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Go inside Stanford football with longtime Cardinal follower Troy Clardy’s commentary, analysis, and exclusive interviews. In his 26th season covering the Cardinal, Clardy is also a play-by-play announcer for the Pac-12 Network.

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    • Dec 13, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    • 258 EPISODES

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    Troy Taylor Takes The Reins

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2022 40:44


    Troy Taylor is introduced as the new head coach of Stanford Football. We hear the highlights and deeper thoughts from Taylor's presser, catch up with Stanford AD Bernard Muir, and get knee-jerk reaction from Stewart Mandel of The Athletic.

    Wilner On Who's Next

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 18:10


    On this bonus episode, Jon Wilner of the Pac-12 Hotline gives his reaction to David Shaw's decision to step down, his thoughts on the state of Stanford Football, and the names that could be serious candidates.

    Next Coach Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 36:15


    David Shaw steps down as Stanford Football's head coach after 12 years, three Pac-12 titles, two Rose Bowl wins, and 96 wins. We hear Shaw's thoughts during his farewell presser, hear Stanford athletic director Bernard Muir's criterion for the next head coach, and dive into the future of the program.

    Senior Salute

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 35:19


    Stanford Football wraps its season by hosting BYU on Saturday night. It's the end of the road for 28 seniors, including WR Michael Wilson, who joins the show to tell what's ahead as he gets ready for the next level. Plus, an announcement from David Shaw that could bode well for Stanford Football.

    Axe Slips Away

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 31:01


    Stanford loses its grip on the 125th Big Game and loses a chance to regain The Axe. 3 Things you need to know from the game, an inside look at the Stanford offense's continued disappearing act in the fourth quarter of games, and a historic kick by Joshua Karty that was met with celebration...by Cal.

    Big Game Hunting

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2022 53:04


    Stanford meets Cal in the 125th Big Game. How can the Cardinal beat Cal and regain the Stanford Axe? Cardinal safety Jonathan McGill looks at the matchups and takes us through the season from his perspective as a team leader. Also, Big Game legend Casey Moore tells how he became one of the greatest Bear killers of them all!

    Football & Futbol

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 50:43


    Catching up with two Stanford coaches on this episode! Cardinal linebackers coach Eric Sanders looks ahead to Stanford's trip to Utah and tells how he's preparing for the week with all of his starters questionable for the game. And Stanford women's soccer head coach Paul Ratcliffe is getting ready for another NCAA Tournament...he tells how this team got there. Plus, 3 Things you need to know about Stanford vs. Utah.

    Card Lose A Must-Win

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 31:12


    Stanford loses four fumbles, four defensive starters on the opening drive, and a must-win game against Washington State. 3 Things you need to know about the 52-14 result that drops the Card to 3-6, some positive flashpoints for the Cardinal, and a look inside David Shaw's psyche.

    Cougs Come Calling

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2022 53:11


    Stanford Football hosts Washington State in a high-stakes contest for both teams; we preview that game with Cardinal LT Walter Rouse. Plus, as Stanford men's basketball opens its season next week, we check in with assistant coach Jesse Pruitt. Also, 3 Things you need to know, and what to make of QB Tanner McKee's season so far.

    Buzzsawed by Bruins

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2022 31:04


    Stanford's 38-13 loss to #12 UCLA at the Rose Bowl snaps a two-game win trend and drops the Card to 3-5. The show goes one-on-one with freshman edge rusher David Bailey, plus postgame audio from HC David Shand & TE Ben Yurosek. Also, how 4th down sealed Stanford's fate, and inside a tough night for QB Tanner McKee.

    Pasadena Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2022 57:30


    Stanford heads to Pasadena for a Saturday night matchup with #12 UCLA. Two special guests: Cardinal edge rusher Stephen Herron takes us inside the Stanford defense's marked improvement, and Pac-12 Network analyst Yogi Roth spins us around the conference. Meanwhile, the Cardinal are almost literally running out of running backs.

    Karty All The Time

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2022 32:08


    Joshua Karty kicks 5 field goals, the defense survives a late scare, and Stanford beats Arizona State, 15-14. Postgame thoughts from Karty, HC David Shaw, QB Tanner McKee, and edge rusher Lance Keneley. Plus 3 Things you need to know from the game, why Karty's success is a mixed bag for the Cardinal, concerns about the offense, and a star is born on defense.

    Going For Two

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2022 56:51


    Coming off a win at Notre Dame, Stanford tries to stay in the win column as it hosts Arizona State. Two special guests: Stanford CB Kyu Blu Kelly breaks down the defense's recent improvement and details the happy flight home from South Bend, and all-time Stanford great RB Glyn Milburn looks at Cardinal football then and now. Plus, 3 Things you need to know for the game!

    Card Finish The Irish

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2022 36:09


    Stanford is back in the win column with a win at Notre Dame. A look at how the Cardinal were able to finish the Irish, with postgame thoughts from HC David Shaw, QB Tanner McKee, safety Jonathan McGill, and K Joshua Karty. Plus, 3 Things you need to know, and big nights from a makeshift offensive line and a much-maligned defense.

    Heading To South Bend, Prepping For Hoops

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2022 63:36


    A buffet of Stanford sports on this super-sized episode, with a heaping helping of a Stanford-Notre Dame preview for football and a side dish of Stanford basketball! A look at the Cardinal's upcoming trip to South Bend with Cardinal TE Ben Yurosek and ESPN's Rod Gilmore...plus a look ahead to Stanford hoops with reigning Pac-12 Freshman of the Year Harrison Ingram.

    Buzzard Luck

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2022 39:11


    Stanford plays well enough to beat Oregon State in the first 58 minutes, but don't close out the win. What went right, what went wrong, and what's next, with postgame thoughts from HC David Shaw, WR Brycen Tremayne, and safety Jonathan McGill.

    Beavers Up Next

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2022 43:50


    After a 1-3 start, Stanford is looking for a win over a tough, physical Oregon State Beavers squad. Special guest Stanford offensive line coach Terry Heffernan takes us in the trenches for an assessment of how things have gone up front for the Card, plus 3 Things you need to know about this Saturday night's matchup.

    Stanford Stumbles In Eugene

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2022 35:28


    Stanford stumbles at the start, looks better after the half, but still loses to Oregon. Postgame thoughts from HC David Shaw, RB Casey Filkins, and LB Levani Damuni. Plus, 3 Things you need to know from the game, why the Card haven't fared well in the first half of games lately, and what's ahead.

    Ducks After Dark

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2022 60:00


    Stanford hits the road again, this time to Eugene for a Saturday night meeting with Oregon. We go inside the Cardinal defense's efforts with special guest Stanford DB Patrick Fields, and SiriusXM's Geoff Schwartz joins the show to give the scoop on the Ducks and spin around the Pac-12. Plus, 3 Things you need to know!

    Same Song In Seattle

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2022 33:30


    Stanford drops a frustrating 40-22 loss to Washington, and once again, the Card commit turnovers, force none, and suffer a crucial injury along the way. Postgame thoughts from HC David Shaw, WR Michael Wilson, and LB Jacob Mangum-Farrar. Plus, the slow mesh gets ground to a near-halt, two terrific individual performances, and what the rest of the Cardinal's entire season hinges on going forward.

    Huskies Await Cardinal

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 53:27


    The Cardinal hit the road to face the suddenly-hot Washington Huskies in a Saturday night matchup, and we break it down with two special guests. Stanford RB Casey Filkins reacts to stepping into the feature back role with E.J. Smith injured, and Pac-12 Network analyst Max Browne sifts through the hype surrounding the Huskies this week and tells us what's real.

    Bye Week Breakdown

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 58:27


    What do we really know about Stanford, the Pac-12, and college football after just two weeks? Special guest & Stanford alum Ivan Maisel of On3.com tells us what he knows, and takes us inside his Stanford magazine cover story on where the University fits in the ever-changing college sports model. Plus, David Shaw's latest thoughts, and RG Branson Bragg retires.

    Card Give It Away

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 32:35


    Four Stanford turnovers doom the Cardinal in a 41-28 loss to USC. Postgame thoughts from Cardinal HC David Shaw, QB Tanner McKee, and safety Jonathan McGill. Plus, some exciting new wrinkles for the Stanford offense, a tough night for the defense, the Card's approach to the bye week, and 3 Things you need to know about the game.

    USC Week

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 63:43


    Previewing Stanford-USC with two special guests: WR Brycen Tremayne and former Cardinal lineman Sam Schwartzstein. Plus, 3 Things you need to know about the game, how this year's matchup could compare with the 2012 meeting, and how we can tell David Shaw's confidence level is high for this matchup.

    Back In The Win Column

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2022 31:45


    Stanford Football begins the 2022 season with a 41-10 win over Colgate. Hear postgame thoughts from Cardinal HC David Shaw, RB E.J. Smith, and safety Kendall Williamson. Plus, a spotlight on the defensive line, reserve players who shined, and 3 Things you need to know from the game.

    Card Open With Colgate

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 59:22


    The TreeCast previews Stanford's 2022 season opener against Colgate with two special guests. Stanford defensive coordinator Lance Anderson details the Card's new plan to stop the run and tells what to expect from the secondary. Former Cardinal WR Greg Camarillo reveals what he'll be watching while he's calling the game on Pac-12 Network. Plus, 3 Things you need to know about the Card!

    Media Day Live From LA

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2022 56:16


    The TreeCast hits Pac-12 Football Media Day in Los Angeles! We go one-on-one with Stanford AD Bernard Muir reacts to the latest seismic changes in college sports and tells how they could affect things on The Farm. Also, one-on-ones with HC David Shaw, CB Kyu Blu Kelly, and QB Tanner McKee.

    Epic Win, Super Team

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 49:05


    After winning its regional in unforgettable fashion, Stanford Baseball now hosts UConn in the Super Regionals, with the winner heading to the College World Series. Stanford infielder Tommy Troy takes us inside the Cardinal dugout, relives his tremendous play during Regionals, and tells what makes this team tick. UConn baseball play-by-play announcer Adam Giardino tells how the Huskies got here. And Troy reveals whether that game against Texas State was the best Stanford Baseball game he's ever seen at Sunken Diamond.

    Tourney Time For Baseball

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 40:04


    Special guest Alex Williams tells how he won the Pac-12 Pitcher of the Year award, why Stanford is red-hot entering the NCAA Tournament, and how the Card can keep it rolling through Omaha. Plus, a review of Stanford Softball's run to the Super Regionals.

    Tourney Time For Baseball

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 40:04


    Pac-12 Champion Stanford Baseball is set to begin another postseason run! Stanford ace pitcher Alex Williams joins the show to tell how he won the Pac-12 Pitcher of the Year Award, how the Card turned it around from a tough start, and how Stanford can keep it rolling to Omaha. Plus, a recap of Stanford softball at the Super Regionals, with help from Cardinal HC Jessica Allister.

    Checking In With David Shaw

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 14, 2022 46:25


    Stanford Football head coach David Shaw joins the show for a final assessment of the challenging 2021 season and an update on the Cardinal's offseason.

    Checking In With David Shaw

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 14, 2022 46:25


    Stanford Football head coach David Shaw joins the show for a one-on-one chat on the Card's plan to rebound from a tough 2021 season, how the program put together its highly-decorated recruiting class, and what excites him about the season ahead. Plus, 3 Things you need to know around Stanford Athletics!

    Grunfeld's Grace

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 37:27


    Stanford men's basketball great Dan Grunfeld looks at the Card's big win over #5 USC, his Stanford career, and his incredible new book "By the Grace of the Game." And The Athletic's Jason Kersey gives the inside scoop on new Stanford safety Patrick

    Grunfeld's Grace

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 37:27


    Stanford men's basketball great Dan Grunfeld shares his thoughts on the Card's big win over #5 USC, his career on The Farm (including that 2004 team), and his incredible new book "By the Grace of the Game." Plus, Oklahoma safety Patrick Fields is now a Cardinal; The Athletic's Jason Kersey previews what Fields can bring to Stanford.

    Cardinal Finish At Crossroads

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 44:49


    Stanford's season ends with a 45-14 loss to Notre Dame. 3 Things you need to know from the game, and a deep dive into the challenges (& potential solutions) for the Cardinal going forward.

    Cardinal Finish At Crossroads

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 44:49


    Stanford's 45-14 loss to Notre Dame drops the Card to 3-9 to close the season. A brief wrap of what you need to know from the game, a look at why Stanford's promising season turned sour, David Shaw sharing his offseason to-do list, and the challenges & potential solutions for the Cardinal going forward.

    Irish In Finale

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 44:39


    Stanford wraps it season with #6 Notre Dame coming to The Farm. 3 Things you need to know about the Cardinal this week, why David Shaw is keeping the faith, and special guest DE Thomas Booker with a look back at his Cardinal career on and off the field.

    Irish In Finale

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 44:39


    Stanford faces #6 Notre Dame in its season finale. Special guest is Cardinal DE Thomas Booker, who looks back at his Cardinal career on and off the field, and previews this week's matchup. Plus, why David Shaw is keeping the faith, the future of the Stanford-Notre Dame series beyond 2024, and 3 Things you need to know.

    Card Lose Big Blowout

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2021 31:43


    A review of Stanford's 41-11 loss to Cal in Big Game, with postgame comments from HC David Shaw, QB Tanner McKee, and safety Jonathan McGill.

    Card Lose Big Blowout

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2021 31:43


    Stanford loses Big Game, 41-11. A closer look at the Cardinal's blown chances for a big early lead, and a deeper dive into the defense's troubling trends. Plus, postgame comments from HC David Shaw, QB Tanner McKee, and safety Jonathan McGill.

    Big Game Now...And Then

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 59:50


    Looking ahead to the 2021 Big Game between Stanford & Cal with Cardinal safety Jonathan McGill, and looking back on the incredible 1991 Big Game with Stanford Hall of Famer Bob Whitfield.

    Big Game Now...And Then

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 59:50


    The 124th Big Game between Stanford and Cal is almost here! 3 Things you need to know about the game, storytime with David Shaw, and two special guests: Cardinal safety Jonathan McGill looks at this week's matchup against the Bears, and Stanford all-time great Bob Whitfield takes us back to the 1991 Big Game.

    Beavers Best Cardinal

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2021 33:52


    Going inside Stanford's 35-14 loss at Oregon State, with postgame comments from HC David Shaw and FB Houston Heimuli.

    Beavers Best Cardinal

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2021 33:52


    Stanford's 11-game win streak against Oregon State is snapped with a 35-14 loss in Corvallis. Hear postgame comments from HC David Shaw and FB Houston Heimuli. Plus, 3 Things you need to know from the game, Cardinal doing the best it can with its tumultuous QB situation, and some eye-popping numbers from the defense.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Back To Corvallis

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 47:20


    Breaking down a high-stakes matchup between Stanford and Oregon State, catching up with special guest Yogi Roth of Pac-12 Network, and looking at a potential new face for the Cardinal at the QB spot.

    Back To Corvallis

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 47:20


    Stanford Football will try to end its four-game losing streak with a trip to Corvallis to face Oregon State. Pac-12 Network football analyst Yogi Roth tells how the Cardinal & the Beavers will both try to get back in the win column. Also, a potential new face at QB for Stanford, how David Shaw is trying to turn things around, and 3 Things you need to know for the game.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Stanford Falls Back

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 36:29


    Breaking down Stanford's loss to Utah, with postgame thoughts from HC David Shaw, QB Isaiah Sanders, and ILB Ricky Miezan.

    Stanford Falls Back

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2021 36:29


    Stanford gets hammered in a 52-7 loss to Utah. Postgame thoughts from HC David Shaw, QB Isaiah Sanders. Plus, the ugly numbers from the game, the immediate future of the QB position, some real live positives from the game, and where the Card stand now.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Football Facing Utes, Champs Getting Ready

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 52:14


    Looking ahead to the Stanford Women's Basketball season with HC Tara VanDerveer, and looking ahead to Stanford Football's matchup against the Utah Utes with WR Michael Wilson.

    Football Facing Utes, Champs Getting Ready

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 52:14


    Stanford Football is getting ready for its Friday night showdown against the Utah Utes, and the defending national champion Stanford Women's Basketball squad is getting ready to defend its title. Cardinal HC Tara VanDerveer joins the show to share her latest thoughts on the season and what to expect from this team. Also, Stanford WR Michael Wilson is finally ready to return from the injury list, and he joins us to preview the matchup against the Utes.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Stanford Beaten By Huskies, Cardinal

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 33:28


    Inside Stanford's 20-13 loss to Washington, with insight from HC David Shaw, ILB Levani Damuni, and TE Ben Yurosek, and analysis of what happened during the game and what lies ahead.

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