The diagram David Shaw has for the future of Stanford football is on a simple sheet of paper resting on the coach’s desk.
The itinerary for this week: Wednesday at Palo Alto High School. Thursday in Ohio. Friday in New Jersey and Saturday at the Virginia state championship game. On Tuesday, assistants hit Northern California, Southern California, Houston, Louisiana and Ohio. Three of those coaches traveled to different places Wednesday. Read More
Stanford coach David Shaw often references Oregon if his players get complacent in practice. Trainers bark out the results of the last two matchups to them in the weight room. During offseason workouts, the defensive huddle would sometimes break with the chant: “Beat the Ducks.”
It’s no secret who Stanford is after. Read More
Jim Harbaugh is in Youngstown, Ohio, this week trying to get the 49ers back to form and Andrew Luck is in Indianapolis prepping for his fourth NFL game with the Colts.
Where is Stanford football?
Ranked among the AP’s Top 10 teams in the country where it presided for most of the past two seasons.
Despite the loss of Harbaugh and Luck, the Cardinal is ranked No. 8 heading into its first road game of the season at Washington tonight. Read More
There is only one thing that has gotten the best of Andrew Luck on the football field in the past two years, and that’s been the vaunted football program that is Oregon.
And come Saturday, the Stanford redshirt junior quarterback hopes that the Heisman Trophy balloting won’t best him once more, as well.
Luck, again, is up for the most coveted individual prize in college football, along with four other standout finalists in pursuit of being called the game’s finest player. Read More