Dec 7, 2013; Tempe, AZ, USA; Stanford Cardinal head coach David Shaw leads his players out prior to the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium. Stanford defeated Arizona State 38-14. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Report: David Shaw To Remain At Stanford


According to a report, Stanford coach David Shaw plans to remain with the Cardinal despite gaining interest from NFL teams.

ESPN.com’s Adam Schefter reported Sunday that Shaw has no intentions of pursuing any NFL head coaching opportunities. He has already been rumored to be on the Houston Texans list. Houston fired head coach Gary Kubiak on Dec. 6.

Shaw was offensive coordinator at Stanford and was promoted to the top job when Jim Harbaugh left to coach the San Francisco 49ers after the 2010 season. He has NFL coaching experience as an assistant with the Raiders, Eagles and Ravens

Stanford, ranked No. 5 in the final BCS standings, is the only program in the country to win at least 11 games in each of the last four seasons and is also the only team in the nation to play in a BCS bowl each of the last four seasons.

The Cardinal have won back-to-back Pac-12 titles and will look for their second straight Rose Bowl victory on Jan. 1 when they meet No. 4 Michigan State.
Shaw had 58 receptions for 685 yards and five touchdowns as a wide receiver at Stanford from 1991-94 and immediately got into coaching upon graduating in 1995.

Shaw has been an assistant coach in the collegiate ranks at Western Washington (1995-96), San Diego (2006) and Stanford (2007-10).

In the NFL, Shaw was a quality control assistant with the Eagles in 1997 and with the Raiders from 1998-2000, moving up to quarterbacks coach in Oakland in 2001. With the Ravens, Shaw coached both quarterbacks and receivers from 2002-04 and was the receivers coach in Baltimore in 2005.

He is 34-6 in three seasons as Stanford head coach and was Pac-12 Coach of the Year in both 2011 and 2012.

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