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Sports - January 11, 2013

Sports Shorts

STAYING AND GOING . . . Stanford evidently won't be losing as many players early to the NFL as previously thought. Linebackers Trent Murphy and Shayne Skov plus defensive end Ben Gardner all announced last weekend via Twitter that they will be returning to Stanford for another year. That trimmed the possible exodus in half because junior tight ends Zach Ertz and Levine Toilolo plus redshirt junior cornerback Terrence Brown have announced their intentions to forego their final year at Stanford to make themselves available to the NFL draft. Brown, fifth on the team with 65 tackles, including three for a loss, announced his decision Tuesday with a statement through the Sports Information Department.

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