Jan. 12, 2007
Stanford, Calif. - The Inside Stanford Sports radio show will continue on Monday, January 15. Fans are invited to attend the 1220 AM KNTS live 1220 AM KNTS broadcast originating from the Old Pro Restaurant at 541 Ramona Street in downtown Palo Alto from 6:00-6:30 pm, PT. Guests on the special holiday half-hour version of the show will include football players Evan Moore and Mark Bradford, wrestler Tanner Gardner and assistant wrestling coach Ray Blake. Hope to see you there for some food, fun and the opportunity to get "Inside Stanford Sports".
Bradford suffered a season-ending injury during the second game of the 2006 campaign at San Jose State and finished the campaign with just 10 receptions for 111 yards and one touchdown. He is Stanford's active career leader in receptions (118), yards receiving (1789), touchdown receptions (11, co-leader with Moore), points scored (72) and total touchdowns (12) in 34 games played and 30 starts. He began his career in 2003 by becoming the most prolific true freshman receiver in school history when he caught 37 balls for 587 yards and three touchdowns. Bradford followed his rookie campaign up by catching 34 balls for 482 yards and a touchdown in 2004. He caught 37 passes again in 2005 for a career-high 609 yards and a career-best six receiving scores.
Moore has 64 career catches for 1074 receiving yards and 11 touchdown receptions (active team co-leader with Bradford) despite rarely being at full health over the past two seasons. He managed to participate in eight games and make five starts in 2006, catching 14 passes for 242 yards and three touchdowns. In 2005, he suffered a season-ending injury in the first game of the campaign at Navy and ended up with just three catches for 66 yards and a touchdown. His best season came as a sophomore in 2004 when he earned honorable mention All-Pac-10 honors by posting career-highs of 39 catches, 616 receiving yards and six receiving touchdowns while starting all 11 contests.
Gardner is currently ranked No. 4 in the nation in the 125-pound weight class. He has a 26-3 record in 2006-07 to tie for the team lead in wins and is also Stanford's active career-leader in victories with an 86-33 career mark. Last season, he became the 12th All-American in Stanford history with an eighth-place NCAA finish. He was selected to the ESPN Academic All-America Men's At-Large First Team in District 8, the National Wrestling Coaches Association All-Academic Team and the Pac-10 All-Academic First Team.
Blake is in his first season as an assistant wrestling coach for the Cardinal after wrapping up his collegiate career on The Farm last year. Blake was an NCAA qualifier at 165 pounds in his senior season and finished third in the Pac-10 when he posted a 41-13 record as a senior, tying Stanford's single-season win record. He also won the 2006 Jake Gimbel Award presented to the male senior for Excellence of Attitude in Athletic Endeavor and was Stanford's team captain in 2005-06. He finished his career with a 51-18 mark.
Ted Robinson, the play-by-play voice of the Stanford Football team, will host this Monday's show.