Stanford Rumors & News

  • Elite QB recruit K.J. Costello commits to Stanford over USC, Michigan

    SB Nation "One of the largest dominoes in the 2016 recruiting class fell Thursday, as Rancho Santa Margarita (Calif.) Santa Margarita Catholic quarterback K.J. Costello announced for the Stanford Cardinal over the USC Trojans and Michigan Wolverines. The 6'4, 213-pound Costello is rated the No. 34..." March 27

  • UM lands Stanford CB Wayne Lyons as graduate transfer

    Detroit News "Michigan defensive backs coach Mike Zordich essentially confirmed after practice Thursday that the Wolverines will add Stanford graduate transfer cornerback Wayne Lyons to the roster this fall. The Lyons transfer was speculated last month, and further fueled when his mother, Gwendolyn Bush, was..." March 27

  • Cal won't block Brennan Scarlett from transferring to Stanford

    San Jose Mercury News "Cal will not stand in Brennan Scarlett's way of transferring to play his senior football season at rival Stanford, interim athletic director Michael Williams said Tuesday. "Cal athletics will support Brennan's request," Williams wrote in an email reply to questions from this newspaper. The..." March 11

  • Stanford has questions on right side of offensive line

    San Jose Mercury News "There's clarity on Stanford's blind side. Kyle Murphy, the new left tackle, played the position in high school and needed just a handful of practices this week for it to "feel completely natural." But on the right side, there's relative chaos. The combination of injuries and Murphy's switch..." March 01

  • Evan Crower, Stanford’s 2014 backup QB, considering a transfer

    College Football Talk "As it turns out, the transfer drama at the quarterback position for Stanford may have not come to an end after all. In late December and bleeding on in to early January, there was speculation that Kevin Hogan was not especially happy at Stanford. As the rumors went, the quarterback would look..." February 13

  • Mother of Stanford grad transfer Wayne Lyons has job at Michigan

    Michigan Live "Michigan has reportedly been in strong position to land Stanford graduate transfer cornerback Wayne Lyons for some time now. For apparently more reasons than just football. Lyons' mother, Gwendolyn Bush, appears in the school's directory as an athletics player development staffer. Michigan's..." February 07

  • Penn State adds pledge from Stanford lineman, expected grad transfer, Kevin Reihner

    The Patriot News "Penn State's 2015 roster got bigger Tuesday night. Literally and figuratively. The Lions picked up their second commitment of the day on the eve of National Signing Day 2015 late Tuesday, as Scranton, Pa., native and current Stanford offensive lineman Kevin Reihner announced his intentions to..." February 04

  • Kevin Hogan returning to Stanford for 2015 season

    The Stanford Daily "Stanford senior Kevin Hogan, who has started the last 32 games at quarterback for the Cardinal, announced on Thursday afternoon that he will return to Stanford for his fifth season. Hogan capped off his senior season by throwing for two touchdowns and 189 yards and leading Stanford to a 45-21..." January 16

  • Report: Stanford OT Andrus Peat will enter 2015 NFL Draft "Yahoo! Sports NFL Insider Rand Getlin reported the move, based on discussions with sources. If Peat does enter the draft, it would shake up offensive tackle draft boards around the league. Peat (6-foot-7, 316 pounds) is considered one of the top two or three underclassmen tackles nationally...." January 05

  • Stanford CB Alex Carter decides to enter 2015 NFL Draft "Stanford cornerback Alex Carter, whose dad was a first-round pick of the Washington Redskins in 1993, has declared his intent to enter the 2015 draft. "I talked it over with my family, and we decided it's time," he told the San Francisco Chronicle after Stanford won Tuesday night's Foster Farms..." January 01

  • David Shaw planning to stay put "Any NFL team hoping to make a major run at Stanford head coach David Shaw will, in all probability, come away disappointed, sources tell ESPN. Despite being viewed as perhaps the top coaching candidate in the college ranks, Shaw has told people he plans to remain at Stanford, where he loves..." December 22

  • Stanford WR Ty Montgomery out for UCLA game

    The Score "Stanford's Ty Montgomery continues to deal with the ill-effects of a sprained shoulder. He's not listed on the team's depth chart for Friday's game against UCLA. The wide receiver suffered the injury in last Saturday's 38-17 win over the California Golden Bears. He left the match and did not..." November 25

  • Ty Montgomery cleared, expected to start Stanford’s opener

    College Football Talk "After it was first thought Stanford would be without its top offensive threat for the first half of the first month of the season — at least — said threat should be back for the first half of the first game. Cardinal head coach David Shaw said Tuesday that Ty Montgomery has been medically..." August 27

  • Stanford lands another commitment after landing offensive lineman Jack Dreyer

    Rule of Tree "Stanford head coach David Shaw and his coaching staff have added yet another solid offensive lineman to their ranks as a part of the 2015 recruiting class. '15 offensive tackle Jack Dreyer, out of California, gave his commitment immediately following his receiving of an offer from Stanford on..." August 14

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

  • Stanford receiver Ty Montgomery has arm injury

    San Jose Mercury News "Receiver Ty Montgomery, Stanford's top returning playmaker, is questionable for the season opener against UC Davis and could miss the Week 2 showdown against USC as he recovers from an arm injury, Cardinal coach David Shaw said Thursday. Montgomery, who missed spring practice after surgeries on..." July 29

  • Vandy officially adds two Stanford transfers, including OC’s son

    College Football Talk "In January, Vanderbilt announced that Stanford defensive coordinator Derek Mason had been hired as the Commodores’ new head coach. In mid-June, it was reported that Mason had added a former Cardinal to his new roster. A month later, the pipeline from The Farm has officially produced not one but..." July 11

  • Reports: Stanford TE Davis Dudchock transfers to Vanderbilt

    Tennessean "Stanford tight end Davis Dudchock will transfer to Vanderbilt for his fifth year of eligibility, according to reports. The Stanford Daily, 247SPORTS and other outlets reported earlier today that Dudchock was not included on the 2014 Stanford roster and has enrolled in graduate school at..." June 16

  • BYU picks up Stanford WR transfer

    College Football Talk "A player who struggled to see the playing field at Stanford has decided to move on for an opportunity to do so elsewhere. BYU announced earlier this week that Keanu Nelson has decided to transfer into the Cougars football program. The school stated in its release that the wide receiver has..." April 10

  • Stanford hires Duane Akina "Stanford has completed its coaching staff with the hiring of former Texas Longhorns assistant Duane Akina as secondary coach. Akina confirmed Sunday night upon his arrival in San Jose, Calif. that will join the Cardinal program this week. Stanford began its spring practices on Feb. 24 without a..." March 12

  • Stanford's David Shaw blasts possible early signing period "If the NCAA moves forward with an early signing period in college football, it will be staunchly opposed by Stanford coach David Shaw. "I might be alone in this, I think it's terrible," Shaw said following the Cardinal's spring practice Saturday. "I think it's terrible. The reason [for an early..." March 09

  • Stanford receiver to compete for free safety spot

    College Football Talk "Stanford wide receiver Kodi Whitfield just wants to help his team win in 2014. That is why he will be moving from a crowded wide receiver position to a position in need of depth. Whitfield is going to compete for a starting job at free safety starting this spring for the defending Pac 12..." February 28

  • Stanford switches wideout Kodi Whitfield to free safety

    San Jose Mercury News "When the Stanford football team begins spring practice next Monday, wide receiver Kodi Whitfield, who made perhaps the catch of the year during a win over UCLA, will find himself playing free safety. The change was announced by a tweet from @StanfordFball, which is the football program's..." February 19

  • Cal, San Jose State, Stanford recruiting classes

    San Jose Mercury News "SIGNING CLASSES Players who signed football national letters of intent with Bay Area colleges Wednesday: CAL Player Pos. Hometown Ht. Wt. Hamilton Anoa'i OLB San Mateo 6-2 225 Versatile player flipped from..." February 08

  • Recruit uses live tree, nerd glasses to tell us he's going to Stanford

    Fox Sports "The creative bar has been raised again at Stanford. We already know the Cardinal are progressive thinkers, which is why offensive coordinator Mike Bloomgren wore Google Glass to a Rose Bowl media day session. Now, on National Signing Day, it took a defensive end recruit out of Texas to go a..." February 05

  • Stanford assistant Lance Anderson promoted to defensive coordinator "Stanford continued its recent practice of promoting from within the program, elevating outside linebackers coach Lance Anderson to defensive coordinator. Anderson takes over the title -- which is officially the Willie Shaw Director of Defense -- previously held by Derek Mason. Mason accepted..." January 24

  • Stanford assistant posts that he's Vanderbilt defensive coordinator

    Tennessean "Although Vanderbilt and Stanford have not offered official word, David Kotulski provided confirmation via Twitter that he is the Commodores’ new defensive coordinator. The following message was posted on Kotulski’s account @CoachKoto: “I’m very excited to accept this challenge to be the..." January 22

  • Source: Vandy wants Derek Mason "Stanford defensive coordinator Derek Mason is the overwhelming leading candidate to be named Vanderbilt coach, perhaps as early as Friday, according to a source. Mason, 44, met with Vanderbilt officials on Thursday and was scheduled to meet with them again Friday. He is known for excellence in..." January 17

  • Draft Pool to Include Fleming "Senior offensive tackle Cameron Fleming announced Tuesday that he will enter the 2014 NFL Draft. Fleming is the third Cardinal to forgo a fifth season of eligibility to pursue a professional career, joining David Yankey and Ed Reynolds, both of whom made known similar plans prior to the Jan. 15..." January 15

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