Already holding offers from the likes of UCLA, Northwestern, Texas Tech and Arizona, the recruitment of Texas running back Auston Anderson took a significant turn earlier this month when Stanford officially joined his list of suitors.
"It definitely threw a wrinkle in everything," Anderson said of receiving an offer from the Cardinal. "My parents were freaking out. You know, Stanford is a top ten team every year and it's like the Ivy League of the West. So it was a really big deal."