1. Stanford's Shaw Says He Tries to Look Like an NFL, Not an SEC, Team

    The SEC and Pac-12 are widely regarded as the two best college football conferences, top to bottom, in the nation, though the SEC is still far ahead, at least in terms of reputation...

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  2. Stanford Reacts to Being Picked Second

    Stanford is the two-time defending Pac-12 champion with back-to-back victories over North rival Oregon. Yet the Ducks were the overwhelming pick to win the division in the preseason media poll...

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  3. David Shaw: 'I Don't Answer NFL Calls'

    Stanford Cardinal coach David Shaw said at Pac-12 Media Days that he does not see a return to the NFL in his future, reports ESPN's Joe Schad.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 1 month ago 75 reads 0 comments

  4. Stanford WR Ty Montgomery (Arm) Questionable for Season Opener

    Stanford could be without Ty Montgomery, one of its most dynamic playmakers, when the Cardinal take the field against UC Davis on Aug. 30...

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  5. Stanford Receiver Ty Montgomery Has Arm Injury

    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...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 1 month ago 8 reads 0 comments

  6. Future Stanford-SJSU Games Might Be at 49ers' New Home

    Earlier this offseason, the Pac-12 announced that Levi's Stadium, the new home of the NFL's San Francisco 49ers, would host its conference championship game for the next three years...

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  7. Pac-12 Football: Projecting the 2014 Division Races

    Submitted my ballot late last week for the Pac-12 preseason media poll. Results will be announced at the league's media event Wednesday and Thursday in Los Angeles. (Yes, it's a two-day event this year, with six teams each day...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 1 month ago 9 reads 0 comments

  8. Great Coaches, Improved Facilities and New TV Deal Have Fueled Pac-12's Rise

    It's understandable that David Shaw would be somewhat conflicted when it comes to the Pac-12's nine-game conference schedule...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 months ago 59 reads 0 comments

  9. Got Your Back

    Stanford senior running back Kelsey Young is among the watch list candidates for the 2014 Doak Walker Award, as announced by the PwC SMU Athletic Forum. The award is presented annually to the nation's top college running back...

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  10. Stanford's David Shaw Made $2 Million in 2012

    Stanford's success on the football field — and its desire to maintain that success — resulted in the university nearly doubling the pay of its head coach to more than $2 million from 2010 to 2012, new federal tax records show...

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  11. Mr. Versatile

    Stanford senior wide receiver Ty Montgomery has been named to the watch list for the Biletnikoff Award, which recognizes the outstanding receiver in college football. The award is presented by the the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, Inc...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 months ago 5 reads 0 comments

  12. Pac-12 Players on Butkus Watch List

    More watch list news with nine Pac-12 players being named to the Butkus Award list. The Butkus is given annually to the top linebacker in college football. (There are also professional and high school level awards...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 months ago 21 reads 0 comments

  13. Pac-12 Players on Lombardi Watchlist

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  14. Derek Mason Intends to Bring Stanford Mentality to Vanderbilt

    Vanderbilt is coming off its second-consecutive nine win season. However it will be replacing former head coach James Franklin, who left to take the Penn State job. Stepping into his place, and up to the podium on Monday, was new head coach Derek Mason...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 months ago 4 reads 0 comments

  15. Vanderbilt Adds Commitment, Pair of Transfers

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  16. Stanford's Williamson on Watch List for Groza Kicking Award

    Fifth-year Stanford senior placekicker Jordan Williamson has been named to the Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award Watch List...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 months ago 7 reads 0 comments

  17. Nagurski Watch List Led by 18 from Pac-12

    As much talk as there has been (including here at the Pac-12 blog) about how good the offenses in the conference will be this season, Thursday's release of the watch lists for the Bronko ...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 months ago 4 reads 0 comments

  18. Best in College Sports: Stanford's 'Nerd Nation' Is No. 1

    Stanford athletic director Bernard Muir has become a go-to witness lately to defend the NCAA's amateurism model...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 months ago 145 reads 0 comments

  19. College Football's Top Coordinator Hires for 2014

    Coaching changes are a big part of any college football offseason, and several big names switched addresses.....

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  20. Reid Talks Highly of Stanford at the Opening

    Geismar (La.) Dutchtown safety Justin Reid arrived at The Opening on Monday ready to get after it at the Nike World Headquarters.....

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  21. Shuler on Rimington Watch List

    Rising junior offensive center Graham Shuler has been named to the Rimington Award Watch List. Shuler is one of 66 players named to the list and one of six from the Pac-12 Conference...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 months ago 3 reads 0 comments

  22. New Commit Wilson 'Fell in Love' with Stanford

    Stanford landed its highest-ranked commit in the 2015 class to date when four-star Georgia guard Nick Wilson made an Independence Day verbal pledge to the Cardinal...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 months ago 141 reads 0 comments

  23. Stanford Lands Rivals 250 Lineman

    Stanford landed its highest-ranked commitment in the 2015 class to date when four-star Georgia guard Nick Wilson announced for the Cardinal a few minutes ago...

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  24. 14 for '14: Best Uniforms in College Football

    There's nothing like a good ol' award watch list to generate some college football discussion during the height of summer, and the good folks at the College Football Performance Awards are the latest to publish theirs...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 months ago 5 reads 0 comments

  25. Pac-12 Representation on CFPA Watch Lists

    There's nothing like a good ol' award watch list to generate some college football discussion during the height of summer, and the good folks at the College Football Performance Awards are the latest to publish theirs...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 99 reads 0 comments