Doss Report: The Big Game

Cal Sports Digest's Jon Doss caught up with Cal senior safety Bernard Hicks and senior linebacker Worrell Williams to talk about the Big Game…
November 20, 2008

Leading the Secondary

Free safety Bernard Hicks is the lone senior starter in the secondary. Moreover, he is the only senior DB on the depth chart. He leads a secondary that is second in the nation in passes defended. Cal Sports Digest caught up with him recently after practice. Hicks talks about how great it is having a healthy Syd'Quan Thompson at CB and the early success of the 3-4 defense…
September 11, 2008

Defense Shines in First Day of Full-Pads

BERKELEY – For the first time this season, the California football team hit the field in full pads, working out in full gear for Friday's fifth preseason camp session at Memorial Stadium.
August 8, 2008

Audio: Hicks Anxious to Start Camp

Bernard Hicks has 17 career starts as a California Golden Bear safety. This year he will be the starting free safety in the new 3-4 defensive alignment. Monday night was the start of Hicks' last fall camp as a collegiate player. We caught up with him to get his thoughts on the start of the 2008 season…
August 5, 2008

Fall Camp Day 1 in the Books

The 2008 California Golden Bear football season is officially underway. The team came out Monday night in helmets only. The biggest story entering camp was the quarterbacks, neither looked stellar, but projected starting LT Mike Tepper not practicing became the focus on opening day…
August 5, 2008

Picking up the pieces

When a team struggles down the stretch as the Cal football team did this season, everybody struggles for explanations. While players and coaches refused to get baited into blaming others, there are some players willing to take a more introspective view; who can assess their season objectively, understand that it fell short of expectations, and look ahead to what needs to improve.
December 12, 2007

Cal DC Gregory Talks About Changes, Future

The Bear Insider had a chance to speak with Cal Defensive Coordinator Bob Gregory on a variety of subjects this week. We started out by addressing the departure of popular defensive backs coach JD Williams this week just before the start of spring practice. Did it catch the staff by surprise?
March 25, 2006