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California RB Brendan Bigelow to enter NFL draft

California running back Brendan Bigelow has decided to forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft. Cal's athletic department announced Bigelow's decision Wednesday, the final day for juniors to declare for the draft. He ran for 421 yards and two touchdowns on 105 attempts last season for the Golden Bears, who went 1-11 in Sonny Dykes' first season as coach. Bigelow...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Brendan Bigelow Kept Letter From OSU Fan, Has It Posted On His Wall

Cal running back Brendan Bigelow took Columbus, Ohio by storm last season when he broke off two huge touchdown runs in the 35-28 loss to the Buckeyes. He also apparently picked up a new fan in the process. Yesterday, Bigelow said that after the game, an Ohio State supporter wrote him a letter complimenting him on his performance. He would also go on to say that he still has that...
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September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Cal seeks more big-play runs from Bigelow

(Eds: Adds details, quotes. With AP Photos.) By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer Brendan Bigelow spun around Ohio State defenders, kept his balance with his hand on the ground and sprinted for an 81-yard touchdown. The talented California running back wasn't done a year ago in Columbus, adding a 59-yard score as part of a jaw-dropping, four-carry- for-160-yard afternoon that stamped...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Cal laments missed chances in 35-28 loss to OSU

California coach Jeff Tedford looked at the stat sheet but kept coming back to the same bottom line. ''We played well enough most of the day to (win) but the scoreboard doesn't reflect that.,'' he said after his Golden Bears surrendered a long pass late in the game and then threw an interception on their last possession in a 35-28 loss to No. 12 Ohio State on...
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September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Cal's Brendan Bigelow somehow keeps feet for TD run

California running back Brendan Bigelow has made some memorable runs already this season, but he probably won’t top the one he had against Ohio State on Saturday afternoon. It appeared that Ohio State had Bigelow in the backfield for a five-yard loss before he was able to turn the corner and gain positive yardage. He then broke another tackle and took it to the house. But how...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Final assessment: Cal special teams

Despite replacing both specialists, California should be solid on special teams, especially if Keenan Allen and Brendan Bigelow can deliver a charge on punt and kick returns.
August 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Quoting Tedford: First Day of Spring

California head coach Jeff Tedford addressed the first day of spring, the development of quarterback Zach Maynard, and the newfound confidence of running back Brendan Bigelow.
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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