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State of Stanford: Final Details Ready

David Shaw once coached for Walsh, and it worked

Stanford's first stringers for Saturday's opener against San Jose State have been finalized while the Bellarmine link goes crazy. Learn about that and David Shaw's special connection to facing the Spartans, a bond that goes back to his playing days under Bill Walsh.

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...

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