Fans got their money's worth a decade ago when the Rose Bowl-bound Cardinal fought off a hard charge from the desperate Irish, but survived 40-37 on a Mike Biselli field goal in OT. Tons of scoring and big-time plays kept the attention of those on hand and it happened on "Almost This Date in Cardinal Football" (we are a day late due to our Editor suffering from lingering effects of tryptophan).
November 28, 2009
"Most of us had been solid pass protectors in the past, but the pride derived from keeping a quarterback clean didn't compare to the pleasure of planting a defender into the mud." The Bootleg's Greg Schindler shares his views on the pure joy of demoralizing an opponent by running the ball down its throat.
November 1, 2008
In his first career start as a member of TheBootleg.com's growing stable of "Expert Analysts", former Stanford QB Todd Husak (1996-1999) evaluates Stanford's QB play in the disappointing, but offensively encouraging 36-38 loss to TCU last Saturday. Todd shares what he likes about the Harbaugh/Shaw offense and highlights a few plays that have him bullish on both Pritchard and the Cardinal overall.
October 17, 2007
It was the first of its kind, and it was a wild success. An Alumni Game on Saturday was held at Stanford Stadium between former Cardinal players and the current coaching staff (plus a few "ringers"). These 26 action photos from Mark Godi capture Troy Walters, Brian Allen, Mike Mitchell, Todd Husak, Chad Hutchinson, Bob Whitfield and more against Jim Harbaugh, David Shaw, Willie Taggart & Co.
April 24, 2007