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Unquiet on the Western Front Sonny days at Cal.  Sonny Dykes leaves Louisiana Tech to become Cal's new head football coach. Cal might want to ask Tennessee how hiring a La. Tech coach worked out for the Vols. (California Golden Blogs) Matt Barkley vs. Lane Kiffin? USC HC Lane Kiffin responds to Trojan starting quarterback Matt Barkley's claims that the team's struggles were due to depending too much on wide receiver Marquis Lee instead of distributing the ball to the team's other receivers. (The Los Angeles Times) Treat him right. UCLA head football coach Jim Mora Jr.'s reportedly turns down interest to become HC at Auburn and Tennessee. This is seen by Bruins Nation as a sign that UCLA athletic director Dan Guerrero needs to work on providing Mora more resources and better facilities if he wants to keep him in Los Angeles. (Not)All the Rage. Tickets for Oregon's upcoming Fiesta Bowl meeting with fellow doomed BCS title game hopeful Kansas ...
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