The UnSeung Hero: Scott Fujita and the spirit of social activism

Cal alumnus and newly retired NFL player Scott Fujita leaves a legacy of social activism for Cal student-athletes to emulate

As the sun rose over Machu Picchu Monday morning, the new day began a new era for Scott Fujita. As the light shined upon the ancient Incan ruins, Fujita, a Cal alumnus and an NFL linebacker, perched on one of its giant stone slabs and signed a one-day contract with
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A weekend to remember for Cal alums in the NFL

On Saturday and Sunday, Cal fans got themselves a real nice discount double-check from the NFL playoff action. In one of the most exciting playoff weekends in recent memory, eleven former Golden Bears from five different teams suited up for action. The Cal alums were involved in many important highlights
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Cal alum Fujita suspended for role in bounty scandal

Cal alum and current Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott Fujita has been suspended without pay for the first three games of the 2012 NFL season because of his role in a pay-for-performance bounty scandal with the New Orleans Saints, the NFL announced in a statement Wednesday. Fujita, who played for Cal
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#theprobowl #itspointless #whyplayit?

I didn’t watch the Pro Bowl. My sleep-ins on Sundays are far too precious to get up for that. Instead, I caught the action in 140-character bits beginning midway through the fourth quarter between bites of breakfast. You see, the NFL, famed for its lovable owners, fan outreach and freewheeling
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How the mighty have fallen

I am boycotting Super Bowl XLVI. Upon calm reflection, that statement is most likely a hot-headed lie. After all, the Super Bowl is not just any game between two considerably talented opponents; it’s the culmination of a season of saturated media coverage, intense fanaticism and cutthroat competition. Deep down I
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Tim Tebow doesn’t have what it takes

“You’re just not cut out for this league.” Immediately after writing those words nearly four months ago declaring Timothy Richard Tebow the worst quarterback to ever walk the face of Planet Earth, the Broncos embarked on an improbable winning streak of six consecutive games, propelling them to the NFL playoffs.
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