leland stanford :
- n United States railroad executive and founder of Stanford University (1824-1893)
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- As final BCS season begins, it's all right if rankings are wrong
Chris Dufresne offers his preseason top 25 for the last season of the Bowl Championship Series era — with Stanford No. 1. Off we go into the last season of the Bowl Championship Series, an era that has seen Rankman pluck No. 1 names like Leland Stanford out of the Oklahoma State Cowboy's hat. Longshot choices have been made dating to the pre-BCS year of 1997, when Gerber-fed Rankman picked North ...
Aug. 28, 2013 - Los Angeles Times