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Football predictions: Stanford vs. Utah

By Evan Buhler, 3 months 2 weeks ago
Stanford (5-4, 3-3 Pac-12) vs. No. 23 Utah (6-3, 3-3) Michael Peterson: Utah 20, Stanford 16 Utah could easily be 8-1, and had Kaelin Clay not infamously dropped the ball in an early celebration on the 1-yard line as he waltzed into the end zone (which Oregon subsequently picked up and ran 99 yards for its own touchdown), Utah could have led Oregon 14-0, and at least pushed the Ducks down to the...

A look back at Stanford’s last three meetings with Utah

By Evan Buhler, 3 months 2 weeks ago
Stanford and Utah have only played six times in college football history, but the last three contests have all been decided by a touchdown or less. Here is a look back at those exciting contests: Senior wide receiver Ty Montgomery (center) returned a kickoff for 100 yards in the first quarter of last year’s matchup against Utah, but he may not even be the best special teams player on the...

Pac-12 Week 12 Preview and Predictions

By Braden Gall, 3 months 2 weeks ago
Survive and advance would be the theme of a rather uninspiring weekend of action on tap in the Pac-12. The Ducks are at home resting for their final two tests of the regular season with the North Division all but wrapped up. But in the South, the name of the game in Week 12 is don’t slip up. USC, Arizona and Arizona State all still have a shot at the Pac-12 title game and all...

Harrison Phillips: When the ‘next man up’ becomes a reality

By Evan Buhler, 3 months 2 weeks ago
The Stanford defense has certainly always emphasized its “next man up” philosophy. But what happens when you run out of next men up? It’s a question that no football team wants to answer — the lack of able bodies likely implies heavy injury attrition, after all — and a question that Stanford had likely never envisioned it would need to answer, with its sparkling injury record and effective...

Back and forth with The Daily Utah Chronicle

By Evan Buhler, 3 months 2 weeks ago
Seeking to become bowl-eligible for the sixth consecutive season, Stanford faces No. 23 Utah on Saturday – its final home contest of the year. In advance of what should be a tough test for the Cardinal, The Stanford Daily’s Winston Shi talked with Ryan Miller of The Daily Utah Chronicle, the University of Utah’s student newspaper. The Stanford Daily (TSD): Utah’s having by far...

College Football Matchup - (25) Utah at Stanford

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 2 weeks ago
College Football Matchup - (25) Utah at Stanford Utah Utes:== Aug 28 - W vs. Idaho State, 56-14== Sep 6 - W vs. Fresno State, 59-27== Sep 13 - Open== Sep 20 - W at Michigan, 26-10== Sep 27 - L vs. Washington St, 27-28== Oct 4 - W at UCLA, 30-28== Oct 11 - Open== Oct 16 - W at Oregon State, 29-23...

Pac-12 affair pits Utes against Cardinal

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 2 weeks ago
Stanford, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Two teams coming off of losses to Oregon will go head-to-head on Saturday, as the 25th-ranked Utah Utes challenge the Stanford Cardinal in Pac-12 Conference action at Stanford Stadium.The Cardinal had a week off to recuperate from a 45-16 blowout loss to Oregon on Nov. 1. The setback was the third in five games for Stanford, but it was easily the worst of the...

Seniors near end of their Cardinal careers as Senior Day approaches

By Evan Buhler, 3 months 2 weeks ago
With Senior Day approaching, the two-week stretch between Stanford’s loss to Oregon and Saturday’s showdown with Utah has given the Cardinal’s elder statesmen a chance to reflect and prepare to finish out their careers on a positive note. Fifth year senior fullback Lee Ward (center) will have his family in the stands when he is honored on Senior Day this coming Saturday. Ward has not only...

Card push forward ahead of contest with Utes

By Evan Buhler, 3 months 2 weeks ago
For a man whose team had just been eliminated from Pac-12 championship contention, Stanford head coach David Shaw seemed remarkably optimistic as he spoke to the media on Tuesday. Junior center Graham Shuler (center) and the Stanford offensive line will look to contend with a physical Utes defensive line that sacked Kevin Hogan twice in the Card’s 27-21 loss to Utah last year in Salt Lake...

Wednesday Roundtable: Will Stanford football’s performance this season affect recruiting?

By Evan Buhler, 3 months 2 weeks ago
After four straight double-digit win seasons, Stanford football will be on the wrong side of the 10-win mark – and possibly by a wide margin – for the first time since 2009. We asked football writers Joseph Beyda, Vihan Lakshman and David Cohn: Will Stanford’s dip in performance this season have a profound impact on recruiting? David: While the Cardinal will not represent the Pac-12 North in the...