Open Practice Report: Big Plays, Big Defense on Display for Cardinal
Hogan, Crower Impress; Gardner Leads Defense
Cardinal Set to Begin Spring Practices
Center and left tackle highlight position battles; competition and development for 15 practices kicks off Feb. 25
Rose Bowl Live: Stanford vs. Wisconsin
Follow the game from gostanford.com's live blog from Stanford Stadium
Randy Hart's Rose Bowl Return
Coach makes eighth appearance in New Year's classic
Stanford to Battle UCLA for Rose Bowl Berth
Stanford plays host to UCLA on Friday in the second annual Pac-12 Football Championship Game (FCG)
2012 Season in Photos
Pac-12 Championship: Stanford vs. UCLA
No. 15 Stanford vs. Colorado - AP Photos
Stepfan Taylor ran for 153 yards and scored two touchdowns.
Stanford vs. Notre Dame
2012 (SENIOR):Third-year defensive lineman made his greatest impact yet at Stanford...fifth on the team with 6.0 sacks, among 5.0 tackles for loss and 19 total tackles...made a solo five-yard sack vs. No. 2 USC in the third quarter, preceding Stanford's tying touchdown drive...had 1.5 sacks vs. Washington State for minus-10 yards...notched a solo sack at UCLA and another at Colorado...made two of the season's biggest defensive plays with fumble recoveries, the first vs. USC to end a second-quarter drive...second fumble recovery came vs. Oregon State in the fourth quarter to set up the game-winning touchdown drive of just 29 yards.
2011 (JUNIOR): Played in all 13 games as a reserve defensive end...recorded four tackles, including two solo stops...had two sacks on the season at Washington State and vs. Notre Dame.
2010 (SOPHOMORE): Saw action in nine games as a reserve on Stanford's defensive line...finished his first year of duty with seven tackles, including five solo efforts...all seven of his tackles came in two games...opened the year with two tackles against Sacramento State...was credited with five stops against Wake Forest.
2009 (FRESHMAN): Did not see action.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from L.D. Bell High School in Hurst, Texas...high school coach was Gary Olivo...listed as the 31st-best weakside defensive end prospect in the nation by Rivals.com...moved to defensive end as a senior after playing linebacker and quarterback...registered 80 tackles, 12 sacks, 17 tackles-for-loss, five forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and one blocked kick as a senior...had seven catches for 155 yards and one touchdown as a tight end...earned District 5-5A first team and Dallas Morning News first team all-area honors following his senior season...also garnered Associated Press all-state honors and Fort Worth Star-Telegram Super Team second team all-area accolades as a defensive end...also landed second team all-state defensive line honors by the Texas Writers' Association...also lettered in basketball...brother, Joe, plays quarterback at Northwestern...stepbrother Nathan is a tight end at Harding University...stepbrother Darrick played collegiately at Blinn J.C., Florida A&M and Harding University...parents are Greg Mauro and Joy Christian...born in St. Albans, England...hobbies include basketball, movies, reading and boating...full name is Joshua Daniel Mauro...majoring in science, technology and society (management science & engineering).
Tackles: 5 vs. Wake Forest, 2010
Tackles for Loss:1.0, twice; last vs. Notre Dame, 2011
Sacks:1.0, twice; last vs. Notre Dame, 2011