Jared Goff admitted his confidence was a bit shaken when the California freshman quarterback was benched in the first quarter of last week's loss to No. 2 Oregon.
Goff, who began his college career by becoming just the second player in school history to throw for more than 400 yards in back-to-back games, fumbled twice in the rain and completed only 3 of 7 pass attempts before Golden Bears coach Sonny Dykes made the switch to redshirt freshman Zach Kline.
The two quarterbacks split time with Cal's first-team offense in practice this week, but Dykes said Goff will be back in the lineup Saturday when the Bears (1-3, 0-1 Pac-12) host Washington State (3-2, 1-1).
''It took me a day to get my confidence back,'' Goff said. ''Sunday was a little rough for me. But after that I was fine.''
Before his stumbles against the Ducks, Goff had been the one bright spot in an otherwise rocky start to Dykes' first season at Cal.
Despite not playing the final three quarters against Oregon, Goff is...