Josh Nunes played his best collegiate game in Stanford's 54-48 overtime win over Arizona Saturday. His 21-34, 360-yard effort was peppered with three rushing touchdowns that garnered him Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week honors. The Bootleg puts the quarterback's performance to date in perspective.
October 9, 2012
No. 9 Stanford team has hit the ground running following its dominant defensive win over USC with another intense week of practice. David Shaw emphasized that now is not the time to revel in success, and while he's fine with a few smiles following the electric victory, he doesn't "want it to be like a national holiday."
September 21, 2012
Christmas came a day early this year, as Stanford kicked off its college football season on an August Friday. Alas, the Grinch nearly stole the show, but Stanford hung on to down San Jose State 20-17 before the home partisans. Here are our quick takes.
September 1, 2012
If there's one positive from Sunday afternoon's scrimmage, it's that Stanford's offense has improved significantly over the course of the past four months. There's nothing spectacular yet about the unit missing Andrew Luck, but there are now semi-stable signs of proficiency coming from the group.
August 19, 2012
Last Saturday, fans and sportswriters alike caught a glimpse of the 2012 Stanford football team at one of the team's two open practice sessions this spring. (The second open practice comes up this weekend, at the spring game at Kezar Stadium in San Francisco.) Read on for updates on some of the biggest storylines of the spring, including a look at key position battles on both sides of the ball.
April 11, 2012
The biggest storyline of Stanford's spring camp is the battle to replace Andrew Luck, and Brett Nottingham is the man at the center of that story. After redshirting his freshman year, Nottingham beat out two older players to win the backup job last season, showing flashes of brilliance whenever he came in for mop-up duty.
April 9, 2012