CALIFORNIA GOLDEN BEARS NEWS

Cal Bears' defensive secondary under a microscope

Expectations are high(er) for a Cal Golden Bears defensive secondary that was torched in 2014.
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
20 hours ago

Matchup: Cal vs. Grambling State

How the Cal Golden Bears match up against the Grambling State Tigers.
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
20 hours ago

Cal's Goff looks to show off new freedom at line in opener

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Jared Goff is excited to show off his new-found freedom at the line of scrimmage. After a prolific first two seasons as California's quarterback, Goff has been given the keys to the offense in his third year with the ability to change plays whenever he sees fits. Goff will get to show off that new responsibility when the Golden Bears open their season Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cal looking for turnaround season after 3 years of losing

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) With just nine wins, no bowl games and two head coaches, it has been a trying three years for the senior class at California. The seniors on the Golden Bears know they have one chance left to salvage a positive on the field before leaving school and they believe all the pieces are in place for that to happen. The offense should be high-powered behind third...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Big point spread for Cal and Grambling State

Cal quarterback Jared Goff says he would be 'happy' if the 431/2-point favorite Golden Bears score seven points and beat against Grambling State, but receiver Bryce Treggs is looking for '50 or 60 points.'
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
3 days ago

Video: Cal chants ‘Bear Territory’ to prep for Grambling St.

Sonny Dykes is heading into his third year with the Cal Golden Bears and he has been helping the team improve each and every year. In his first year, the team went 1-11. The team turned things around in 2014, but barely missed a bowl by going 5-7. The Golden Bears are ready to get back into football prominence and it all starts on Saturday. SB Nation shared a video of the Bears in...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cal quarterback Jared Goff by the numbers

Golden Bears quarterback Jared Goff zooms up the passing and touchdown charts
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
7 days ago

For Cal quarterback Jared Goff, only one record matters

Cal Golden Bears' junior Jared Goff already has the numbers to rate as one of the best Pac-12 quarterbacks of all-time, but the win-loss record is the only one that counts in his mind.
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
7 days ago

Cal Football’s Positional Battles Don’t Detract From Its ‘Bro Code’

 By Emily Van Buskirk / @Emilnem Sophomore running back Vic Enwere accelerates through a hole in the California Golden Bears’ defense Saturday afternoon, burning linebackers and eating up defensive backs before finally being dragged to the ground by the tails of his jersey. Enwere immediately pops up and gets right in the face of junior cornerback and JUCO transfer Antoine Albert...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 California Golden Bears Betting Odds

The 2015 college football season is just weeks away, and the Cal Golden Bears have high hopes for the upcoming year, looking to build off a surprising 5-7 finish last year. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released Cal’s season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Cal DE Sione Sina officially joins Utah

Former California Golden Bears defensive end and graduate transfer Sione Sina has officially been added to the Utah Utes’ roster and will be eligible to play immediately. The university confirmed the addition of Sina, which was reported by John Taylor of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk. Originally from Elk Grove, California, just south of Sacramento, Sina played junior college...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Has Cal defense improved enough for first bowl bid under Sonny Dykes?

Golden Bears coach Sonny Dykes had one of the worst defenses in the nation last season, but quarterback Jared Goff says defensive front and secondary have showed considerable improvement in early practices.
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
18 days ago

California hopes defensive improvement sparks turnaround

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) A potential first-round draft pick at quarterback, a deep receiving group and a potent running game will only carry California so far this season. If the Golden Bears are going to get back to their winning ways and a bowl game in coach Sonny Dykes' third season at the helm, the defense will have to show some major improvement. Cal has allowed the most yards...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Cal University slapped with lawsuit by former safety

Cal University has a much bigger problem to deal with than the upcoming football season. While it may not progress into a big situation, being hit with a concussion lawsuit is never a fun thing to deal with. According to SI.com, former Cal Golden Bears safety Bernard Hicks has filed a lawsuit against the university for what is being called “concussion-related malpractice.” Hicks...
Via Campus Sports Net
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Cal freshman Ivan Rabb looks JACKED

Cal Golden Bears five-star freshman Ivan Rabb may have been a skinny 6-foot-11, 220 pounds when he arrived on campus six weeks ago, and what he looks like now should give fans plenty of confidence that he’ll be able to hang with the best on the collegiate level. As was reported by Rob Dauster of NBC Sports’ College Basketball Talk, Rabb has added 12 pounds of muscle to his frame...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Cal football and rugby player transfers to Utah

Before the California Golden Bears opened spring training camp this year, former defensive end Sione Sina decided that he would leave the team to play rugby for the university. He had only played one game during his two year career with the Golden Bears. According to College Football Talk, Sina, who started for the Cal rugby team in the national championship game in May, is returning...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

California loses potential starting center

The California Golden Bears offensive line took a major hit Thursday when it was announced that likely starting center Matt Cochran has left the team, according to Jeff Faraudo of the San Jose Mercury News. No specific reasoning was given for the departure, but it is believed that Cochran will remain a student at California. What makes the situation even weirder is the fact that...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

California QB Jared Goff receiving high praise

The California Golden Bears are gearing up for the 2015 college football season which they begin with a September 5th meeting with the Grambling State Tigers. Jared Goff has been an intriguing name to follow over the last couple of seasons, and many expect to see him come through with a monstrous season this year. Goff is entering his junior season with the Golden Bears, and is...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Cinderella wears bear slippers in the PAC-12 North

BERKELEY, CA – SEPTEMBER 27: Jared Goff #16 of the California Golden Bears looks to pass the ball against the Colorado Buffaloes at California Memorial Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Berkeley, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) The Cal Bears enter head coach Sonny Dykes third year with a two-year starter at quarterback in Jared Goff. The tall, reed-slender gunslinger...
Via The Duck Stops Here
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Cal tops surprise teams to watch list

Could the Golden Bears be this years biggest surprise in college football? The Bears definitely have the offense, the quarterback and the experience to make a big leap this year.The biggest question facing the Bears is this: Where is the defense? Here is NFL.com's Chase Goodbread explanation as to why the Bears may be the most surprising team in college football this season:"Coming...
Via Fox Sports
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

2016 Baylor vs. Cal match in Australia scrubbed

The scheduled match up of non-conference teams, Baylor and California, in Australia have been extinguished, as reported first by ESPN’s Brett Murphy via Twitter. Proposed Baylor-Cal 2016 game in Australia is off, sources told @ESPN — Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) July 3, 2015 Other than squaring off with a PAC-12 opponent, Baylor will forego the opener with California and...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Cal loses two class of 2015 recruits to decommitment

The University of Cal Golden Bears took a big blow on Wednesday when the basketball team lost two of their recruits for the 2015 season. The team now looks much different for the upcoming season, but the team still feels like they will be prepared for the season. According to College Basketball Talk, Davon Dillard and Tyson Jolly will both be attending different schools for the 2015...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Cal’s Jared Goff freaks out after catching baseball

Not only is California Golden Bears quarterback Jared Goff one of the most talented signal-callers in college football, he is apparently a huge baseball fan. Recently, Goff and some friends went to AT&T Park where they watched the San Francisco Giants take on the Atlanta Braves. In the 8th inning, a ball came flying towards the outfield. After a bounce and the ground rule double...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaylen Brown challenges Lil B to one-on-one game

Jaylen Brown, a five-star commit for the California Golden Bears, hasn’t even stepped onto the court in Berkley yet but he is already looking to make his impact felt on the West Coast. While taking to Twitter, Brown called out rapper Lil B and challenged him to a one-on-one game when he arrives in California. When I touchdown in Berkeley I challenge @LILBTHEBASEDGOD to a game of 1 on 1
Via Campus Sports Net
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Cal Golden Bears Snag Three Star Defensive Back

Ever wonder what it feels like to know that you will be lining up across the field from a high school teammate at the college level? Well three star defensive Traveon Beck will know that exact feeling come 2016 when straps on his helmet to take the field for Cal-Berkeley. Beck’s high school teammate, running back Sean McGrew, committed to rival Washington just moments before he...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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