All 32 NFL teams were represented in Palo Alto Thursday to see arguably the most talented class in Stanford history work out. No one performed better on the big stage than the 6-4, 262 pound Gardner, though several others stood out.
There's an old adage you often hear from football coaches, 'Don't let a team beat you two weeks in a row.' In examining what kind of carryover facing a very physical opponent can have, I looked at the toll it takes facing the Stanford Cardinal.
Everyone knows that Stanford's front seven is one of the toughest in all of college football but the 6-foot-2, 205-pound redshirt junior showed the all-around game Saturday night to draw scouts attention, as well.