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Clardy's Corner: Starting a legacy

He is the new fresh-faced quarterback who adds new dimensions to the position that Stanford didn't have under its previous starter. He commands confidence in the huddle, and gets a positive response from his teammates. He has also helped lead the Cardinal to eye-opening wins that have put a stamp on the Jim Harbaugh Era.

In 2009, that youngster's name is Andrew Luck. In 2007, his name was Tavita Pritchard. In just nine games, Andrew Luck has already established himself as one of the top quarterbacks in the Pac-10. Other QBs came in with more hype (Matt Barkley), others compile better stats (Nick Foles), while others are more athletic overall (Jake Locker). But there is no better pure passer in the league right... Recommended Stories

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