David Shaw steps down at Stanford
Cal's archrivals are looking for a new head coach.
We’ve had our fun with the Stanford Cardinal the last few years. But the good times might be at an end there too.
After three losing seasons the last four years, David Shaw is moving on. Shaw stepped down after the end of Stanford’s football season, where the Cardinal finished 3-9 for the second season in a row.
Shaw departs Stanford as its winningest coach in program history, a three-time Pac-12 champion, and a two-time Rose Bowl champion.
Shaw had also lost three of the last four Big Games to Cal after winning eight Big Games in a row to start his tenure and finishes with a 9-3 record against Cal. Although Cal was getting the better of him as of late, he definitely provided the Bears more pain over the years than joy.
It’ll be interesting to see the course Stanford charts. They certainly have the resources to make a very good hire and start competing again for Pac-12 titles. It’s unclear if that was a priority for them.
This coaching search could vary the spectrum to extremely painful or funny for Bear Territory. I’m not looking forward to it at all.