2014 Stanford Cardinal football team

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2014 Stanford Cardinal football
Stanford Cardinal logo.svg
Foster Farms Bowl champion
ConferencePac-12 Conference
DivisionNorth Division
2014 record8–5 (5–4 Pac-12)
Head coachDavid Shaw (4th season)
Offensive coordinatorMike Bloomgren (2nd season)
Offensive schemeMultiple
Defensive coordinatorLance Anderson (1st as Coordinator; 8th overall season)
Base defense3–4
Home stadiumStanford Stadium
(Capacity: 50,424)
Seasons
← 2013
2015 →
2014 Pac-12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North Division
No. 2 Oregon x$^   8 1         13 2  
Stanford   5 4         8 5  
Washington   4 5         8 6  
California   3 6         5 7  
Oregon State   2 7         5 7  
Washington State   2 7         3 9  
South Division
No. 19 Arizona x   7 2         10 4  
No. 10 UCLA   6 3         10 3  
No. 12 Arizona State   6 3         10 3  
No. 20 USC   6 3         9 4  
No. 21 Utah   5 4         9 4  
Colorado   0 9         2 10  
Championship: Oregon 51, Arizona 13
  • ^ – College Football Playoff participant
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2014 Stanford Cardinal football team represented Stanford University in the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Cardinal were led by fourth-year head coach David Shaw. They played their home games at Stanford Stadium and were members of the North Division of the Pac-12 Conference. They finished the season 8–5, 5–4 in Pac-12 play to finish in second place in the North Division. They were invited to the Foster Farms Bowl where they defeated Maryland.

Previous season[edit]

The Cardinal won the conference title for the second year in a row after defeating Arizona State in the Pac-12 Football Championship Game, and represented the Pac-12 in the Rose Bowl, losing to Michigan State 24–20. The game represented Stanford's first consecutive Rose Bowl appearances since 19711972 and its fourth consecutive appearance in a BCS bowl game, the only team to do so from 2011 to 2014.[1]

2014 recruiting class[edit]

Personnel[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

  • David Shaw – Head Coach (Bradford M. Freeman Director of Football)
  • Lance Anderson – Defensive Coordinator (Willie Shaw Director of Defense)
  • Mike Bloomgren – Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line (Andrew Luck Director of Offense), Associate Head Coach
  • Pete Alamar – Special Teams Coordinator
  • Duane Akina – Defensive Backs
  • Tavita Pritchard – Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers/Recruiting Coordinator
  • Randy Hart – Defensive Line
  • Peter Hansen – Inside Linebackers
  • Lance Taylor – Running Backs
  • Morgan Turner – Tight Ends
  • Jarrett Huk – Defensive Assistant
  • Derek Belch – Special Teams Graduate Assistant
  • Greg Mangan – Defensive Graduate Assistant
  • Marc Mattioli – Defensive Graduate Assistant
  • Joseph Ashfield – Offensive Assistant
  • Tsuyoshi Kawata – Offensive Assistant
  • Timot Lamarre – Offensive Assistant
  • Ron Lynn – Director of Player Development
  • Shannon Turley – Kissick Family Director of Football Sports Performance
  • Steve Bartlinski – Head Football Athletic Trainer

Roster[edit]

2014 Stanford Cardinal Roster

Quarterbacks

Running Backs

  • 22 Remound Wright – Redshirt Junior
  • 26 Barry J. SandersRedshirt Sophomore
  • 27 Christian McCaffrey - Freshman
  • 30 Ricky Seale – Redshirt Senior
  • 39 Kelsey Young – Redshirt Junior
  • 42 Pat McFadden – Sophomore

Fullbacks

  • 24 Patrick Skov – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 35 Daniel Marx – Freshman
  • 36 Lee Ward – Redshirt Junior
  • 82 Chris Harrell – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 96 Eddie Plantaric – Redshirt Senior

Wide Receivers

  •  3 Michael RectorRedshirt Sophomore
  •  4 Francis Owusu – Sophomore
  •  7 Ty MontgomerySenior
  • 11 Dontonio Jordan – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 13 Rollins Stallworth – Redshirt Junior
  • 18 Jeff Trojan – Redshirt Senior
  • 21 Isaiah Brandt-Sims – Freshman WR/RB
  • 38 Gautam Krishnamurthi – Redshirt Junior
  • 41 Addison Johnson - Freshman
  • 81 Conner Crane – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 87 Jordan Pratt – Redshirt Junior
  • 89 Devon CajusteRedshirt Junior

Offensive Guards/Offensive Tackles

  • 51 Joshua GarnettJunior OG
  • 57 Johnny Caspers – Redshirt Sophomore OG
  • 60 Lucas Hinds – Redshirt Freshman OG
  • 66 Nick Davidson – Redshirt Sophomore OT
  • 70 Andrus PeatJunior OT
  • 71 Brandon Fanaika - Freshman OG
  • 75 A. T. Hall – Freshman OT
  • 76 Reilly Gibbons - Freshman OT
  • 77 Casey Tucker – Freshman OT
  • 78 Kyle Murphy – Junior OT
  • 93 Brendon Austin – Redshirt Junior OG
  • 98 David Bright – Freshman OG/OT
 

Tight Ends

  •  9 Dalton SchultzFreshman
  • 80 Eric Cotton – Redshirt Freshman
  • 84 Austin HooperRedshirt Freshman
  • 86 Charlie Hopkins – Redshirt Junior
  • 88 Greg Taboada – Redshirt Freshman

Centers

  • 52 Graham Shuler – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 63 Kevin Reihner – Redshirt Junior
  • 73 Jesse Burkett - Freshman
  • 79 Thomas Oser – Redshirt Sophomore

Defensive Tackles

  • 58 David ParryRedshirt Senior
  • 79 Alex Yazdi – Redshirt Junior
  • 95 Lance Callihan – Redshirt Junior

Defensive Ends

  •  7 Aziz Shittu – Junior
  • 43 Blake Lueders – Redshirt Senior
  • 55 Nate Lohn – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 66 Harrison PhillipsFreshman
  • 72 J.B. Salem – Redshirt Junior
  • 75 Jordan Watkins – Redshirt Freshman
  • 90 Solomon Thomas - Freshman
  • 91 Henry AndersonRedshirt Senior
  • 97 Anthony Hayes – Redshirt Junior
  • 99 Luke Kaumatule – Junior

Linebackers

  •  3 Noor Davis – Redshirt Sophomore ILB
  •  4 Blake Martinez – Junior ILB
  •  9 James Vaughters – Senior OLB
  • 15 Jordan Perez – Freshman ILB
  • 17 A. J. TarpleyRedshirt Senior ILB
  • 20 Bobby Okereke - Freshman ILB
  • 32 Joey Alfieri – Freshman OLB
  • 33 Mike Tyler – Redshirt Freshman OLB
  • 34 Peter KalambayiRedshirt Freshman OLB
  • 40 Joe Hemschoot – Redshirt Senior OLB
  • 44 Kevin Palma – Redshirt Freshman ILB
  • 47 Sam Yules – Redshirt Sophomore ILB
  • 48 Kevin Anderson – Redshirt Junior OLB
  • 50 Sam Shober – Redshirt Sophomore OLB
  • 53 Torsten Rotto – Redshirt Junior OLB
  • 59 Craig Jones – Redshirt Sophomore ILB
  • 86 Lane Veach – Freshman OLB
 

Defensive Backs

  •  2 Wayne Lyons – Senior CB
  •  6 Taijuan Thomas – Redshirt Freshman CB
  • 11 Terrence Alexander - Freshman CB
  • 21 Ronnie Harris – Redshirt Junior CB
  • 23 Alameen Murphy - Freshman CB
  • 25 Alex Carter – Junior CB
  • 31 Alijah Holder – Freshman CB
  • 38 Ra'Chard Pippens – Redshirt Junior CB
  • 46 Ryan Gaertner – Redshirt Freshman CB

Safeties

  •  5 Kodi Whitfield – Junior SS
  •  8 Jordan Richards – Senior SS
  • 10 Zach Hoffpauir – Junior SS
  • 19 Brandon Simmons – Freshman DB
  • 22 Kyle Olugbode – Redshirt Senior FS
  • 28 Denzel Franklin – Freshman SS
  • 29 Dallas Lloyd – Redshirt Sophomore SS
  • 44 John Flacco – Redshirt Senior FS
  • 45 Calvin Chandler – Redshirt Freshman SS

Punters/Kickers

  • 14 Ben Rhyne – Redshirt Senior P
  • 19 Jordan Williamson – Redshirt Senior K
  • 34 Conrad Ukropina – Redshirt Sophomore P/K
  • 47 Alex Robinson – Redshirt Freshman P

Long Snappers

  • 62 Austin Tubbs – Redshirt Junior
  • 67 Reed Miller – Junior
  • 68 C.J. Keller - Freshman
  • 69 Jim Grace – Redshirt Freshman

Terms:

  • Freshman – A player in his first year.
  • Sophomore – A player in his second year.
  • Junior – A player in his third year.
  • Senior – A player in his fourth year.
  • Redshirt Redshirt – A player who sat out a previous season.

Source: 2014 Stanford Cardinal Football Roster

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 301:00 p.m.UC Davis*No. 11P12NW 45–049,509
September 612:30 p.m.No. 14 USCNo. 13
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA (rivalry)
ABCL 10–1350,814
September 132:00 p.m.Army*No. 15
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA
P12NW 35–049,680
September 271:15 p.m.at WashingtonNo. 16FOXW 20–1366,512
October 412:30 p.m.at No. 9 Notre Dame*No. 14NBCL 14–1780,795
October 106:00 p.m.Washington StateNo. 25
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA
ESPNW 34–1744,135
October 187:30 p.m.at No. 17 Arizona StateNo. 23ESPNL 10–2659,012
October 2512:30 p.m.Oregon Statedagger
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA
ESPN2W 38–1448,401
November 14:30 p.m.at No. 5 OregonFOXL 16–4558,974
November 153:00 p.m.No. 25 Utah
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA
P12NL 17–20 2OT44,635
November 221:00 p.m.at CaliforniaFS1W 38–1756,483
November 2812:30 p.m.at No. 9 UCLAABCW 31–1070,658
December 307:00 p.m.vs. Maryland*ESPNW 45–2134,780
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Pacific time
Source:[2]

Game summaries[edit]

UC Davis[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Aggies 0 0 0 0 0
#11 Cardinal 14 24 0 7 45

USC[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#14 Trojans 7 0 3 3 13
#13 Cardinal 0 10 0 0 10

Army[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Black Knights 0 0 0 0 0
#15 Cardinal 7 7 7 14 35

Washington[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#16 Cardinal 3 10 0 7 20
Huskies 0 13 0 0 13

Notre Dame (Legends Trophy)[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#14 Cardinal 7 0 0 7 14
#9 Fighting Irish 0 7 0 10 17

Washington State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 7 0 3 7 17
#25 Cardinal 10 7 7 10 34

Arizona State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#23 Cardinal 0 0 3 7 10
#17 Sun Devils 0 14 3 9 26

Oregon State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Beavers 7 0 0 7 14
Cardinal 14 14 7 3 38

Oregon[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinal 6 7 3 0 16
#5 Ducks 14 10 7 14 45

Utah[edit]

1 2 3 4OT2OT Total
#25 Utes 0 7 0 076 20
Cardinal 7 0 0 073 17

California[edit]

1 234Total
• Stanford 10 1477 38
California 0 737 17
  • Date: November 22
  • Game start: 4:00 p.m. EST
  • Game attendance: 56,483
  • Television network: FS1

[3]

UCLA[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinal 7 14 7 3 31
#9 Bruins 7 3 0 0 10

Maryland (Foster Farms Bowl)[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Terrapins 0 7 0 14 21
Cardinal 7 21 7 10 45

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Final 
AP 11 13 15 16 16 14 25 23 RV RV RV RV NR NR RV RV RV 
Coaches 11 10 16 15 14 13 22 20 RV RV NR RV RV RV RV RV RV 
CFP Not released NR NR NR NR NR NR NR Not released

Statistics[edit]

Scores by quarter[edit]

1 2 3 4OT Total
Opponents 42 68 19 7113 213
Stanford 92 128 48 7510 353

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gonzalez, Antonio (December 10, 2013). "Stanford Seniors to Cap Career in 4th BCS Bowl". Associated Press. Retrieved December 19, 2013.
  2. ^ "2014 Schedule Released". Stanford Athletics. January 8, 2014. Archived from the original on August 8, 2014. Retrieved August 3, 2014.
  3. ^ ESPN. Retrieved 2014-Dec-14.