Stanford University is a private research university in Stanford, California, founded in 1885, with 17,250 students. The Stanford Cardinal football team played their first season in 1891 and is a member of the PAC-12 North Division. Despite their incredibly demanding academic standards, Stanford has historically had a very good football team. Stanford quarterback Jim Plunkett is Stanford's only Heisman Trophy winner thus far, but six Stanford players have been the Heisman Runner-up. The Cardinal won national titles in 1926 and 1940. The Cardinal play their home games at Stanford Stadium, which was built in 1921 and holds 50,500 fans. Cheer on your Cardinal! Epic Seats has an excellent selection of Stanford Cardinal tickets available at many great price points today!