Some of the biggest shoes to fill for Stanford in the 2006 defense are those vacated by Jon Alston, who started all 22 games in the history of the "rush" outside linebacker position for the Cardinal. Now two exciting but brand new faces try to take over. Also: the "Sam" OLBs, Edwards' streak ends, Moore returns, Mattran in the middle, Kimble shreds, Lorig leaps forward and more from fall camp.
August 16, 2006
Stanford linebacker Jon Alston provides an incredible balance of talent, intelligence and focus that will serve him well in the NFL. Whoever calls his name on the first day of the draft is going to have one of the truly great players from this year's class.
April 18, 2006
Among the outside linebacker prospects that are rumored to be on the Redskins draft day radar screen is Stanford's Jon Alston. A fifth-year senior, Alston has the right combination of smarts, word ethic and athletic ability to be a good fit on the Redskins defense.
April 13, 2006