Stanford Rumors & News

  • 4-star DE Ryan Johnson commits to Stanford

    SEC Country "Auburn got some bad news on the recruiting trail Monday night as one of its top targets, Ryan Johnson, announced that he would be committing to Stanford. Johnson, a 4-star defensive end out of Mobile, Ala., announced on his Twitter account that he would be picking the Cardinal over the in-state..." January 31

  • Ryan Burns returning to Stanford for 5th season

    San Jose Mercury News "Stanford’s quarterback depth chart has expanded by one. Senior Ryan Burns, who was benched in favor of Keller Chryst midway through the 2017 season, has decided to return for next season, according to ESPN. Burns had been expected to leave the program and possibly take advantage of the NCAA..." January 25

  • 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