Cal Probation Crossword Puzzle
1 - KNBR broadcaster who said about
Cal: "If you're going to cheat, at least win games
while you're doing it."
3 - Oakland luxury hotel where the illegal phone charges were made by Cal football players during 1997-2001
5 - Highest governing body that levies sanctions on Cal athletics
14 - Lack of this was cited by NCAA in '02 for placing Cal on probation
17 - Loose cannon hoops coach caused Bears' scholarship loss and a post-season ban in ‘98
18 - Minimum # of Cal football players caught with unauthorized hotel charges from 1997-2001
19 - # of scholarships Cal football will lose over the next five years
21 - Frequent Cal excuse for "non-qualifiers"
22 - # of years of current Cal football probation
23 – Former Cal AD who failed to re-sign the reasonably clean Bruce Snyder following '92 Citrus Bowl win
24 - Number of football scholarships the Pac-10 initially docked Cal after 1999 scandal
28 - According to Glenn Dickey, this Cal coach brought in "academic misfits" to play football
29 - Star receiver for whom Cal assistant coach took SAT in early 1970's
32 - Former coach The Bootleg begged Cal to please, please keep
34 - Broke promise to move to Palo Alto when Cal lost the '91 Big Game
36 - Graduation record of Stanford basketballers from '91-‘95
38 - Cal AD who finally fired Mike White
39 - Trouble-making, flea-bitten "mascot" who fails oral exams
40 - Organization that received "misleading report" following Cal's initial internal investigation in ‘99
41 - S.F. Comical columnist and UC alum who regularly "outs" Cal scandals
42 - The single biggest fraud in the history of college football
2 – Reason security fence is needed at
4 – Number of dollars paid by Cal coach to super-recruit Jelani Gardner's family
6 – 1970s star running back who turned life around after troubled academic career at Cal and up-and-down NFL career
7 – Opponent against whom Pac-10 forced Cal to retroactively forfeit its 9/25/99 victory
8 – Former Cal guard whose parents received illegal payments during '96 recruitment
9 – Current Cal AD
10 - ____ 48
11 – Year in which Cal highlighted list of five Pac-10 conference schools on probation
12 – Reason Cal football program is currently "on probation"
13 – Cal football's current status
15 – Cal football recruits received these during 1997-2001
16 – According to Glenn Dickey, Cal coach Mike White brought these in to play football
20 – Known to Cardinalmaniacs as "The Anti-Card"
25 – Last name of UC Berkeley ethnic studies professor suspended for just one semester after granting illegitimate credit to football players
26 – Newspaper that once printed editorial recommending that Cal hire pros rather than field student-athletes
27 – This hoops coach is clean so far
30 – School that graduated 100% of its hoopsters from '91-‘95
31 – "Loyal" Cal alums who would rather try to win than have a clean program
33 – Current probation stems from violations occurring under this coach's "watch"
35 – Cal hasn't qualified for this since 1959!
37 – Cal's AD always seems to be working on this legal procedure