Coaching Search Final Stretch

14 days after Walt Harris was fired, we're still swimming in a sea of uncertainty over the actions and intentions of Bob Bowlsby's search for the next Stanford Football head coach. A list of the five finalists leaked several days ago, which gains credence as time passes. We dive into this candidate quintet, look at their pros and cons and discuss the interview committee personnel and activities.
December 18, 2006

Head Coach: Meet the Candidates

Nine men who have been mentioned prominently in the Browns coaching search...
January 5, 2005

Giants game has special meaning for Ravens' Fassel

OWINGS MILLS -- For Jim Fassel, this isn't just another football game. No matter what he says.<br><br>The Baltimore Ravens' senior consultant was the New York Giants' head coach until his players quit on him and he was fired by owner Wellington Mara during a 4-12 campaign that ended with eight consecutive losses. <br><br>Fassel took the high road this week in a conference call with reporters who cover the Giants heading into Sunday's game at M&T Bank Stadium between Baltimore and New York.
December 11, 2004

Fassel to pursue NFL job

OWINGS MILLS -- Baltimore Ravens senior consultant Jim Fassel is focused solely on being hired for an NFL head coaching job, not on pursuing the vacancies at Notre Dame or Stanford.<br><br> "I have no plans to pursue or accept a college job this year," Fassel said in a statement Monday. "I want to end some of the speculation regarding my coaching future."
December 6, 2004

Clardy's Corner - 12/2

We believe that the leading candidates are at least mostly out in the open and on the table for us to review and dissect at this time. Most of us are still digging in to evaluate the men on the short list, but Troy Clardy is a couple steps ahead and has decided on who he believes should be the next head coach of Stanford Football...
December 1, 2004

The Winds of Change Are Howling

You might think that the timeline for Stanford Football's head coaching search could take weeks and stretch deep into December. While events could indeed play out that way, the tightness of Ted Leland's short list and momentum with some candidates are real. Here we divulge and discuss who sources tell us are the five or six names on that list.
December 1, 2004

For Fassel, an emotional return to Giants Stadium

OWINGS MILLS – Baltimore Ravens senior consultant Jim Fassel still drives by Giants Stadium all the time because he maintains a New Jersey address.<br><br> The Ravens' preseason finale against the New York Giants on Thursday night will mark Fassel's first visit inside the stadium since being fired as Giants head coach after losing his last eight games in a 4-12 campaign last season.
August 31, 2004