Press Conference Notes (members)
Oregon has lost four games in a row for the first time since 2006, and the Ducks have not lost five games in a row, nor have they started 0-3 in conference play, since 1996. On Friday, they visit Berkeley for the first time since 2012, when Marcus Marriota threw six touchdowns. We welcome in eDuck.com's Stephen Summers for our weekly Q&A with the opposing publisher, to chat about Oregon, and whether or not Mark Helfrich has lost the locker room.
With the Cal running game averaging 7.2 yards per carry against Oregon State (the highest ypc average under head coach Sonny Dykes), has the run game turned a corner? We chat with offensive line coach Brandon Jones to find out.
RUN DEFENSE: IT'S NOT ROCKET SCIENCE (members)
Coming off their second-worst rushing defense performance of the Sonny Dykes era, Cal welcomes the authors of the worst chapter in the Bears' recent run defense history, in the Oregon Ducks.
BY THE NUMBERS: CAL VS. OREGON (members)
After Cal's 317-yard rushing performance against Oregon State, California enters this week against Oregon facing a run defense even worse than the Beavers, and uncertainty surrounding receiver Chad Hansen.