There were signs of strength from the Stanford offense early yesterday in the first extended scrimmage of this fall camp, but they were short-lived. The day was ultimately owned by the defense, ripping their way into the offensive backfield time after time. Read on for analysis and events from the scrimmage, including quotes from both coordinators.
August 25, 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
Tuesday brought Stanford back to the practice field - in full pads - after a one-day respite, and we expected to see some movement in the depth chart. Two notable shuffles came on the offensive line, while we were teased with what superficially looked like a move for a linebacker to the offense. The best surprise came when practice concluded with a full contact mini-scrimmage...
April 6, 2005
Saturday was just the second day of spring practices, but there was a lot to absorb. We already saw some interesting experiments with positions and the depth chart on both sides of the ball. The offense is also continuing its installation. Read on for all the news, plus <b>Walt Harris</b>' comments on his quarterbacks and <b>Kyle Matter</b>'s thoughts on the receiver position.
April 3, 2005