Focus and Finish: Part III

"We're going to beat these guys. We've worked harder than them. There's no way they have the mental discipline to win this game. We will win. That's what we have been trained to do."
June 16, 2013

Focus & Finish with Bo McNally (Part 2)

This is the Part Two of The Bootleg's series with former Stanford safety Bo McNally. We hope to preview the 2013 Stanford team's finishing ability by examining the roots that were planted over a half decade ago.
June 10, 2013

Focus & Finish: Bo McNally's Take (Part 1)

The ability to focus and finish was a trademark of Stanford's 2012 Rose Bowl team, and the Cardinal's 2013 prospects will again rely heavily on that ability. Not long ago, though, closing games was a major Stanford weakness. What changed? The first piece of our exclusive multi-part interview with former Cardinal safety Bo McNally presents answers and memories.
June 4, 2013

Geoff Meinken Reflects on Stanford Career

There's an almost mythical aura that surrounds now-retired Stanford football fullback Geoff Meinken, one that was born during the days that he punished Cardinal upperclassmen from the scout team as a true freshman.
May 31, 2013

"The Report Card-inal": Stanford 55, USC 21

Every Cardinal player parent was pigskin-proud this past week as the Cardinal absolutely aced its semi-final exams in Los Angeles last weekend while dismantling "that think tank on Figueroa". No grade inflation here whatsoever - Dave Fowkes tells it like it is after one of the historic wins in school history. Now we need to maintain that superb GPA against California in the Big Game. Axe Oski!
November 19, 2009

Post-OSU Press Conference: Stanford Quotes

A valiant effort in the second half wasn't enough to overcome a miserable opening-half melt-down as the Cardinal failed to execute and got down early, tossing the Gerhart-heavy game-plan out the window early in a frustrating 38-28 loss in Corvallis. The Bootleg's Andy Drukarev was on the scene at today's game and managed to suck it up and take in the post-game presser.
October 10, 2009

Still More Notes & Quotes: Stanford @ OSU

The Bootleg's Scott Cooley provides more discussion-worthy material from Tuesday's weekly press conference. The air of building confidence that comes from winning games is starting to show, although the team remains tightly-focused and humble as they prepare to head up to Corvallis to tangle with the always tough and talented Oregon State Beavers. Dam the Beavers, full speed ahead!
October 6, 2009

"We Walk!" #12: WR Brad Busby [#22]

Last, but not least, we are proud to present WR Brad Busby, who represents the final installment of our 12-part "We Walk!" series on the '09 walk-ons. The Bootleg's Scott Cooley brings us the story of a Southern boy who is well on his way to becoming a "Stanford Man" The Cardinal beat out tough competition from multiple Ivies to land Busby, but as young Brad himself notes: "It's not 1920 anymore!"
September 2, 2009