Stanford had a unique set-up for its 2008 Spring Game. The football team and staff was split into two full teams comprised of players drafted by each coaching staff the week before. The Bootleg's photographer, Mark Godi, was on the sideline to capture these photos for your enjoyment.
April 13, 2008
It was another rough outing for the Stanford Cardinal against the fairly formidable Sun Devils, but setting a courageous example, we ventured into the locker room to grab quotes from Nick Macaluso, Clint Snyder, T.C. Ostrander, and an understandably prickly Coach Jim Harbaugh. Part II to follow...
October 1, 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
We had as strong a handle on this Stanford Football roster as we can imagine prior to Monday night's opening practice of fall camp. But just 24 hours earlier, the defensive coaching staff shuffled a number of linebackers and defensive linemen. We break down the new looks in the front seven, plus a first look at the newcomers that caught our attention on Day One of the Cardinal's preseason.
August 7, 2007
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
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