October 31, 1990 |
Notre Dame nose tackle Chris Zorich injured his right knee against Pittsburgh and could miss the rest of the season. Zorich, a 1989 All-American, suffered a partial dislocation of the right knee cap Saturday during No. 2 Notre Dame's 31-22 victory at Pittsburgh. . . . Washington State quarterback Brad Gossen will undergo shoulder surgery and miss the final three games of the season, Coach Mike Price said. . . .
February 6, 1988 |
Stanford University, one of two choices for Todd Marinovich, Capistrano Valley High School quarterback, has received an oral commitment from a top Louisiana high school quarterback. Steve Smith from Covington High School near New Orleans has announced that he will sign a letter of intent to play at Stanford. Marinovich, the national prep career passing leader, said earlier this week that he had narrowed his choices to Stanford and USC.
October 9, 1991 |
Steve Stenstrom, The Times' All-County quarterback in 1989 while at El Toro High School, will probably replace Jason Palumbis as Stanford's starting quarterback this weekend when the Cardinal plays host to Cornell, Stanford Coach Denny Green said Tuesday. Palumbis, who led the nation and set a Stanford record for completion percentage last year, has completed 78 of 135 passes for 782 yards this season, with no touchdowns and four interceptions.
October 6, 1991 |
Jerome Bettis ran for three touchdowns and caught a pass for another as No. 8 Notre Dame quashed any notion of an upset with a 42-26 victory over Stanford Saturday night. The victory settled a year-old score for the Fighting Irish, toppled from a No. 1 ranking in 1990 when upset, 36-31, by Stanford at South Bend, Ind. The Cardinal (1-3) had fought back to within 28-14 on Jason Palumbis' two-yard sneak for a touchdown with 7:32 remaining in the third quarter.
November 11, 1990 |
Tommy Vardell ran for two touchdowns and Jason Palumbis added another as Stanford beat Arizona, 23-10, Saturday night in Pacific 10 game at Tucson. Stanford improved to 4-6 overall and 3-4 in the conference. Arizona is 6-4 and 4-4. Palumbis, a junior quarterback who led the Pac-10 in passing efficiency coming in with a 68.7% completion average, completed 15 of 19 passes for 181 yards. He was 11 for 13 for 110 yards as the Cardinal took a 14-10 halftime lead.
September 30, 1990 |
If San Jose State quarterback Ralph Martini would have impressed Stanford admissions officers the way he did the school's football coaches, the Cardinal may have been on the other end of a 29-23 loss to the Spartans. "BYU and San Jose State recruited me, and I really wanted to come to Stanford, but my SAT scores weren't good enough," said Martini, whose football scores--four touchdown passes and another two-point conversion pass--were more than enough for a San Jose victory Saturday.