State of Stanford: Rose Bowl Preparation

With students wrapping up final exams, fall quarter has faded into the Stanford sunset. For freshman offensive lineman Josh Garnett, that means great opportunity on the football field, and immediate attention on the next academic term.
December 15, 2012

How to Beat UCLA (The First Time)

Stanford's first regular season without Andrew Luck has featured a whirlwind of activity, including gut-wrenching losses, program-defining victories, and eventual change at the quarterback position. The scheduled journey wraps up Saturday in the Rose Bowl, with the Farm Boys still in contention to return to that very same field on New Year's Day.
November 23, 2012

Bootleg Radio: Terrence Stephens, Richards

While Stanford's linebackers have gotten a boatload of attention, the defense has also been driven by nose tackle Terrence Stephens and strong safety Jordan Richards. Both are playing at spectacular levels. Stephens shares the way in which he applies his high-level psychological secrets to the football field.
October 25, 2012

How to Beat Arizona

Next week, Stanford will square off with a Notre Dame team that shares many similarities with them. In this Saturday's Homecoming game, though, the Cardinal take on an opponent of a decidedly contrasting style. The Rich Rodriguez-led Arizona Wildcats are everything that Stanford is not.
October 3, 2012

The front seven: a cut above?

By September 15, all pieces should be in place for a titanic collision: USC's Matt Barkley on one side of the line of scrimmage; Stanford's Chase Thomas, Shayne Skov, James Vaughters, and Trent Murphy four abreast right across from him.
August 26, 2012

Postgame interview: Terrence Stephens

In some respects, Stanford's defensive line had a fantastic game in the Fiesta Bowl, holding Oklahoma State to a mere 13 rushing yards. In others, it wasn't that great—there wasn't that much pressure on Brandon Weeden, and the Cardinal managed just one sack all night.
January 5, 2012

Post-BCS selection: Terrence Stephens

Though it normally doesn't get as much attention as the rest of Stanford's defense, the defensive line was critical to the Cardinal's success this season. Anchoring that line is first-year starter Terrence Stephens, a junior defensive tackle who has recorded 40 tackles this season.
December 9, 2011