Defense emerges with 40-34 win at Stanford Stadium
Don't expect drastic changes under new offensive coordinator
Center and left tackle highlight position battles; competition and development for 15 practices kicks off Feb. 25
Hogan learned under former Cardinal star
10 Stanford players selected by conference head coaches to All-Pac-12 First Team or Second Team
2012 Season in Photos
No. 17 Stanford vs. No. 7 Notre Dame
Stepfan Taylor ran for 153 yards and scored two touchdowns.
Fiesta Bowl Practice 12/29/2011
Stanford 57, SJSU 3
2012 (SENIOR) :First-year starter locked down the right guard position all 14 games, filling the large shoes left by unanimous All-American David DeCastro...evolved into one of the conference's top guards and a leader on the Stanford offensive line...helped protect two first-year starting quarterbacks with just 1.43 sacks allowed per game...part of an offensive line that paved the way for 174.3 yards per game rushing...earned All-Pac-12 second team and Pac-12 All-Academic second team honors.
2011 (JUNIOR): Saw quality time as reserve on Stanford's offensive line...played in 12 of the team's 13 games.
2010 (SOPHOMORE): Saw reserve duty in six games on Stanford's talented offensive line...logged minutes against Sacramento State, Wake Forest, Washington State, Washington, Cal and Oregon State.
2009 (FRESHMAN): Did not see action.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from Bellarmine College Prep in San Jose, Calif., where he was a teammate of fellow recruit Usua Amanam...played for head coach Mike Janda...listed as the 37th-best prospect at his position and 46th-top recruit in California by Rivals.com...rated as the 55th-best offensive lineman recruit in the nation by Scout.com...first team All-Metro selection by the San Francisco Chronicle...garnered West Catholic Athletic League Offensive Lineman of the Year and first team All-WCAL honors as a senior...helped Bellarmine to a 12-1 record and the Central Coast Section Open Division title as a senior...San Jose Mercury News Santa Clara County first team selection...MaxPreps.com Large School and GoldenStatePreps.com first team all-state pick...also earned first team All-WCAL and San Jose Mercury News All-County honors as a junior...parents are William Danser and Catherine Gallagher...youngest of three children...brothers Tim (Brown) and Chris (San Jose State and San Diego) also played collegiate football...born in San Jose, Calif. ....full name is Kevin John Danser...majoring in biomechanical engineering.