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The Winds of Change Are Howling

Jim Fassel is pursuing Stanford

You might think that the timeline for Stanford Football's head coaching search could take weeks and stretch deep into December. While events could indeed play out that way, the tightness of Ted Leland's short list and momentum with some candidates are real. Here we divulge and discuss who sources tell us are the five or six names on that list.

You expect the gears of change to start at a grinding pace on The Farm, where committees and bureaucracy can slow down fast-moving intentions.  The Search Committee which Stanford is reportedly employing for this head coach hunting process includes a vice-provost and a senior assistant from the President's Office.  When you have arms from different parts of the University reaching into the... Recommended Stories

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