He said Saturday that after considerable thought he decided to stay for a fifth year and he looks forward to more success with the Cardinal. Stanford won the Rose Bowl and was ranked No. 3, its highest final ranking since it was No. 2 in 1940.
Rector had 34 catches for 559 yards and seven touchdowns this season. He has 72 career catches for 1,314 yards and 12 TDs in three seasons at Stanford.