Bootleg Video: Brian Head

Fans have been nervous lately regarding the health of Stanford's offensive line - particularly center Brian Head. The fifth-year senior missed some practices but has returned, and Walt Harris put him front and center Monday with the local media. In his Q&A, Head talks openly about his confidence in the new direction of this program, though challenges lie dead ahead this Saturday at Navy...

One of the more mysterious figures during Stanford's fall camp was Head, the lone senior on the offensive line and sole starting senior on offense.  With a history of knee troubles, his health has been an ongoing concern the last few years.  The preseason work in August was no exception, with Head missing significant time with an injury which he thought could end his season and career.  He spent time for a few days with a fellow injured classmate in Casey Carroll - both concerned about their ability to suit up this fall.  Head received good news that he was OK to play and has returned to action in practice, while Carroll found an ACL tear and was lost for the season.  In acknowledgement of his fallen teammate and fellow fifth-year senior, Head sported a "Fu Manchu" mustache this past week.

Clean shaven for the media on Monday, Head talked about the emotion of his injury near-miss and his outlook for this his fifth and final season at Stanford.  He comments on the style of the new offensive line coaches, what has changed for the better in the program this year, how Navy presents challenges, and more...

Brian Head Scout Profile

Brian Head video Q&A (Part I) -
Brian Head video Q&A (Part II) -

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