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Huskies Prepare for Bay Area Showdown

Photo Credit: Ted S. Warren/Associated Press On Saturday night, the Washington Huskies will invade Stanford territory to take on the Cardinal in Palo Alto. After a deflating loss against the Huskies last year at CenturyLink Field, Stanford will have a bitter taste in their mouth. Don’t think for one second that the Cardinal will let Washington walk into their own house and...
Via SeaTown Sports
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

DC's Week 6 Picks

THE PICKS #4 Ohio State at #16 Northwestern Game of the Week (preview Friday) #15 Washington at #5 Stanford Brendan's Pick: Washington finally has some depth and experience with Steve Sarkisian's system, and it's showing in every asset of the game, but especially in the running game and defense. They've been impressive in wins over Boise State and Arizona,...
Via Double Coverage Football
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Stanford looking to avenge loss at Washington

(Eds: Updates with quotes, details. Should stand. With AP Photos.) By ANTONIO GONZALEZ AP Sports Writer The feeling of disappointment and despair in the locker room after losing 17-13 at Washington last season is something that Stanford players will never forget. What happened on the field is even more painful to recall. The offense has undergone a major makeover under quarterback...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Hogan, Kelly pose similar threat to opposing defenses

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Arizona State quarterback Taylor Kelly doesn't know a whole lot about Kevin Hogan, his counterpart at Stanford, but he knows enough. "I know he's a great football player," Kelly said. "I'm excited to play against him." Quarterbacks don't exactly go head to head, but Saturday's game between No. 23 ASU and No. 5 Stanford features...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 5 Stanford ready to open season vs San Jose St

Shayne Skov felt helpless in his dorm room watching Stanford squeak out a 20-17 win over San Jose State in last season's opener while serving a one-game suspension for a DUI arrest. The offense struggled for long stretches under new quarterback Josh Nunes. But the linebacker's frustration really simmered when junior college transfer David Fales started carving up the Cardinal...
Via AP on Fox
September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Highlight Wednesday: Stanford QB Josh Nunes

Stanford QB Josh Nunes never got any Highlight Monday love, mostly because he got hurt every 4 days and eventually lost his job to Kevin Hogan, but now that he's "retiring" after a career-ending weightlifting injury we felt like we had to give him some very gentle daps. Here's Nunes leading the Cardinal over USC last year in what everybody thought was an upset:...
Via Double Coverage Football
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Stanford QB Josh Nunes forced to 'retire' after he completely ruptured his chest doing bench presses

This is why no one should be doing flat bench presses. Stanford QB Josh Nunes' college career is over after ripping his pectoralis major tendon completely off the bone. The AP’s Antonio Gonzalez... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Via Bob's Blitz
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Freak Accident Ends Football Career For Stanford QB

Josh Nunes had a tough task ahead of him when he stepped in behind center for the Stanford Cardinal--that Andrew Luck guy left a pretty lasting impression. Little did he know that it would all come to an end for him not because he got laid out by a blitzing linebacker or pancaked by two defensive linemen. He suffered a career ending injury just lifting weights. Nunes...
Via FatManWriting
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss
THAT HURTS

QB retires after weightlifting injury

Stanford quarterback Josh Nunes was forced to retire from football after suffering a freak injury while doing some weightlifting. 

Via Minus Twenty-Two
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Stanford QB Nunes medically retires

Stanford quarterback Josh Nunes is retiring from football after he injured his throwing arm in February and missed spring practice. Stanford also announced Monday that fullback Geoff Meinken was not going to return for a fifth year of eligibility because a knee injury. Nunes started nine games last season before being replaced by Kevin Hogan. He completed 52.8 percent of his passes...
Via AP on Fox
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Stanford QB Josh Nunes medically retires

Stanford quarterback Josh Nunes is retiring from football after he injured his throwing arm in February and missed spring practice. Stanford also announced Monday that fullback Geoff Meinken was not going to return for a fifth year of eligibility because a knee injury. Nunes started nine games last season before being replaced by Kevin Hogan. He completed 52.8 percent of his passes...
Via AP on Fox
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Getty Images Stanford quarterback Josh Nunes will not play the 2013 college football season after deciding to step in to early retirement from football. Citing medical issues as a concern, Stanford announced the news Monday via Twitter. We regret to report that senior QB Josh Nunes is medically retiring, ending his Cardinal career. Please join us w/ thx to Josh! #gostanford...
Via No 2 Minute Warning
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Whirlwind Day: Breaking Down New Depth Chart

Josh Nunes and Geoff Meinken will not be returning, and the first 2013 Stanford football depth chart reflects that. Here's a breakdown of the all the new information and material that has been released on this busy late April day.
Via stanford.scout.com
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Spring painful for Pac-12 teams

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated.) By JOHN MARSHALL AP College Football Writer A painful spring has taken a toll on football teams in the Pac-12. Teams across the conference lost key players to significant injuries and many were forced to prohibit tackling during scrimmages to prevent more players from getting hurt. Arizona's Jordan Hill, expected to be one of the nation'...
Via AP on Fox
April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

The Fallout: Stanford, Oregon, and Florida.

Welcome to the Fallout - Saturday edition. Nunes injured. Stanford quarterback Josh Nunes will miss spring practice due to an undisclosed injury. (AP/Yahoo! Sports) A Few Small Repairs. Oregon announces plans to make improvements to Autzen Stadium. (Addicted to Quack) 2014 recruiting Florida recruiting. Florida high school junior Travaris Dorsey commits to Florida...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
February 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Rose Bowl Opposition Q&A: Stanford edition, part 1

Yes, we know the Bret Bielema leaving situation and the impending coaching decision by Barry Alvarez (both for himself & for the program's future) are dominating the news cycle, but guess what? Wisconsin also is prepping for this little thing called their 3rd STRAIGHT ROSE BOWL!  With that in mind we've reached out a few of our foes in the blogging sense to get a...
Via Madtown Badgers
December 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Stanford, Wisconsin programs mirror image

David Shaw and Bret Bielema sidled up to each other in a Texas hotel last year at an awards banquet and struck up a conversation about how much each coach admired the other's football program. Perhaps it's no surprise that Shaw, the Stanford coach, and Bielema, the Wisconsin coach, hit it off. The similarities in their styles of play are obvious: Two pro-style offenses with...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Stanford, Wisconsin programs mirror image

David Shaw and Bret Bielema sidled up to each other in a Texas hotel last year at an awards banquet and struck up a conversation about how much each coach admired the other's football program. Perhaps it's no surprise that Shaw, the Stanford coach, and Bielema, the Wisconsin coach, hit it off. The similarities in their styles of play are obvious: Two pro-style offenses with...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 03, 2012  |  Discuss

No longer starter, QB Nunes still helping Stanford

(Eds: Updates with quotes, details. With AP Photos.) By ANTONIO GONZALEZ AP Sports Writer At the beginning of August, the story of how Josh Nunes ascended to Stanford's starting quarterback job seemed to be something out of a Hollywood movie: His father spontaneously bought him a Cardinal cap at 8 years old, he fell in love with the team and developed into a sought-after recruit...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Freshman QB has lifted Stanford

When a phenomenon like Johnny Football comes along, it makes you wonder about many things, such as: - When will Lyle Lovett write the accompanying soundtrack? - Is this what Tim Tebow would look like if he could throw? - How incredible is it for a freshman quarterback to have such transformative powers? Actually, that's a sign of how far-reaching the story of Texas A&...
Via Fox Sports
November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Shaw Pac-12 Coach of the Year

Stanford coach David Shaw has won the Pac-12 Conference's Coach of the Year award for the second straight season. Southern California wide receiver Marqise Lee also was named the league's Offensive Player of the Year and Arizona State defensive tackle Will Sutton the Defensive Player of the Year on Monday. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota took home Offensive Freshman of...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Stanford's Shaw wins coaching honor

Stanford coach David Shaw has won the Pac-12 Coach of the Year award for the second straight season. Southern California wide receiver Marqise Lee was named the league's Offensive Player of the Year and Arizona State defensive tackle Will Sutton the Defensive Player of the Year on Monday. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota took home Offensive Freshman of the Year honors and Trojans...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Injuries and inconsistency dog some Pac-12 QBs

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer Oregon State's quarterback shuffle is emblematic of what has been happening around the Pac-12 all season. Injuries and inconsistency have dogged many teams in a league that has always been known for its strong quarterbacks. The No. 15 Beavers started out the season with Sean Mannion under...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Stanford's Necessary Quarterback Change

On Election Day, the Washington, D.C. man who went to high school six blocks from the nation's Capitol building formally took charge of the Stanford offense. Kevin Hogan is officially the Cardinal's new starting quarterback, replacing Josh Nunes at the helm entering game ten of the regular season.
Via stanford.scout.com
November 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Early Analysis: Oregon State vs. Stanford

No. 11 Oregon State at Stanford 3:00pm, Fox Line: Stanford -5 1/2 Oregon State rebounded after their first loss of the season with a 36-26 win over Arizona State last weekend and will take on a Stanford team that is on a 3 game winning streak this Saturday in a game that is going to be very important for both of these teams to challenge the Oregon Ducks in the Pac-12 North. ...
Via Bloguin Best
November 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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