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Towson adds former Oregon QB Mahalak

(STATS) - Former Oregon quarterback Morgan Mahalak has transferred to Towson and is expected to compete for the starting job next season. Towson, a member of CAA Football, is coming off a 7-4 campaign and loses starter Connor Frazier to graduation. Mahalak will have three seasons of eligibility remaining after he joins the Tigers this summer. "We are happy that we have secured...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cal expected to hire Jake Spavital as new OC

The Cal Golden Bears had one of the strongest offensive attacks during the 2015 season with quarterback Jared Goff and wide receiver Kenny Lawler. Unfortunately, they lost both of those players to the NFL, but they are looking to reload for the 2016 season. They did just that by hiring a new offensive coordinator. According to SI.com, the Golden Bears are expected to hire Jake Spavital...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: DeMarco Murray, Jared Goff, Patriots, & Saints

DeMarco Murray Jimmy Kempski of PhillyVoice.com. writes that Eagles RB DeMarco Murray likely isn’t going anywhere, despite the report that he and team could be headed for a “stare-down” this offseason. A source tells Kempski that the Eagles would cut Murray if they could. However, it would be a costly move that would result in them paying an additional $5 million. Jared...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cal adds QB prospects in hopes of replacing NFL-bound Goff

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) California landed a pair of mid-level prospects who will have the first crack at replacing NFL-bound quarterback Jared Goff. Victor Viramontes, a 3-star quarterback from California, signed with the Golden Bears on Wednesday and will join 3-star early enrollee Max Gilliam. Other things to know: Top 25 Class: No Best in class: WR Melquise Stoval, California...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cal football: Two years after death of player Ted Agu, school says changes are being made to protect players

The University of California has significantly changed its training protocols for athletes who test positive for a risky blood disorder that authorities now say was responsible for the death of Cal football player Ted Agu, who died two years ago this week during a tough conditioning drill.
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
7 days ago

Cal football: Bears expect at least 24 players in recruiting class

Golden Bears already have nine players signed to letters of intents, and could get a surprise addition or two on Wednesday.
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
7 days ago

Three things: Talton makes a difference in CU Buffs 70-62 win

The Colorado Buffaloes defended their home court once again on Sunday, extending their home win streak to four by way of a 70-62 win over the California Golden Bears.
Via BSN Denver
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Instant reactions to Colorado’s 70-62 victory over California

Ryan Koenigsberg and Jake Shapiro break down the Colorado Buffaloes big win over the California Golden Bears.
Via BSN Denver
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: CU Buffs players following 70-62 win over Cal

The Colorado Buffaloes won 70-62 over the California Golden Bears improving to 17-5 on the year. CU is now a half game behind Oregon for first place.
Via BSN Denver
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tad Boyle following 70-62 win over Cal

The Colorado Buffaloes improved to 17-5 with their 70-62 win over the California Golden Bears. CU is now a half game behind Oregon for first place.
Via BSN Denver
9 days ago  |  Discuss

University admits liability in Cal player Ted Agu's death

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The University of California has admitted its negligence was a substantial factor in the death of former California football player Ted Agu. The 21-year-old defensive lineman died nearly two years ago after a strenuous team workout. His family filed a wrongful death lawsuit, arguing that Agu had sickle cell trait and should not have been put through an exercise...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cal admits negligence in death of football player Ted Agu

University of California football player Ted Agu died after a workout in 2014. The school has now admitted that negligence played a factor in his death, according to a report.Agu, a walk-on defensive lineman, died at age 21 nearly two years ago after taking part in a conditioning drill. His parents sued the university for wrongful death, alleging that coaches and trainers did not...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

University of California admits liability in death of football player

The University of California-Berkeley has admitted liability in the 2014 death of a Golden Bear football player. Ted Agu, a walk-on defensive lineman, died Feb. 7, 2014, following a conditioning workout in which players had to repeatedly sprint up and down a hill while jointly holding a rope. Following Agu’s death, his family brought a wrongful death lawsuit against the school...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cal admits negligence in death of Ted Agu

The University of California at Berkeley has admitted negligence in the death of former walk-on Ted Agu, according to The San Francisco Chronicle. Agu, a defensive lineman from Bakersfield, passed away on Feb. 7, 2014 during a workout and had sickle cell trait, though the university first said that he passed away from a heart condition and insisted on completing the hard training...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Checking the Resume: The most important game of the Tad Boyle era

Our William Whelan writes that Sunday's game against the California Golden Bears is the biggest game of the Tad Boyle era for the Colorado Buffaloes.
Via BSN Denver
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cal CB and graduate transfer Cedric Dozier heading to K-State

Cal Golden Bears cornerback Cal Dozier will transfer to Kansas State, according to a statement on his official Twitter. "K-State Wad Up"… It was all a Blessing. It's go time! pic.twitter.com/aBSaFcGOgd — Cedric Dozier (@CedricDozier) January 23, 2016 A former three-star recruit from the Seattle area, Dozier leaves Berkeley with 81 tackles with nine passes defended in three...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona-California Preview

Back to playing the kind of defense it's used to, Arizona hopes it can keep relying on Ryan Anderson and Gabe York to fill a void offensively. California has lost its top offensive threat - just like the Wildcats - but will try to remain unbeaten at home without Tyrone Wallace. Twelfth-ranked Arizona will try give Sean Miller his 300th career victory by extending its streak to...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

ASU again starts slow, cannot complete comeback at Cal

BERKELEY, Calif. -- Jaylen Brown scored five points of his 17 points over the final 80 seconds and California held off a late surge to beat Arizona State 75-70 on Thursday night to snap a three-game losing streak.The Golden Bears (13-6, 3-3 Pac-12) led by 14 midway through the second half before the Sun Devils stormed back to tie the game at 65 with 2:25 remaining.California freshman...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cal G Tyrone Wallace out 4-6 weeks with broken hand

The Cal Golden Bears are one of the middle-of-the pack teams in the PAC-12 this season and they are trying to move into the upper tier of the conference. They will have a tough time of doing so over the next month after losing one of their top players on their team. It was reported on Tuesday that senior guard Tyrone Wallace will miss 4-6 weeks with a broken hand. He suffered the...
Via Campus Sports Net
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cal senior Tyrone Wallace out 4-6 weeks with broken hand

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) California senior point guard and leading scorer Tyrone Wallace will be sidelined for four to six weeks with a broken bone in his right hand. Cal made the announcement Tuesday, a big blow for coach Cuonzo Martin's team that had high hopes of challenging for the Pac-12 title this season. Wallace returned for his senior season in Berkeley rather than entering...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford holds off California 77-71

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Marcus Allen scored 10 of his 16 points over the final 5 1/2 minutes - all on free throws - and Stanford held on to beat California 77-71 on Thursday night. Rosco Allen had 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Cardinal (10-6, 3-2 Pac-12), who have won four straight against their Bay Area rivals. Dorian Pickens scored 14 points and Marcus Sheffield added 11. Stanford...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Cal faces quarterback questions heading into 2016

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) For the first time since his initial season as California coach, Sonny Dykes will go into spring practice looking for a quarterback. With three-year, record-breaking starter Jared Goff heading off to the NFL, the Golden Bears will have an open competition with four candidates vying for the starting role when spring practice begins in about two months. But...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Cal's Talent, Cal's Issues

You know it's an upside down season in college basketball when Cal has as much talent as any team in the country. Forget Arizona or Kentucky or Kansas or Duke or UNC - none of those blue-blood programs have more players who intrigue NBA scouts than Cal, a program that hasn't made the Sweet 16 in 20 years. Despite all that talent, though, there's no guarantee Cuonzo Martin's program...
Via RealGM - NBA
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft – Jared Goff Scouting Report

As usual, the New York Jets will enter the 2016 NFL Draft looking for a long term solution at quarterback. Could Jared Goff be the answer? Name: Jared Goff   Position: QB   School: California   Height: 6040   Weight: 210 BACKGROUND: Attended Marin Catholic High School (CAL), started three varsity seasons at QB and threw for 7,687 yards, 93 touchdowns, and 18 interceptions...
Via Turn On The Jets
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Oregon holds off Cal 68-65, Dorsey hits big late-game 3

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) Up by three with less than a minute to play and the shot clock down to four seconds, Oregon looked to a freshman to make something happen. Tyler Dorsey responded, taking Casey Benson's inbounds pass in the left corner and nailing his fourth 3 to give the Ducks a six-point lead and some much-needed breathing room. Chris Boucher scored 18 points and Dorsey had...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss
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