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
Cardinal Comes Up Roses
Stanford rallies in the fourth quarter once again this season to win the 2012 Pac-12 Championship, 27-24 over UCLA
David Shaw Named Pac-12 Coach of the Year
10 Stanford players selected by conference head coaches to All-Pac-12 First Team or Second Team
No. 14 Stanford Upsets No. 1 Oregon 17-14 in OT
Stanford (9-2, 7-1) will visit UCLA, which defeated No. 21 USC 38-28.
2012 Season in Photos
Stanford football takes on Oregon State
No. 15 Stanford vs. Colorado - AP Photos
Stanford football beat WSU 24-17
Washington State vs. No. 19 Stanford - AP Photos
Feature Stories: 9/30/11 in San Jose Mercury News |
2012 (SENIOR):Played in 12 games and started seven after missing the opening two games with an ankle injury...was primary blocking fullback for Stepfan Taylor in his record-setting season of 1,530 yards rushing...caught fire as a receiver teaming up with QB Kevin Hogan the last half of the season, with catches in each of the final five regular season games...totaled 11 receptions for 110 yards and a touchdown the final five games, after three receptions for 19 yards the previous six games...carried 12 times for 32 yards without any loss this season...short-yardage specialist converted both fourth-down carries for first downs...carried his first career rushing touchdown vs. Washington State from one yard out...caught a 12-yard touchdown in the first quarter vs. Oregon State among season-high four receptions for 52 yards...had four offensive touches at No. 1 Oregon, converting all for first downs - including two receptions for 14 yards on the Cardinal's first touchdown drive...converted two first downs (one rushing, one receiving) on the first touchdown drive vs. No. 2 USC...earned All-Pac-12 honorable mention.
2011 (JUNIOR): Proved to be one of the most versatile fullbacks in the country...carried just 10 times for 35 yards but developed into a dangerous receiving threat out of the backfield...ranked as the team's third leading receiver with 34 catches for 282 yards and five touchdowns...averaged 21.7 yards per reception...of his 44 touches, 30 either resulted in a first down (25) or touchdown (5)...played a much bigger role in the passing game in the absence of Zach Ertz...caught 18 passes for 134 yards over the last five games of the season heading into the Fiesta Bowl...caught four passes for 28 yards and two touchdowns against Colorado...caught a one-yard pass from Luck at the 2:07 mark of the second period and a 10-yarder at the 11:03 mark of the third...finished with four receptions for 28 yards and a touchdown at USC...caught a five-yard pass from Luck at the 6:34 mark of the third to bring the Cardinal to within a field goal at 20-17...caught a season-high seven passes for 64 yards and a touchdown in the Big Game vs. California...caught a 10-yard touchdown pass from Luck at the 5:42 mark of the third period to give Stanford a 28-13 lead...had three catches for 11 yards against Notre Dame...caught one pass for five yards against Oklahoma State in the Fiesta Bowl...recipient of the Frank Rehm Award given to the top back in the Big Game against Cal.
2010 (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 13 games as a reserve fullback and tight end...caught two passes for 16 yards...caught one pass for 10 yards against Wake Forest and another for six yards against Arizona.
2009 (FRESHMAN): Did not see action.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from J.K. Mullen High School in Denver, Colo. ...high school coach was nine-year NFL veteran wide receiver Dave Logan...listed as the 30th-best tight end prospect in the nation by Scout.com...rated the 45th-best tight end prospect in the nation and eighth-best overall recruit in Colorado by Rivals.com...three-year letterwinner and two-year starter at tight end...named to the Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News 5A All-Colorado team as a senior after totaling 34 receptions for 476 yards and four touchdowns...was also a first team all-state selection by the Rocky Mountain News...also earned first team Centennial League all-conference honors...helped J.K. Mullen to the 2008 5A Colorado State Championship...Colorado High School Activities Association Academic All-State honorable mention selection...served as team captain and was named J.K. Mullen's offensive team MVP as a senior...also earned school's Scholastic Achievement Award...earned honorable mention all-conference honors as a junior after finishing with 12 receptions for 172 yards and two touchdowns...played in the 2009 Offense-Defense All-America Bowl in Myrtle Beach, S.C....three-year varsity letterwinner in basketball...member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society...his uncle was a defensive back at Eastern Michigan and the University of Dubuque in the early 1980's...youngest of two children...parents are Keith and Mary Hewitt...born in Denver, Colo. ...hobbies include snow skiing...full name is Ryan Michael Hewitt...majoring in science, technology and society (science, technology & social change).
Rushing Attempts: 3, twice; last vs. UCLA, 2011
Rushing Yards: 11 at UCLA, 2011
Rushing Touchdowns: None
Long: 7 vs. Oregon, 2011
Receptions: 7 vs. California, 2011
Receiving Yards: 64 vs. California, 2011
TD Receptions: 2 vs. Colorado, 2011
Long: 31 at Arizona, 2011