Mike Sanford
Mike Sanford
Previous College: Boise State University (B.A. 2005)
Position: Assistant Coach - TE/Recruiting Coordinator

Mike Sanford, who spent the last two years as an offensive assistant for the Stanford football program, will be the Bulldogs' tight ends coach and will serve as the recruiting coordinator. Sanford worked alongside Cardinal head coach Jim Harbaugh in tutoring the Stanford signal-callers. He was instrumental in the development of Tavita Pritchard, who made his first career start against USC in 2007, a 24-23 upset for the Cardinal. Sanford is a former Boise State quarterback who played on four bowl teams during his five-year career at Boise State. With Sanford, the Broncos compiled a 54-9 record, including an 11-1 mark during his senior campaign in 2004. After his playing career, Sanford was a student assistant for the Broncos the following spring, assisting his former position coach and current head coach, Chris Petersen, with the quarterbacks. Before coaching in the Pac-10, Sanford served as an offensive graduate assistant at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) for two seasons (2005-06). While in Las Vegas, Sanford worked with his father, Mike, the Rebels' head coach and a longtime veteran of the collegiate and professional coaching ranks. The younger Sanford worked primarily with the Rebel quarterbacks and served as the specialists coach. Sanford received his bachelor's degree in political science from Boise State in 2005. He married the former Anne-Marie Mitchell in May of 2005. Contact Coach Sanford: mike.sanford@yale.edu


Recruiting Areas: Northern California (San Francisco to Monterey), Idaho, Indiana, Nevada, Ohio, Utah, Virginia, International

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