The other guy is getting the attention. A huge article on Jim Harbaugh in Sports Illustrated. Why not? Stanford has lost only one game. Stanford is ranked No. 7 in the nation.“I have a lot of respect for coach Harbaugh,” said Jeff Tedford.And two wins in three tries over Harbaugh.Fans get bored. Alumni get impatient. A few years ago, Tedford was the miracle worker, the man who took a Cal team that had been 1-11 and turned it around immediately to 7-5. Read More
At Cal, the picture is going to shrink. At Stanford, the bar is going to be kept in place. And at San Jose State, well, when the new coach’s first game is at Alabama, what can anyone do other than muddle through? Read More
Stanford announced it will play its annual Cardinal and White spring football game on April 17 at historic Kezar Stadium.
Kickoff is set for 12 noon and admission is free.
Moving the game to Kezar Stadium, located on Stanyan Street in the southeast corner of Golden Gate Park, was necessitated because the playing surface at Stanford Stadium is being reseeded along with the program’s desire to broaden its Bay Area fan base. Read More
Strong recruiting classes by Cal and Stanford this week make it seem that the road to the Rose Bowl will soon run through the Bay Area.
Of course, there’s still the USC monster and the Trojans had the best class in the conference. No surprise. Lane Kiffin was the recruiting coordinator before he started his coaching odyssey through the Raiders and Tennessee, but Kiffin has yet to show he can coach as well as he can recruit. Read More
If you want a really good laugh, try the Jim Harbaugh-to-the-Raiders rumor. Harbaugh was the Raiders’ quarterbacks coach for two years, so he knows firsthand how dysfunctional the organization has become. He won’t be a lifer at Stanford, but he won’t be on the Raiders’ sidelines, either.
The truth is, the Raiders coaching job is attractive only for leverage purposes for young coaches.