It has been two months since Stanford quarterback, Keller Chryst, tore his ACL in the Cardinal’s Sun Bowl win over the North Carolina Tar Heels. However, it seems like his rehab is progressing very nicely.
“Keller is right on schedule to be back full-go for training camp,” said Stanford head coach, David Shaw, to ESPN. “If he’s not 100 percent at beginning of training camp, that’s fine. We’re not going to hit the panic button. He’s doing really well. As of right now, we’re gathering toward him participating relatively early, if not day one of training camp.
When Chryst took over for struggling starter, Ryan Burns, midway through last season, Stanford found new life. The Chrsyt completed 56.6 percent of his passes for 905 yards, 10 touchdowns and two interceptions while leading Cardinal to six straight victories.
If Chryst isn’t a full-go right away, it will be interesting to see who Shaw goes with to open the 2017 season against Rice.
Burns thought about transferring away from Palo Alto but decided to stay. K.J. Costello figures to be the primary backup while talented freshman Davis Mills enrolls this summer. All three signal callers figure to play an important role in the early portion of Stanford’s season regardless how quickly Chrsyt comes back.