Stanford is a 26-point favorite over San Jose State, which says more about expectations for the 2013…
State of Stanford: Final Details Ready
Follow @DavidMLombardi Follow @TheBootleg Anytime his team faces San Jose State, Stanford head coach David Shaw has a chance to reflect on one of the brightest memories from his playing days. Flash back to 1993, when Shaw, a junior, was starting his second game at wide receiver on The Farm. Bill Walsh was his coach; Steve Stenstrom his quarterback. Jeff Garcia, the Spartans' signal caller, stood on the opposing sideline. Early on, Shaw thought he saw an opening in San Jose State's defense. "I told Bill Walsh the post was there," he remembers. "The Hall of Fame coach listened to the little kid." It turns out Stanford's future coach made the right call, while the legend was wise to take his advice. Shaw hauled in his first career touchdown catch on the post that he prescribed. He also later caught the game-winning score in the Cardinal's 31-28 victory over the Spartans. A Rivalry Ends Now, twenty years later, Shaw is in Walsh's shoes, and he's presiding over the last...
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