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Stanford lifts ban on WR Michael Rector

Stanford's wide receiver corp got a little bit stronger this week after Michael Rector had his suspension lifted by head coach David Shaw.Rector, who was suspended by Shaw for a week due to an undisclosed issue, was allowed to return to practice with the team this week.Rector is expected to be one of Stanford's most productive receivers in 2015.(h/t San Jose Mercury News)
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Quarterbacks impress during fall camp

Stanford's three quarterbacks had an impressive day over the weekend. On the day, Stanford QB's connected with 13 different players and were wildly accurate. Kevin Hogan went 8-of-11, Keller Chryst went 7-of-11 and Ryan Burns went 4-of-7. The three combined for 274 yards on 19 completions during the scrimmage."It all starts with leadership and that comes from No. 8," wide receiver...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brennan Scarlett is Stanford's gain, Cal's loss

Defensive end Brennan Scarlett played for the Cal Bears for four seasons, yet he never got the chance to play in the Big Game. Scarlett has missed significant time over the course of his college career due to injuries. Now healthy, Scarlett will have the opportunity to play against his old team in the Big Game as a member of the Stanford Cardinal.Scarlett is a big, athletic defensive...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford ranked No. 21 in first AP poll

In the first Associated Press rankings of the 2015 season, the Stanford Cardinal are ranked No. 21. This marks the fifth consecutive season that the Cardinal have debuted in the AP's top 25.Stanford was one of six Pac-12 teams named in the AP's initial 2015 poll, along with Oregon, USC, UCLA, Arizona State and Arizona. The Pac-12's six teams only trails the SEC, which had eight teams...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Stanford Cardinal Betting Odds

The 2015 college football season is just weeks away, and the Stanford Cardinal hope to overtake rival Oregon and win the Pac-12’s North Division this season. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released Stanford’s season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford lands 4-star CB Treyjohn Butler

The Stanford Cardinal have received a commitment from 2016 4-star cornerback Treyjohn Butler from Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.Butler, who is 5'11" and 189 pounds, is ranked as the No. 20 cornerback in the country. He chose Stanford over offers from Cal, Washington, ASU, Northwestern, Colorado and others."It's a great opportunity for me and my family," Butler said of Stanford, according...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford WR Michael Rector suspended indefinitely

Stanford may have just lost one of their top players for the 2015 season. The team’s passing offense has been a question mark for some time now, but we now know that the team will be without a top receiver for an unspecified amount of time. According to College Football Talk, head coach David Shaw announced that wide receiver Michael Rector has been suspended indefinitely. While...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Murphy is latest Stanford OT with ‘bright NFL futures’

The Stanford Cardinal have had a long line of offensive lineman moving on from the program to find success at the next level. This year, it appears that offensive tackle Kyle Murphy is the latest Stanford standout poised for NFL success. CBS Sports’ Rob Rang wrote that the 6-foot-7, 298-pounder is  “simply the latest in a long line of Stanford offensive linemen with bright...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  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 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

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...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 30, 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...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 15, 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...
Via College Spun
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah Utes vs Stanford Cardinal Preview

Guest Writer Nate Mathis (@nathancmathis) breaks down the upcoming Utah/Stanford match up. Utah vs Stanford Preview Coming off of their largest margin of defeat all season and a two game losing streak, the Utes will look to right the ship this weekend as they head to Palo Alto to take on the struggling Stanford Cardinal in a Pac-12 showdown that will pit the conference’s two best...
Via TornBySports
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Stanford Alums Shayne Skov, Jonathan Martin Lose Bet, Have To Wear USC Gear

The NFL season may have officially kicked off this past weekend, but that doesn’t mean that many of the league’s players weren’t still caught up in the college game. Stanford alums Shayne Skov and Jonathan Martin certainly watched the Cardinal’s loss to USC on Saturday. How do we know? They made a bet with San Francisco 49ers teammate (and Trojans alum) Marcus Martin, who...
Via College Spun
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Comedians discuss the origin story of the new Stanford tree mascot on @midnight

The Sklar Brothers and Brandon Johnson joined Chris Hardwick on Comedy Central’s game show @Midnight to discuss the Stanford Cardinal mascot (and in case you don’t watch @Midnight I would suggest you not watch this at your place of employment). The first segment discuss the NFL but at the 1:57 mark they start to discuss the creepy new Stanford mascot and his origin story…....
Via The Student Section
September 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

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

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

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 their headlines following Dayton...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

What Seed Did Stanford Get In The 2014 NCAA Tournament?

Seed: For the upcoming 2014 NCAA Tournament, the Stanford Cardinal was given a 10-seed in the South-region. Stanford is coached by Johnny Dawkins and hails from the Pac-12. You can view the entire 2014 NCAA Tournament field here in our official bracket. Where: They will open play against New Mexico in St. Louis on Friday.  Why: Stanford finished with a 10-8 record in the Pac-12...
Via College Spun
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanford to meet ASU after it dispatched Washinging St.

LAS VEGAS -- Chasson Randle scored 22 points, Josh Powell added 16 and sixth-seeded Stanford used a big second-half run to pull away for a 74-63 win over Washington State in the first round of the Pac-12 tournament Wednesday night. Stanford (20-11) shot 58 percent against the 11th-seeded Cougars and used a 16-4 run in the second half to take control of what had been a tight game...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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