CALIFORNIA GOLDEN BEARS NEWS
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Davis Webb made an immediate impression when he arrived at California this summer with his tireless work ethic. He was usually the first player in each morning and last to leave. Webb organized frequent throwing sessions with teammates and was more than willing to adjust his schedule to make sure all his receivers got involved. That kind of leadership helped...
Via AP on Fox
August 12, 2016 | Discuss
Cal swimming's Josh Prenot credits the coaches in Berkeley for creating an environment for swimmers to be successful, even on an Olympic level. Several Golden Bears have won medals in the pool in the 2016 Rio Olympics, including Prenot, who brought home the silver in men's 200m breaststroke.
Cal faces stiff competition if they want to keep Ira Lee in Northern California for his collegiate basketball career. I wrote about 2017 4-star prospect Ira Lee back in May, you can read that article here if you missed it, but there has since been new information in his recruiting process. In a recent interview with Scout's Ryan Gorcey, Lee talked about a variety of topics surrounding...
Via California Golden Blogs
July 26, 2016
LOS ANGELES (AP) California coach Sonny Dykes has prepared for the travel challenges associated with a season-opening game in Sydney. Dykes has spoken with NFL coaches who have taken their teams to London, prepared onboard exercises for players and consulted Nike for compression apparel they can wear during the flight when the Golden Bears depart the Bay Area on Aug. 20 and arrive...
Via AP on Fox
July 18, 2016 | Discuss
Sonny Dykes, Steven Moore and DeVante Wilson have some fun
The Cal Golden Bears have plenty on their plate with replacing their starting quarterback. Challenge No. 2? Getting everyone to Australia.
Demetris Robertson is looking to make a big impact for the Cal Golden Bears going into the 2016 season, despite his college career having a pretty odd start. He didn’t let that distract him from the task at hand and he showed off his athleticism to everyone on Sunday. The Golden Bears shared a tweet from their official strength and conditioning Twitter account of Robertson pulling...
The California Golden Bears may have had to wait until May of this year to land their highest-rated recruit for the 2016 cycle, but it appears five-star true freshman wide receiver Demtris Robertson was well worth the wait. This weekend, Cal’s strength and conditioning coach posted this awesome video to Instagram of the No. 1 wide receiver in the country casually landing a 63...
Let's be honest: For all the excitement surrounding the 2016 NBA Draft, it just didn't have the same buzz as most years. Besides the overall dearth of star-power and a big drop off after the No. 2 pick, there was the simple fact that, well, we already knew who was going No. 1 overall three days before the draft actually started.Where's the drama in that?!For all the suspense that...
A dark horse has emerged from the shadows for consideration by the Boston Celtics with the No. 3 overall draft pick: Cal forward Jaylen Brown. According to a report by Chad Ford of ESPN on Saturday, Brown may be rising in the draft after a strong showing in workouts, and the Celtics are “seriously considering” taking him at No. 3. Brown, 19, averaged 14.6 points per game, 5...
The Cal Golden Bears just got a little stronger on Saturday when former Kentucky forward Marcus Lee announced his commitment to the team. The announcement came after he announced his transfer from the Wildcats last month. Lee had originally declared for the NBA Draft, but he decided to withdraw his name from consideration and return to school. However, he would not return to Lexington...
Former Kentucky power forward/center Marcus Lee is transferring to Cal, according to multiple reports. CBSSports’ Jon Rothstein broke the news on Twitter. BREAKING: Kentucky transfer Marcus Lee has committed to Cal, sources told @CBSSports. — Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) June 12, 2016 Lee played in all 36 games for the Wildcats this season, making 20 starts. He averaged...
It has been a very odd road for quarterback Zach Kline as he began his career with the Cal Golden Bears. However, it looks like he is going to be looking to take his talents elsewhere, but this isn’t the first time he did that. Kline came to Cal as a part of their 2012 recruiting class and redshirted his first year. He spent the 2013 year as a backup for Jared Goff before deciding...
Jahvid Best, the ex-Golden Bears' and NFL running back, hopes to compete in Rio Olympics for St. Lucia in track and field.
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
May 18, 2016
Ryan Mason doesn’t seem to have any problem locating his pitches. The senior starting pitcher for the Cal Golden Bears was in the bullpen Friday for the team’s Pac 12 game against rival Stanford, and he pulled off a mind-boggling trick shot. One of his teammates threw a cardboard tube not much larger than a baseball in the air, and Mason absolutely nailed it. .@Cal_Baseball...
Former Cal Golden Bears star quarterback Jared Goff became the first overall pick in last night’s NFL Draft thanks to the Los Angeles Rams and while he himself is definitely happy, it doesn’t hold a candle to how excited his former teammates are for him. In a video posted to Twitter by Christie Smith of NBC Bay Area News, the Golden Bears can be seen watching and celebrating...
Though most people watching the NFL draft have never seen top pick Jared Goff, who went No. 1 to the Los Angeles Rams, throw a live pass, many can easily recite this seemingly damning stat: the three-year starter at California has the worst college won-loss record of any quarterback taken No. 1 in the draft since 1967 (the era of the common draft).2016 - Jared Goff, California,...
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