Cal enters the NCAA tournament with an unprecedented #4 seed despite not being able to play defense for 4 seconds in a truly painful loss to the Utes in the P-12 tournament.  Finally, some respect from the NCAA selection committee? … Continue reading


Cal thankfully has a bye week to digest their, ahem, performance against Utah.  A very tough loss when you consider that just one play at almost any point in the game could have resulted in at least a 7-point turnaround … Continue reading

And then there were 2…

Cal and Utah the “Big One” in Salt Lake City with ESPN College Game Day.  Hard to believe.  No one predicted that the last 2 undefeated teams in the P12 would be these in a showdown between the leaders of … Continue reading

Trap Game!

Every year we have our annual Trap Game special – it’s usually one of the ‘state schools and this year it is Wazzoo.  And especially appropriate with the undefeated Bears looking to go 5-0 for the first time this century … Continue reading

Norris Division Showdown

Winner has the inside edge in the Norris Division. Both teams are 3-2 in their last 5 games. Once again Cal has the edge in offense, the Dawgs in defense. Line is Cal by 2 showing that the oddsmakers just … Continue reading

The Mess in Texas

The Roman has been on assignment on the other side of the planet (and still is) but it was time to check in on what’s going on this season.  I had written a season preview and now I’m happy my … Continue reading

This one is for Frank

Cal has lost another member of it’s illustrious family as Frank Kaiser passed away on November 7, 2014, with family present. You can read his obituary in the Chronicle, but I’ll give you a bigger picture about who he was. … Continue reading

Crusade at the Coliseum

What do we know about $C this year? They squeaked by a now known-to-be-lousy ‘furd squad, dropped a shocker to BC, and then lost to the ‘devs and the Utes on last second TDs. A “signature” win against ‘zona was … Continue reading

Crossroads in Corvallis

A night-after-Halloween match with the Beavs in the stadium that Potato Salad built is almost as bad as a Halloween night match with them but I’ll take it.  Cal is staggering after 3 consecutive losses and OSU after 2.  Worse … Continue reading

Collision at Cal

Expect the annual Joe Roth game to be pretty intense. The P-12 is in a situation that we haven’t seen in years – every team has at least 1 conference loss and you hesitate to say whether any team is … Continue reading