2014 Stanford Cardinal Football Schedule
There are few college football programs in the country that can even come
close to comparing to the success that the Stanford Cardinal can boast, as this is a team that has been dominating on the
gridiron for a very long time and are always looking to add a new trophy or two to their case. The Cardinal play in the PAC
12 and annually take on some of the best teams in the country including the likes of USC, Cal, Oregon, UCLA, and others, and
Stanford fans relish the opportunity to see their favorite team battle their way to the top of the conference standings. Stanford
finished in first place in the PAC-12 North division last season and went on to win their second straight PAC-12 title, creating
quite the stir around town as they look to do it all over again this season.
When the Stanford Cardinal hit he field,
there is only one place to be if you consider yourself a true fan, and it certainly isn't sitting on your couch squinting
at that disappointing flatscreen. The atmosphere is sure to be electric as the Cardinal look to dominate their conference
foes, though it's never easy in the always ultra-competitive Pac-12. Against teams like Oregon State (Oct. 25), Utah (Nov.
15) and more, you can count on Stanford Stadium to be absolutely rocking with great fans who know how to show their support,
which is why it's always a good idea to head out and see the Cardinal do their thing on the gridiron.
But you also don't
want to forget about the road matchups, as seeing the Cardinal away from home can be every bit as exhilarating. Come out to
a road game against teams like Oregon (Nov. 1), Cal (Nov. 22) or UCLA (Nov. 28) and you're sure to see an amazing atmosphere
that will have you at the edge of your seat in no time, as big-time PAC-12 football is simply as good as it gets if you're
looking for action. Put it all together and it's another incredible season that is sure to be absolute filled with moments
that you know you'll want to be a part of, as the Cardinal have too much talent to go quietly and are sure to give their fans
some amazing moments down the home stretch.
Stanford Cardinal Football Team Info
Stanford has been one
of the elite teams not only in the PAC-12 but in all of college football for several years now, and they head deeper into
2014 as the defending two-time PAC-12 champions. Many of the best college football players in the country will take the field
for the Cardinal this year so fans can expect nothing short of excellence on the gridiron, creating plenty of reasons to head
out and see if the Cardinal have what it takes to go for the trifecta. With a talented team that has playmakers on both sides
of the ball, the Cardinal have the reputation for being the type of team that has the stars of today and tomorrow, making
them a team you definitely have to keep your eye as they take their shot at capturing the Pac-12 yet again.
NCAA Football Experience
There is nothing quite like being in the stands when the game is on the line late in the fourth
quarter, as the intensity gets taken up to a whole new level. Sure, you could see a glimpse of the action from your tiny little
high-def TV, but there's simply no comparison with the experience of actually being there when your favorite team is digging
in against a prominent rival. Be there for all of the highlight-reel runs, spectacular catches and bench-gripping moments
as the Cardinal look to make it happen this season in a year sure to be packed with intensity and fanfare. This is as good
as it gets for college football, providing more than enough incentive to snag your favorite team gear and make sure that you
don't miss a snap of the action.
Stanford Cardinal Football History
Over more than a century of action,
the Stanford Cardinal have appeared in top bowl games like the Rose Bowl, Sun Bowl, Liberty Bowl, Orange Bowl and others.
Many players from Stanford have gone on to make it into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, like John Elway, James Lofton and Ernie
Nevers, giving them a rich tradition of success. More recently, quarterback phenomena Andrew Luck came through the program
and went on to be the first overall pick in the NFL draft, bringing the program to new heights in the process.
Cardinal Football Trivia
Who is the only Cardinal to win the Heisman?
The answer is Jim Plunkett, the legendary
quarterback who was one of the greatest players in program history. In 1970, it really all came together for Plunkett, as
he ended up winning the Heisman and then soon after getting snapped up by the New England Patriots with the first overall
pick in the draft. Plunkett also helped to create a tradition of excellence at quarterback, followed by other superstars like
John Elway and Andrew Luck, who would both be selected first overall by NFL teams as well.
Stanford Stadiumis the home of the Stanford Cardinal football team, and it has remained a top college
football location for generations. With a capacity of more than 50,000, Stanford Stadium is a great home venue for the Cardinal,
but don't just take our word for it. There is nothing quite like being in the stands when the game is on the line late in
the fourth quarter, as the intensity gets taken up to a whole new level. Though we know that the pros are great to watch as
well, there is something extra special about being there when it's only university pride on the line, as the excitement level
gets taken up a notch and it won't be hard to see what Stanford football is all about. When the game can still go either way
and you have two talented teams going blow for blow down below, you'll definitely be glad that you're not sitting anywhere