Alumni and Pros

December 14, 2010

Camarillo Breaks One

More articles by »
By The Daily Axe Staff
Vikings

Former Stanford wide receiver and current 5th-year NFL pro Greg Camarillo helped make up for the Minnesota Vikings’ awful offensive performance (164 yards and 3 points) in last night’s game against the New York Giants by breaking off a near-touchdown on a punt return. The Redwood City native, who is “not known for his speed,” bobbed and weaved through the Big Blue punt coverage team before finally stepping out of bounds after a 52-yard return. Perhaps most memorably, Camarillo gets hit around the 40 yard line, spins, appears to be on the verge of going down, and recovers to gain significant yardage.

The game, which was slotted to be a home game for the Vikings, took place in Detroit following the now-infamous collapse of the Metrodome’s roof.

As annoying as Brett Favre is, the Vikings are the (unofficial) NFL team of choice for Stanford football, as 2010 Stanford graduate and 2009 Heisman runner-up Toby Gerhart also plays for Minnesota.

Related Posts:



About the Author

The Daily Axe Staff
The Daily Axe is an independent Stanford sports website covering Cardinal athletics year-round. Find The Daily Axe on http://DailyAxe.com and on social media via the links below.




 
 

 
Daily Axe Slide

So Long for Now

After two great years of Stanford sports, I'm bringing The Daily Axe to a close. Thanks for making this site a crazy and exciting adventure.
by Willys DeVoll
0

 
 
2012 NIT Championship - Final - Stanford v Minnesota

Was the Cupboard Bare When Dawkins Arrived?

It's commonly said that Johnny Dawkins inherited a bare cupboard of talent at Stanford. But how much talent did he really have upon arrival at The Farm? We ask the numbers.
by Max Wernecke
0

 
 
Ty Lawson

How Valuable Are Top 100 Recruits?

After taking the NIT crown, Stanford returns most of its top talent and has 2 top-100 recruits, Rosco Allen and Grant Verhoven, coming to The Farm. The team has not had this much talent since at least 2008. But how much impact ...
by Max Wernecke
0