Takeaways from Cal spring football game

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Well, this season’s going to be different. After Cal football’s Spring Scrimmage on Saturday, it became very clear that this year’s Bears are going to bring a substantially altered look to the table without Jared Goff. Cal split its team for the game into the Blue and Gold squads, which
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2014 is Goff’s chance to shine for Cal football

It seems strange to say, but the Cal football team reached its peak during its first game of last season. It’s hard to pinpoint when in that 14-point loss to then-No. 22 Northwestern Cal nose-dived, but you could argue the Bears’ peak turned into a valley with 8:00 remaining in
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Football offseason report

Full of moody postgame press conferences, spit-flying locker room tantrums filled with four-letter words and blowout loss after blowout loss, Cal football’s one-win 2013 season was disastrous. It’s over now, though. It’s been two months since the Big Game — the game that saw the Bears bow out of their
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Cal quarterback Zach Kline announces intent to transfer

Zach Kline, Cal’s backup quarterback, has confirmed that he plans to transfer. The redshirt sophomore does not know where he will transfer to. “I just think from what the coaches have told me, I have a better opportunity somewhere else,” Kline said to the Bay Area News Group. “They put
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Everything to Nothing

STANFORD, Calif. — When Cal kicker Vince D’Amato hit Jackson Bouza for a touchdown against Northwestern back on Aug. 31, I could only stare, my mouth gaping in disbelief. Not only because of Dykes’ ballsy fake field goal call but because on that opening drive — prior to the fake
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