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California may use backup QB vs. No. 2 Oregon

APNewsNow. Will be updated By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer California begins preparations for its toughest game of the season with backup quarterback Allan Bridgford getting the bulk of the snaps at practice. Coach Jeff Tedford said Tuesday that starter Zach Maynard remains day to day with an injured left knee. Maynard wore a heavy brace on his left leg and did not practice as the...
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November 06, 2012  |  Discuss

California 31, Washington St. 17

Quarterback Zach Maynard threw for a touchdown and ran for another as California beat Washington State 31-17 on Saturday night. C.J. Anderson rushed for two touchdowns as the Golden Bears (3-4, 2-2 Pac-12) earned their eighth straight win over the Cougars. Washington State (2-5, 0-4) has lost four in a row, and new coach Mike Leach is still looking for his first Pac-12 win. Cal...
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October 14, 2012  |  Discuss

UCLA stunned in road loss to Cal

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- Zach Maynard matched his career high with four touchdown passes and added a fifth on the ground and California took advantage of six turnovers to stun No. 25 UCLA 43-17 on Saturday night. Coming off one of the worst games of his career, Maynard threw an interception on the first series of the game and repeatedly picked himself up off the turf at Memorial...
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October 07, 2012  |  Discuss

California can't catch up in 27-9 loss to USC

Zach Maynard limped off the Coliseum field after Morgan Breslin sacked him one last time. California's quarterback never really got moving against Southern California's formidable defense, and his Golden Bears stumbled out to a 1-3 start to a once-promising season. Matt Barkley passed for 192 yards and threw two touchdown passes to Marqise Lee, and No. 13 USC bounced back...
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September 23, 2012  |  Discuss

CSD On The Scene: QB Zach Maynard

California quarterback Zach Maynard looks back on the Golden Bears' frustrating 35-28 loss at Ohio State.
September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Looking To Get Back In The Top 25: California Golden Bears

Cal Football is entering the 2012 NCAAF season unranked, but don’t be surprised if you see the Golden Bears making some noise in the top 25 before the year is over. The Berkley football team is traditionally underrated, and always steps up when there is a big game. Credit Michael J. Burns/ Cal’s offense should be solid this year, as the Bears return their...
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August 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Cal comes up short in 31-28 loss at No. 8 Stanford

Zach Maynard took a small bit of satisfaction out of his first Big Game knowing he turned in one of his best performances of the season and considerably closed the gap in the long-running rivalry. Andrew Luck and Stanford took everything else. Maynard threw for 280 yards and two touchdowns before California's comeback bid came up just short, losing 31-28 to No. 8 Stanford on...
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November 20, 2011  |  Discuss

Cal desperately needs to beat Oregon State for bowl berth

CAL DESPERATELY NEEDS TO BEAT OREGON STATE FOR BOWL BERTH – Cal’s game against Oregon State on Nov. 12 at San Francisco’s AT&T Park may not be the biggest game in the Bay Area that day, but it is awfully big for the Golden Bears. About 30 minutes south, Stanford will be hosting Oregon in a game with national championship implications.   Cal has its own postseason goals...
Via Jakes Take On Sports
November 09, 2011  |  Discuss

WSU Cougars vs. Cal Golden Bears Week 10 Handicapping Preview

Our weekly College football handicapping look at the Pac 12 teams has a nice matchup in Week 10. WSU Cougars vs. Cal Golden Bears Saturday November 6th 2011. The Golden Bears have a good passing offense led by Zach Maynard, he'll take on Marshall Lobbestael. Check out the preview, Live betting odds and lines, and gambling trends.
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
November 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Turnovers Kill Bears in Loss

PASADENA, CA -- UCLA scored 24 of its 31 points after turnovers in handing California (4-4, 1-4) its fourth loss in five games. The Golden Bears committed five turnovers, four on interceptions thrown by Zach Maynard, who was 14 of 30 for 199 yards...
October 30, 2011  |  Discuss
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