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Newton isn't just a college star

Cam Newton joins Jim Plunkett and Roger Staubach as the only Heisman-winning QBs to start in the Super Bowl -- both Plunkett and Staubach won their first starts on the big stage.

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Grading the recruiting classes: Pac-12

Grading the 2016 recruiting classes in the Pac-12, which include banner classes from the Los Angeles schools and another quality effort by Stanford.

Way-too-early Signing Day 2017 preview (3:08)
Pac-12 Signing Day wrap (2:18)

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

David Shaw seemed particularly excited about the presence of 4 defensive linemen in Stanford's 2016 recruiting haul, which he considers a rarity. "I can't remember the last time we had that many," he said. "That's special." Bo Peek, Thomas Schaffer, Michael Williams, and Jovan Swann signed with the Cardinal Wednesday. Shaw said the linemen may not have to play immediately because Luke Kaumatule has impressed as he's bulked up to 300 pounds, but acknowledged that the added depth is a welcome addition for the Cardinal. "Our new freshmen are bigger than the seniors who just left us," Shaw said.

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

Stanford's 2016 recruiting class is filled with interesting connections. Wide receiver Donald Stewart is the cousin of NFL Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith and professional boxer Roy Jones Jr. Running back Trevor Speights is the cousin of Golden State Warriors player Marreese Speights, and defensive lineman Thomas Schaffer will become the first FBS player from Austria.


David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

Video: Stanford head coach David Shaw opens his discussion about his 2016 signing class. He calls K.J. Costello "our quarterback of the future," although he doesn't expect Costello to start over either Keller Chryst or Ryan Burns next year.

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

Stanford head coach David Shaw discusses his program's 2016 recruiting class, which has currently signed 25 players. The Cardinal netted a record 6 players from the state of Texas. They also signed the first ever FBS player from Austria.

Shaw on class: You see what Stanford is all about (2:10)
Stanford's high-tech recruiting process (1:08)
Shaw: Stanford recruits earned it (2:31)

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

According to Stanford, the Cardinal have signed the first-ever Austrian football player to the FBS. Defensive lineman Thomas Schaffer grew up in Vienna and went to high school in Illinois to further his football dreams. Stanford has also signed offensive lineman Devery Hamilton, who lived the first nine years of his life in Germany, so this Cardinal recruiting class features two German speakers.


WATCH: Jeffrey McCulloch makes decision

McCulloch (No. 2 OLB, No. 26 overall) is choosing between Notre Dame, Stanford, Texas and Texas A&M at 11:30 a.m. ET. Which team will he sign with? Watch on ESPNU/WatchESPN

National Signing Day preview (4:57)
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Stanford has momentum ahead of NSD

The Cardinal rise four spots on our final class ranking ahead of national signing day. How will David Shaw & Co. finish up on Wednesday? Latest 2016 class rankings (Insider)

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Breaking down 2016 Pac-12 schedules

With national signing day approaching, let's break down the schedules that Pac-12 programs will be traversing in 2016.

Team Stats

Passing Yards210.979th
Rushing Yards225.119th
Points For37.219th
Points Against23.138th

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