The early story for Stanford in 2006 is the secondary, and it isn't pretty. Already facing thin numbers, the defensive backfield was up-and-down in 2005. Take away two seniors to graduation, a promising youngster now focusing on another sport, and your position coach now gone to the NFL... and the Card have some issues to address. Read on for these updates, plus a wealth of other Stanford Football news.
February 13, 2006
Here is the second batch of photos taken by the incomparable Yuji Higaki on the sideline at the 2005 Stanford Spring Game. See battles in the trenches, ballcarriers in action, excitement on the sideline, Walt Harris handing out post-spring team awards, and more...
May 1, 2005
The offense was down for the count last week, with a series of poor performances. But on Tuesday afternoon, following a spirited meeting Walt Harris had with his offense, the Cardinal moved the ball on the ground and in the air - seemingly at will against the defense. Read on for the impressive play-by-play from the scrimmage, plus several interesting depth chart moves.
April 21, 2005
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
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
Sunday was a welcome day off for your Stanford Cardinal after a hard scrimmage on Saturday, but play bounced back better in Monday's practices than you would expect. The answer can be found in a couple of themes the coaching staff has put into this camp. Also, read on to find out the latest injury updates and some key position switches.
August 24, 2004
Saturday was a big day for Stanford's 2004 preseason camp. For the first time, they held an extended scrimmage in full pads - replete with officials. We have the full skinny on how the first team offense and Trent Edwards performed, with a play-by-play report. In addition, we finally had a second team QB who stepped up to deliver. Also stats and notes on special teams kicking and punting.
August 23, 2004
What better way to get a read on Stanford's wideouts than to have current receivers coach and former Cardinal All-American Ken Margerum tell us in his own words. Read on for his comments on the breadth of the receiver corps. Plus injury updates, depth chart shifts, answers to a couple burning questions for fans, and a freshman who has surprised on defense.
August 21, 2004