California Rumors & News

  • Cal names Eastern Washington's Beau Baldwin offensive coordinator

    San Jose Mercury News "New Cal coach Justin Wilcox made one of his first hires a big one: Beau Baldwin, the head coach of Eastern Washington, is joining the Bears’ staff as offensive coordinator. Baldwin confirmed the move in a press conference at EWU.. Baldwin, 44, is highly respected in the coaching industry,..." January 17

  • Former Cal coach Sonny Dykes to join TCU

    CBS Sports "It didn't take long for fired Cal coach Sonny Dykes to find a new job, and it's in familiar territory. Dykes will join TCU's coaching staff in a yet-to-be-determined role, according to 247Sports, ESPN and Fox Sports. Dykes was fired from Cal last week after compiling a 19-30 record in four..." January 16

  • Wisconsin DC Justin Wilcox agrees to become Cal coach

    CBS Sports "Wisconsin defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox has reached an agreement to become Cal's next coach, according to ESPN"s Brett McMurphy. The report states Wilcox will receive a five-year deal, but the terms beyond that weren't disclosed. Prior to the ESPN report Friday night, Bruce Feldman of Fox..." January 14

  • Cal in negotiations to hire Wisconsin's Justin Wilcox as HC

    Fanrag Sports "Wisconsin might need to hire a new defensive coordinator for the second time in two years. Cal is reportedly negotiating with Badgers defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox to be the team’s next head coach. Golden Bears head coach Sonny Dykes was fired Sunday. Wilcox is reportedly among at..." January 13

  • Cal fires coach Sonny Dykes, could Chip Kelly become a target?

    CBS Sports "We have another surprising coaching vacancy. Fox Sports' Bruce Feldman reported Sunday afternoon that California has fired coach Sonny Dykes. Dykes came to Cal in 2013, and went 19-30 in his four seasons with the Golden Bears, including a 5-7 record in 2016. The Bears went 8-5 in 2015 with..." January 08

  • Chad Hansen to Declare for 2017 NFL Draft

    Scout "Wide receiver Chad Hansen announced Wednesday that he intends to forego his senior season at Cal and enter the 2017 NFL Draft. The former Cal walk-on racked up some of the top receiving numbers in the nation during a breakout 2016 junior campaign when he was selected first-team All-Pac-12 by the..." January 04

  • Cal announces defensive coordinator Art Kaufman will not return in 2017

    Fanrag Sports "The California Golden Bears have announced that defensive coordinator Art Kaufman will not return for the 2017 season, following the team’s 5-7 finish during the 2016 campaign. Adam Rittenberg of ESPN suggests that Tim DeRuyter, a former defensive coordinator at Texas A&M may be among the..." December 15

  • Cal ends season with 36-10 win over UCLA

    The Sports Xchange "Davis Webb threw for 301 yards and two touchdowns to help Cal conclude its season with a 36-10 victory over UCLA on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, Calif. Chad Hansen had 10 catches for 156 yards for Cal (5-7, 3-6 Pac-12), which had lost four in a row and five of six. Khalfani..." November 26

  • McCaffrey's 284 yards, 3 TDs carry Stanford to 45-31 win

    The Sports Xchange "BERKELEY, Calif. -- Running back Christian McCaffrey had another record breaking game and the Stanford Cardinal continued their dominance of California on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. McCaffrey rushed for a school-record 284 yards and three touchdowns, leading Stanford to a 45-31 victory..." November 19

  • No. 5 Washington crushes California 66-27

    The Sports Xchange "BERKELEY, Calif. -- Fifth-ranked Washington gave the College Football Playoff selection committee some impressive numbers to chew on as the unbeaten Huskies blew out California 66-27 on Saturday night at Memorial Stadium. While handing the Bears (4-5, 2-4 Pac-12) their first home loss of the..." November 06

  • Darnold, Jones lead USC to rout of California

    The Sports Xchange "Redshirt freshman quarterback Sam Darnold passed for 231 yards and five touchdowns and sophomore running back Ronald Jones II rushed for a career-best 223 yards as Southern California rolled to a 45-24 victory over California on Thursday night in a Pac-12 contest at Los Angeles. Senior..." October 28

  • Cal outlasts Oregon 52-49 in OT

    The Sports Xchange "California linebacker Jordan Kunaszyk intercepted Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert in the second overtime to secure a 52-49 win for the Bears on Friday night in a Pac-12 gamel at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, Calif. Cal took the lead on Matt Anderson's 28-yard field goal in the second..." October 22

  • Oregon State outlasts Cal in overtime 47-44

    The Sports Xchange "Quarterback Darell Garretson ran 16 yards for a touchdown in overtime to give Oregon State a 47-44 victory over California on Saturday night before 34,066 at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Ore. Cal had the ball first in overtime and Matt Anderson kicked a 39-yard field to give the Golden Bears..." October 09

  • California holds off No. 18 Utah

    The Sports Xchange "BERKELEY, Calif. -- California's defense, which is one of the worst in the nation statistically, came up with a big goal-line stand in the closing seconds to beat No. 18 Utah 28-23 Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium. The Bears (3-2, 1-1) stopped the Utes (4-1, 1-1) six times inside the..." October 01

  • Late burst lifts Arizona State over Cal

    The Sports Xchange "TEMPE, Ariz. -- Manny Wilkins threw for 290 yards and a touchdown and rushed for three touchdowns, and Arizona State scored 10 points off two late turnovers for a 51-41 victory over California in the Pac-12 opener for both on Saturday night at Sun Devil Stadium. Wilkins threw a 30-yard..." September 25

  • Pumphrey runs for 281 yards; San Diego State upends Cal

    The Sports Xchange "San Diego State running back Donnel Pumphrey rushed for 281 yards to lead the Aztecs to a 45-40 victory over California 45-40 on Saturday night in San Diego in a game with 1,067 yards of total offense for both teams. The Golden Bears threatened after recovering an onside kick with 56 seconds..." September 11

  • Cal tops Hawaii to kick off season

    The Sports Xchange "Senior quarterback Davis Webb passed for four touchdowns and rushed for one in his California debut and junior receiver Chad Hansen had the best game of his career as the Golden Bears rolled to a 51-31 nonconference victory over Hawaii in college football's season opener at Sydney, Australia, on..." August 27

  • Safety Damariay Drew’s Cal career ends with knee injury

    San Francisco Chronicle "Safety Damariay Drew has played his final game for Cal, head coach Sonny Dykes said after practice Wednesday. Dykes had previously kept open the possibility of Drew, who suffered a torn ACL in spring practice, returning late this season. With little more than a week until the Bears’ opener in..." August 18

  • Muhammad Ali's Grandson Commits to Cal

    TMZ "Muhammad Ali's grandson -- high school football star Biaggio Ali-Walsh -- has committed to Cal ... after receiving offers from several top colleges. B.A.W. made his announcement while visiting the Cal campus over the weekend -- saying, "I've discussed with my family and I am blessed to say I..." August 15

  • Cal names Davis Webb starting QB

    East Bay Times "What little suspense existed in Cal's quarterback competition vanished Thursday morning when the Bears named Davis Webb the starter for the 2016 season. Webb joined the program in the late spring as a graduate transfer from Texas Tech, with loads of Big 12 experience and 46 touchdowns on his..." August 04