Stanford receivers, Hogan catching fire
At the deepest roots of David Shaw’s coaching philosophy is an unwavering belief in run-first football. That's never going to change. Still, that doesn’t mean the Stanford head coach can’t be just a little bit giddy over what his offense -- specifically the passing attack -- has done so far this season.
Stanford Cardinal season preview
We continue our day-by-day snapshots of each Pac-12 team heading into the 2013 season in reverse alphabetical order with the Stanford Cardinal.StanfordCoach: David Shaw (23-4)2012 record: 12-2 (8-1 Pac-12 North)Key losses: RB Stepfan Taylor, TE Zach Ertz, TE Levine Toilolo, OLB Chase ThomasKey returnees: QB Kevin Hogan, OT David Yankey, LB Shayne Skov, LB Trent Murphy, DE Ben Gardner, S Ed ReynoldsNewcomer to watch: Stanford loves to rotate its linebacking corps, and outside linebacker Peter Kalambayi is impressive.
Stanford Cardinal spring wrap
STANFORD CARDINAL2012 record: 12-22012 conference record: 8-1Returning starters Offense: 7; defense: 8; kickerTop returners: QB Kevin Hogan, OT David Yankey, LB Shayne Skov, LB Trent Murphy, DE Ben Gardner, S Ed ReynoldsKey losses: RB Stepfan Taylor, TE Zach Ertz, TE Levine Toilolo, OLB Chase Thomas2012 statistical leaders (*returners)Rushing: Stepfan Taylor (1,530 yards)Passing: Josh Nunes (1,643 yards); Kevin Hogan* (1,096 yards)Receiving: Zach Ertz (898 yards)Tackles: Shayne Skov* (80)Sacks: Trent Murphy* (10)Interceptions: Ed Reynolds (6)Spring answers1.