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2016 Schedule
10-3, 3rd in Pac 12 - North

Erik McKinney ESPN Staff Writer 

The inaugural Polynesian Bowl provided a big boost to Pac-12 recruiting Saturday night, as six prospects announced commitments during the game and five pledged to Pac-12 programs. Oregon was the big winner in the conference, landing four-star linebacker Isaac Slade-Matautia and three-star defensive tackle Austin Faoliu. USC received a commitment from three-star defensive tackle Brandon Pili. Oregon State picked up cornerback Charles Watson and Stanford added three-star linebacker Levani Damuni to its impressive class. The highest rated prospect to commit was ESPN 300 defensive end Langi Tuifua, who committed to BYU.

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2017 Football Class Rankings

National signing day is rapidly approaching, and the combination of multiple commitments along with the release of the final ESPN 300 player rankings has spurred changes throughout the class rankings. Ranks 11-20 (Insider)

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The Cardinal have two of nation's best

Stanford has two players make the final #CFBrank top 50. Christian McCaffrey (RB) comes in at No. 36, while Solomon Thomas (DE) is No. 45. Final #CFBrank

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Here is Stanford's schedule in 2017: TBD vs Rice (will be first game); Sept. 9 at USC; Sept 16 at San Diego State; Sept. 23 vs UCLA; Sept. 30 vs Arizona State; Oct. 7 at Utah; Oct. 14 vs Oregon; Oct. 26 at Oregon State; Nov. 4 at Washington State; Nov. 10 vs Washington; Nov. 18 vs California; Nov. 25 vs Notre Dame

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4dKyle Bonagura

Replacing the Pac-12 NFL draft early entries

Filling the void left by Christian McCaffrey's departure will fall to Bryce Love at Stanford; he's not the only Pac-12 player with big shoes to fill.

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5dChantel Jennings

Pac-12 NFL draft early-entry winners and losers

Oregon and Washington State should feel good about their returning players, but the same can't be said for Stanford after it lost Christian McCaffrey.

5dCraig Haubert

Scout's Take: DT Dalyn Wade-Perry to Stanford

Stanford's small but high-quality 2017 class gained its first defensive lineman Sunday with the addition of Dalyn Wade-Perry. Here's how the 6-foot-3, 335-pound ESPN 300 DT fits into the mix:What he brings: Wade-Perry is a big body with very good playing strength and good first-step.

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9dMark Schlabach

The 2016-17 All-Bowl team

From Deshaun Watson to Jonathan Allen to Dalvin Cook, it was a bowl season filled with spectacular performances. Here are the best of the best.

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Thomas shoots up Kiper's Big Board

Stanford's Solomon Thomas has shot up Mel Kiper's Big Board into the top 10 as the 6-foot-3, 270-pound defensive end has sought after speed and versatility as a pass rusher. Big Board (Insider)

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Cardinal leap to No. 12 in final rankings

Stanford improves by five spots following its Sun Bowl victory. The season featured a great start and a great finish. Now, about that troublesome midsection. Power Rankings

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12dMark Schlabach

Alabama, Florida State lead Way-Too-Early 2017 Top 25

Alabama loses the bulk of its menacing defense, but there's plenty of talent waiting in the wings. Expect Florida State to return to the ACC summit, but Michigan might slide in the Big Ten.

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Final AP Poll: Stanford finishes at No. 12

The Cardinal (10-3) managed to beat UNC 25-23 in the Sun Bowl even without Christian McCaffrey. Five Pac-12 teams make the final ranking. Final AP Poll

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13dChantel Jennings

Ranking the Pac-12's bowl games

The Rose Bowl, featuring USC vs. Penn State, was a high-drama, high-scoring affair that rates among the best of the season.

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