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Heavy underdog Cal football team heads to No. 6 Washington

After two consecutive games of collapse after being within one score during the fourth quarter, the Cal football team aims to bounce back as it heads to Washington this weekend for its second consecutive road game. Easier said than done. Cal is at least a 26-point underdog to No. 6
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Cal football heads to Oregon for Pac-12 North showdown

Cal football fans have a fond recent memory of Oregon. They likely remember last year’s shootout double-overtime contest at California Memorial Stadium, which ended 52-49 extremely late into the night on an interception by Cal linebacker Jordan Kunaszyk. But history is written by the victors, so Cal fans may be
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Outlining Cal football’s 2017 linebacker lineup

Cal’s rushing defense was significantly weaker than its passing defense in the 2016 season. If the change to a 3–4 strategy and the addition of a backer can slow the game on the ground, the Bears’ defense could see large improvement. Head coach Justin Wilcox was the defensive coordinator and inside linebacker coach at Wisconsin last season. With a defensive-minded head coach, Cal football may see a change in the much maligned other side of the ball.
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