<p class=txt><IMG SRC=http://media.TheInsiders.com/Media/College_Football/109578_TFfg.JPG HEIGHT=294 WIDTH=242><br>As the Insight Bowl approached, I was optimistic about Cal's chances against Virginia Tech even though the Hokies were three-point favorites. The Bears, who had won four of their last five games to gain bowl eligibility, were on a roll.
January 9, 2004
<p class=txt>Coach Jeff Tedford and defensive coordinator Bob Gregory welcomed one of the Bears' deepest recruiting classes in recent memory in 2003, with the focus being on defensive talent and athleticism at all positions. But while Cal fans wait for a return to the defensive dominance of the late nineties "Hit Squad" teams, the current state of the Bear defense is nothing if not in flux.
August 27, 2003