California quarterback Jared Goff has left Saturday’s game against Stanford midway through the second quarter with a shoulder injury.
John Madden likes the Denver Broncos over the New England Patriots in Sunday night’s showdown.
Cal has struggled mightily in Dykes’ first season, and the football team’s graduation rates are the worst among teams in major conferences. Entering the 116th Big Game on Saturday, Dykes is chasing the model that has made No. 10 Stanford a success on the field and in the classroom.
Nelson Agholor had two of USC’s three punt returns for touchdowns and Javorius Allen scored three times on seven touches to help the Trojans beat California for the 10th straight time, 62-28 on Saturday.
More than 20 years after he last coached a game, this week for Washington is all about Don James.
Stanford has been picked by the Pac-12 coaches to win the conference title again this season behind reigning Player of the Year Chiney Ogwumike.
Sean Mannion threw for 481 yards and four touchdowns as Oregon State rolled to its sixth straight victory, beating California 49-17 Saturday night.
Four armed robberies have occurred on or near the University of California at Berkeley campus in the past week, and police are beefing up patrols and reminding students to remain vigilant.
Conner Halliday threw for 521 yards and three touchdowns and Washington State used its highest scoring conference game in 10 years to snap an eight-game skid against California with a 44-22 victory Saturday.
Jared Goff admitted his confidence was a bit shaken when the California freshman quarterback was benched in the first quarter of last week’s loss to No. 2 Oregon.