Stanford Defensive Development Report: Part 3

It's time to toss the front's staggering 57 sacks and 120 tackles for loss aside for a moment. Stanford's secondary was the team's most improved unit in its 2012 Rose Bowl run.
January 23, 2013

Drew Madhu admitted to Stanford

Earlier this week, months of anxiety finally ended for longtime Cardinal commit Drew Madhu when he got word of his admission to Stanford. Madhu received news of his acceptance Monday night when he was out to dinner with Stanford co-defensive coordinator Derek Mason.
January 28, 2012

Madhu talks Stanford official

Plant High School (Tampa, Fla.) safety Drew Madhu committed to Stanford soon after camping with the Cardinal last June. Last weekend, the three-star finally got to visit Palo Alto without the burden of trying to earn a scholarship.
January 22, 2012

Prospect Evaluation #7: Madhu & Sanders

Once again, The Bootleg's Garry Cobb provides his evaluation of a couple of Cardinal verbal commitments with entirely different recruiting profiles. Safety Drew Madhu may not have the name recognition factor as four-star running back Barry Sanders, but he is a spirited football player who is used to winning big.
January 11, 2012

BCS 150: The Tampa Area

Almost all college teams East of the Mississippi recruit Florida because of the sheer number of quality athletes the state produces. The Sunshine State should have over 310 players sign a D-1 scholarship, with over 160 heading to BCS programs across the country.
December 27, 2011

Update: Fla. DB commit Drew Madhu

Plant High School (Tampa, Fla.) defensive back Drew Madhu committed to Stanford after earning an offer at a Cardinal camp last summer. Now recovered from a head injury that forced him out of action for a few games this season, Madhu spoke with The Bootleg earlier this week about his season and his Cardinal future.
December 14, 2011

Scouting Plant

Plant emerged as a Sunshine State power with a state title five years ago. The Panthers have kept on winning and remain undefeated after a win over district rival Alonso on Thursday night. Not surprisingly, they are once again loaded with talent.
October 23, 2011

Fla. DB Drew Madhu impresses at camp, commits

Despite playing for one of the most high-profile programs in the state, Tampa Plant High School (Tampa, Fla.) safety Drew Madhu only had a smattering of non-BCS offers before last week. The problem, Madhu explained, was that his high school film didn't reveal his ability to play man-to-man coverage, something colleges tend to value in defensive backs.
June 30, 2011