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Goff, Jefferson lead Cal over Northwestern 31-24

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Jared Goff threw for 281 yards and three touchdowns, Jalen Jefferson had a key interception, and California hung on to beat Northwestern 31-24 Saturday in the season-opener. The Golden Bears looked like they were on their way to an easy victory up 31-7 in the third quarter. Instead, they had to sweat this one out. Northwestern got two touchdowns in a 25-second...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

2 Legit 2 Quit Cal Golden Bears drop Hammer on Northwestern

Here comes the Hammer down on Northwestern Wildcats football, courtesy of the Cal Golden Bears. The boys from Berkley looked 2 Legit 2 Quit as they hit NU with a dose of Oaktown power “and charge you by the hour” as they were “shakin like a quake,” right from kickoff. “California, California..knows how to pass. Knows how to pass,” as QB Jared Goff was 12-18 for 186 yards...
Via The Sports Bank
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cal needs more from its running game

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) California quarterback Jared Goff sent multiple school passing records as a freshman in 2013. He's looking forward to a lighter workload this year. Coming off a season in which their running game ranked 101st nationally, the Golden Bears hope to be more balanced in hopes of alleviating the pressure on the rest of the offense. Cal's defense was largely...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Quick Hits: Year of the Newcomer (Darius Allensworth)

  No. 2 (pictured) Darius Allensworth will try to help out a Cal defense that gave up 45.9 ppg and finished 1-11 last season. Name- Darius Allensworth Position- CB School- Cal Golden Bears (Pac-12) Year- (RS) Freshman Hometown- Menifee, CA HT/WT- 6’0 190 Quick Hits on Cal Berkeley DB Darius Allensworth 1. Darius Allensowrth committed to Cal and coach Sonny Dykes over offers from...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
9 days ago  |  Discuss

FALL CAMP: Week One DB Highlights

BERKELEY -- Some of the best one-on-one reps from the California defensive back corps are compiled here, with Griffin Piatt, Cedric Dozier and Trey Cheek making some big plays.
Via california.scout.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cal looks to rebound in Dykes' 2nd season

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) The difference in attitude at California is stark heading into coach Sonny Dykes' second season. The players are excited about practice, focused on football and eager to put last season's disappointing one-win campaign far in the past. ''It's a whole different environment,'' receiver Chris Harper said. ''Everybody is pumped...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 82 – Cameron Walker

82. Cameron WALKER Height: 6’-7” Weight: 200 Position: SF High School (State): Righetti (CA) Club Team (Affiliation): Compton Magic (adidas) Commitment: Stanford Cardinal Breakdown: On July 21, Walker came off the board and became the second member of Stanford’s 2015 recruiting class. In early May, Walker narrowed his list to Arizona State, California, Colorado, Florida...
Via Hoopniks
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Cal sued by family of Ted Agu for wrongful death (Video)

The family of former University of California player Ted Agu filed a lawsuit against the regents of the school for wrongful death, for subjecting Agu to a’ lethal’ conditioning drill in February.  The lawsuit alleges ‘reckless and negligent behavior’ by Cal’s football coaching staff and trainers for actions taken on a player with ‘known sickle cell trait’. The post...
Via NCAA Football Zone
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Cal faces wrongful death lawsuit

The family of Ted Agu, a Cal player who died after a training run with teammates in February, will file a wrongful death lawsuit against The Regents of the University of California. A news conference will be held Tuesday at the Alameda County Courthouse in Oakland to announce the suit. Agu, 21, was on a supervised run with teammates near Memorial Stadium on Feb. 7 and struggled...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 100 forward Cameron Walker to Stanford

6′-7″ forward Cameron Walker of Righetti (CA), a top-100 prospect nationally, came off the board on Monday, popping as the second member of Stanford’s 2015 recruiting class. In early May, Walker narrowed his list to Arizona State, California, Colorado, Florida, Harvard, San Diego State, Stanford and UCLA. Many, including Hoopniks.com, considered Walker a lean to California...
Via Hoopniks
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 10 – California

– Countdown to the 2014 Season – No. 10 – California – Note … This is the third in a series of previews for the 2014 season, ranking CU’s opponents from the easiest to most difficult. Previews already posted: No. 12 – Massachusetts; No. 11 Hawai’i – Overview Sonny Dykes was hired away from Louisiana Tech by Cal after the end of the 2012 season. Dykes brought...
Via CU at the Game
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacob Wark transfers to join Beaver Nation

The return of Jacob Wark to the Pacific Northwest is now official, as Oregon State football has announced he has joined their program as a transfer from California. The 6-foot-4, 250 pound tight end from Tualatin will be granted immediate eligibility by the NCAA after graduating from Cal in May. A former Jesuit High School standout, Wark was ranked as a top-50 tight end recruit...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon State to add post-graduate transfer tight end Jacob Wark

Former California receiver Jacob Wark will transfer to Oregon State for his final year of eligibility, according to a source. The school will announce Wark's transfer once paperwork is finalized, the source said. He will be a walk-on and immediately eligible for the 2014 season because he has graduated from Cal. Wark is already listed in OSU's online directory. Wark, a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal adds late ’14 PG Brandon Chauca

The California Golden Bears landed their second newcomer for the 2014 recruiting cycle, edging conference rival Washington State for the services of 5′-9″ point guard Brandon Chauca of 22 Feet Academy (KY). Chauca is an undersized point guard that can hit long range shots that keep defenders honest. According to InsideNova.com, Chauca averaged 23 points, 7 assists ...
Via Hoopniks
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Blog Interview with Justin Cobbs

As vital as the point guard position is to a basketball team, the ability to play the position well is one that is built over time with a great deal of learning experience. As a fan, it can be exciting to see a point guard grow up before your eyes and turn into the type of leader you believe your team needs. Fans of California Golden Bears were able to have that experience the past...
Via NBA Draft Blog
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal Football: 5 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2014

The California Bears were not the team some might have expected last season. Actually, nothing about the team resembled anything anyone thought they would be on the college football plain last year. A new season, a new chance for head coach Sonny Dykes and his team to erase the horrors of a 1-11 season and winless in the Pac 12. The coaching staff has been revamped. The offense has...
Via Football Nation
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

3-stars Austin Aaron & Malik Psalms commit to Golden Bears

As the California Golden Bears attempt to climb back to the top of the Pac-12, they’re going to have seriously increase their talent level. They took a step towards doing just that over the weekend when they received a commitment from 3-star wide receiver Austin Aaron and 3-star cornerback Malik Psalms. The 6’5, 205-pound Aaron attends Napa High School in Napa, California....
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Cuonzo Martin leaves Tennessee to coach at California

image from: college-basketball.si.com It didn’t take long for Cal to find a replacement for Mike Montgomery after he retired a couple of weeks ago. After leading Tennessee to the Sweet 16, Cuonzo Martin has decided to leave Tennessee to take the head coaching job at Cal. Even though Cal is coming off a season  in which they missed the NCAA Tournament, Martin is inheriting a very...
Via Pass The Pill
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

California hires Tennessee’s Cuonzo Martin as new head coach

According to ESPN and media reports, The California Golden Bears have hired former Tennessee Volunteers head coach Cuonzo Martin as their new men’s basketball head coach. Martin will replace former Cal coach Mike Montgomery who decided to retire at the end of this past season. Martin had been the Volunteers head coach for the last […]
Via Full Scale Sports
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cuonzo Martin bolts Tennessee for Cal

California has hired Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin to replace Mike Montgomery and will announce the hire at a news conference Tuesday afternoon. Martin has spent the past three seasons in Knoxville and led the Volunteers to the NCAA tournament this season. He was previously the coach at Missouri State. Montgomery, a former longtime Stanford coach, retired last month after six seasons...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cuonzo Martin Ditches Tennessee For Cal: Shocked Twitter Reactions

Cuonzo Martin left the Tennessee Volunteers to coach the California Golden Bears on Tuesday. Shocked Twitter reactions poured in after the news broke.
Via Gamedayr
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cuonzo Martin Leaving Tennessee For California

When Tennessee basketball head coach Cuonzo Martin removed his name from consideration at Marquette, Volunteers fans breathed a sigh of relief. Two weeks later, it appears that Martin will be moving on, however – to the California Golden Bears. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman is reporting that Martin has agreed to become the next head coach at Cal, which saw former coach Mike Montgomery...
Via College Spun
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal Pursuing Xavier's Chris Mack

Cal has strong interest in Xavier's Chris Mack to replace Mike Montgomery as head coach. Mack had led Xavier to the Sweet 16 in 2010 and 2012 since replacing Sean Miller in 2009. Montgomery has publicly pushed for assistant Travis DeCuire to get the job. California was 21-14 this season and will lose seniors Justin Cobb and Richard Solomon.
Via RealGM
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal builds big lead, holds off late Arkansas push

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Jabari Bird scored 19 points, David Kravish had 13 points and eight rebounds and California beat Arkansas 75-64 on Monday night to advance to the third round of the NIT.
Via FOXSports.com
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

California 77, Utah Valley 64

David Kravish scored 14 points to lead five players in double figures as the Golden Bears rolled past the visiting Wolverines in the opening round of the NIT. Justin Cobbs and Jordan Mathews had 13 points apiece while Jabari Bird added 11 for second-seeded California (20-13), which shot 52.5 percent and advanced to host No. 3 seed Arkansas on Monday. Jeff Powers scored 10 points...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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