Post-Rose Bowl Field Frenzy: WR J-R Patterson

The Bootleg caught up with an exuberant Stanford senior Jamal-Rashad Patterson in the frenzied aftermath of the Cardinal's 20-14 victory over Wisconsin in the 2013 Rose Bowl. Patterson's terrific grab of fellow wide receiver Drew Terrell's long option pass on the opening drive led to Stanford's first touchdown!
January 4, 2013

Spring ball sees football reload

Andrew Luck, close to being Nike's newest darling, has departed to the professional ranks. The knee-jerk reaction of a number of national pundits? Stanford football will win as few as seven games in 2012.
March 7, 2012

Man-to-man coverage: Jamal-Rashad Patterson

The Bootleg sat down with Jamal-Rashad Patterson after a recent spring practice. A player who's only offered glimpses of his tantalizing potential thus far on the Farm, Patterson has been practicing with the first team this spring, raising the possibility that maybe this could be his year.
March 6, 2011

Spring Kickoff II: Depth Charts & Performance

Let's drop the prose and get right to it. A quick disclaimer: given that this is the first day of team practice in nearly two months, nearly everything written has to be taken with a grain of salt. A certain player is practicing with the first team? Wonderful. But it may not mean a whole lot.
February 22, 2011

"On the Spot" with WR Jamal-Rashad Patterson

If we're to permanently change the national view of Stanford Football, we will need to attract the Jamal-Rashad Pattersons of the world. A bright, exceptionally-talented athlete, brimming with confidence, that will certainly see the field this year at receiver, this young man bought into the vision and said "No, Thank You" to top programs from the SEC & ACC. Likeable is a major understatement!
August 16, 2009

Recruiting Update: LB Michael Taylor

In what has fast become one of the most closely watched recruiting stories for the Cardinal's 2010 class, it would appear that Stanford remains very much still in the running for outstanding Georgia LB Michael Taylor. Read on for the latest thoughts from the San Diego native who plans on a trip west before making any final decision. We already have an "MT3", could we score an "MT4"?
July 12, 2009

The Peach State pipeline

With the nation's most stringent academic standards for athletes, Stanford football must recruit nationally to be competitive. And while no one would have thunk it a few years ago, Stanford is doing a much better than merely competing in Georgia. The Card have landed Chase Thomas, Jamal Patterson [pictured] and Tai-Ler Jones in the last three years, and we have an in-depth look as to why.
April 21, 2009