STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -Stanford offensive line coach Chris Dalman resigned Wednesday, leaving a big hole on coach Jim Harbaugh's staff.
Dalman was also was the Cardinal's running game coordinator and helped turned one of the weakest units on the team into one of its best. Stanford (5-7) finished second in the Pac-10 with 199.6 yards rushing per game, falling one game shy of making a bowl game.
Harbaugh said in a statement that Dalman decided to leave the program to spend more time with his family.
``Coach Dalman has contributed greatly to the foundation of championship football at Stanford University,'' Harbaugh said. ``Chris will be missed, and we wish him well in his future endeavors.''
Dalman was a four-year starter at Stanford before playing seven years in the NFL with the San Francisco 49ers. He returned to the Cardinal as an assistant in 2007.
Before joining Harbaugh's staff, Dalman spent two seasons as an assistant with the Atlanta Falcons. In his second year in Atlanta, Dalman worked on the staff with Oakland Raiders interim coach Tom Cable.
l-time coaching job with the Raiders, Dalman could be a candidate to join that staff as an assistant.

Recent NCAAF Discussions

CFL Betting News and Notes Week 2 on Wed, Jun 2017 by Blade
College Football Conference Previews on Mon, Jun 2017 by Blade
CFL Betting News and Notes Week 1 on Sun, Jun 2017 by Blade
Handicapping Game of the Year Odds on Sun, Jun 2017 by Blade
SEC Schedule Breakdown on Thu, Jun 2017 by Blade

NCAAF Headlines

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail CFB Conference Favorites: The Odds Which team is favored to win each conference this upcoming season in college football? Let's dive into the odds.
Thumbnail Updated 2017 Heisman Odds Is USC quarterback Sam Darnold still favored to win the 2017 Heisman Trophy?
Thumbnail Big Ten Championship Odds to Win Are the Ohio State Buckeyes clear favorites to win the Big Ten Championship this upcoming college football season?
Thumbnail ACC Conference Championship Odds Clemson is the defending national and ACC champions but will they win the conference in 2017?

NCAAF Team Pages