of your time. http://ow.ly/vQM1p  #career #job #smallbiz Good football players know the exhilaration...
Via The Duck Stops Here
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

BYU picks up Stanford WR transfer

A player who struggled to see the playing field at Stanford has decided to move on for an opportunity to do so elsewhere. BYU announced earlier this week that Keanu Nelson has decided to transfer into the Cougars football program. The school stated in its release that the wide receiver has already signed a scholarship agreement. Because he will be a graduate transfer, Nelson will...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: UConn Women Clamp Down on Stanford in 75-56 Win ☆

The UConn Huskies women’s basketball team may not be playing its collective best for 40 minutes offensively. But on defense, that’s a whole different story. After a quick start by the Stanford Cardinal and a slow start on the offensive end themselves, the Huskies defense went into lock-down mode. When that happened the game changed. And in the end, UConn found themselves with...
Via Sox and Dawgs
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: UConn Women Are Ready For Stanford

Huskies All-Access gives us a behind the scenes look as the UConn Huskies women’s basketball team prepares for Sunday night’s matchup with the Stanford Cardinal in the 2014 NCAA Women’s Final Four.
Via Sox and Dawgs
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Clever Dayton postgame headline chosen via social media

A creative Twitter user was selected to have his/her headline for Dayton's win over Stanford featured on the Dayton Daily News' website homepage. "Tree down, three to go," a play on the Stanford Cardinal's "Tree" mascot, was submitted to the paper by @4THEST8, who follows 60 people, has nine followers and has an egg as his/her avatar. Users submitted...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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