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
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
Former Stanford center and current Bootleg offensive line analyst T.J. Gaynor (1991-1995) examines the up & down performance of the still-maturing Cardinal o-line and its impact on the Card running game which at times was remarkably effective against UofA last Saturday, especially in crunch time when it really counts. Read on for T.J.'s report and some suggestions of a few things that might help.
October 26, 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
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