Bootleg Video: Matt Traverso

Last year's clear offensive Stanford standout was tight end Alex Smith, and an early bid for that title in 2005 is being made by his replacement, Matt Traverso. The redshirt junior is finally healthy and blossoming this fall into a complete tight end. He talks with us about his journey - plus thoughts on the up-and-down offense, the frosh tight ends, this week's practices, and more.

Perhaps one player on offense finished Stanford's home opener against UC Davis with a game worthy of any praise.  Traverso is performing well as the Cardinal's starting tight end thus far this season, continuing his development as a complete blocker and receiver.  He talks with The Bootleg about the rocky road he has endured in 2005 to get here, including injuries and a coaching transition.  The redshirt junior also gives his thoughts on what happened with the offense in the Davis loss, how the team can improve going forward, and what young talent Stanford has at tight end.

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