Bears break out pads, run live action in 6th practice

“I think the whole defense didn’t practice at all last year,” said an onlooker in the stands at Cal football’s sixth practice. Many may share his sentiments, but Cal’s defense, now led by Tim DeRuyter, showed some promise on Saturday. Getting their first taste under the lights this fall camp, the Bears were hyped and energized to finally get their pads on and get down to business.
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Bring ’em out; Bears begin fall camp

At the beginning of practice, speakers blared and Gucci Mane’s “Met Gala” set the the tone for camp, but a short while later, the music was gone in what seemed like an even bigger change in tone. While it was only the first day of camp, it was clear that the Bears were hard at work, and with good reason. Many predict that Cal will have a mediocre season and camp is going to be crucial for the Bears if they want to make waves in an extremely competitive Pac-12 conference.
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Justin Wilcox, Tre Watson and James Looney take Pac-12 Media Day

Voting on the tastiest donut, trying to figure out if a certain head also stars in “Game of Thrones” and getting messy with some slime stole the show in star-studded Hollywood. During the 2017 Pac-12 Media Day, senior Tre Watson and redshirt senior James Looney of Cal football, along with head coach Justin Wilcox, took a break from the practice field for some fun and games.
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Thoughts about a very average team

There have been a lot of negatives this year, and at this point, it might be time to accept the reality that Cal football is not going to be an elite team for a while. It didn’t take long after head coach Sonny Dykes took over for people to demand
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Live blog: Cal football vs. Washington

The Cal football team (4-4) is taking on No. 5 Washington in Memorial Stadium tonight. Follow along as our football writers — Vikram Muller, Hooman Yazdanian, Michelle Lee and Ritchie Lee — live blog the game. Contact Daily Cal Sports at [email protected]