At the beginning of August, the story of how Josh Nunes ascended to Stanford’s starting quarterback job seemed to be something out of a Hollywood movie: His father spontaneously bought him a Cardinal cap at 8 years old, he fell in love with the team and developed into a sought-after recruit who spurned schools across the country for a chance to live out his dream.
This season’s script took another twist. Read More
It’s probably too late, but Jim Harbaugh might want some advice on how to manage a quarterback controversy from his old friend David Shaw.
The Stanford football coach is facing the unenviable task of replacing Andrew Luck this season and so far he’s managed his own dilemma with minimal drama. Read More
Kevin Hogan’s performance against Colorado was impressive and encouraging, but what he does in Saturday’s game against Oregon State at Stanford Stadium will be far more indicative of his current capabilities and much more significant for No. 13 Stanford.
It’s one thing to lead scoring drives on your first six possessions (including five for touchdowns) while going 18-for-23 against a Colorado team that is 1-8. Read More
Stanford found an offense and a quarterback in its 48-0 road victory against Colorado on Saturday, and the discovery of the latter is the chief reason the No. 16 Cardinal finally demonstrated an ability to move the ball and score points. Read More
One of the last things that might come to mind when most people think about the Stanford football team is a spread-option formation and a running quarterback.
Now times really are changing without Andrew Luck this season. Read More
STANFORD —Coach David Shaw whittled a five-man field down to sophomore Brett Nottingham and junior Josh Nunes in the spring, but red-shirt freshman Kevin Hogan is making a late push, trying to make it a three-man race.
Shaw said he expects to make a decision on who will start the season opener against San Jose State Aug. 31 by the end of next week. Read More