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Fall Camp: Day One

With a myriad of questions we carry into Stanford's 2005 preseason camp, the first day brought few answers. The NCAA's acclimation period keeps the Cardinal out of full pads until Friday, but the conditioning and sharpness of the players was a point of key interest for Walt Harris on Day One. Read on for what he thought of his charges, plus assorted notes on our first day observations.

There is no time for small talk for Walt Harris.  Stanford Football's new head coach met with the media after Monday evening's first practice of the Cardinal's 2005 fall camp and was greeted with ice-breaking comments from reporters about the unseasonably cool weather.  Cracking nary a smile, he took the subject of the weather seriously, with an eye toward his season opener in less than four...