Good stuff from SB Nation's Bill Connelly:
"If some freshmen are ready to play at least medium-sized roles right away, if a No. 2 wide receiver emerges, and if the secondary is at least stable, Stanford really could be a top 15 team once again. But none of those three things are guaranteed. In the end, as long as Stanford builds well for a fantastic 2013, then 2012 will have been a success."