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
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
Today is the day. At 4pm in Stanford Stadium is the Cardinal and White Spring Game, the culmination of the past month on the practice field. There has been a whirlwind of activity on both sides of the ball this last week of spring practices, which have added and subtracted important players. Read on to get up to speed on the Cardinal's latest surges, switches, injuries and more.
April 28, 2007
The Stanford Football roster has undergone a myriad of changes before spring practices start next Wednesday. Walk through the new-look defensive front seven, now that the Cardinal are running a 4-3 defense. Also who is out injured for the spring, who is making position switches and which man is slated to play both ways. It's a can't miss cornucopia of Cardinal notes before Spring Ball begins.
March 30, 2007
Last weekend marked the first official visit hosted by new Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh. The man who told us that he will attack his job with "an enthusiasm unknown to mankind" predictably brought an infectious energy to the recruiting weekend. Moorpark (Calif.) offensive tackle George Halamandaris committed to Stanford's previous regime but is beaming after 48 hours with Harbaugh on The Farm.
January 17, 2007
A couple positions already plagued by injuries at the start of Stanford's training camp this week have taken additional hits. The Cardinal reacted Thursday on the practice field with a couple of position moves. The most visible came in the offensive backfield, with a new face lining up at tailback. The offensive line also changed up two of its first string personnel.
August 11, 2006