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...
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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Why David Shaw stays on The Farm and turns down the NFL

By Emily Van Buskirk / @Emilnem Hell hath no fury like a college football coach asked for the umpteenth time if he is leaving for the NFL. But Stanford head coach David Shaw is used to the question by now and handles it the way he handles all inquiries he may or may not particularly enjoy talking about: with his patented half smile and an intelligently crafted, only slightly sarcastic...
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August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts have high hopes for rookie DE Henry Anderson

The Indianapolis Colts entered the 2015 NFL Draft knowing they needed help along the defensive line. They believe they've found it in the form of Henry Anderson, the team's third-round pick out of Stanford. “He’s what you’re looking for at end in this defense,” general manager Ryan Grigson said, according to the team's official website. “I know we’re going to have him...
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May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts bolster their defense with best-rated DL (video)

The clock was still ticking, but the Colts didn’t need the entire five minutes wasting no time to take DL Henry Anderson out of the University of Stanford. Soak it in because this pick is one the Colts will treasure for a long time. Check out all the praise he is getting. New Colts DL Henry Anderson had a Pass Rushing Productivity Rating of 12.1, the best of and draft eligible...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts Select Henry Anderson from Stanford 93rd Overall

The Indianapolis Colts have selected defensive end Henry Anderson from Stanford University as the 93rd overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.The Colts continue to address their needs on defense on Day 2 of the draft. After selecting D'Joun Smith earlier in Round 3 to help their secondary, the Colts selected Anderson to help their front seven that struggled at times last season, especially...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts Select DE Henry Anderson, Stanford in the Third Round

With the Colts’ 3rd pick, they drafted DE Henry Anderson. Grigson is indeed addressing the defense after all. Colts’ Twitter was/is in love with Anderson – even the 1000 mocks I did leading up to the draft had Anderson in about 50% of them. Aside from Nose Tackle, Defensive End was a need for the Colts after they opted not to re-sign Cory Redding. At the NFL Combine Anderson...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts Get Defensive on Day 2 of NFL Draft

After making an interesting pick in the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday, the Indianapolis Colts addressed the defense on Day 2. After trading back in the second round with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Colts selected D'Joun Smith out of Florida Atlantic University with the 65th pick.Smith is a very athletic cornerback who ran a 4.45-second 40-yard dash time. Not only does...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts take defensive end with 2nd pick in 3rd round of draft

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Indianapolis has selected defensive end Henry Anderson of Stanford with their second pick in the third round of the NFL draft. At 6-foot-6, 287 pounds, the Colts are hoping Anderson will help them put pressure on quarterbacks and help improve a run defense that struggled last season. He was taken 93rd overall. Indy also selected 5-foot-10, 190-pound cornerback...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Pittsburgh Steelers-Themed Mock Draft: V3.0

I want to post a final 2015 NFL Mock Draft since the big event is set to kick off at 8pm EST tonight. As the title states, this is a seven round, Steelers-themed mock. Overall, I will project where I believe certain prospects could go and explanations as to why Pittsburgh’s brass will select them.nLet’s begin the final installment:Round 1. Byron Jones, 6’1” 199 lbs., UConn...
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL draft: Down year for local schools

Only three players from the Bay Area's college football teams are locks for to be drafted, and all three are from Stanford: offensive tackle Andrus Peat, cornerback Alex Carter and defensive end Henry Anderson.
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
April 26, 2015

Steel City Blitz Steelers Mock 4.0

1. Kevin Johnson, CB, Wake Forest I’m moving away from OLB here in the first. I’d still prefer to go that direction, and the team would probably like to if the value’s there, but my hunch is that the best player available will be a cornerback. I’m to the point I’m hoping they take a risk and go with Marcus Peters. I’m starting to think there’s a chance of that, because...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Post Free Agency Seattle Seahawks Mock Draft

1st Round (31st Overall): None here, as the Seahawks traded this pick away during the early part of free agency to the New Orleans Saints for Tight End Jimmy Graham. Whether or not the trade makes sense can only be told with time.2nd Round (63rd Overall): Ty Sambrailo, OL, Colorado StateMy colleague here on the Seahawks writing team for PFS, Stuart Court, recently made the case for...
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March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Stanford DE Henry Anderson

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done in the past, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. Our second defensive lineman prospect of this series. […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Stanford DE Henry...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Stanford solve their Oregon problem?

Thomas Tyner spun away from two Cardinal defenders at the goal line, highlighting a 45-16 victory with a 21-yard touchdown run in the third quarter (Steve Dykes, Getty Images photo). Predicted by many experts to win the PAC-12 North last season, Stanford fell to 5-4 in conference, losing three out of four in a midseason slide that included a 45-16 loss to the Ducks. Oregon held...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Senior Bowl Weigh In Results

The 2015 Senior Bowl kicks off with weigh-in, where each player is brought in, in little more than their underwear, to be poked and prodded in front of NFL scouts. While it seams minor, a lackluster hand size, body structure or missing measurables for the position can lead to a drop in draft value.   North Roster # First Name Last Name Pos School Height Weight Hand Arm Wing 28 Ameer...
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Foster Farms Bowl Scouting Preview – Stanford vs. Maryland

The Big Ten and PAC-12 will have a 7-5 team representing each respective conference in the Foster Farms Bowl in Levi Stadium, but each team is trending in different directions. The Maryland Terrapins played well in their first season in the Big Ten despite dealing with major injuries to key positions. On the other hand, the Stanford Cardinal have struggled in their quest to be a...
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December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah Edges Stanford in OT Thriller: The Good, Bad, and Ugly

 The Utah Utes were able to bounce back from their disastrous loss at home to Oregon with a thrilling overtime victory over the Stanford Cardinal, 20-17.Utah came into the contest known more for their offensive effort, but turned in one of their best defensive performances of the season.  The Utes were dominant along the line the entire game as they were able to harass Stanford...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah at Stanford: Five Things to Know For Saturday

 The 23rd ranked Utah Utes come to The Farm on Saturday to battle the Stanford Cardinal in a battle of contrasting styles.Utah comes into the contest off the heels of their worst loss at home since joining the Pac 12.  The Utes held the 2nd ranked Oregon Ducks in check early in the game, but they were never able to recover after one of the worst plays in College Football this season...
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November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Bednarik Award Watch List

This includes the additions updated on October 15, 2014. Bednarik Award Watch List DE Henry Anderson, Stanford LB Stephone Anthony, Clemson DE Vic Beasley, Clemson DT Michael Bennett, Ohio State DE Joey Bosa, Ohio State LB Kelby Brown, Duke DT Malcom Brown, Texas DE Shilique Calhoun, Michigan State CB Alex Carter, Stanford S Sam Carter, TCU S Jeremy Cash, Duke DE Frank...
Via College Football Universe
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame 17, Stanford 14: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

 If you are a fan of old school, smash mouth, defensive football; then you were in for a treat with the battle in South Bend between Stanford and Notre Dame.This game was a defensive coaches dream as both squads came out to play in one of the toughest, hard fought games in College Football this season.The game was destined to come down to a late drive, a mistake, and a strong defensive...
Via Football Nation
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Defense leading the way again for No. 16 Stanford

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Stanford started this season with all kinds of questions about how it would replace a respected coordinator and a star-laden lineup on defense. Nobody is wondering anymore. The 16th-ranked Cardinal (2-1) have two shutouts already entering Saturday's game at Washington (4-0). Stanford leads the country in scoring defense (4.3 points), total defense (204.3 yards...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanford 35, Army 0: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

 The Black Knights of Army came into Palo Alto riding the high of their win last week and were hoping to catch the Stanford Cardinal on a downswing after their dramatic loss to USC last weekend.  This was not the case as the Stanford Cardinal defense was dominant, the offense was rejuvenated, and the Cardinal rolled to victory over the Black Knights, 35-0.Here is the Good, Bad...
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September 14, 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...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanford Football: 5 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2014

What kind of magic will David Shaw pull out of his hat this season at Stanford.The Cardinal lose their top defensive end, their best runner and a host of graduates. Now that appears the Pac-12 will be tighter this season with USC and Washington getting better, to go along with Oregon, Arizona and Stanford, the conference out west that not many pay attention to could be the second...
Via Football Nation
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Shaw: Stanford had successful season, tough ending

By David Shaw's standards, Stanford had another successful season. The Cardinal won the Pac-12 for the second consecutive year and went to a BCS bowl for the fourth straight season. While Stanford lost to Michigan State in the Rose Bowl, Shaw believes the best days are still ahead for his program - especially with a four-team playoff for the national title starting next season....
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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