Avery Walls Cal football

Questions surround offense as fall camp wraps up

Two years ago, Zach Maynard was quarterbacking over 2,600 miles away and Isi Sofele was Cal’s soon-to-be revealed freshman speedster. With fall camp concluded, the new starting quarterback and running back are the two most important and intriguing weapons leading the Bears out of the summer doldrums and into September.
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Defensive linemen Gabe King (99), Viliami Moala (55) and Keni Kaufusi (56) participate in drills at Fall Camp. The season starts on Sep. 3 against Fresno State.

Maynard’s accuracy, comfort level improving in camp

Remember football season? No one blames if you don’t; many fans likely aren’t eager to relive Cal’s first losing season under Jeff Tedford. But believe it or not, the Bears are two days away from wrapping up fall camp, ready and willing to rebound in their one season away from
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Fall Camp Notebook: Day 13

Tailback Dasarte Yarnway thought he’d be a starter by now — or at least a valuable backup — but here he is, entering his third year in the Cal football program. His stats last year? Eight carries and 29 yards. There’s a chasm between those numbers and what you see
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Fall Camp Notebook: Day 12

With a little over half of fall camp in the books, the storylines at Witter Rugby Field are growing scarce. Zach Maynard is the undisputed starting quarterback, most of the backups are falling into place and just about all that’s left is to wait for Sept. 3. Which means during
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Fall Camp Notebook: Day 10

SAN FRANCISCO — Row after row, Cal football players launched themselves against the padded left field wall at AT&T Park. Even some of the coaches joined in. “You have to run into it a couple times to realize that it’s soft,” said head coach Jeff Tedford, who slammed against the
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Fall Camp Notebook: Day Nine

This past Sunday, the Cal football coaching staff held its first personnel meeting, an early step at figuring out who will or won’t be getting minutes this season. After Monday’s practice, it seemed like Brendan Bigelow might be one of the many left out.The freshman tailback has seen a minimal
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The Cal footbal team has concluded its first full week of fall practice on Saturday. The Bears will hold training camp sessions at both AT&T Park and Candlestick Park.

Fall camp notebook: one week in the books

A front-runner for the No. 2 running back slot emerges and defensive newcomers impress

Joyous cheers erupted at the end of Cal’s Saturday morning workout. A later afternoon practice in shells was cancelled, giving the players — with Sunday already off — a free rest of the weekend. “Great work, great work today,” Jeff Tedford said of the session, which concluded the team’s first
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Fall Camp Notebook: Day Seven

Joyous cheers erupted at the end of Cal’s Saturday morning workout. A later afternoon practice in shells was cancelled, giving the players — with Sunday already off — a free rest of the weekend. “Great work, great work today,” Jeff Tedford said of the day’s session. “Very physical, energetic …
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Fall Camp Notebook: Day Six

Starting fullback Eric Stevens will be out for the entire season after tearing the ACL in his right knee during Wednesday’s full pads practice. The junior, who has injured when he planted his leg awkwardly during a team drill, started five games last season. He had initially not felt any
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