Jibriel Taha
Jibriel Taha ’24 is a staff writer for the sports section. He is from Malibu, California and studies economics and political science. In his free time, he enjoys watching football, baseball, basketball, hockey, and tennis. He also umpires and referees youth sports. Contact him at jtaha ‘at’ stanford.edu.

Stanford in the NFL, Week 12: Sherman returns, Reid impresses

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman ’10 made his long-awaited return to action this week. The five-time Pro Bowler turned in an impact performance on Sunday afternoon, recording seven tackles and an interception in his first appearance since Week 1 as the 49ers took down the division-leading Rams 23-20 in Los Angeles.

Stanford in the NFL, Week 6: Linebacking corps hitting their stride

With a team-high 14 tackles in a nail-biting 20-19 victory over the Washington Football Team, Blake Martinez '16 continues to solidify himself as one of the game's premier linebackers, ranking eighth overall this year according to Pro Football Focus. The 2016 fourth-round pick, who signed a three-year, $30 millon deal with the Giants last summer, also sits at third in the league in total tackles.
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