Stanford Cardinal Articles

Dwayne Jarrett
The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.The era was highlighted by the advent of the BCS...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Brett Hundley
The SEC is still college football’s No. 1 conference, but the Pac-12 isn’t far behind in 2014.Oregon, Stanford and UCLA each could rank inside of the top 10 in preseason polls. The Ducks should be a slight favorite to win the Pac-12,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Pac-12 Football
The Pac-12 might be the best conference in college football next season.The 2014 season will be remembered forever as the first edition of the playoff era. But it also might be remembered as the year the SEC’s reign of terror ended. One look...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Oregon Ducks
Tune in to the Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast as our staff talks college football every week leading up to the 2014 season.iTunes | Podcast ArchiveThe dust has barely settled on what was a truly magnificent ending to the BCS era. Not only in the...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
Just ask Auburn fans how much luck it takes to win a BCS National Championship? Certainly, the Tigers are a great team with a great coach and deserve to play in the title game. But the Fightin' War Eagles needed plenty of good fortune to land...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Pac-12 Football
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test, while others fall on the sabermetric side of things. In the football world, that means total...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
This Rose Bowl should be played without facemasks or the forward pass. And it would make Bear Bryant proud.Michigan State and Stanford are two of the most physical, old school teams in the nation and they will square off in the greatest bowl there...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Tyler Gaffney
The 2013 college football regular season had distinct and unique character. The No. 2 team in the nation didn’t lose every weekend like in 2007. And one player didn’t captivate the nation like Cam Newton in 2010 or Johnny Manziel last...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Stanford Cardinal
The 2013 season will be an extremely memorable one for Pac-12 fans. New coaches Sonny Dykes and Mark Helfrich had very different debuts out West. The Pac-12 North turned out to be one of, if not the, best divisions in college football and first...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Pac-12 Championship Game
The Pac-12 North was supposed to be one of, if not the, best division in college football this fall. Certainly, it was supposed to be better than the Pac-12 South. If a team from this league was supposed to earn a berth in the BCS National...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we examined the Pac-12...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
Pac-12 Football
The Civil War, Apple Cup, Battle for the Victory Bell, Territorial Cup and Rumble in the Rockies always make the final weekend of Pac-12 action exciting. The in-state and crosstown battles make the Pac-12's rivalries underrated nationally....
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Arizona State Sun Devils
Both Arizona State and Stanford are locked into the Pac-12 Championship Game, but there is still lots left to be accomplished out West in the final weekend of the regular season. Home-field advantage in the title game hangs in the balance in The...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we scoured the Pac-12 to put...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
Pac-12 Football
If you don't where your team is in the Pac-12 standings, just wait a week and things will probably change. For the second straight week, the highest rated team and Pac-12 North leader lost on the road to a South Division team. Oregon fell in...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
UCLA Bruins
USC is still very much in the Pac-12 South race after the upset of Stanford last weekend, but for all intents and purposes, Arizona State visiting UCLA will determine the division champion this weekend. But the Rose Bowl isn’t the only point...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we scoured the Pac-12 to put...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
So begins the Ohio State vs. Baylor debate.What started last week as a three-team discussion between Ohio State, Baylor and Stanford is down to two, and the margin is getting slimmer. A little more than a thousandth of a point in the BCS separates...
David Fox
1 year ago
Pac-12 Football
One week after Oregon thought its title hopes were dashed, Coach O provided hope for more than just his USC Trojans. Ed Orgeron is quickly becoming the story of the conference after an upset win over Stanford at home in dramatic fashion. And it...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Fortune is strange in college football.The last time Georgia encountered Nick Marshall, the Bulldogs had dismissed the then-cornerback and two teammates. Marshall went to junior college and reinvented his career as a quarterback before Auburn...
David Fox
1 year ago
Kevin Hogan
Stanford is fresh off one of the program's biggest wins in recent memory as they defeated the No. 2 Oregon Ducks 26-20. Despite the score, the game wasn't very close, as the Cardinal dominated the double-digit favorites from the opening...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Nebraska Cornhuskers
Each week, Athlon Sports will highlight some of the best one-on-one matchups to watch in college football. Here are the most important games within the game to watch this weekend:Max Bullough, LB vs. Ameer Abdullah, RB (Michigan State at Nebraska)...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Pac-12 Football
There is no marquee top-five showdown out West like last weekend, but Week 12 features critical survival games for much of the league’s contenders. Oregon must survive against upset-minded Utah with their star quarterback’s health in...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Last week gave us plenty of news to break down on this week’s podcast. Alabama tightened its grip on No. 1, Baylor took another step to national title legitimacy and Stanford rearranged the championship and Heisman races. Co-hosts Braden Gall...
David Fox
1 year ago
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we scoured the Pac-12 to put...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago

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