Stanford leads 20-13 at halftime. Stanford has 218 yards to Army's 175, though the Black Knights are +1 in turnovers (and nearly more), and have nearly 19 minutes of possession. Jordan Williamson has knocked through two long field goals, and while Kevin Hogan nearly has three turnovers, his stat line instead reads 6-of-10 for 108 yards and two scores.
September 14, 2013
In a season defined by countless contributions, picking the top 10 moments is a challenging task. With both Toby Gerhart and Andrew Luck gone in 2012, the spotlight on Stanford football has moved from an individual focus to a more team-oriented one, and that much is certainly evident in a look back at the season's most glorious moments.
December 9, 2012
It was the ultimate story of redemption. Jordan Williamson, still haunted by his critical misses in last season's Fiesta Bowl, was thrown back into the hottest of fires Saturday night: Autzen Stadium. His 37-yard overtime boot unleashed a surreal dichotomy of Duck silence and Stanford pandemonium in Oregon's cathedral.
November 18, 2012
After a long period of Washington dominance, Stanford has won four in a row and six of seven in its series with the Huskies. The good times started in Seattle, when the T.C. Ostrander-led 2006 Cardinal won their only game of the season at Washington. It's been smooth sailing for Stanford ever since, save for a Jake Locker-led 2007 Husky victory. Here are the ingredients to maintained 2012 success.
September 25, 2012
The Bootleg's Vegas-based Special Teams analyst Aaron Mills breaks down our various unit performances against Duke and USC. Why did we struggle to kick field goals that could have helped break Saturday's game open? Lots of explanations, no excuses. Read on for a bonus interview with Stanford Special Teams Coach Pete Alamar.
September 19, 2012
Lost in the focus by our fanbase on the Cardinal's decidedly underwhelming offensive effort against the Spartans last Friday was a rather fine outing by the Stanford special teams units. Former Cardinal Aaron Mills shares his takes in another of his illuminating "Just For Kicks" columns!
September 6, 2012
Christmas came a day early this year, as Stanford kicked off its college football season on an August Friday. Alas, the Grinch nearly stole the show, but Stanford hung on to down San Jose State 20-17 before the home partisans. Here are our quick takes.
September 1, 2012