Missing Pieces of the Cardinal Puzzle

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

Day Seven: Marinelli Debuts

We last saw him on December 2, 2006 in Stanford's season finale. 6'7" Chris Marinelli has been on the shelf since, but on Sunday the redshirt sophomore right tackle made his 2007 debut participating in team action. The big Bostonian is a shot in the arm for the offensive line, and his unbridled excitement to be back on the field is carried with the same brute force as his play.
August 13, 2007

Complete Spring Game Stats

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

Offensive Depth Chart Analysis

With Stanford's 15 spring practices now in the rearview mirror, we finally have the first official depth chart of 2007. We start by taking you through the offense, which is listed two-deep at every position and three-deep at one spot that might surprise you. Also included is commentary and analysis on all the positions and personnel, including a few key players not listed you need to know.
May 2, 2007

Spring Game Photo Gallery I

The acclaimed photo galleries we have brought you throughout Stanford's spring ball have appropriately reflected the playmaking of the offense, but on Saturday in the Cardinal's final scrimmage, it was the defense on display. Mark Godi was in Stanford Stadium and shot his most prolific afternoon yet this spring. Here are his first 28 photos showing the collisions, catches, carries and excitement.
May 2, 2007

Spring Scrimmage #2 Report

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

David Shaw on Stanford's First Scrimmage

When you total up the passing efficiency, total yardage and touchdowns of Sunday's scrimmage, it is not surprising to see Stanford offensive coordinator David Shaw so excited about his side of the ball. He breaks down the players and performances position by position for us, including his biggest surprises as well as his concerns to address the next two weeks.
April 17, 2007

Spring Scrimmage #1 Report

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