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*David DeCastro heading into rJr season: For a general manager who claims he picks players not for needs but for wants, Kevin Colbert certainly filled plenty of needs in this draft. The Steelers' two biggest needs were offensive guards and tackles and, voila, that's what they took in the first two rounds. Their next biggest needs were inside linebacker and nose tackle and that's what they drafted in the third and fourth rounds. Rashard Mendenhall's laid up by ACL surgery, so a running back came in the fifth round. Overall, it appears the Steelers not only filled needs but did so with quality picks. They got the best guard in the draft in David DeCastro, and a tackle in the second round whom they gave a first-round grade, Mike Adams. Colbert made a nifty move by trading Pittsburgh's sixth-rounder to move 10 spots up in the fourth round and take Alameda Ta'Amu, the purest 3-4 nose tackle available. BEST PICK: Guard David DeCastro: The Steelers may have gotten a Maurkice Pouncey-like value pick, getting the best guard in the draft at No. 24. It just so happens to fill their biggest need and with DeCastro's experience and talent, he should start quickly. - The Sports Xchange
Coby Fleener heading into rSr season: A closer look at the Colts picks: 2/34 - Coby Fleener, TE, 6-6, 250, Stanford...Big, strong, fast, athletic tight end in the mold of former Indianapolis tight end Dallas Clark. Can get downfield in a hurry. Former teammate of Luck's at Stanford. - The Sports Xchange
*Andrew Luck heading into rJr season: The 2012 NFL draft was the first supervised by general manager Ryan Grigson and coach Chuck Pagano in their current positions with the team. They both came away pleased with the results. "I feel great about our picks. I feel like we were disciplined. That was the plan, stay disciplined to our (draft) board. Take the best football players we could and build this thing the right way," Grigson said afterward. The Colts' 2012 draft was heavily favored in the direction of the offense, with eight players selected. There were two defensive players picked. Indianapolis wanted to add a cornerback, but missed out on the opportunity. "It was there and we had a guy we coveted that we felt really, really good about. And he fell off the board right before we got into position to grab the guy," Pagano said. "But that's how the draft is." BEST PICK: Quarterback Andrew Luck: Smart, heady, best quarterback and best player available in the 2012 draft. He is expected to do well as the heir to Peyton Manning's legacy in Indianapolis. - The Sports Xchange
Owen Marecic heading into Sr season: 2010: 2010 PAUL HORNUNG AWARD WINNER...Marecic was a first team All-America selection by the American Football Coaches Association of America. The inaugural winner of the Paul Hornung Award honoring college football's most versatile player, Marecic finished as Stanford's fifth-leading tackler with 51 stops and also had five rushing touchdowns from the fullback position...2009: Honorable mention All-Pac-10 Conference selection for the third straight season...carried eight times for 15 yards on the year and scored four touchdowns...also caught eight passes for 132 yards and one touchdown out of the backfield...started on both sides of the ball against No. 7 Oregon...in addition to lining up at his normal fullback position, started in place of the injured Clinton Snyder at mike linebacker...has been employed on the defensive side of the ball in goal-line and short-yardage packages...2008: Garnered All-Pac-10 honorable mention honors for the second straight season...played in 11 of 12 games, missing the Oregon game with a high ankle sprain...did not have a rushing attempt but outstanding blocking skills made him a key component in Stanford's running attack that racked up the second-most ground yards in school history...2007: Earned All-Pac-10 honorable mention honors in his first season...jumped right into the starting lineup and made 12 starts at fullback...carried just five times for six yards and also caught four passes for 26 yards out of the backfield.
*Zach Ertz heading into rJr season: A closer look at the Eagles' picks: 2/35 - Zach Ertz, TE, 6-5, 249, Stanford...Tight end wasn't a need at 35, but Ertz was the top available guy on the Eagles' board. Kelly is going to use a lot of two- and even three-tight end sets, and he loves the matchup problems Ertz causes for defenses with his size and speed. QUOTES TO NOTE: "I think we have a huge respect for one another, and I ended up playing against him and having a big day. I don't know if it played a factor in the decision (to draft him), but I think it might have." - TE Zach Ertz, the team's second-round pick, who caught 11 passes in a win over Chip Kelly and Oregon last season. - The Sports Xchange
Toby Gerhart heading into Sr season: 2008: 12 GP; 12 GS; Rush: 210-1136-5.4-15; Rec: 13-114-8.8-0; 1 Sol-2 TT; Earned second-team All-Pac-10 honors after establishing a single-season Stanford record by rushing...finished third among all Pac-10 rushers behind Cal's Jahvid Best (131.7) and Oregon State's Jacquizz Rodgers (113.9) with 94.7 yards per game...powered a Stanford running game that ranked second in the Pac-10 and 19th nationally with a 199.6 per game average...team rushing total of 2,395 yards was the second-best single-season mark in school history...scored 15 rushing touchdowns on the season, good for second place on Stanford's all-time single-season list...recorded a Pac-10-best eight 100-yard rushing games during the season...his 15 rushing touchdowns were tied for second with Best among Pac-10 running backs (LeGarrette Blount, Oregon State; 17)...was forced to the sidelines early in the Washington game after suffering a mild concussion...named the Pac-10's Player of the Week after rushing for 116 yards and the game-winning touchdown with 25 seconds remaining against Arizona...a strained hamstring limited his effectiveness at Oregon (8 carries, 21 yards)...finished with 103 yards on 19 carries at California to earn the Frank Rehm Memorial Award as the outstanding Stanford back in the Big Game. 2007: 1 GP; 0 GS; Rush: 12-140-11.7-1; Played in only one game in 2007 due to injury, received medical redshirt for the campaign … Had a huge game versus San Jose State, rushing for a career-high 140 yards and his first career TD on just 12 carries. 2006: 12 GP; 1 GS; Rush: 106-375-3.5-0; Rec: 15-124-8.3-0; Stanford's second-leading rusher as a true freshman ... Started at UCLA ... Limited during several games midway through the season as he battled injuries.
*Jonathan Martin heading into rJr season: A closer look at the Dolphins' picks: Round 2/42 - Jonathan Martin, OT, 6-5, 312, Stanford...The Dolphins hoped to fortify the offensive line in this draft and took this three-year starter at left tackle in the second round to do so. The Dolphins will ask him to move to the right side, where he'll compete with Lydon Murtha for the starting right tackle spot. - The Sports Xchange
Stepfan Taylor heading into Sr season: A closer look at the Cardinals' picks: Round 5/140 - Stepfan Taylor, RB, 5-9, 214, Stanford...Taylor is Stanford's all-time leading rusher and could contribute immediately. Rashard Mendenhall is the starter and the backup, Ryan Williams, has suffered serious injuries in both of his NFL seasons. - The Sports Xchange
*Levine Toilolo heading into rJr season: A closer look at the Falcons' picks: 4/133 - Levine Toilolo, TE, 6-8, 265, Stanford...Toilolo was used mainly as a blocker. He also caught 24 passes for 393 yards last season. He also has three uncles -- Dan Saleaumua, Edwin Mulitalo and Joe Salave'a -- who played in the NFL. "At Stanford we ran a pretty pro-style, West Coast offense," Toilolo said. "So we utilized a lot of tight ends which was big coming out of high school for me. This year we ran a lot of two tight-end sets for me and Zach (Ertz). For me, I was more of an inline tight end with my hand down the majority of the time." - The Sports Xchange
Alex Fletcher heading into rSr season: 2007: Earned Second Team All-Pac-10 honors during an excellent junior campaign … Started Stanford's first 11 games in 2007 before missing the season finale versus California with an injury...2006: Alex came into the season the expected starter at one offensive guard spot, but injuries forced him to move to center … He wound up starting the first nine games of the year at center before back spasms forced him to miss the final three games of the year ... He was a 2006 Preseason First Team All-Pac-10 selection by Phil Steele's College Football Magazine as well as a Second Team selection by The Sporting News...2005: The only member of the Cardinal's offensive line to start all 11 games ... He was the team's starter at right guard for eight games, but injuries forced him to start three games at center ... Was named by Scout.com as a First Team Frosh All-American, while The Sporting News named him an honorable mention Freshman All-American and First-Team Freshman All-Pac-10 ... His teammates voted him winner of the Menlo-Atherton Trophy as the team's Most Outstanding Freshman...2004: Did not play in 2004 as a true freshman center and guard ... Winner of the Greg Piers Award as the team's Most Outstanding Offensive Service Team Player... Father, Steven, played football at Princeton.
Chase Beeler heading into rSr season: 2009: Earned second team All-Pac-10 Conference honors in his first season as Stanford's starting center after taking over for Alex Fletcher...made a smooth transition from left guard to the center position...started all 13 games and played a key role on a line that allowed the fewest sacks (7) in the Pac-10 and helped pave the way for the top rushing attack in school history (2,837)...earned second team All-Pac-10 academic honors...recipient of the Vardell Award as the player who best combines athletics and academics...2008: Was a steady force on the offensive line that helped pave the way for the second-highest rushing total in school history...made seven starts at left guard...suffered a high-ankle sprain at Washington on Sept. 28 and missed the next three games...second team Pac-10 Conference All-Academic selection...2007: Sat out the season to satisfy NCAA transfer rules...2006: At Oklahoma: Saw action in five games and made one start as a true freshman...took 52 of his 85 snaps on the year in a start against Tulsa.
Sione Fua heading into Sr season: 2010: All Pac-10 Second Team (coaches)...Fua anchored Stanford's defensive line from the nose guard position in 2010. He earned second team All-Pac-10 recognition this year after totaling 23 tackles, including 4.5 sacks...2009: Honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection…started the last 11 games of the season at defensive tackle and finished with 24 tackles, including 3.0 for loss…credited with 1.5 sacks for a loss of 15 yards...2008: Returned to full-time duty after sitting out the 2007 season and was a steady contributor on Stanford’s defensive line… played in all 12 games and made seven…finished with 17 total tackles, including 11 solo efforts…ranked tied for fourth on the Cardinal defense in both tackles-for-loss (6.0) and sacks (3.0)…2007: Missed season while attending a church mission...2006: Played in all 12 games and finished with 16 tackles, including seven solo stops…also had one tackle for loss (-4 yards).
Pannel Egboh heading into rSr season: 2007: 12 GP; 12 GS; 33 Sol-49 TT, 13.5 TFL, 6 SK, 1 QBH, 2 FR, 3 FF, 1 BLK; Honorable Mention All--Pac 10. Led all Cardinal defensive linemen in 2007 for the second straight season with 49 tackles (tied for fifth on the club) … Ended the 2007 season with a team-best consecutive games started streak of 24 all at DE … Had 8.5 tackles for loss over a four-game stretch from October 27 - November 24 … Ranked second on the 2007 club with career-highs of 13.5 TFL (#9T Pac-10, #62T NCAA) for minus 75 yards and three forced fumbles (#4T Pac-10, at Arizona, Washington, Notre Dame) … Tied for second on the team in 2007 with 6.0 sacks (#76T NCAA) and tied for third on the club with two fumble recoveries (Oregon, at Washington State)... 2006: 12 GP; 12 GS; 25 Sol-45 TT, 5.5 TFL, 1.5 SK, 1 PBU; Posted a career-high 45 tackles (25 solo, 20 assisted) to lead all Stanford defensive linemen, while tying for the team lead with 5.5 tackles-for-loss for 17 yards ... Started all 12 contests at defensive end ... 2005: 4 GP; 1 GS; 9 Sol-15 TT, 2.5 TFL, 1 SK; After playing a reserve role through the first three games of the season, Pannel earned himself a spot in the starting lineup in game four at Washington State ... But, on October 8 in Pullman, Wash. - on the second to last play of the game - Pannel suffered a broken leg and was forced to miss the rest of the season ... He finished the year with 15 total tackles, 2.5 tackles-for-loss, one quarterback sack, two pass break ups and one QB hurry ... 2004: Did not play in 2004 as a true freshman defensive end...Pronunciation: puh-NELL EGG-bow.
Matt Kopa heading into rSr season: 2008: Played in 11 games and made five straight starts at right tackle before moving over to left guard for the season finale at California…assisted in paving the way for a Stanford running game that finished second in the Pac-10 in rushing offense with a 199.6 per game mark. 2007: After making the switch from defensive line to offensive line in August, saw action in 11 games as a reserve offensive tackle and as tight end. 2006: 12 GP; 0 GS; 0 Sol-3 TT, 1 PBU; Backup defensive end and special teams player who played in all 12 games. 2005: Redshirted the season as a true freshman defensive tackle.
Delano Howell heading into Sr season: 2010: Second team All-Pac-10 selection...started 12 of the 13 games, missing the Washington State game with injury…made 60 total tackles, ranking fourth on the team, including 46 solo efforts...also had a team-high five interceptions...registered eight tackles, an interception and fumble recovery against Oregon...credited with four tackles, including a sack, against Virginia Tech in the Orange Bowl, also recorded his first career sack and fifth interception of the season in the third quarter, thwarting a Hokie drive at the 3-yard line. 2009: Honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection played in 12 games, starting 11, despite moving from running back to strong safety in the off-season…finished the season as the team's second-leading tackler with 78 stops, including 52 solo efforts…also had two interceptions, three pass breakups and one fumble recovery…missed the Arizona game with an injury…had two interceptions in Stanford's 34-14 win over No. 24 Washington…had 15 tackles against California, including two solo stops, named outstanding defensive player of the Big Game. 2008: Appeared in nine games as a true freshman at running back and on special teams…rushed nine times for 59 yards and one touchdown and caught nine passes for 94 yards…had 11 kickoff returns that totaled 284 yards (25.8 avg.)
Matthew Masifilo heading into rSr season: 2010: Honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection...started all 13 games at defensive end...led all interior linemen with 33 total tackles...also had 4.0 sacks among his 4.5 tackles-for-loss...had two pass breakups and a fumble recovery...had two sacks and a forced fumble among his season-high five tackles in Stanford's 41-0 victory at Washington. 2009: Limited to eight games, two starts, after suffering a knee injury in the second game of the season at Wake Forest...missed the next five games before returning to action for the Arizona State game...finished the season with 18 tackles, including 11 solo efforts, and one sack...had four tackles at Wake Forest...had an interception and a sack vs. USC…also strong vs. Oklahoma in the Sun Bowl with six total tackles, including one for loss (-11). 2008: Appeared in 12 games and made four starts at nose tackle…finished with 22 total tackles, including 11 solo…also had one fumble recovery (vs. USC)….finished with a season-high five tackles at Washington. 2007: Redshirted. Personal: Last name pronounced Mah-sa-filo ... Father, Etika, is originally from Tonga ... Mother, Tina, hails from Kauai, Hawai'i.
Ryan Whalen heading into Sr season: 2010: Honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection in 2010...finished his senior campaign with 41 receptions for 439 yards and two touchdowns to rank as Stanford's second leading receiver. A three-year starter, the Alamo, Calif. native finished his collegiate career with 140 receptions for 1,184 yards and seven touchdowns...2009: Honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection...finished as the team's leading receiver for the second straight season...caught 57 passes for 926 yards and four touchdowns...averaged 16.2 yards per reception and 71.2 receiving yards per game...ranked fifth in receiving yards per game in the Pac-10...had two, 100-yard receiving games on the year...2008: Appeared in all 12 games and made seven starts...after catching just one pass as a freshman, emerged as Stanford's top receiver as a sophomore...caught a team-high 41 passes for 508 yards (12.4 ypc) and one touchdown...caught 34 passes for 446 yards over the final eight games of the season...2007: Played in all 12 games and caught one pass for 11 yards against Washington State.
Richard Sherman heading into rSr season: 2010: Fifth-year senior has 49 total tackles, four interceptions and six pass breakups and one fumble recovery this season...Has six career interceptions over the last two seasons...Finished with a career high 10 tackles and an interception against Arizona...Made a successful transition to the secondary last season after spening his fi rst three seasons as a wide receiver, catching a combined 81 passes for 1,340 yards and seven TDs...2009: Transitioned from wide receiver to cornerback in spring drills...appeared in all 13 games and made 12 starts...started the first seven games of the year before coming off the bench against Arizona State...ranked fourth on the team with 62 tackles...had two interceptions and eight pass breakups on the season...2008: Played in just four games (all starts) before a knee injury sidelined him for the remainder of the season...was granted a medical redshirt year...2007: Continued to blossom as one of the Pac-10's top young receivers...led the team in receiving yards (651) for the second straight season and also led the team in receiving touchdowns (4) and yards per catch (16.7)...finished 10th in the Pac-10 in receiving yards...2006: Made an immediate impact in his first season as a collegian...earned first team Pac-10 All-Freshman honors and honorable mention freshman All-American honors from The Sporting News...played in all 12 games and made five starts...led the team in catches (34), receiving yards (581) and tied for the team lead in both touchdowns (3) and touchdown receptions (3)...ranked second in yards per catch (17.1)...Two-year track letterwinner at Stanford in Track...jumped a personal best of 50-0 in the triple jump in 2007, good for ninth place on the all-time Stanford career list...jumped a season-best 46-8 in the triple jump in the spring of `08...recorded a season-best 21-3 ½ in the long jump at the 2008 Stanford Invitational.
*Thomas Keiser heading into rJr season: 2010: All Pac-10 Honorable Mention (Coaches)...13 games played...38 total tackles/23 solo...9.5 tackles for loss...4.5 sacks in 2010...2009: Honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection...started all 13 games at defensive end...had 47 tackles overall, including a team-high 15.0 tackles-for-loss, which ranked tied for third in the Pac-10...finished tied for fourth in the Pac-10 with 9.0 sacks for a loss of 70 yards...2008: Made significant contributions on the defensive line...earned first team freshman All-America honors by the Football Writers Association of America and The Sporting News...tabbed second team freshman All-America honors by CollegeFootballNews.com...Pac-10 Conference honorable mention selection...played in all 12 games and made his first career start at Notre Dame...tallied 24 total tackles, including 17 solo, and two pass breakups...key contributor to Stanford's pass rush that finished fourth in the Pac-10 in sacks per game...finished with a team-high 6.0 sacks and placed 10th in the Pac-10 averaging 0.50 sacks per game.
Chris Marinelli heading into rSr season: 2009 East-West Shrine Invite…2008: All-Pac-10 honorable mention selection…started 11 of 12 games missing only the Washington State game with a shoulder injury…started the first six games and the season finale at right tackle…made three starts (Arizona, UCLA, USC) at left tackle and one (Oregon) at right guard…separated his left shoulder at UCLA and missed the Washington State game, snapping his string of 22 consecutive starts…Stanford finished second in the Pac-10 in rushing offense, averaging 199.6 yards per game. 2007: Started all 12 games as right tackle and earned honorable mention All-Pac-10 honors…earned the Frank Rehm Award, awarded annually to the most outstanding lineman in the Big Game. 2006: Played in 10 games and started five of the team's final six contests at right tackle … Selected to the Pac-10 All-Freshman team … Honorable Mention Pac-10 All-Academic selection. 2005: Redshirted the season as a true freshman offensive tackle. Personal: Father, Jim, played offensive line at Northeastern University, Uncle Joe played defensive end at the University of New Hampshire and his cousin, Mike, currently plays defensive end at Penn.
Jim Dray heading into rSr season: 2009 Texas vs the Nation Invite…2007: 9-116 1 TD receiving in 2007…2006: Started the final 11 games at tight end…finished the year tied for second on the club with 19 catches for 178 yards and one touchdown … Named to The Sporting News Pac-10 All-Freshman squad … Had at least one catch in 10 of 12 contests…2005: Redshirted.
Konrad Reuland heading into rSr season: 2009: Appeared in 13 games and made three starts...caught six passes for 142 yards...his 23.7 yards-per-catch average was the highest among all Stanford receivers...caught one pass against Washington State, Oregon State, Arizona State, California and had two receptions for 58 yards at Arizona...2008: Did not see action...sat out the first four games of the season to satisfy NCAA transfer rules and became eligible...2007: Played in three games for the Irish...2006: At Notre Dame: Played in seven games a true freshman.
Anthony Kimble heading into rSr season: 2007: 7 GP; 7 GS; Rush: 115-509-4.4-8; Rec: 12-64-5.3-0; KR: 18-385-21.4-0; Led the 2007 team in rushing yards (career-high 509, 72.7 ypg), TDs (8), rushing TDs (8), all-purpose yards (958 total, 509 rush, 64 receiving, 385 kickoff return) despite playing in just seven of 12 games (missed five due to a shoulder injury) and not meeting the NCAA and Pac-10 qualifying standard of playing in 75% of the squad's games … Also ranked second on the club in scoring (48 points), kickoff return yards (385) and kickoff returns (18) and kickoff return yardage (385) …2006: 11 GP; 11 GS; Rush: 114-470-4.1-2; Rec: 19-156-8.2-0; KR: 8-108-13.5-0; Second straight season as the team's primary starting running back ... Led Stanford in rushing with 470 yards on the ground, while adding 19 catches for 156 yards out of the backfield to rank tied for second in receptions ... He also had 108 yards on eight kick returns and was the team leader in all purpose yardage (734) ... Started 11 of the team's 12 games at running back ... Led the club in rushing seven times in 2006, including each of the last five contests ...2005: 9 GP; 6 GS; Rush: 66-244-3.7-2; Rec: 14-145-10.4-2; After being converted from wide receiver to running back during the spring, Anthony immediately moved to the top of the depth chart and was the team's starting running back through the first six games of the year ... An injury forced him to miss the next two games, and he was relegated to a reserve role the final three games of the year ... He still managed to finish second on the team in rushing yards with 244 ... Had 66 carries and scored two rushing TDs as well ... Recorded 14 receptions for 145 yards and two more touchdowns ...2004: Did not play in 2004 as a true freshman wide receiver.
Ekom Udofia heading into rSr season: 2009 East-West Shrine Invite…2008: 12 GP; 8 GS; 12 Sol-29 TT, 1 TFL, 1 QBH; Started six games at nose tackle and two at defensive tackle. 2007: 11 GP; 3 GS; 7 Sol-18 TT, 2 TFL, 0.5 SK. 2006: 12 GP; 12 GS; 18 Sol-43 TT, 1.5 TFL, 1 SK, 2 FR; Selected a Third Team Freshman All-American by The Sporting News and named to the Pac-10 All-Freshman team … Picked up the first sack and tackle-for-loss (1.5) of his career in the season finale at California, while earning the club's Frank Rehm Award for the Most Outstanding Lineman in the Big Game. 2005: Redshirted the season as a true freshman nose tackle. Personal: Pronunciation: A-com you-DOUGH-fee-uh. Brother, Udeme, played defensive end for the Cardinal.
Chris Owusu heading into Sr season: 2010: Limited to seven games due to various injuries...caught 25 passes for 396 yards (15.8) and three touchdowns...also averaged 24.3 yards (462 total) in his 19 kickoff returns with a long of 88...missed the first two games of the season against Sacramento State and UCLA...missed the Washington State game with injury...caught nine passes for 165 yards, including a 45-yard touchdown, against Arizona; also had 84 kickoff return and 12 rushing yards. 2009: Appeared in all 13 games and made nine starts…led the team in touchdown receptions (5) and finished second in receptions (37) and receiving yardage (682)…averaged 18.4 yards per catch, the highest average among receivers with 10 or more receptions…dynamic kickoff return specialist who earned first team All-Pac-10 honors on special teams…led the Pac-10 and ranked fifth nationally in kickoff-return average (31.5)…totaled 1,167 yards in kickoff returns, three for touchdowns, which was a Stanford single-season record and tied the Pac-10 standard…caught four passes for 111 yards and accounted for 197 more yards on five kickoff returns in Stanford's 51-42 win over No. 7 Oregon…named a midseason All-American by Sporting News…two-time Pac-10 Special Teams Player of the Week…along with Nate Whitaker, was the co-recipient of the Phil Moffatt Award as the team's most outstanding special teams player. 2008: Successfully came back from a torn right MCL suffered on Aug. 19 in the final scrimmage of fall camp to contribute both at wide receiver and special teams in five games…had five catches totaling 80 yards, including 41-yarder from Alex Loukas against Washington State which ranked as Stanford's second-longest pass play of the season…also finished with 326 yards on 14 kickoff returns (23.3 avg.), highlighted by a season-long 54-yard return at UCLA.
Erik Lorig heading into rSr season: 2008: 12 GP; 12 GS; 19 Sol-39 TT, 6 TFL, 3 SK, 2 PBU, 3 FR, 1 FF; Started at right defensive end…ranked tied for fourth on the team in both tackles-for-loss (6.0) and sacks (3.0). 2007: 12 GP; 8 GS; 23 Sol-37 TT, 7.5 TFL, 2 SK; Had eight starts in his first year as a defensive player. 2006: 12 GP; 0 GS; Rec: 3-21-7-0; Saw action in all 12 games as a backup tight end and special teams player ... Had six tackles. 2005: Redshirted the season as a true freshman tight end.
Wopamo Osaisai heading into rSr season: 2007: 12 GP; 7 GS; 26 Sol-45 TT, 1 TFL, 1 INT, 8 PBU; Second team All-Pac 10 ST. Contributed 45 tackles in 2007, while leading the squad in passes defended (9) and pass breakups (8), and adding recording one interception as well as 1.0 TFL … Had his lone interception of 2007 at USC to help set-up the game-winning drive...2006: 12 GP; 6 GS; KR: 3-40-13.3-0; 32 Sol-52 TT, 2 TFL, 1 INT, 6 PBU; Moved into a starting cornerback role and was also a First Team All-Pac-10 choice as a specialist with the outside coverage role on punt coverage his specialty ... Also racked up the team awards at the postseason banquet as he earned the Deswarte-Eller Award for the team's Most Outstanding Sophomore and the Phil Moffat Award for the Most Outstanding Defensive Special Teams Player, while he was also one of the club's four captains as selected by his teammates ... Played in all 12 games with six starts at cornerback ... Ranked sixth on the club in tackles with 52 (32 solo, 20 assists), while also leading the squad with six pass breakups, including a career-high three at Notre Dame ... Added 2.0 tackles-for-loss for minus four yards, picking up one each at Oregon and versus Arizona ...2005: 11 GP; 0 GS; 4 Sol-7 TT; Played in 11 games on special teams and as a reserve in the defensive backfield, making seven tackles (four solo, three assists) with one each in seven different contests...2004: Did not play as a true freshman cornerback...Has participated in track and field throughout his Stanford career … Set Stanford's school record in the 100 meters when he clocked a time of 10.39 to finish fourth at the 2005 Pan American Games in Windsor, Ontario, Canada … Posted Stanford's top regular season time in the 100 meters for three consecutive seasons (2005-07), clocking in with a 10.45 times in each of the first two seasons and a 10.47 in 2007 … Reached his top regular season mark in 2007 as a fourth place finisher at the Pac-10 Championships, while the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational and the prelims of the Pac-10 Championships were the events that provided the 10.45 times in 2006 and 2005, respectively … Finished eighth at the 2005 Pac-10 Championships … Also had the squad's best time in the 200 (21.24) and 400 (49.95) meter events as a sophomore … Set the school record in the indoor 60 meters (6.83) in 2006 at the Husker Invitational.
Allen Smith heading into rSr season: 2008 Preseason: Fractured his kneecap in offseason workouts. He may miss the 2008 season...2007: Started at left tackle the first three games, had surgery on a torn left patella tendon which ended his season...2006: Started all 12 games and was an effective left tackle...2005: Moved into the starting lineup at right tackle at Washington State in game four before moving over to start the final seven games at left tackle ... Played in all 11 contests with eight starts ... Named to the Pac-10's All-Freshman squad and also was an honorable mention Freshman All-American selection by Scout.com...2004: Did not play as a true freshman offensive tackle.
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