The 2013 Stanford Football Stockpile

Ben Gardner: owner of 2012 record sack no. 49

The golden age of Stanford football continues with this 2013 campaign. The Bootleg has already churned out dozens of articles, interviews, and TV shows covering the coming season. Here's our full post-Rose Bowl collection of development reports and more.

Stanford Football Comprehensive Offseason Report
It's a special era for Stanford football, and The Bootleg has churned out loads of material to keep you abreast of information surrounding the program. In case you've missed any of our extensive interviews, development reports, behind-the-scenes looks, and practice breakdowns since the Rose Bowl, this collection is for you. With spring practice over, the 2013 Farm Boys have entered guru Shannon Turley's heavy conditioning phase. As the team strengthens itself prior to the June arrival of freshman reinforcements, bolster your own knowledge of David Shaw's club before the summer whirlwind hits.

The Health and Power of Stanford Football (Article Here)
Don't miss this exclusive 48-minute look into the revolutionary behind-the-scenes collaboration that has been the driving force behind the Cardinal's resurgence. Turley, team physician Dr. Jason Dragoo, and head trainer Steve Bartlinski join forces to create a quintessentially Stanford product.

Offensive Development Report
Part I: Winning Chess Match - Stanford's quest to find consistency on the attack
Part II: Position Breakdown - Gauging the progress of up-and-coming players
Part III: Pre-Spring Projected Depth Chart - March breakdown, every roster player
Post-Spring Official Depth Chart Analysis - Click here for Stanford's PDF document
Medical Retirements - Meinken, Nunes gone; Crower's stock rises

Defensive Development Report
Part I: Interior Defensive Line - Nwafor's progress the development highlight
Part II: Exterior Defensive Line/Linebackers - Vaughters moves outside; and Noor Davis?
Part III: Secondary - The statistical secrets regarding the D's rise lie here

Spring Practice Breakdowns
March 2 Full Practice Report - A thorough breakdown; Peat and Kaumatule emerge
What to Watch: March 9 Practice - The guide to Stanford's second open practice
Spring Ball Session 2 Preview - Much more to spring than Gaffney and Skov
April 1 Closed Practice Report - The first line of reinforcements arrives
Nuances to Watch: April 6 Practice - Dudchock's opportunity
April 6 Full Practice Report - A finish reminiscent of the Notre Dame nightmare
April 9 Full Practice Report - A "trial by fire" is the theme of this day

Spring Game Galore
Full Offensive Report - Newfound aerial focus spotlights Crower, Rector
Full Defensive and Special Teams Report - Darkhorse activity along the front

The Bootleg Radio: Exclusive Stanford Football Spring Radio Interviews

The Past and the Future
Lombardi's Look Back: Rose Bowl Glory - Relive 2013's only true game (so far)
Looking Ahead to Stanford's 2013 Schedule: Analysis - A quick first glance

The Second Wave of 2013 Reinforcements: A Broad Overview
2013 Recruiting Overview - The skinny on the new bodies coming in
Comprehensive Look: 2013 Stanford Recruiting Class - Arriving June

Recent Football Alumni
Stanford Pro Day Report - Alex Debniak or Spider Man?
A Bizarre NFL Draft (from Stanford's Perspective) - Ertz now plays for Chip Kelly, while Sherman plays for Carroll and LaMichael James suits up for Harbaugh

Coming Up
Stay tuned for our plethora of upcoming Stanford football offseason coverage, which will feature behind-the-scenes looks at the conditioning progress of the Cardinal's 2013 team as it progresses through this period of sweat. More radio, TV, and written features will delve into the unique excellence of David Shaw's football program. Please be sure to follow us on Twitter to stay abreast of new material.

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