Stanford Looks For 2-0 Start Saturday Night at Arizona State
Sept. 1, 2008
Game TwoStanford Cardinal at Arizona State Sun DevilsSept. 6, 2008 Sun Devil Stadium 7:00 p.m.
Stanford Plays the First of Seven Road Games Saturday at Arizona StateAfter opening the season with a 36-28 win over Oregon State last Thursday night at Stanford Stadium, the Cardinal will take take to the road for its first of seven road games this season when it meets defending Pac-10 Conference co-champion Arizona State at Sun Devil Stadium (71,706). Kickoff is set for 7:00 p.m. A win would give Stanford its first 2-0 overall start since 2004 and its first 2-0 Pac-10 start since the 2001 campaign.
Broadcast InformationSaturday night's Stanford-Arizona State game will be carried live on KTRB AM 860 with Dave Flemming (play-by-play) and former Stanford players Todd Husak (analysis) and Mike McLaughlin (sidelines) handling the broadcast duties. All broadcasts will begin one hour prior to kickoff with the Cardinal Tailgate Show. In addition, KTRB will air the Cardinal Locker Room Report immediately following the game, complete with a game recap, highlights and interviews. Stanford student station KZSU will also broadcast the game live with Jake Kelman calling the action.The game will be televised by FSN Arizona, but will not be carried in the Bay Area. In addition, the game will be broadcast live nationaly on the Sports USA Radio Network, with Tom Dillon, Tony Graziani and Mike Martinez calling the action.
Stanford-Arizona State SeriesStanford trails the overall series with Arizona State, which dates back to 1978, 9-15-0. Stanford has dropped the last two games of the series by a combined score of 79-6, losing 38-3 in 2006 in Tempe and 41-3 last year in Palo Alto. Stanford's last win in the series came in 2005, when the Cardinal posted a 45-35 victory over the Sun Devils at Stanford Stadium. Stanford has lost the last three games played in Tempe dating back to its last victory at Sun Devil Stadium in 1999 (50-30).
Cardinal ClipsStanford is 1-0 on the season and 1-0 in the Pac-10 Conference after posting a 36-28 victory over Oregon State last Thursday night at Stanford Stadium...the win marked the first time since 2005 Stanford won its season-opener and the first time since 2004 the Cardinal won their home opener.Coupled with last year's win over California in the season finale, Stanford has won back-to-back games for the first time since posting a three-game winning streak during the 2005 season.Running back Toby Gerhart ran for a career-best 147 yards on 19 carries and two touchdowns against Oregon State...the rushing total was the highest by a Stanford back ever in a season opener and the highest since J.R. Lemon ran for 162 yards on 19 carries against Washington in 2004...it also tied for the 27th-best single-game rushing total in school history (Mike Mitchell vs. USC, 1996).Stanford was +3 in the turnover column against Oregon State, forcing one fumble and picking off two passes, including one that was returned for a touchdown...last season, Stanford finished +3 in turnover ratio, which was the second best mark in the Pac-10 behind Oregon (+7)...in 2006, the Cardinal were -11 in the same category.Stanford will play four of its next five games on the road...all told, seven of Stanford's 12 regular season games are on the road, marking the seconed time in three seasons and the third time in school-history the team has played seven road games (2006 and 1976)...seven of the 12 opponents on Stanford's schedule appeared in bowl games last season.The Cardinal welcomes back 24 letterwinners on offense, including nine starters...a total of 18 letterwinners, including 11 starters, return on defense...only one letterwinner from last year returns from Stanford's kicking game.Stanford features four players who have earned spots on various preseason watch lists, including center Alex Fletcher (Outland Trophy and Rimington Award), safety Bo McNally (Lott Trophy) and linebackers Clinton Snyder (Nagurski Trophy, Butkus and Bednarik Award) and Pat Maynor (Butkus Award).Stanford's defensive unit remains largely intact from last year's squad that ranked second in the Pac-10 and 11th nationally with 37 sacks...Cardinal also averaged 8.33 tackles-for-loss last season, a figure that ranked third in the Pac-10 and fifth nationally.On the coaching front, Ron Lynn takes over as assistant head coach and co-defensive coordinator...linebacker coach Andy Buh has added the the title of co-defensive coordinator.Stanford finished the 2007 season with an overall record of 4-8 and a Pac-10 mark of 3-6 (t-7th)...included in the win total were victories over top-ranked (USA Today) USC and defending Pac-10 Conference co-champion California...two other victories came at the expense of San Jose State (37-0) and Arizona (21-20).
Stanford's Probable Starting Lineup
OffensePos. No. Player NotesWR 8 Ryan Whalen Impressive camp; had three catches for 30 yards vs. OSUor 9 Richard Sherman Has led Stanford in receiving each of the last two seasonsLT 76 Ben Muth Fifth-year senior who made 9 starts last seasonLG 72 Chase Beeler Oklahoma transfer made first appearance vs. OSUC 60 Alex Fletcher Outland Trophy and Rimington Award candidateRG 71 Andrew Phillips Most-improved offensive lineman over last two seasonsRT 63 Chris Marinelli Has made 18 career starts, including 15 in a rowTE 84 Austin Gunder Has made seven straight starts dating back to last seasonQB 14 Tavita Pritchard Was 10-for-17 for 91 yards and one TD in season openerRB 7 Toby Gerhart Rushed for a career-high 147 yards vs. Oregon StateFB 48 Owen Marecic Pac-10 honorable mention selection last seasonWR 89 Doug Baldwin Had one catch for 18 yards vs. Oregon State
DefensePos. No. Player NotesDE 91 Pannel Egboh Recorded 13.5 TFL and 6.0 sacks in `07DT 95 Brian Bulke Credited with one tackle vs. ORegon StateNT 54 Ekom Udofia Had two tackles vs. Oregon StateDE 80 Erik Lorig Four tackles vs. Oregon StateSLB 20 Clinton Snyder Bednarik, Nagurski, Butkus and Lombardi Award candidateMLB 43 Chike Amajoyi Made six starts last season as a freshmanWLB 44 Pat Maynor Butkus Award candidate had seven tackles vs. Oregon StateLC 6 Wopamo Osaisai Career-high 11 tackles vs. OSU; Pac-10 100 meter championFS 40 Taylor Skaufel Seven total tackles vs. Oregon State (5 solo)SS 22 Bo McNally Had 34-yard interception return for TD vs. Oregon StateRC 24 Kris Evans Impressive season opener with nine solo stops
SpecialistsPos. No. Player NotesPK 11 Aaron Zagory Good from 41 and 42 yards vs. Oregon StateK 32 Travis Golia Made the team as a walk-onP 38 David Green Averaged 45.0 yds (5-225) vs. Oregon StateLS 56 Zack Nolan Takes over for four year starter Brent NewhouseHLD 22 Bo McNally Will be backed up by Daniel ZychlinskiKR 2 Corey Gatewood Six returns for 108 yards vs. Oregon StatePR 89 Doug Baldwin One return for 2 yards vs. Oregon State
It Happened Against Arizona State
Here's a look at some memorable performances by Stanford over the years against Arizona State...1981 In one of the greatest offensive shootouts in school history, Stanford rolls up a school-record 693 yards in total offense, but drops a wild, 62-36 game to the Sun Devils at Stanford Stadium...the two teams combined to break five NCAA and 11 Pac-10 records in the game, including NCAA marks for combined total offense (1,436 yards and passing yardage by two teams (1,092)...John Elway completed 10-of-17 passes for 270 yards and three touchdowns before leaving the game with 8:10 left in the second quarter due to a concussion and sprained index finger...back up Steve Cotrell came off the bench to complete 21 passes for 311 yards...Darrin Nelson set a Stanford-record for receiving yardage with 237 yards on nine catches.1989 Brian Johnson hooks up with Jon Pickney for a 83-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter, but Stanford falls, 30-22 to the Sun Devils in Tempe...the reception ranks as the seventh longest in school history.1993 Ethan Allen breaks loose for a 82-yard TD run down the left sideline in the second quarter...the run is tied for the sixth longest run in school history.1994 Damon Dunn returns a second quarter kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown to become the second player in school history to return a kickoff 100 yards for a TD, joining Bob Bryan, who accomplished the feat against USF in 1950...however, at the end of the day, Jon Baker's 38-yard field goal with :06 remaining gave Arizona State a 36,35 victory.1999 Todd Husak throws four touchdown passes in a 50-30 victory over the Sun Devils in Tempe.2001 Randy Fasani throws four touchdown passes in a 51-28 victory over the Sun Devils at Stanford Stadium.2005 Mark Bradford catches nine passes for 185 yards and two touchdowns in a 45-35 victory over the Sun Devils at Stanford Stadium...the receiving performance ranks as the 10th best in school history.
Stanford Team NotesStanford Looks for First 2-0 Start Since 2004After defeating Oregon State, 36-28 in its season-opener last Thursday night, Stanford will look for its first 2-0 start of a season since 2004, when the Cardinal defeated San Jose State (43-3) and Brigham Young (37-10) out of the gates. A win over Arizona State on Saturday would also give the Cardinal its first 2-0 start in Pac-10 play since the 2001 campaign when Stanford defeated Arizona State (51-28) and USC (21-16).
Stanford-Arizona State Games Usually High-Scoring AffairsAlthough Stanford has been held to a combined six points in its last two games against Arizona State, history shows this series has produced plenty of high-scoring games over the years. Dating back to the 1989 season, the average score in the last 16 meetings between the two schools has been 34.5 to 28.3, in favor of Arizona State. The winning team has scored no fewer than 34 points in the last seven meetings and have scored 40 or more points on four occasions during that stretch. Here's a look at some of the high-scoring games between Stanford and Arizona State over the years...
1981 Arizona State 62, Stanford 36...the two teams combine to break five NCAA and 11 Pac-10 Conference records in this wild affair at Stanford Stadium...Stanford rolls up 693 yards in total offense in a losing effort...ASU's Mark Pagel completes 26-of-34 passes for 466 yards...Stanford's Darrin Nelson catches nine passes for a school-record 237 yards.1994 Arizona State 36, Stanford 35...Jon Baker's 38-yard field goal with six seconds remaining gives Arizona State a stunning 36-35 victory over Stanford in Palo Alto...the Cardinal trailed 20-9 at halftime, but rallied to take a 35-27 lead in the fourth quarter...ASU scored nine points in the last 9:27 to pull out the victory.1998 Arizona State 44, Stanford 38 (OT)...the two teams combine for 930 yards in total offense as Ryan Kealy connects with Tariq McDonald for a 25-yard scoring strike to give the Sun Devils the overtime win.1999 Stanford 50, Arizona State 30...Stanford scores 47 points in the first 45 minutes to regain control of the Rose Bowl race...Stanford's offense recorded three scoring drives of less than two minutes.2001 Stanford 51, Arizona State 28...the two teams combied to score 79 points and amass 1,053 yards in total offense...Stanford rushed for 223 yards and gained 548 yards in total offense as it led 30-13 at the half.2002 Arizona State 65, Stanford 24...ASU leads 28-13 at the end of the first quarter and doesn't look back in a 65-24 victory in Tempe.2005 Stanford 45, Arizona State 35...Trent Edwards passes for a career high 303 yards and a career-high tying three touchdowns as the Cardinal score 38 unanswered points to build a 45-14 lead after three quarters.
Last Year Against the Sun DevilsStanford managed just 235 yards in total offense and dropped a 41-3 decision to the 23rd-ranked Sun Devils at Stanford Stadium. The Cardinal trailed just 6-0 after one quarter, only to see Arizona State turn the game into a blowout in a matter of seconds. Rudy Carpenter connected with Rudy Burgess on a 62-yard touchdown pass at the 2:31 mark of the second quarter and after a two point conversion, Arizona State enjoyed a 14-0 lead. On the first play of Stanford's next possession, Omar Bolden intercepted a T.C. Ostrander pass and returned 29 yards for a TD to give the Sun Devils a 21-0 lead. Arizona State added a pair of field goals in the third quarter and two touchdowns in the fourth, the last coming on a 72-yard run by Keegan Herring. Stanford's only points came on a 42-yard field goal by Derek Belch in the second quarter.
Stanford-Arizona State ConnectionsStanford running back Toby Gerhart's younger brother, Garth, is a redshirt freshman offensive lineman for the Sun Devils.Arizona State freshman quarterback, Jack Elway, is the son of legrndary Stanford quarterback, John Elway.Stanford has seven players on its roster who hail from the state of Arizona, including Harold Bernard (Chandler-Chandler HS), Quinn Evans (Chandler-Basha HS), Blaise Johnson (Tempe-Corona del Sol HS), Ben Muth (Phoenix-Pinnacle HS), Tyler Porras (Scottsdale-Saguaro HS), Allen Smith (Tempe-Corona del Sol HS) and Ekom Udofia (Scottsdale-Chaparral HS).
Back-to-BackThe win over Oregon State last Thursday night coupled with the victory over Cal in last year's season finale gave Stanford its first back-to-back victories since the Cardinal won three straight during the 2005 season at Washington State (24-21), at Arizona (20-16) and vs. Arizona State (45-35).
A Look at Special TeamsStephen Carr's blocked punt early in the first quarter against Oregon State was Stanford's first since Thaddeus Chase accomplished the feat against Notre Dame on Nov. 24, 2007...sophomore David Green averaged 45.0 yards in five punts (225 yards), with a long of 51...placekicker Aaron Zagory was 2-of-3 in field goal attempts.
Gerhart Golden in OpenerJunior running back Toby Gerhart opened the season on a strong note, rushing for a career-high 147 yards on 19 carries in Stanford's 36-28 win over Oregon State last Thursday night. It was the best rushing performance by a Stanford back ever in a season opener and the highest rushing total since J.R. Lemon rushed for 162 yards on 19 carries against Washington in 2004. It also tied for 27th-best rishing performance in school history (Mike Mitchell vs. USC, 1996). Gerhart has combined to rush for 292 yards on 31 carries and three touchdowns over his last two games dating back to last year's San Jose State game, when he rushed for 140 yards on 12 carries before suffering a season ending knee injury in the third quarter.
It's Tavita for StartersJunior quarterback Tavita Pritchard emerged from fall camp atop the depth chart, edging out sophomore Alex Loukas and junior Jason Forcier for the starting position. He completed 10-of-17 passes for 91 yards and one touchdown in the season-opener against Oregon State, hooking up with Anthony Kimble for a 15-yard TD pass early in the fourth quarter. Pritchard appeared in nine games last season and made seven consecutive starts from Oct. 6 to Nov. 4, completing 97-of-194 (50.0) of his passes for 1,114 yards and five touchdowns. He secured his spot in Stanford football lore when he engineered an epic, 24-23 upset victory over top-ranked (USA Today) USC in his first career start, connecting with Mark Bradford for the game-winning touchdown on a fourth-and-goal play from the USC 10-yard line with 0:49 left in the game.
On the Receiving End of ThingsSophomore Alex Loukas, who is listed second on the depth chart at quarterback, was on the receiving end of Tavita Pritchard's first completion of the season Thursday night vs. Oregon State. The two quarterbacks hooked up for a three-yard reception on Stanford's first drive of the game.
Serving NoticeLott Trophy candidate Bo McNally recorded his fifth career interception and his second career interception return for a touchdown in the season-opener against Oregon State, picking off a Lyle Moevao pass and returning it 34 yards for a touchdown with 9:36 left in the game. McNally's other career interception return for a touchdown came at Washington during the 2006 season, when he returned an interception 49 yards for a TD in Stanford's only victory of the season.
Zags on the MarkAfter serving in a back-up role last season to placekicker Derek Belch, Aaron Zagory was 2-for-3 in field goal attempts Thursday night against Oregon State, connecting on tries from 41 and 42 yards after missing a 49-yarder in the first quarter. His 41-yard field goal in the second quarter which gave Stanford a 10-3 lead, was a career long, bettering his previous long mark of 37 yards at Washington in 2006. He bettered that mark later in the game, when his 42-yard field goal tied the game at 20-20 at the 3:42 mark of the third quarter. Zagory is now 10-for-16 in field goal tries in his Stanford career (8-for-13 in 2006).
Turnover MarginStanford held a 3-0 advantage in turnover margin against Oregon State, picking up where it left off last season when the Cardinal finished +3 in turnover margin in the Pac-10, which was the second best mark in the conference behind Oregon (+9). Against the Beavers, Stanford forced one fumble and had two interceptions, including one that was returned 34 yards for a touchdown by Bo McNally.
Road TestedFour of Stanford's next five games will be on the road, beginning with Saturday night's contest at Arizona State. All told, Stanford will play seven road games this season, marking the second time in three seasons and the third time in school history Stanford has played as many as seven road games. In 2006, the Cardinal's lone win during a 1-11 campaign was a 20-3 victory at Washington. In 1976, Stanford posted a 3-4 road record on its way to a 6-5 finish in Jack Christiansen's final season as head coach. Stanford dropped its first four road games to Penn State, Michigan, Army and UCLA before rebounding to defeat Washington State, Oregon and Cal in its final three road tests.
More on the ScheduleSeven of the 12 opponents on Stanford's 2008 schedule participated in bowl games last season, including Oregon State (Emerald), TCU (Texas), Arizona State (Holiday), USC (Rose), UCLA (Las Vegas), Oregon (Sun) and California (Armed Forces). For just the second time in school history, Stanford will not play back-to-back home games this season. In 1985, Stanford alternated between home and road games throughout its 11-game schedule and finished 4-7 under head coach Jack Elway.
Home and RoadThe Cardinal is 12-25 at Stanford Stadium dating back to the 2002 season, including a 4-16 mark over the last three seasons. Stanford posted a 1-5 home record in 2005 (win over Arizona State, 45-35), went winless in five home games in 2006 and posted a 2-6 home record last season (wins over San Jose State, 37-0; California, 20-13).Stanford is 15-28 on the road over the last eight seasons, but went 2-2 last year away from home, with a pair of one-point victories at USC (24-23) and Arizona (21-20).
2007 RewindStanford finished the 2007 season with a 4-8 overall record and a 3-6 mark in the Pac-10 Conference. Included in the win total were victories over top-ranked (USA Today) USC and defending Pac-10 Conference co-champion California in the Big Game. Other victories came over San Jose State (37-0) and at Arizona (21-20). Of the eight losses, two came by a touchdown or less (TCU and Notre Dame). The four wins were a three-game improvement from the previous season when Stanford struggled to a 1-11 overall mark.
Who's Back?43 letterwinners, including 24 on offense, 18 on defense and one specialist.20 returning starters, including nine on offense and 11 on defense.Three of its four top rushers (Anthony Kimble-509; Jeremy Stewart-343 and Toby Gerhart-140)Ten of its top 11 tacklers (Bo McNally-114 tackles, Clinton Snyder-96, Pat Maynor 88, Austin Yancy-49, Pannel Egboh 49, Chike Amajoyi-47, Wopamo Osaisai-45, Kris Evans-40, Erik Lorig-37, Taylor Skaufel-35.).
Coaching ChangesTwo notable changes to Stanford's coaching ranks come on the defensive side, where Ron Lynn takes over as assistant head coach and co-defensive coordinator while linebackers coach Andy Buh takes on additional duties as co-defensive coordinator. Lynn, a 38-year coaching veteran, previously held defensive coordinator positions in the NFL with San Diego (1986-91), Cincinnati (1992-93) and Washington (1994-96). He also served as secondary coach with New England (1997-99), Oakland (2000-03) and San Francisco (2004). His collegiate experience includes stops at Toledo (1966), Mount Union College (1967-73), Kent State (1974-76), San Jose State (1977-78), Pacific (1979) and California (1980-82).
Position ChangesHere's a look at some position players who have changed positions since the beginning of spring practice...Alex Fletcher moved from right guard to center...Blaise Johnson moved from safety/cornerback to running back...Mark Mueller moved from wide receiver to cornerback...Gustav Rydstedt moved from defensive tackle to offensive guard....Matt Bentler and Derek Hall from defensive to offensive line...Tom McAndrew moved from defensive end to tight, but listed on the two-deep at both positions.
ImprovementIn addition to the win column, Stanford showed marked improvement in several notable categories last season compared to 2006, when the Cardinal finished with a 1-11 overall record (1-8 Pac-10 conference)...here's a look at some of the notable areas of improvement last season...
OFFENSE 2007 2006SCORING 235 127Points Per Game 19.6 10.6FIRST DOWNS 230 163RUSHING YARDS 1334 781Average Per Game 111.2 65.1PASSING YARDAGE 2536 2002Average Per Game 211.3 166.8TOTAL OFFENSE 2870 2783Average Per Game 322.5 231.9TIME OF POSSESSION 30:25 28:12SACKS BY YARDS 37-284 14-111TOUCHDOWNS SCORED 27 15RED ZONE TOUCHDOWNS 18-37 (49%) 7-26 (27%)
DEFENSE 2007 2006SCORING 339 377Points Per Game 28.2FIRST DOWNS 254 269RUSHING YARDAGE 2032 2526Average Per Game 169.3 177.0
Sacks and Tackles-for-LossStanford finished the 2007 season ranked second in the Pac-10 and 11th nationally with 37 sacks and a per game average of 3.17, which was the highest per game average since the 1999 Rose Bowl team finished with a 4.2 per game mark. The Cardinal also averaged 8.33 tackles for loss last year, a figure that ranked third in the Pac-10 and fifth nationally. The figure was also the best per game average since 1999.
Another Good SignStanford was the least penalized team in the Pac-10 last year with 64 infractions in 12 games. Stanford's penalty yardage average of 50.2 was the third lowest in the conference behind Washington (47.2) and Washington State (50.0).
Snyder Included on Nagurski, Bednarik, Butkus and Lombardi Award Watch ListsStanford outside linebacker Clinton Snyder has been included on the preseason watch lists for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy and the Chuck Bednarik Award, which honors college football's top defensive player, along with the Butkus Award, which is given to college football's top linebacker. This week, he was named as a candidate for the Lombardi Award, recognizing the top lineman in college football (offense or defense). Snyder, who earned second team All-Pac-10 Conference honors last season, ranks as Stanford's active career leader in tackles (179), sacks (10.0), fumbles forced (7) and is tied for first in fumbles recovered (3) and tackles for loss (18). He ranked among the Pac-10 leaders in virtually every defensive category in 2007, including fumbles forced (4-t-1st), tackles for loss (14.5-5th), fumbles recovered (3-t-4th), sacks (8-t-7th) and tackles (89-t-9th). Snyder led the Cardinal in sacks and fumbles forced last season and tied for the team lead in fumbles recovered. He ranked second in tackles for loss and tied for second in quarterback hurries.
Fletcher Included on Outland Trophy, Rimington Trophy and Lombardi Award Watch ListsSenior Alex Fletcher has been included on preseason watch lists for the Outland Trophy honoring the country's best interior lineman, Rimington Trophy awarded to the nation's top center and the Lombardi Trophy recognizing college football's top lineman (offense or defense). A three-year starter, Fletcher will move back to his natural center position this season after starting all 12 games at right guard last year. Stanford's most experienced offensive player with 32 career starts under his belt, Fletcher has made 12 starts at center, including nine during the 2006 season and three during the 2005 campiagn.
McNally Named to Lott Trophy Watch ListSafety Bo McNally is one of 42 collegiate defensive players who have been named to the 2008 Lott Trophy Watch List. Named after Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott, the Lott Trophy is awarded to college football's Defensive IMPACT Player of the Year. It is the first college football award to equally recognize athletic performance and the personal character attributes of the player.McNally was a honorable mention All-Pac 10 selection last season after leading the team with 114 tackles, including 71 solo efforts. He led or co-led the team in tackles in seven of the 12 games last season and averaged 9.5 tackles a game, which ranked second in the Pac-10 and 41st nationally. McNally had six double-figure tackle games last season, including a career-high 15 stops in the opener against UCLA.
Maynor Added to Butkus Award Watch ListFifth-year senior linebacker Pat Maynor has been added to the watch list for the 2008 Butkus Award, given annually since 1985 to the top linebacker in college football. Last season, Maynor posted career highs with 16.5 tackles-for-loss and 6.0 sacks. His 1.50 TFL per game ranked second in the Pac-10 and was tied for 12th in the country, while his sack total was ranked tied for 60th among the NCAA leaders. A veteran of 32 career games and 20 starts over the last two seasons, Maynor is tied for second on Stanford's active career list with 135 tackles and 19.5 tackles for loss.
Chase, Wilcox-Fogel and Zagory Elevated to Scholarship StatusSenior linebacker Thaddeus Chase, senior wide receiver Nate Wilcox-Fogel and senior placekicker Aaron Zagory have been awarded scholarships for the 2008-09 academic year.Chase enters the 2008 season battling for playing time at outside linebacker. He will also he a steady contributor on special teams. Chase appeared in 12 games last season and finished with four tackles, including two solo efforts. He was credited with one blocked kick and played on all four special teams units.Wilcox-Fogel, a fifth-year senior from nearby Los Altos, has lettered each of the last two seasons after sitting out the 2004 and `05 campaigns.After serving as a back up kicker last season, Zagory regained the starting role early in fall camp. He converted 8-of-13 field goals and 13-of-15 PATs as a junior in 2006.
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