If you missed our May 1 episode of the Peninsula Report on KZSU Stanford 90.1 FM, join host Eliza Ridgeway in this podcast version. This episode features a look at a unique PEZ museum in Burlingame, pagan holiday celebrations and insight into what it’s like to play football despite the concussion risks.
What was first thought to be minor headaches has emerged into a serious problem for athletes who play contact sports. Stanford’s Anthony Wilkerson reflects on concussions in football.
Many football fans don’t really know what goes into the product they see on the field weekly throughout the season. Get a glimpse into Stanford’s play-calling philosophy through the minds and words of the Stanford coaching staff.
Sacred Heart Prep coach recalls teaching the successful offensive play “the fly” to then Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh. He was surprised to see Harbaugh’s new team – the 49ers – using the play, too.
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.
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