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STANFORD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Stanford's David Shaw: 'I like when people doubt us'

The Stanford Cardinal only return a couple members from their fabulous 2014 defense. However, that doesn't seem to be a concern for head coach David Shaw.When asked at Pac-12 Media Days about people who are skeptical about his defense, he responded by saying thanking those people for doubting his players."I say thank you. I say thank you. It's great," he said. "I like when people...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

After down season, Stanford football renews team commitment

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) It was a Sunday, one day after Stanford lost to Utah in double overtime to fall to 5-5 last November, when Cardinal players finally decided to clear the air. The locker room had become so divided that linebacker Blake Martinez described the tense atmosphere as if the defense was ''our own team,'' openly talking about needing to hold teams under 10 points and...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stanford ranked No. 21 in initial Amway coaches poll

The preseason Amway coaches poll was released on Thursday morning and the Stanford Cardinal are ranked No. 21 in the country.Coming off of an 8-5 season, the Cardinal are expected to compete with Oregon for the Pac-12 North title. The Cardinal are lead on defense by senior LB Blake Martinez and on offense by senior QB Kevin Hogan.Stanford is one of six Pac-12 teams ranked in the...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stanford OT Joshua Garnett named to CFB Top 100 list

Sports on Earth recently ranked the top 100 players in college football for the 2015 season and Stanford offensive lineman Joshua Garnett was ranked No. 66, the highest ranking given to a Pac-12 North lineman.Here is what writer Matt Brown had to say about ranking Garnett at No. 66:"The Cardinal lost first-round pick Andrus Peat at tackle, but the line as a whole should be better...
Via Fox Sports
2 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
June 10, 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 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

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

Stanford Cardinal 2014 Spring Football Preview

Stanford opens spring practice with a few holes to fill and some new faces on the coaching staff, but the program is poised to build off last year...
Via Athlon Sports
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Stanford connects on two-pass alley-oop against UCLA

Stanford played great at home on Saturday against #23 UCLA, beating Steve Alford’s squad 83-74. The highlight of the game and probably of the weekend was Dwight Powell’s double alley-oop slam, which came off of tip passes from Chasson Randle and Anthony Brown. Not sure we’ll see another skilled dunk like this all season. The post Stanford runs incredible double alley-oop play...
Via Diehardsport
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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