Cal offensive coordinator Tony Franklin resigns

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Cal offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Tony Franklin has officially resigned from his position. Franklin had also taken on the responsibilities as the running backs coach in his final season. As announced by Cal Athletics on Friday, Franklin has accepted the offensive coordinator position at Middle Tennessee State. “It is
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Tale of the Tape: Breaking down the failures of the Bear Raid

Sitting in a Westminster restaurant, 25 minutes south of Boulder, Colo — the location of Cal’s most recent Pac-12 debacle — the waiter took notice of my California license. Upon discovering I was in town to cover Cal’s impending matchup with Colorado, the northern California native asked what I thought
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Live blog: Cal football vs Washington State

After a 55-16 shellacking against Oregon at Eugene last week, the Cal football team returns to Berkeley looking for its first Pac-12 win. How will Sonny Dykes fare against his mentor Mike Leach and the Cougars’ Air Raid offense which ranks 14th in the nation in passing offense? Is this
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When it rains, it pours

Prior to Cal’s first conference matchup with No. 2 Oregon, offensive coordinator Tony Franklin offered up a prayer to the rain gods. “We hope it pours — we hope it has sheets of rain, monsoons of rain,” he said Thursday. “We think it helps our offense tremendously.” As Sonny Dykes
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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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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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