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It appears as though Cal has traded in one offensive guru as their coach for another, as on Tuesday it was reported that Louisiana Tech’s Sonny Dykes is set to take over as head coach over in Berkley.
The news was first reported by FootballScoop.com.
Dykes will come to Cal after three years at Louisiana Tech where he accrued a 22-15 record and built one of the most exciting offenses in college football. Dykes’ Bulldogs team ranked first nationally in 2012 averaging 51.5 points per game, and also ranked second behind only Baylor with 577.9 yards per game as well. Prior to his stint at Louisiana Tech Dykes was Arizona’s offensive coordinator under Mike Stoops and wide receivers coach at Texas Tech under Mike Leach.
Meanwhile at Cal, this is an interesting hire for a program that needed a fresh start after Tedford was fired three weeks ago. To his credit Tedford did accumulate 82 wins in 11 years at the school, but with just one postseason trip in the last three years it appea...
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Before Kirk Herbstreit and the national media got their collective jockstraps in a bunch about Northern Illinois there was another BCS buster making blips on the national radar: Louisiana Tech. The Bulldogs ran their record to 9-1 and climbed as high as #20 in the polls behind the nation's highest scoring offense, with their only blemish through ten games coming because of a...
Louisiana Tech won’t be playing in a bowl game with a 9 – 3 record, and now they are losing their head coach.
Tech coach Sonny Dykes is leaving the Bulldogs to coach at Cal. Dykes had an overall record of 22 – 15 with this season (2012) being his best yet. His Bulldogs also had the number 1 scoring offense in the country this season averaging 51 points a game.
California has hired Louisiana Tech coach Sonny Dykes to take over for the fired Jeff Tedford.
Two people with knowledge of the hire confirmed Wednesday night that Dykes got the job and will be formally introduced at a news conference Thursday. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced.
The hiring was first reported by Footballscoop.com...
Sonny Dykes of Louisiana Tech will be the next head coach of the California football program, per multiple reports Wednesday afternoon.
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