Bears break out pads, run live action in 6th practice

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“I think the whole defense didn’t practice at all last year,” said an onlooker in the stands at Cal football’s sixth practice. Many may share his sentiments, but Cal’s defense, now led by Tim DeRuyter, showed some promise on Saturday. Getting their first taste under the lights this fall camp, the Bears were hyped and energized to finally get their pads on and get down to business.
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Thoughts about a very average team

There have been a lot of negatives this year, and at this point, it might be time to accept the reality that Cal football is not going to be an elite team for a while. It didn’t take long after head coach Sonny Dykes took over for people to demand
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Don’t blame the schedule

For the second week in a row, Cal head coach Sonny Dykes bemoaned the state of Pac-12 scheduling, lambasting the conference for having the Bears play a Thursday night road game against a team that was coming off a bye week and had nearly 12 days to prepare. After Cal’s
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