FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots announced that they have released rookie WR Cole Stanford. Stanford was signed by the Patriots as a rookie free agent from Cal Poly on July 27, 2014.
Stanford, 23, originally played linebacker and converted to offense after his freshman season at Cal Poly. The 6-foot-2, 225-pounder rushed 54 times for 314 yards and one touchdown and caught 43 passes for 891 yards and eight touchdowns over 42 games during his college career.