Spring Preview: Offense Part I

As Walt Harris says, the returning numbers on the offensive line for Stanford are both good news and bad news. The position that perhaps most benefits from accumulated experience has a load of experience. However, Stanford's front five yeilded the worst rushing offensive in the conference last year and could not protect Trent Edwards. It all starts up front for the Cardinal in '06 and this spring...
April 7, 2006

UCLA: View from the Press Box

It is still a state of shock, as the Cardinal community tries to come to grips with a monumental fourth-quarter collapse in Saturday's 30-27 loss to UCLA. Up 21 points with eight minutes to go in the game, with the high-octane Bruin offense held in check to the tune of just three points, it was all right now. How does something so good turn so bad?
October 30, 2005

Injuries Abound in Opening Win

A 41-38 win tonight at Navy should be the story all by itself for Stanford Football. The Cardinal have started off the Walt Harris Era on the right foot - on the road against a team that went 10-2 last year. However, the dominant plot that played this evening in Annapolis was the mounting injury count for the Card. Stanford sustained difficult losses on both side sides of the ball, with two starters likely out for the season.
September 10, 2005

Players on the Rise

While discussion of the offensive line and the swell of injuries have been a downer for many Stanford fans during this fall camp, there are numerous individual stories of progress and improvement. As we near the end of the preseason, here is our best list of the most improved and greatest surprise players - coming at all positions on both sides of the ball.
August 30, 2005

Spring Ball: Day 11

In some ways, the scrimmage the Saturday before the Spring Game can be the biggest competition of the spring. Cardinalmaniacs hope that is not the case this year, with how the offense performed most recently in the stadium. Conversely, it was a successful scrimmage for the defense, particularly in the front seven. For a discussion plus the complete 84-play blow-by-blow, read on.
April 18, 2005

Spring Ball: Day Nine

The sun was shining brightly on a spectacular day for spring football Thursday, but there was a dark cloud hanging over the offense. Injuries, mistakes and underperformances left us with a sour taste. Read on for a rare injury update from <b>Walt Harris</b>, plus a description of the offensive problems Thursday presented. Also a full play-by-play of the "live" scrimmage.
April 15, 2005