August 17, 2006

Wide receivers will need to step up for Stanford

Many of Stanford's concerns come on the offensive side of the ball and although the coaches are confident that the running back situation will play itself out, the wide receiver situation definitely has a lot of question marks.

On the bright side, Stanford returns two stud receivers that are sure to gain a lot of opposing defense's attention.

The first receiver is senior Mark Bradford. Bradford had 37 receptions for 609 yards and six touchdowns last season and led Stanford in all three categories. In his career, Bradford has started 28 of Stanford's 33 games from 2003-05 and caught 108 passes for 1,678 yards and 10 touchdowns.

Simply put, Bradford has exploded onto the scene since his freshman year and gets one more year to show off what makes him such a loved player.

In the other main receiver slot is Evan Moore, who is coming back from an injury that left him out for the majority of last season. At 6-foot-7 and 235 pounds, Moore has career totals of 50 receptions for 832 yards.

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