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Stanford's Josh Nunes taking medical retirement, ending Cardinal career

Stanford's Josh NunesJosh Nunes (6) was likely going to serve as Stanford' backup quarterback in 2013. (Jed Jacobsohn/SI)

By Zac Ellis

One year after winning the starting quarterback job at Stanford, Josh Nunes' football career is over.

The Cardinal announced Monday that Nunes will take a medical retirement and wrap his career with the program.

The decision most likely resulted from a bicep injury Nunes suffered in the weight room after the season, which kept him out of spring practice.

https://twitter.com/stanfordfball/status/328920487767965698

Nunes started the first nine games last season before coach David Shaw handed the reins to Kevin Hogan against Colorado. Nunes completed just 52.8 percent of his passes and threw for 1,643 yards, 10 touchdowns and seven interceptions in 2012. The junior was likely to serve as Hogan's backup this fall, but his departure leaves freshmen Evan Crower and Dallas Lloyd to compete for that duty.

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