Defense Will Cost Cal Bears in Upset Bid Against Ohio State Buckeyes

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The Cal Bears have settled in nicely to the new offensive philosophy of first-year head coach Sonny Dykes. True freshman quarterback Jared Goff leads the nation in passing as the Bears are averaging over 30 points per game through Week […]

Jared Goff Taking Everything in Stride as Cal Bears Starting Quarterback

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The world can be a pretty big place for an 18-year-old kid just starting out on his own. Put him under center as the starting quarterback for a Pac 12 team like the Cal Bears and the spotlight and pressure […]

Ohio State vs. California: Game Preview With TV Schedule

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The Ohio State Buckeyes were one of the best teams in the nation in 2012, if not the best, finishing the season 12-0 in Urban Meyer‘s first year as head coach. Meyer has this squad back in discussions for top […]

Jared Goff Will be Best Quarterback in History of Cal Bears

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The Cal Bears earned the first win for Sonny Dykes as head coach in a harder-than-it-should-have-been battle with FCS Portland State. In the process, true freshman quarterback Jared Goff had another prolific day, leading the offense in their 37-30 victory. […]

Jared Goff is the Future of Cal Bears Football and that Future is Bright

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The Cal Bears came up short in their bid to upset the No. 22 Northwestern Wildcats on Saturday, but gave Sonny Dykes plenty to build on as the season goes on. The biggest revelation might be the talent of true […]

Sonny Dykes Embraces Youth Movement with Cal Bears and Quarterback Jared Goff

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Sonny Dykes came to Berkeley to rejuvenate a Cal Bears football program that had plateaued under Jeff Tedford and begun the quick slide back into the bottom of the Pac 12. He’ll bring a new system on both sides of […]

Sonny Dykes Makes Major Statement with New Cal Starting Quarterback

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If the sight of former Cal head coach Jeff Tedford at USC‘s practice this week wasn’t a strong enough reminder that 2013 is the start of a new era in Berkeley, new Bears coach Sonny Dykes made it clear with the […]

2013 Pac 12 Breakout Player to Watch: Brendan Bigelow, Cal Bears

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Sonny Dykes is going to be looking for playmakers in his first season as the head coach of the Cal Bears. Luckily for him, he may have one of the best playmakers in the Pac 12 already in his backfield. […]

Young Roster Will Pay Dividends for Cal Bears, but Not in 2013

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As Sonny Dykes takes over the Cal Bears and implements his up-tempo offensive attack, there are bound to be some growing pains. Those struggles are only going to be exacerbated by the extreme youth of his new roster. While those […]

Sonny Dykes Flips the Script on Up-Tempo Offense Debate for Cal Bears at Pac 12 Media Day

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While there have been plenty of coaches coming out against the emerging trend of up-tempo, no-huddle offenses, most notably Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide, proponents of the newer, faster style of play haven’t felt too threatened. Coaches who […]

Chris McCain Blows Opportunity to Shine with Cal Bears

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The Cal Bears were making changes under Sonny Dykes and nobody appeared more prepared to benefit from those changes than Chris McCain. The long-time outside linebacker was moving down to the defensive end position where he would be able to […]

Chris McCain Will Flourish at Defensive End for Cal Bears

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With a new regime taking over in Berkeley, there were bound to be changes taking place with the Cal Bears. The defense, in particular, is going through major changes heading into 2013, changing over from the 3-4 scheme of Jeff […]