Stanford Rumors & News

  • NFL rules keep Stanford players from working with their teams

    Pro Football Talk "Panthers first-round draft pick Christian McCaffrey and 49ers first-round pick Solomon Thomas would love to be working with their new teams, but the NFL won’t let them. NFL rules don’t allow rookies to begin participating in offseason work until their schools’ semesters come to an end. For..." May 12

  • 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

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