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Marinelli & The Mashers!

"Most of us had been solid pass protectors in the past, but the pride derived from keeping a quarterback clean didn't compare to the pleasure of planting a defender into the mud." The Bootleg's Greg Schindler shares his views on the pure joy of demoralizing an opponent by running the ball down its throat.

Block Party We had always been skeptical of Bill Diedrick's sanity, and this sealed the deal. The glow was still resonating from a golden September afternoon in Stanford Stadium, but our diminutive offensive coordinator had no interest in basking. There was plenty to relish following our 42-32 victory over No. 18 UCLA in 1999. We had just improved to 3-0 in Pac-10 play - Stanford's first 3-...

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