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All eyes will be on quarterback Keller Chryst, who had surgery on his right knee. At least backup Ryan Burns didn't leave via the graduate transfer rules as was expected.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Stanford DT Harrison Phillips has watched last year's loss to Washington at least 30 times. "I don't even know what happened that game, honestly. That's what everyone says but I actually don't know."
Although Stanford quarterback Keller Chryst won't participate in every drill at the start of preseason camp, his recovery from a knee injury is on schedule, coach David Shaw told ESPN on Wednesday.
Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer
Stanford running back Bryce Love is looking forward to being in Australia when the Cardinal opens the season against Rice, but not necessarily the journey to get there. The idea of flying that far over an ocean is something that just doesn't appeal to him and when asked what he's looking forward to most about the trip one word quickly came to mind: "Landing."
Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer
Stanford was picked to come in second in the Pac-12 North in the preseason media poll. The Cardinal received one first-place vote behind heavy favorite Washington.
Stanford has won three conference titles under coach David Shaw. Where do those teams rate among the best in school history?
USC will be ranked high and is ready to fight for the Pac-12 title. But Washington won't go quietly after reaching the playoff last season. See how the conference race shapes up for 2017.
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40 days until CFB season. Christian McCaffrey accounted for 40.1% of Stanford's yards from scrimmage in 2016, most among Power 5 players.
The Cardinal finished third in the final AP poll and while they lost all-everything back Christian McCaffrey, still have one of the best defenses in the nation.
Meeks, Reid named to Thorpe Award watch list
Stanford's Quenton Meeks and Justin Reid have been named to the 2017 Jim Thorpe Award watch list. The two are among six Pac-12 players named to the watch list for the award, given to the best defensive back in college football.
The Cardinal will get their two top corners back from last year, Alijah Holder and Quenton Meeks, and have nine very highly touted players in the unit.
Meeks headlines Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list
Stanford DB Quenton Meeks was named to the Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list on Thursday. The award goes to the nation's top defensive standout. Last season, Meeks recorded 19 total tackles and two interceptions, including one that he returned for a touchdown.
Fifth-year senior QB Ryan Burns lost his job to Keller Chryst last season. However, with Chryst's status in limbo after a bowl-game injury, Burns has one last chance to prove he can be Stanford's starter.
Schultz named to Mackey watch list
Stanford junior TE Dalton Schultz was named to the Mackey Award watch list on Tuesday. The award goes to the nation's top tight end. Last season, Schultz caught 23 passes for 222 yards and one touchdown.
Pair of Cardinal on Bednarik Award watch list
The Pac-12 is well-represented on the Bednarik Award watch list with 13 players, including Stanford DT Harrison Phillips and S Justin Reid. The honor is given to the nation's top defensive player.
After a (sort of) down year, the SEC is loaded again in 2017. But the ACC and Big Ten are right there, and the Pac-12 and Big 12 aren't far off. So which league enters 2017 as the deepest in the country?
Kyle Bonagura believes that a particular Stanford QB is the current Cardinal player most likely to don a headset when his playing days come to a close.
Rookie Christian McCaffrey, unable to practice with his teammates because Stanford was still in session, has spent time with his family in Colorado.
With Christian McCaffrey gone to the NFL, Terrence Alexander could become the next "Peppers-like" player with his ability to play multiple positions and return punts.
Coaching legends Mack Brown and Frank Beamer are among 17 first-time candidates for the College Football Hall of Fame.
Las Vegas isn't confident that the Cardinal will improve on their 10-3 record from last season.
Stanford''s Harrison Phillips ranks among the top 2018 NFL D-line prospects. He's joined by two teammates in our early position rankings.