The senior missed all of spring ball after injuring his arm during a workout this past February. Coach David Shaw afterward referred to the incident as a "freak occurrence" but thought Nunes would make a full recovery.
Nunes succeeded Andrew Luck as the Cardinal's quarterback last season and started the first nine games, throwing for 1,643 yards and 10 touchdowns with seven interceptions. He led Stanford to a big upset of No. 1 USC early in the year but struggled overall with his accuracy (52.8 percent) and efficiency (119.57), which led to him being replaced as a starter by redshirt freshman Kevin Hogan in game 10.
With Nunes out of the picture and