Jonathan Kuperberg

Don’t be sleeping on Buffs in Boulder

We all know what happened when Cal played Colorado last year. The Bears embarrassed the Buffaloes, 52-7. Colorado quarterback Tyler Hansen threw three picks. The Buffs coughed up the ball twice. It was ugly. But that was last year, and at Memorial Stadium. And Colorado is a different team at
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Senior wide receiver Marvin Jones opened the season two touchdown grabs. He caught three passes for 77 yards and a touchdown against Colorado last season.

Bears travel, brace for Colorado’s revenge bid

A year ago, Tyler Hansen entered Memorial Stadium and left with one of his worst statlines as a Colorado quarterback. On the first two drives, he couldn’t move past his own 12. His third fizzled with a lost fumble. And after taking six sacks from Cal’s defense in that 52-7
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Pac-12 Power Rankings

NORTH DIVISION No. 1: Stanford (1-0) In short, the Cardinal took care of business on Saturday. The squad, now ranked sixth in the country, easily defeated San Jose State, 57-3 on Saturday. Andrew Luck began his Heisman candidacy with somewhat modest stats, for him at least. The redshirt junior quarterback was
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Marvin Jones caught five passes for 118 yards. His two touchdown catches tied a career high.

Midweek notebook: Familiar faces and Superman

Coaching musical chairs The college football coaching carousel seems to be constantly moving — especially when it comes to assistants, but the Cal and Colorado football teams looked like they agreed on a swap after last season. Passing game coordinator and wide receivers coach Eric Kiesau as well as defensive
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Don’t dub Maynard Cal’s savior just yet

SAN FRANCISCO — Two passes into Cal’s season, Zach Maynard went to the sideline and apologized to Jeff Tedford. Who wouldn’t, with a quarterback rating of -200? His first incompletion erased by an illegal formation penalty, the Bears’ new starter walked away from his first series 0-of-1, with an interception
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Marvin Jones had 118 yards receiving and caught a career-high tying two touchdown passes in the Bears' season opener.

Cal bullish in 36-21 win over Fresno State

Maynard debuts with 266 yards, pair of TDs

SAN FRANCISCO — A Cal quarterback throws an interception on the second play of the game. New quarterback. New season. Same old story? At least that’s what it seemed like when Zach Maynard missed Marvin Jones on a short pass and was picked off by Fresno State’s L.J. Jones at
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Live Blog: Cal Football vs. Fresno State

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Mychal Kendricks (30) was the second Cal player off the board on Friday, taken by the Philadelphia Eagles with the 46th overall pick. The linebacker was the Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year in 2011.

Cal aims to answer questions in opener

Once upon a time, Jeff Tedford was the starting quarterback at Fresno State. A little while later, he became the quarterbacks coach there, and was promoted to offensive coordinator before moving on to Oregon. All in all, eight of his 49 years were spent in the Central Valley. This Saturday
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Gabriel Baumgaertner

Embrace the mystery of the unknown

This opening game is not underwhelming. It’s unfamiliar. For many of you, it’s probably uninteresting. Let’s face it, students: Memorial Stadium’s one-year sabbatical and last year’s losing season don’t have you as excited about football. The Big Game loss definitely plays a small role too, even if you successfully blocked
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