Stanford Rumors & News

  • 4-Star ATH Paulson Adebo Commits To Stanford Cardinal

    Campus Insiders "Four-star athlete Paulson Adebo committed to Stanford on Monday, giving the Cardinal 11 total commits in the 2017 recruiting class. So far, David Shaw and his staff are having an unbelievable start to 2017. The Cardinal added a commitment from 5-star offensive tackle Foster Sarell at the U.S...." January 17

  • Talented nose tackle Dalyn Wade-Perry commits to Stanford

    Stanford Rivals "Highly coveted defensive lineman Dalyn Wade-Perry of Pope John XXIII High School in Sparta, New Jersey publicly committed Sunday night to Stanford. The three-star nose tackle waited until he got home from his official visit to Stanford to announce his decision. It is welcome news for the..." January 16

  • Stanford losing one QB to transfer, another for at least six months due to Sun Bowl injury

    College Football Talk "To say the quarterback position down on The Farm is in a state of flux would be a massive understatement. Keller Chryst suffered a significant knee injury in Stanford’s Sun Bowl win over North Carolina late last month. While never confirmed by the football program, it was thought to be a torn..." January 11

  • Foster Sarell, nation’s No. 1 offensive lineman, commits to Stanford over UW

    Seattle Times "Foster Sarell, the nation’s top-ranked offensive lineman, announced his intention to sign with Stanford, turning down a chance to stay close to home and play for the Huskies. Notre Dame, Nebraska and USC were his other finalists, and the 6-foot-6, 310-pound tackle from Graham-Kapowsin High..." January 07

  • Stanford’s Solomon Thomas to enter 2017 NFL Draft

    Fanrag Sports "According to a statement released via Twitter on Wednesday morning, Stanford Cardinal defensive lineman Solomon Thomas is ready to take his talents to the next level. Following a three-year stint at Stanford, the junior defender will now be gearing up to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. “Could not..." January 04

  • Defensive stop lifts Stanford over North Carolina

    The Sports Xchange "Without its star running back for the entire game and minus its starting quarterback for most of the game, No. 16 Stanford relied on its defense all the way to the end of the Sun Bowl. The defense had a sack on a two-point conversion play with 25 seconds remaining, allowing Stanford to hold..." December 30

  • Stanford's Christian McCaffrey begins NFL prep, won't play in bowl game

    USA Today "Stanford star running back Christian McCaffrey won't play in the Cardinal's bowl game to begin his preparations for the NFL, he announced Monday on Twitter. The Cardinal are scheduled to face North Carolina on Dec. 30 in the Sun Bowl in El Paso. "Very tough decision, but I have decided not..." December 19

  • No. 1 in Texas is headed to Stanford

    247 Sports "The nation’s No. 2 recruit per 247Sports in five-star offensive tackle Walker Little committed to Stanford on Friday morning, choosing the Cardinal over in-state Texas. The 6-foot-8, 305-pound Little is commit No. 8 for Stanford in the class-of-2017, as David Shaw and company are loading up on..." December 16

  • Stanford star RB Christian McCaffrey declares for the NFL draft

    CBS Sports "This felt like only a matter of time. On Wedensday, dynamic Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey announced he was leaving college early to declare for the NFL draft. McCaffrey penned a letter on Stanford's website called "My Next Step" detailing his decision... I've talked to many in..." December 07

  • McCaffrey helps No. 24 Stanford shred Rice

    The Sports Xchange "STANFORD, Calif. -- Christian McCaffrey's 204-yard rushing performance in 24th-ranked Stanford's 41-17 victory over Rice on a rainy Saturday evening raised two questions. --Did he do enough over the last two regular-season games, when he rushed for 488 yards, to work himself back into the..." November 27

  • McCaffrey's 284 yards, 3 TDs carry Stanford to 45-31 win

    The Sports Xchange "BERKELEY, Calif. -- Running back Christian McCaffrey had another record breaking game and the Stanford Cardinal continued their dominance of California on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. McCaffrey rushed for a school-record 284 yards and three touchdowns, leading Stanford to a 45-31 victory..." November 19

  • McCaffrey stars as Stanford crushes Oregon

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Junior running back Christian McCaffrey ran for 135 yards and three touchdowns to lead Stanford to a 52-27 win over Oregon Saturday afternoon in Pac-12 Conference football at Autzen Stadium. McCaffrey also had five catches for 52 yards as Stanford (7-3, 5-3) won its third..." November 12

  • McCaffrey's big day lifts Stanford past Oregon State

    The Sports Xchange "Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey gained 199 yards on 32 carries to lead the Cardinal to a 26-15 victory over visiting Oregon State in a Pac-12 game on Saturday. It is McCaffrey's 16th game with at least 100 yards rushing in the last two years, matching San Diego State's Donnell..." November 05

  • McCaffrey leads Stanford to victory over Arizona

    The Sports Xchange "Christian McCaffrey rushed for 169 yards and scored three touchdowns as the Cardinal set a season high for points with a 34-10 victory at Arizona on Saturday night in Tucson, Ariz. Stanford (5-3, 3-3 Pac-12) scored more than 17 points for the first time since the third game of the season and..." October 30

  • Stanford makes quarterback change: Keller Chryst in, Ryan Burns out

    San Jose Mercury News "In an attempt to bolster its struggling offense, Stanford is changing quarterbacks: Keller Chryst, the redshirt sophomore from Palo Alto, will start Saturday at Arizona. He replaces Ryan Burns, the first-year starter who led the Cardinal (4-3, 2-3) to a come-from-behind win at UCLA but has..." October 25

  • Thompson's interceptions lift Colorado past Stanford

    The Sports Xchange "Safety Tedric Thompson intercepted two passes to key a dominating defensive effort as Colorado posted a 10-5 victory over Stanford to become bowl eligible for the first time since 2007 on Saturday in Palo Alto, Calif. Thompson's second pick and 30-yard return set up the Buffaloes (6-2, 4-1..." October 22

  • Bucs' Winston says he second-guesses choice of FSU over Stanford

    Tampa Bay Times "On a conference call with San Francisco bay area writers Wednesday, Winston indicated he still second-guesses his decision to choose Florida State over Stanford when he was recruited by both out of high school. Winston's regret still exists despite him winning the 2013 Heisman Trophy and..." October 20

  • Stanford rallies past Notre Dame

    The Sports Xchange "SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Running back Bryce Love carried the ball 23 times for 129 yards and Stanford overcame a 10-point halftime deficit for a 17-10 win over Notre Dame on Saturday night. Cornerback Quenton Meeks added a 50-yard interception return for a touchdown for the Cardinal. Stanford..." October 16

  • Stanford's Christian McCaffrey will not play against Notre Dame

    CBS Sports "According to a report from Irish Illustrated's Tim Prister, Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey will not play against Notre Dame on Saturday night. McCaffrey suffered an undisclosed injury during the second half of Stanford's loss to Washington State last week, and his status had been in..." October 15

  • Washington State stuns No. 15 Stanford

    The Sports Xchange "STANFORD, Calif. -- The suppositions of September have given way to an unexpected reality in October in the Pac-12. Washington State ended an eight-game losing streak to Stanford and turned the Pac-12 race upside down by upsetting the 15th-ranked Cardinal 42-16 on Saturday night at Stanford..." October 09

  • Stanford rallies to beat UCLA for ninth straight time

    The Sports Xchange "Stanford coach David Shaw put into perspective the No. 7 Cardinal's dramatic 22-13 comeback victory over host UCLA on Saturday night. "Pressure is imagined," said Shaw, whose team achieved its ninth straight win over the Bruins. "It's not a real thing. We all know that." The Cardinal..." September 25

  • McCaffrey leads No. 7 Stanford past USC

    The Sports Xchange "STANFORD, Calif. -- The Stanford Cardinal and running back Christian McCaffrey picked up Saturday night where they left off last season when they beat USC in the Pac-12 Championship Game. McCaffrey had 260 all-purpose yards and No. 7 ranked Stanford opened Pac-12 play with a 27-10 victory..." September 18

  • NCAA: Stanford boosters gave ex-WR Devon Cajuste $3,500 in impermissible benefits

    College Football Talk "Known across the country for its football program’s squeaky-clean image, Stanford has seen that reputation take a slight hit. The NCAA announced Thursday afternoon that “two boosters impermissibly provided nearly $3,500 in extra benefits to a football student-athlete, including an impermissible..." September 16

  • Bowl projections: Stanford moves into Playoff spot as Clemson falls back

    USA Today "Stanford was the big winner in the latest USA TODAY Sports bowl projections even though the Cardinal didn't take the field last weekend. A struggling effort by Clemson against Troy pushed the Tigers out of the College Football Playoff. Their spot was taken by Stanford, which was idle before a..." September 14

  • Ryan Burns is Stanford's starting quarterback

    San Jose Mercury News "Ryan Burns will start at quarterback for Stanford in the season opener next week, coach David Shaw announced Wednesday. Burns, a junior, beat out sophomore Keller Chryst in the competition to replace Kevin Hogan, the winningest quarterback in school history. At least, that's the pecking..." August 25

  • 4-star WR Osiris St. Brown commits to Stanford

    SI "Four-star wide receiver Osiris St. Brown has committed to play at Stanford, the recruit announced on Twitter. The 6'2", 175-pound prospect also had offers from Notre Dame, Michigan, UCLA, USC and Washington among other schools. " August 06

  • Osiris St. Brown Names Finalists, Decision Date: What Is Best Fit for 4-Star WR?

    Bleacher Report "California receiver Osiris St. Brown is focused on a pair of powerhouse college football programs as the clock ticks toward his commitment. Considered a top-20 overall prospect at the position in composite rankings, he heads toward a Friday announcement with only Notre Dame and Stanford still..." August 03