In a very "big" pick-up, both literally and figuratively, Stanford landed a mission-critical commitment from 280-pound Georgia OT David Yankey, who on Monday chose the Cardinal over Duke and a host of top programs throughout the south. A weekend visit to Palo Alto apparently went well enough for the academically rock-solid young man to pull the trigger. Read on for his thoughts from Sunday night.
July 27, 2009
A special clinic will be held this Saturday at the Stanford Practice Fields. It is anticipated that about 200-250 boys between the ages of 7-13 will attend, many of whom have an incarcerated parent, or are otherwise "at risk". Stanford Football's Open House has been coordinated to coincide. If you can make it by early on Saturday, we hope you'll have a chance to greet some of these young men.
July 22, 2009
Here's a quick report on yet another interesting item in Coach Jim Harbaugh's seemingly bottomless bag of program-culture-building tricks! A wild hair drove the master of "EUTM" to invite former players and friends of the program to attempt to pass the same pre-camp conditioning test each Cardinal player is required to pass. Talk about getting in shape for the season! Read on for the skinny.
August 7, 2008
After numerous diversions (magazine, May recruiting) our complete play-by-play for Stanford's Spring Game is now finished. Whether you were unable to attend at Stanford Stadium, or you need to see the drives and playmakers detailed to repaint the picture, here is the entire account of the two-plus hours that concluded Stanford spring ball. Included are offensive, defensive and special teams stats.
May 29, 2007
Much fan and media attention was turned to the star-studded gathering at the preceding Alumni Game, but we were sure to take down the play-by-play for all 13 series of Saturday's scrimmage at Stanford Stadium. Presented here is the most detailed analysis and recap on the planet of the action in the Cardinal's second live scrimmage this spring, where the offense ruled the day running and passing.
April 24, 2007
The first big test for the offense, defense and special teams came Sunday in Stanford's first extended live scrimmage of the spring. We have observations and lessons to take away, including the big concern on defense and the great surprise on offense. Also included are highlights and lowlights from all 12 drives in the 101-play scrimmage.
April 17, 2007
On a picturesque Sunday afternoon on The Farm, Stanford suited up for its first live scrimmage of the spring. Photographer Mark Godi was roaming the sidelines to bring you the action on offense, defense and special teams. Enjoy his 23 exclusive photos showing the catches, runs, throws, tackles and celebrations of the Cardinal and White.
April 16, 2007