Cal football to face fast Colorado offense


The Tuesday Cal football press conference generally stays away from recounting the triumphs or misfortunes of the team’s previous week, preferring to focus on moving forward and, therefore, the upcoming opponent. But after the Bears’ calamitous loss Saturday at the hands of Arizona — one that saw the Wildcats pile
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Lack of options at safety plagues Cal football

Of the many problems Cal football suffered from in 2013, arguably the team’s biggest problem was the safety position. Losing key players such as defensive back Stefan McClure to a torn ACL and Avery Sebastian to a torn Achilles, the Bears had little options. With its limited roster, the team
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Down and Out: Exploring Cal football’s injury problems

“I’ve never seen anything like it.” Following the Washington State loss two weeks ago, that was the only way head coach Sonny Dykes could sum up the barrage of injuries that bombards his team — and especially the defense — every week. Defensive coordinator Andy Buh calls it a merry-go-round
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Avery Sebastian out for season with a torn Achilles tendon

Avery Sebastian, the hard-hitting safety who was expected to lead the Cal football team’s secondary unit, is out for the season with a torn Achilles tendon. Head coach Sonny Dykes said in a press conference Tuesday that Sebastian will undergo season-ending surgery to repair the tendon. Sebastian was taken out
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Players welcome new coach Dykes with open arms

Safety Avery Sebastian sure seemed happy to see the two-week coaching search finally come to a close following Sonny Dykes’ introductory press conference on Thursday afternoon. “It was a long 16 days,” Sebastian said. “It was a very antsy wait. All the players would huddle around looking around.” Sebastian,
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Bears’ 3-9 campaign of historic proportions

Jeff Tedford’s postgame remarks after the Cal football team’s first game could have summed up the 2012 season. “I’m sorry we didn’t play better and let the fans down,” he said. The season that followed was one for the record books. The Bears failed to score a touchdown in the
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