What more could go wrong for Stanford Football this season? Piling onto injuries and nightmarish failures on offense, defense and special teams, Michael Okwo answered the question yesterday by apparently leaving the team. The senior inside linebacker was leading the conference in tackles but leaves the Cardinal in a lurch.
November 9, 2006
After feelings have subsided from Saturday's loss, there were some players and plays worth revisiting. Foremost of course was the electric 72-yard interception return by Wopamo Osaisai. Anthony Kimble and T.C. Ostrander tried to do move the offense, while David Lofton and Trevor Hooper attacked Arizona's ballcarriers. Also the new Tree and Dollies made their debut at the new Stanford Stadium.
October 17, 2006
Injuries, offensive offense and a renewed display of defensive futility against the run. Saturday's 20-7 loss to Arizona was the worst performance seen from Stanford Football since the UC Davis debacle of '05. If you have the stomach, here is the blow-by-blow account of events and observations.
October 15, 2006
Stanford on Saturday played its worst game of an 0-3 season, which leaves many questions to be asked. The first round came for Walt Harris in the post-game locker room session with the media. He distills Stanford's problems in the 37-9 loss to Navy, while also answering on his wide receiver rotation, commenting on momentum and explaining his decision with 0:06 left before the half.
September 18, 2006
When Stanford administrators decided last winter to move the 2006 game against San Jose State to Spartan Stadium, there were rumbles of concern about giving up a home game. Those fears played out today, as the Spartans upset Stanford, 35-34. SJSU put up 21 unanswered points, while the Cardinal never scored in the second half. The defense was awful again, and second-half turnovers killed the Card.
September 9, 2006
It's only the second week of the season, and there are already loads of changes for the Cardinal. This was a different week of practices, including a brutal Tuesday and surprising Wednesday. We also bring you the latest injury updates, scout team silent heroes, and changes in store on offense, defense and special teams.
September 7, 2006
One of the doomsday scenarios Stanford fans did not want to face this fall was the loss of quarterback Trent Edwards. But what happens with the Cardinal defense loses its "quarterbacks?" Walt Harris says we need look no further than last Saturday's game in Eugene. There were problems a-plenty, but playing without two senior linebackers packed a punch that was felt throughout the defense.
September 6, 2006
Wednesday afternoon marked the first full scrimmage for Stanford during this 2006 training camp. The offense scored five touchdowns, including four by the first team that all came through the air. Afterward, we talked with quarterback Trent Edwards (four TDs) and wide receiver Evan Moore (three TDs) for the offense's reaction. Linebacker Mike Silva added a defensive perspective.
August 17, 2006