Stanford Rumors & News

  • Stanford's projected starting QB K.J. Costello out for spring with hip injury

    CBS Sports "Spring football is about to pick up for college football teams around the country. Accompanying this time of year is injury news. Unfortunately for Stanford, that news comes at the quarterback position. Bruce Feldman of Sports Illustrated reports that K.J. Costello will be held out of spring..." February 14

  • 4-star QB McKee commits to Stanford, will do 2-year mission before enrolling

    USA Today High School Sports "Tanner McKee, a star quarterback at Centennial (Corona, Calif.), announced Wednesday that he will sign with Stanford. But there is a catch: McKee won’t enroll until 2020. He’ll first do a two-year mission for the Church of Latter-Day Saints. Regardless, a great pickup for the Cardinal." February 07

  • With Tua Tagovailoa lurking, Bryce Love is Bovada’s way-too-early 2018 Heisman favorite

    College Football Talk "The 2018 season doesn’t kick off for another seven-plus months, but it’s never too early for a little wagering action. Two weeks after the 2017 regular season ended, released its first set of odds as to who will win the 2018 Heisman Trophy. Not surprisingly, running back Bryce Love,..." January 23

  • Stanford’s Keller Chryst to leave as a graduate transfer

    San Francisco Chronicle "Keller Chryst, Stanford’s starting quarterback for seven games last season before being replaced by redshirt freshman K.J. Costello, will play elsewhere next fall as a graduate transfer. Chryst made the announcement on Twitter but did not say where he was headed. He played three seasons at..." January 22

  • Stanford LB Ryan Beecher Diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Bleacher Report "Stanford linebacker Ryan Beecher announced on Friday that he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma last month. "In December, I was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma," Beecher wrote on Twitter. "I am receiving treatments while attending classes at Stanford. I look forward to making a full..." January 19

  • Great news for Stanford: Love will return for senior year

    San Francisco Chronicle "Heisman Trophy runner-up Bryce Love has decided to return to Stanford for his final season of eligibility, putting the Cardinal in position to land at least a top-15 preseason ranking next fall. His father, Chris, texted the news to The Chronicle early Tuesday morning: “Bryce will return for..." January 16

  • Stanford DL Harrison Phillips announces he will enter NFL draft

    ESPN "Stanford defensive lineman Harrison Phillips announced he will enter the NFL draft. Phillips just finished his senior year for the Cardinal, but would have been eligible for another campaign because he suffered a season-ending injury in the first game in 2015. His 103 tackles this season led..." January 04

  • Stanford's Love wins Doak Walker Award as nation's top running back

    Die Hards "Stanford junior Bryce Love has won the Doak Walker Award, given to the nation’s top running back. The winner was announced on Wednesday night at the Home Depot College Football Awards show in Atlanta. Love ran for 1,973 yards this season, second-most in FBS, with 17 touchdowns, topping the..." December 07

  • Bryce Love breaks FBS record with 11th 50-plus yard run this season

    Sportsnaut "After being bottled up for most of the evening against Cal, Stanford running back Bryce Love finally got loose and romped 57 yards for a touchdown. That touchdown run represents a couple of big-time personal achievements for Love, the Heisman candidate who seems to break a big one every single..." November 19

  • David Shaw becomes Stanford's all-time winningest coach

    San Jose Mercury News "The nation’s leading rusher limped to the bench to get his sprained ankle re-taped early, hobbled over to the sideline a few more times throughout the game, and finally left for good early in the fourth quarter. There was nothing easy for Stanford or its star player Saturday night in the 120th..." November 19

  • David Shaw: Bryce Love might be the best football player in America

    ESPN "Stanford coach David Shaw made sure he distributed praise across the board after his team's 30-22 win over No. 9 Washington on Friday night. One by one, he listed them off: the offensive line, the coordinators, his quarterback, his opponent, and so on. Then there was an abrupt stop. "Oh,..." November 11

  • Stanford's Bryce Love cleared to play Saturday against Wazzu

    Yardbarker "Last Thursday without Love, the Cardinal barely squeaked by on the road against Oregon State, of all teams, winning 15-14. And it took a last-ditch effort to get the job done. It just goes to show how much value Love adds to the offense, which managed a total of 81 yards on the ground without him,..." November 03

  • Stanford making a change at QB ahead of Wazzu game

    College Football Talk "Stanford is once again making a change under center, although this time it doesn’t involve an injury. Keller Chryst started the first four games of the season at quarterback for the Cardinal, but an injury in the Week 4 win over UCLA opened the door for K.J. Costello to start the following week..." November 03

  • Sidelined, Bryce Love strengthens Heisman argument

    College Football Talk "When rumors from earlier in the week were confirmed just prior to kickoff Thursday night, the thinking was that Bryce Love missing Stanford’s game against Oregon State because of injury could very well have torpedoed his Heisman Trophy hopes. In the end, his absence may have only bolstered said..." October 27

  • Chryst back as the Stanford starter against Utes

    San Francisco Chronicle "After two straight victories with K.J. Costello at quarterback, Stanford head coach David Shaw is going back to Keller Chryst as the starter Saturday night at Utah. Shaw indicated Friday that both quarterbacks will play. Chryst, a redshirt junior, had started the first four games of the season..." October 06