Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 1

1. Oregon With former head coach Chip Kelly now spending his days coaching up Michael Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles, are the Ducks in danger of dropping off? All signs point to no. New head coach Mark Helfrich has been touted as a Kelly disciple, with a similar aptitude for
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Cal football shows improvement in second scrimmage

The second scrimmage of fall camp concluded on Saturday, and the improvement from last week’s game was astounding. For months, Cal fans have heard about coach Sonny Dykes and offensive coordinator Tony Franklin’s fast-paced offenses. On Saturday, it finally showed. The offense moved at a pace that wasn’t quite blistering
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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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Fall training camp updates: the daily grind

Though the practices can vary wildly, the Daily Cal takes you through what the typical day looks like for the Cal squad once practice begins at 5 p.m. 5 p.m. Practice begins. The first players arrive via the north tunnel and begin warming up. At this point, the players are
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