Stanford taps Troy Taylor to revive struggling football teamDecember 12, 2022 GMT
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — The last time Stanford's football program was searching for a coach to get it out of a rut, tapping the FCS ranks proved to be the right path.
Sixteen years after Jim Harbaugh arrived and helped build the Cardinal from a one-win team into a national power, Troy Taylor will try to do the same.
Stanford hires Sac State’s Troy Taylor to replace David ShawDecember 10, 2022 GMT
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford hired Sacramento State coach Troy Taylor on Saturday to replace David Shaw and lead a Pac-12 program that has fallen off dramatically recently, with three losing seasons in the last four years.
Stanford QB Tanner McKee declares for NFL draftDecember 9, 2022 GMT
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford quarterback Tanner McKee is leaving school to enter the NFL draft.
McKee announced his decision on Thursday after a disappointing junior season on an overmatched Stanford team.
Ravens OC Roman in contact with Stanford about vacancyNovember 30, 2022 GMT
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Greg Roman has been in contact with Stanford about its coaching vacancy.
Ravens coach John Harbaugh confirmed that Wednesday. Stanford is in the market for a new coach after David Shaw stepped down.
Stanford football at crossroads after Shaw steps downNovember 28, 2022 GMT
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — David Shaw helped build Stanford into a physical powerhouse that was one of the top college football programs in the nation last decade.
Shaw now believes a new coach will be best positioned to return the Cardinal to that level, leading to his decision to step down after a 16-year run on The Farm, including the last 12 as the head coach who won the most games in school history.
Stanford coach David Shaw resigns after Cardinal finish 3-9November 27, 2022 GMT
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford coach David Shaw resigned Saturday night after finishing his 12th season at his alma mater with a 36-25 loss to BYU that dropped the Cardinal to 3-9.
Shaw, 50, led Stanford to five double-digit win seasons, with three Pac-12 titles and Rose Bowl appearances in his first six years as head coach.
Shaw resigns as coach after Stanford’s 35-26 loss to BYUNovember 27, 2022 GMT
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Jaren Hall threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score before leaving with an ankle injury to lead BYU to a 35-26 victory over Stanford on Saturday night, and Cardinal coach David Shaw announced his resignation after the game.
No. 12 UCLA looks to get back on track against StanfordOctober 27, 2022 GMT
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GAME OF THE WEEK
Stanford (3-4, 1-4 Pac-12) at No. 12 UCLA (6-1, 3-1), Saturday. The Cardinal have won two straight and snapped their 10-game conference losing streak with a 15-14 victory last week over Arizona State.
Karty kicks 5 FGs, Stanford gets past Arizona State, 15-14October 23, 2022 GMT
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Joshua Karty kicked five field goals, lifting Stanford to a come-from-behind, 15-14 win over Arizona State in the homecoming game on Saturday afternoon.
Karty’s five field goals tied the all-time single-game record for the Cardinal (3-4, 1-4 Pac-12), who snapped a school-record 10-game conference losing streak.
QBs take center stage when No. 10 USC visits StanfordSeptember 8, 2022 GMT
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford coach David Shaw spends part of his offseason each year studying up for his side gig as a draft analyst so he knows very well what NFL teams are looking for in a quarterback.
E.J. Smith leads Stanford in 41-10 rout of ColgateSeptember 4, 2022 GMT
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Tanner McKee threw two touchdown passes to Michael Wilson and Stanford routed FCS Colgate 41-10 on Saturday night in a season opener for both teams.
“All offseason, he's been the guy,” Stanford coach David Shaw said of his quarterback.
Stanford looks to bounce back from worst season since 2006August 18, 2022 GMT
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — When Stanford was rolling through the Pac-12 early in coach David Shaw's tenure the formula was pretty simple.
The Cardinal overpowered opponents in the trenches with a dominant offensive line that fueled one of the nation's best running games and a defensive line that was relentless.
Oregon State beats Stanford, 35-14, to become bowl eligibleNovember 14, 2021 GMT
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Chance Nolan passed for 257 yards and two touchdowns, and ran for a score, leading Oregon State to a 35-14 win over Stanford on Saturday.
The victory makes Oregon State (6-4, 4-3 Pac-12) bowl eligible for the first time since 2013, and snapped an 11-game losing streak against the Cardinal.
Stanford looks to rebound against Oregon StateNovember 11, 2021 GMT
Stanford coach David Shaw won't sugarcoat it: The Cardinal have had four bad weeks.
Stanford hasn't won since its 31-24 overtime upset of Oregon on Oct. 2. Last weekend was especially rough on the Cardinal, who fell 52-7 at home to Utah.
Stanford, Washington have faced similar strugglesOctober 28, 2021 GMT
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford coach David Shaw sees a lot of similarities between his team and Washington, just not the kind of trends to put either team in contention.
Both teams head into Saturday’s matchup with sub-.500 records.
Stanford rallies late to beat No. 3 Oregon 31-24 in OTOctober 3, 2021 GMT
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford's comeback victory that stunned Oregon was enough of a roller-coaster that coach David Shaw felt the need to apologize to his parents and any other fans older than 70 for the emotional toll.
Stanford excited to return home vs. UCLA after extended tripSeptember 23, 2021 GMT
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — For the first time in about 10 months, a football weekend for Stanford will start with a relaxing night at a hotel near campus instead of a flight.
After finishing last season with four straight road games and starting this season with three more, the Cardinal are finally coming home when they host No.
Tanner McKee scores 3 TDs as Stanford beats Vanderbilt 41-23September 19, 2021 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Stanford Cardinal finally are heading home to play in front of fans in their own stadium, and they're taking a two-game winning streak with them.
Tanner McKee ran for a touchdown and threw for two more as Stanford beat Vanderbilt 41-23 Saturday night in the first meeting between the programs best known for their academics.
Stanford good model for now, Vandy coach sees higher ceilingSeptember 16, 2021 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — First-year Commodores coach Clark Lea is the latest attempting to build a football program at Vanderbilt.
He admires what David Shaw has accomplished at Stanford, marrying football success with academic excellence.
McKee leads Stanford’s 42-28 upset rout of No. 14 USCSeptember 12, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After Nathaniel Peat broke a tackle and turned the corner, the Coliseum collectively gasped as the speedy Stanford tailback sprinted all the way down his sideline.
“I just saw green grass, and I had to put the wheels on,” Peat said with a grin.
No. 14 USC resumes long-standing rivalry with StanfordSeptember 9, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — For the first time in many years, Stanford's annual way-too-early meeting with No. 14 Southern California actually feels overdue this month.
That's because the Pac-12's two California private schools didn't face each other at all last year, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.
K-State a fresh start as Stanford builds off strong finishSeptember 2, 2021 GMT
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kansas State looks forward to the fresh start. Stanford hopes to build off the momentum of a strong finish.
“I really believe last year, I think we were just kind of turning into the team we wanted be,” 11th-year Cardinal coach David Shaw said.
Stanford resumes normal training after season of long travelAugust 19, 2021 GMT
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — With all Stanford endured last season while spending long stretches on the road, navigating this training camp with COVID-19 protocols has almost felt easy for coach David Shaw.
Pac-12 players, coaches still trying to get handle on NILJuly 28, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The partnership between Oregon edge rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux and Nike co-founder Phil Knight might be one of the most unusual and high-profile deals to come out of new rules allowing college athletes to earn money for use of their name, image and likeness.
AP Top 25 Podcast: David Shaw on Pac-12, CFP and practiceMay 19, 2021 GMT
Stanford coach David Shaw says if he were king of college football it would take him about 30 minutes to fix the playoff.
On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, Shaw joins the AP’s Ralph Russo for what has become almost an annual appearance to talk about the state of the game.