Jared Goff takes a snap at quarterback with Brendan Bigelow in the backfield during Friday's practice

Cal football training camp: Goff wins the starting job

“It was a hard, difficult, gut-wrenching decision,” said Cal coach Sonny Dykes after practice on Friday. With just 15 days until the season kicks off, Dykes named true freshman Jared Goff the starting quarterback earlier in the day. With the decision, Goff earned the first-team reps in camp, while Kline
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What we should expect from Jared Goff

On Friday morning, a figurative white smoke billowed from Memorial Stadium. The message was clear: Cal football had found a new starting quarterback. True freshman Jared Goff from Marin Catholic High School was picked as head coach Sonny Dykes’ man under center. The new kid on the block leapfrogged older
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Jared Goff named starting quarterback for Cal football

The race finally has a winner. Cal coach Sonny Dykes named Jared Goff the starting quarterback for Cal football on Friday. “We have had a fiercely contested competition for our starting quarterback position,” Dykes said. “It’s important to name a starter and give them the reps they need to be
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Freshman running back Khalfani Muhammad catches a pass and breaks into the open field during a 7-on-7 drill.

Cal football training camp: Aug. 8 recap

The race may be down to two. On the fourth day of practice, quarterback Austin Hinder seemed limited in number of reps, while Jared Goff and Zach Kline got the majority. And in the reps he did get, he didn’t look that impressive. Hinder overthrew a couple of passes and
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Cal football training camp: Aug. 7 recap

Twenty-two. That’s the number of positions Cal coach Sonny Dykes said are unsettled after the third day of practice. The entire roster is up in the air. And nowhere is the position more up in the air than quarterback. Austin Hinder began the day and immediately threw an interception to
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Austin Hinder (7), Jared Goff (16) and Zach Kline (8) take reps at quarterback during the first day of fall camp.

Cal football training camp: Aug. 5 recap

It was a beautiful day for football, and the sun was shining down on Memorial Stadium on Monday for the opening of the Bears’ fall training camp. The first thing that stood out was, surprisingly, Cal’s new helmets. Though the familiar Cal script does not yet adorn them, the matte
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Fall training camp preview: quarterback race is on

With little over a month before Cal opens the season against Northwestern, the team still does not have a starting quarterback. Right now, there are three candidates vying for the spot — Austin Hinder, Jared Goff, and Zach Kline. Each has a very different play style and would take the
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Quarterback Allan Bridgford to transfer

So long, Allan Bridgford. CBS’s Jeremy Fowler reports that the senior quarterback will be transferring after speaking with head coach Sonny Dykes this morning. It was well known heading into spring practice that the Bears’ quarterback position would be a competition between Zach Kline, Jared Goff, Austin Hinder, and Allen
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