Within weeks of Stanford’s victory in the Orange Bowl and No. 4 national ranking, the school’s ticket office reported a 206 percent increase in early sales of new season tickets for the 2011 football season.
A day after Stanford promoted assistant football coach David Shaw to head coach, assistants Greg Roman and Vic Fangio left to join former Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh coaching the San Francisco 49ers.
Stanford University promoted offensive coordinator David Shaw to head coach today, replacing Jim Harbaugh, who announced last Friday that he would leave Stanford to coach the San Francisco 49ers. Shaw, who was seen as the player’s choice to succeed Harbaugh, will have the task of maintaining the recent growth of the football program. Stanford football