2009 CALIFORNIA FOOTBALL
Saturday, Sept. 5, 7:00 p.m. (PT)
California (0-0, 0-0 Pac-10) vs. Maryland (0-0, 0-0 ACC)
Berkeley, Calif. - Memorial Stadium
TV: ESPN2 - Terry Gannon (Play-By-Play), David Norrie (Analyst)
Radio: KGO 810 AM (San Francisco) - Joe Starkey (Play-By-Play), Troy Taylor (Anaylst), Todd McKim (Sideline) - and affiliate stations KGIL 1260 AM (Los Angeles), XSURF 540 AM (San Diego), KESP 970 AM (Modesto), KTKZ 1380 AM (Sacramento). Also Sirius XM Satellite Radio channel 220 (Sirius) and channel 93 (XM). The pre-game show begins 30 minutes before kickoff.
CalBears.com: Visit CalBears.com for complete coverage of Cal football, including a live play-by-play update via Gametracker.
Cal Sports Digest's Jon Doss is calling the action as well for KALX Radio.
Click HERE for LIVE web stream beginning at 7:00 p.m. PT.
Cal has an all-time record of 70-39-4 in season-openers and has won its first contest of the season in four of the last five years. Jeff Tedford is 5-2 in season-openers as the Bears' head coach and has never lost a season-opener at home, sporting a 4-0 mark in those contests - 2002 (70-22 vs. Baylor), 2005 (41-3 vs. Sacramento State), 2007 (45-31 vs. Tennessee) and 2008 (38-31 vs. Michigan State).
Games Played: 1
Series Record: Cal trails, 1-0
First Meeting: 9/13/08, Maryland, 35-27
Last Meeting: Same
Current Streak: Maryland win one
Tedord vs. Maryland: 0-1
Cal and Maryland met for the first time last year when the Terps came up with a 35-27 victory on Sept. 13, 2008, in College Park, Maryland. The loss was the first of the campaign for Cal after it had opened the season with two victories. Kevin Riley's 423 yards in the air were the fourth-most ever by a Cal player, while his 58 attempts (33 completions) set a school record.
Fans are encouraged to "Be True, Wear Blue" for the Blue Out of the season-opener against Maryland at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 5. For more information, visit CalBears.com/blueout.
Cal Sports Digest Feature Story Links
Maryland Team Preview - Breaking Down the Terps (Free)
Who's the Doss on Tonight's Game - What's a Non-Conference Game in September (Free)
2009-10 Season Predictions - Looking into the Crystal Ball (Free)
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