Players to watch: The ground, Joseph Fauria

The ground, Cal The ground is a critical element of Saturday’s game for the Bears. Quarterback Zach Maynard has spent a lot of time there the past few weeks. With a porous offensive line, Maynard has been sacked 22 times the last three games. He’s also been inaccurate, missing on
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Cal eyeing first FBS win against UCLA

Beleaguered Bears back at Memorial to rebound in bout with Bruins.

Someone should give Jeff Tedford a hug. Regardless of the rumblings and rumors surrounding the Cal football team’s 1-4 start to the season, the battle-worn head coach is adamant that no one is more disenchanted than the players and coaches on the team. That the Bears have been in contention
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Keenan Allen: No Reservations

Keenan Allen has no regrets about coming to Cal — and no qualms with leaving school early.

Like most 20-year-old guys, Keenan Allen gets distracted by girls. Allen is sitting in a golf cart outside Memorial Stadium, his feet up, his arm draped around the driver’s seat. On Saturday, he’ll catch passes, break records and make the kind of jaw-dropping plays that SportsCenter replays deep into the
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Bears’ boulevard of broken dreams

This was supposed to be my “Fire Jeff Tedford” column after Cal’s 27-17 loss dropped the squad to 1-4, the worst start in the Tedford era. But it isn’t. This was supposed to be my “Replace Zach Maynard with Zach Kline” column after Maynard threw incomplete passes on 19-of-28 attempts,
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Bears fork over loss to Sun Devils

First conference home game results in defeat for Bears and stymies bowl hopes.

Isi Sofele took a handoff from the Cal 31-yard line with three and a half minutes remaining in the second quarter. A score would have given the Bears a halftime advantage and placed them in prime position to secure their first conference victory. But Sofele fumbled the ball, and the
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Cal to fight off own demons against Arizona State

Earlier this week, Arizona State head coach Todd Graham called Cal’s offensive line the best one his team will have faced this year, citing it as the “greatest challenge defensively.” He must not have watched much tape. The Bears will limp back into Berkeley to face off with the Sun
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Wake me up when September ends

Just this year, just this once, September should have 28 days. It would be so much more simple if Saturday was the first of October and not the 29th of September. Because September has not gone so well for the Cal football team. The Bears opened the season — and
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Football: Cal vs. USC

Watch a video with highlights from the Cal vs. USC football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum as well as post game interviews with coaches and players. USC beat Cal 27-9.