STANFORD RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
4 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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
13 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford's Dawkins: Dayton has 'toughness about them'

Stanford plays Dayton on Thursday in the only matchup of double-digit seeds in the NCAA tournament's Sweet 16 round. But Cardinal coach Johnny Dawkins said his team won't be lured into a false sense of confidence. Asked if the bracket is opening up after 11th-seeded Dayton took out No. 3 Syracuse 55-53, Dawkins cringed. "No, no, not at all. I've been in too many...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Stefan Nastic gives Stanford a force inside

Stanford shot blocker Josh Huestis can pinpoint the difference between the Cardinal team now and a year ago: Stefan Nastic. "He's something we missed last year, a big inside force," Huestis said Monday, a day after the Cardinal advanced to the Sweet 16 by stunning No. 2-seeded Kansas. Stanford's 6-foot-11 center has been a towering presence this season while...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 March Madness: Stanford vs. Dayton – Game Time, TV Schedule, Announcers, Line, Predictions

Will the party keep going in Dayton? Hands up if you had this Sweet 16 matchup in your bracket. The Dayton Flyers, by virtue of upset wins over both Ohio State and Syracuse, will take on the Stanford Cardinal this upcoming Thursday with a spot in the Elite Eight on the line. The Cardinal knocked off New Mexico and Kansas to earn its bid. Be sure to click here for more on Stanford...
Via College Spun
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford upsets Kansas 60-57, reaches Sweet 16

The tougher team won. Stanford, not always known for its grit, had more of the stuff Sunday and knocked off No. 2 seed Kansas 60-57 to advance to the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA tournament. The 10th-seeded Cardinal (23-12), playing in its first NCAA tournament since 2008, advances to Memphis for a Thursday regional semifinal against Dayton (25-10) of the Atlantic-10 Conference....
Via Pro Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford Knocks of Kansas, Moves on to the Sweet 16: Twitter Recap

Stanford ended up pulling away from Kansas in a 10 over 2 upset. Let’s see how the twitter universe responded down the stretch. Header photo from Dillip Vishwanat / Getty Images from ESPN Stanford, a 7-point underdog, is 0/9 from deep and still on the verge of upsetting Kansas. This game is nuts. — Luke Winn (@lukewinn) March 23, 2014 To reset the KU big man situation: Black...
Via Run the Floor
28 days ago  |  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

Stanford players have fun at Oregon's expense over prediction

Tweet Earlier this week before the #5 Stanford Cardinals hyped matchup with the #3 Oregon Ducks, Ducks running back and Heisman candidate De’Anthony Thomas predicted that Oregon would score “at least 40” on the Cardinals defense. After Stanford held Oregon to 20 points, limited Thomas to just 30 yards rushing and secured a 26-20 Thursday night...
Via Los That Sports Blog
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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