Stanford is one-third of the way through the 2009 campaign. Any fair-minded fan would have to say 'so far so good'. The Cardinal sits at 3-1 for the season and is in first place in the Pac-10. They are undefeated at home, 2-0 in the Pac-10, and halfway to earning that elusive post-season bowl bid that they so desperately crave. Time to review the performances of the Stanford Cardinal thus far.
October 1, 2009
The Bootleg caught up with redshirt junior center Chase Beeler, an exceptional student-athlete who transferred from the University of Oklahoma and under NCAA rules sat out the 2007 season before breaking into the starting lineup at offensive left guard in 2008. A seamless shift over to his more natural position of center should be one of the major keys to the offensive line's success in 2009.
August 16, 2009
Injuries always take some of the fun out of spring practice, but this year's list of walking and non-walking wounded is a little disturbing. But fear not, many of the missing are making progress in their respective recoveries and should be joining the team sooner than later. Read on for player-by-player details on the various missing pieces of the 2008 Cardinal's still-to-be-assembled puzzle.
February 26, 2008
There will always be gaps between our expectations, no matter how well informed our scouting and intel may be, on Signing Day and the realities for freshmen when they put on pads in their first preseason camp. Friday's practice helped demonstrated that the surprise strength of Stanford's 2007 freshmen are the linebackers. Confirmation came in talking with LBs coach Andy Buh afterward.
August 11, 2007
We got our bearings on Day One. On Day Two our eyes were better focused, and our ears attuned, for the movements and news of Stanford Football. We present a blowout of information running up and down the roster including: the early three-deep offensive line depth chart, more freshmen making waves, a new injury, several players cleared to return, body changes, kicking, punt returns and much more!
August 8, 2007