We last saw him on December 2, 2006 in Stanford's season finale. 6'7" Chris Marinelli has been on the shelf since, but on Sunday the redshirt sophomore right tackle made his 2007 debut participating in team action. The big Bostonian is a shot in the arm for the offensive line, and his unbridled excitement to be back on the field is carried with the same brute force as his play.
August 13, 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
Closing out Mark Godi's photos from Stanford's spring football practices, here are 33 more shots from the field during the Spring Game. Included is more scrimmage action of receptions, runs and tackles. Also a look at the post-game autograph session with Stanford players and their youngest fans. Finally a flavor of some of the recruits in attendance who stood on the sideline in Stanford Stadium.
May 3, 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
Much fan and media attention was turned to the star-studded gathering at the preceding Alumni Game, but we were sure to take down the play-by-play for all 13 series of Saturday's scrimmage at Stanford Stadium. Presented here is the most detailed analysis and recap on the planet of the action in the Cardinal's second live scrimmage this spring, where the offense ruled the day running and passing.
April 24, 2007
For the third time this month, photographer Mark Godi has shot an afternoon of Stanford Football. His 31 shots in this gallery are the best yet of this spring, capturing the excitement and scenes during the Cardinal's live scrimmage inside Stanford Stadium. Enjoy the runs, catches, blocks, tackles, celebrations, observers and more.
April 23, 2007
After watching the offense have its way with the defense for a second time in two live scrimmages this spring, Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh answered questions from local reporters Saturday in Stanford Stadium. He talked about the performances and highlights on both sides of the ball. Harbaugh also commented on T.C. Ostrander, Alex Loukas, Richard Sherman, Derek Belch and more.
April 22, 2007
The first big test for the offense, defense and special teams came Sunday in Stanford's first extended live scrimmage of the spring. We have observations and lessons to take away, including the big concern on defense and the great surprise on offense. Also included are highlights and lowlights from all 12 drives in the 101-play scrimmage.
April 17, 2007