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
The Bootleg's Daniel Novinson offers up "10 Takeaways" from Saturday's demoralizing debacle against the previously pathetic Washington Huskies, saying some things some Stanford fans may not want to hear, but perhaps should. If we want to maintain the momentum the team has generated this season, we have to get out of "denial" & get into "de-end zone." Just three more shots at respectability in '07!
November 4, 2007
Part II of our post-ASU game quotes from an obviously very disappointed Cardinal locker room. The Bootleg's Daniel Novinson toughed it out in a less than comfortable environment filled with frustration and considerable soul-searching by the Stanford players and staff.
October 1, 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
We got our bearings on Day One. On Day Two our eyes were better focused, and our ears attuned, for the movements and news of Stanford Football. We present a blowout of information running up and down the roster including: the early three-deep offensive line depth chart, more freshmen making waves, a new injury, several players cleared to return, body changes, kicking, punt returns and much more!
August 8, 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
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