Give yourselves a pat on the back, Booties, after your questions led to the best Interactive Q&A yet. Senior cornerback Kris Evans answers the questions and senior Wyndam Makowsky asks them. We don't say this when it's not true, but this is a can't-miss article -- there's some really good stuff here.
November 4, 2009
Following last Saturday's Practice #6, The Bootleg's "Emeritus" caught up with senior "Sam" LB Will Powers, a local product from San Mateo's Serra High School and a veteran on the improving Stanford defense. It is for some a bit confusing that a guy named "Will" will be playing at the "Sam", but all we care about is how Powers helps us dismantle opposing offenses and get to a bowl game in 2009!
August 21, 2009
Stanford battled Notre Dame on Saturday in a game that could have gone either way. The Cardinal had some highlights - including the brief return of Anthony Kimble - that The Bootleg's photographer, Mark Godi, was on the sideline to capture for your enjoyment.
November 26, 2007
For those of us obsessed with the collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation of data, The Bootleg's Contributing Columnist & Senior Statistician Terry Johnson examines Notre Dame's numbers for the 2007 season in comparison with Stanford's. While the Irish have set a record for losses this season, Saturday's game will not be a gimme.
November 20, 2007
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
Wednesday was a day we eagerly anticipated, with Stanford able to conduct its first practice of this preseason camp in shoulder pads. Ironically, the Cardinal could not protect against injury blows that struck three critical fifth-year seniors. Stanford Football took a step back on offense and defense Wednesday, with new questions at positions lacking depth and experience.
August 9, 2007
Before we can analyze what we saw Monday night in the opening practice of Stanford's 2007 preseason camp, we have to bring you up to speed on who was and was not on the field. There are a few new ailments to update, but also several who have healed since you last saw them hurt in the spring. Also two true freshmen have arrived with injury troubles, which we unhappily first report here.
August 7, 2007
After the offense handled the defense on Saturday in Stanford's live scrimmage, the Cardinal coaching staff evened the playing field by moving on Monday three wide receivers to the secondary. For an explanation of the motive and expected impact, we talk with head coach Jim Harbaugh and defensive backs coach Clayton White. Plus reaction from redshirt freshman Marcus Rance, the most prominent mover.
April 26, 2007