Marvin Jones' two touchdown receptions tied a career high.

Cal-Fresno postgame press conference

Selected quotes from Cal's 36-21 win at Candlestick

Cal head coach Jeff Tedford On initial impressions from the first game: “Obviously, there was a lot of rust, things that you need to fix as far as pregame jitters or whatever it is. Turning the ball over down deep. I thought our defense played excellent, but offensively, we still
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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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Cal vs Arizona

Just what are we watching on Saturday…?

In 15 seasons as the Fresno State head coach, Pat Hill has abided by the relatively simple mantra of “anytime, anywhere.” A coach never afraid to schedule difficult non-conference opponents (insert the already-tired but still relevant Presbyterian joke here), Hill leads his notoriously tough Bulldogs into Candlestick to take on
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Cal vs Oregon

Pac-12 Preview

The Daily Cal sports desk gives its predictions for the 2011 Pac-12 conference season. Pac-12 Championship Game: Oregon over Utah Defensive Player of the Year: Mychal Kendricks, Cal Offensive Player of the Year: Andrew Luck, Stanford Coach of the Year: Kyle Whittingham, Utah NORTH DIVISION 1. Oregon The Ducks, if
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All bets are on for Cal-Fresno State football game

Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin is taking all sorts of risks — not dealing with politics but sports. Swearengin has made two friendly wagers over Saturday’s football game between Cal and Fresno State at Candlestick Park in San Francisco — one with Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates and another with San Francisco
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