California Golden Bears quarterback Jared Goff is leading the FBS in passing with 435.3 yards per game, and the Oregon secondary is taking that as a personal challenge.
Safety Erick Dargan told Rob Moseley of goducks.com, "When a team throws the ball like this, as a secondary we kind of feel like it's on us. Today we wanted to be a lot more aggressive. The ball in the air is an opportunity for our secondrary to make plays, and we're going to be up to the challenge."
Dargan had 3 ints at practice on Monday. The defensive backfield took extra reps on the Jugs machine after practice. Everybody is gearing up for the Bears, who've thrown the football 56 times a game over their first three outings.
Brotherhood of bandits: Oregon picked up off 26 passes last season, tops in the nation, returning them for 502 yards and four touchdowns. So far this year Erick Dargan and his fellow henchmen have just three picks. They're behind schedule, but Jared Goff and Cal thr...