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Loss of FB Daniel Marx could have a big impact on Stanford

Stanford fullback Daniel Marx is out for the season. Ron Chenoy USA TodayStanford's No. 15 rushing attack is one of the reasons why the Cardinal are in a position to win the Pac-12 title this season. While Christian McCaffrey's season has been celebrated, the work of fullback Daniel Marx has been nearly as important.Unfortunately for Stanford, Marx will miss the remainder of the...
Via Fox Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

No. 13 Stanford has added speed to its power offense

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Stanford became a college football powerhouse behind its power offense. Formations with nine offensive linemen. An offense that relies on multiple tight ends. A bruising fullback to create holes in the running game. Coach David Shaw has added a new wrinkle this season: speed. With Christian McCaffrey running past defenders and into Heisman Trophy consideration...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Christian McCaffrey isn't focused on Barry Sanders' record

Christian McCaffrey is within reach of Barry Sanders' single-season all-purpose yards record of 3,250. Kirby Lee USA TodayWith 2,807 all-purpose yards this season, Stanford sophomore running back Christian McCaffrey is within reach of breaking Barry Sanders' single-season all-purpose yards record of 3,250. McCaffrey and the Cardinal will play at least three more games this season...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Christian McAffrey breaks another Stanford all-purpose yard record

Christian McAffrey is one of the best football players in the nation. Unfortunately, the Stanford Cardinal sophomore running back does not get the attention he deserves from the national media. That doesn’t mean he is letting that slow him down from being one of the most productive players in the school’s history, however. In fact, McAffrey is having one of the most productive...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Big Game: Cal at No. 15 Stanford

How the Cal Golden Bears match up against the No. 15 Stanford Cardinal in The Big Game.
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
5 days ago

California Golden Beras vs. Stanford Cardinal: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

The Stanford Cardinal will host the California Golden Bears on Saturday in a Pac 12 match-up which has lost some of it’s glimmer in recent weeks. California (6-4) was able to end a four game losing streak in it’s last game but No. 15 Stanford (8-2) is coming off a close loss to Oregon itself. Coverage of this game airs on ESPN beginning at 10:30 pm ET from Stanford Stadium....
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pac 12 Football: Week 11 Power Rankings

Last week Pac 12 football canibaliczed itself as the conference’s playoff hopes were dashed after no. 7 Stanford and no. 10 Utah both went down in some #Pac12AfterDark Action. The rankings are a mess after the top two teams went down last week so this week I’m pretty much throwing darts. Here are last week’s power rankings. 1. Stanford Cardinal – I know, I know, the Cardinal...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon upsets No. 7 Stanford after stopping 2-point conversion late

Ducks wide receiver Charles Nelson (6) runs with the football against Stanford Cardinal linebacker Noor Davis (3) during the first quarter. Kyle Terada USA TODAY SportsSTANFORD, Calif. -- Vernon Adams threw for 205 yards and two touchdowns and Oregon used its quick-strike offense and a late stop on a 2-point conversion attempt to spoil No. 7 Stanford's playoff hopes with a 38-36...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon has awesome uniforms for Stanford game

The Oregon Ducks are looking to upset the Stanford Cardinal and stay in the running for the PAC-12 North tonight. They know they will have to play well if they want to pull of the upset and they look pretty intimidating for the game. The Ducks have always been known for having some pretty unique uniforms. Their getup for tonight is pretty simple, but it still looks slick. Today...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon Ducks Prepare for Stanford Cardinal in a Battle for the Pac-12 North

DENVER, CO – NOVEMBER 7: Running back Christian McCaffrey #5 of the Stanford Cardinal rushes against the Colorado Buffaloes during a game at Folsom Field on November 7, 2015 in Boulder, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images) One of the most highly anticipated games of the Pac-12 Conference will feature Stanford Cardinal against the Oregon Ducks on Saturday Nov. 14th...
Via The Sports Journal
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford Cardinal vs. Oregon Ducks: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

The No. 7 Stanford Cardinal host the Oregon Ducks on Saturday in a match-up of two Pac 12 schools. Stanford (8-1) looks for a big win to move them up in the rankings while Oregon (6-3) would love to spoil their season./ Coverage of this game airs on FOX beginning at 7:30 pm ET from Stanford Stadium. The Odds: Stanford is a 10 point favorite against Oregon. The over/under for this...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon's defense challenge is to limit 'creative ways' to get Stanford's McCaffrey the ball

October 24, 2015; Stanford, CA, USA; Stanford Cardinal running back Christian McCaffrey (5) runs with the football against Washington Huskies defensive back Sidney Jones (26) during the third quarter at Stanford Stadium. The Cardinal defeated the Huskies 31-14. Kyle Terada USA TodayOn Saturday in Palo Alto, the Ducks will face perhaps the most dangerous offensive weapon in the country...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinal roll, Buffs fall to 4-6

  RECAP In what may have been the first game this season where the Buffs were truly outmatched in all phases, the Stanford Cardinal came into Boulder and put a 42-10 whooping on Colorado. Behind 151 yards rushing 39 yards returning, 15 yards receiving  and even 28 yards passing from Christian McCaffrey Stanford marched all over the Colorado defense to put up a total of 472 yards...
Via BSN Denver
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Twi-lights: CU Buffs can’t stop Stanford Cardinal

  The Colorado Buffaloes returned home to Folsom Field to play the 11th ranked Stanford Cardinal. The Buffs lost big, the final was Stanford 42, Colorado 10. Here is your social media roundup from the Buffs’ Twitter herd. Highlights: RT @RunRalphieRun: TOUCHDOWN BUFFS! @ItsDonovanLee from 4 yards out. Ball game is tied 7-7. #GoBuffs #STANvsCU — Colorado...
Via BSN Denver
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford’s Loss To Northwestern Was Best-Case Scenario for The Cardinal

The first College Football Playoff rankings came out this week, prompting a whole lot of “what if” questions from fans and media alike. In reality, the first rankings are meaningless as there will be a fresh set every Tuesday for the next four weeks. But that didn’t stop Cardinal fans from asking: “What if Stanford hadn’t lost that season opener to Northwestern?” Stanford...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford loses expected starting PG for season

Robert Cartwright was expected to be the starting point guard for the Stanford Cardinal after Chasson Randle left to play overseas earlier this year. The team is now going to have to find another player to fill in that position. According to College Basketball Talk, Cartwright will miss the entire 2015-16 season after suffering a compound fracture in his right arm. Cartwright is...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

STAT: Graduation Rates Of College Football Programs In Playoff Rankings Released

On Tuesday, the Clemson Tigers found themselves on top of the first College Football Playoff rankings for the 2015 season. The Stanford Cardinal found themselves in the 11th place spot to start things off. But don’t worry, Cardinal fans … you’re actually on top of another ranking that may be more important in the long run: Stanford's 99 percent Graduation Success Rate = #1...
Via Gamedayr
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado vs. Stanford: The hometown team vs. the hometown kid

Football fans in Colorado are facing a touch choice this weekend: The hometown team or the hometown kid? The University of Colorado enters Saturday’s game against the Stanford Cardinal with an unassuming 4-5 record, but those two numbers don’t do the Buffs’ season justice. If not for an official’s blunder in Hawaii during the first week of the season, they’d be well in...
Via Mile High Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Francis Owusu: Life After “The Catch”

College football has a short attention span – it is very much a “what have you done for me lately” sport. Heroes are made on the field every Saturday and often forgotten by the time the following Thursday rolls around, relegated to a bullet point in the game notes. Preparation for the next task at hand consumes the coaches and the stage is reset for another player to etch their...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Stanford Wide Receiver Francis Owusu Made The Play Of The Year Last Night

The play of the year in college football happened last night. It happened late, so you probably missed it.  Here it is.  Stanford wide receiver Francis Owusu caught a 41-yard touchdown pass thrown by Kevin Hogan. The catch itself is what makes the play incredible. We could describe it some more but we might as well just show it to you.  Play of the year? Play of the year.
Via College Spun
October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Stanford Receiver Francis Owusu Makes College Football Catch Of Year (Video)

It’s only October, but we’ve already got our college football catch of the year. The honor goes to Stanford wide receiver Francis Owusu, as the junior wideout made a catch that defied logic in the Cardinal’s 56-36 win over UCLA on Thursday night. The catch came early in the third quarter on a trick play. Running back Christian McCaffrey lined up in the wildcast and took the...
October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Stanford just made the play of the year

The Stanford Cardinal are hammering the UCLA Bruins 42-17 in the third quarter right now. Their most recent touchdown came after head coach David Shaw decided to get a little tricky. Shaw’s offense may have just inadvertently pulled off the greatest play of the college football season. Sean McCaffrey ran a reverse, then pitched it back to quarterback Kevin Hogan. That’s when...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Francis Owusu makes catch of the year

Most people probably didn’t catch this because it happened around 12:40 am eastern time. Stanford pulled out a little razzle dazzle and then launched it deep to Owusu and he made a catch behind the defenders back while being interfered with. Amazing! Play of the year #Stanford #Pac12 — The Student Section (@TheStudentSect) October 16, 2015 EXCUSE ME...
Via The Student Section
October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Stanford QB Kevin Hogan game-time decision this weekend

The No. 21 Stanford Cardinal won’t know the status of quarterback Kevin Hogan and whether or not he can play on his injured ankle until game time, as Fox College Football recently tweeted that Hogan is truly a game-time decision for Friday’s game against Oregon State. Stanford QB Kevin Hogan (ankle) expected to be a game-time decision for No. 21 Cardinal vs Oregon State on Friday...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 22, 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

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