Rose Bowl In Focus: Derek Mason & David Shaw

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Derek Mason talks about up-and-comers for next season, while David Shaw discusses about his father, and why Stanford's biggest step toward the Rose Bowl might well have come in a losing effort. Again, many of these quotes stem from exclusive interviews with The Bootleg, and there are some absolute gems here.

Defensive coordinator Derek Mason "We made adjustments. We needed more consistency in stopping the run game, and Ed Reynolds and Jordan Richards stepped up. That's the difference between 14 [points allowed in the first half] and zero in the second half." On what he's proudest of: "I'm proudest of way we fought in the second half. We were sloppy in first half. The end of the first half was as bad...