Hill Prepares for Final Big Game

Heading into his final Big Game, California senior nose tackle Derrick Hill has been through it all…
November 16, 2010

It's Almost Impossible to Beat Cal at Home

It's also impossible to guess how effective Cal's defense will be in the Nov. 20 Big Game against traditional rival Stanford. The Cardinal has one of the nation's best offenses, too, but the game is at Cal, and no team, no matter how potent, has been able to do much offensively against Cal in Berkeley...
November 15, 2010

Salute to the Defense

Yes, Saturday's 15-13 loss to No. 1 Oregon (10-0, 7-0) dropped California (5-5, 3-4) back to .500 and fighting for a bowl berth. Yes, Saturday's contest showed that California is more than a ways away from getting back into the top echelon of the conference. And yes, Saturday's performance proved that Cal needs work on offense and special teams…
November 14, 2010

Hill Has Seen It All

Cal defensive tackle Derrick Hill, the former high school prep All-American from nearby McClymonds High School was considered a crown jewel of the 2006 recruiting class. Since then, he has experienced it all, Pac-10 championships, disappointing seasons, a change in position coaches, a change in the base defense, and a suffering injury…
August 19, 2010

CSD TV: Let's Talk Depth

When Cal head coach Jeff Tedford first mentioned that he thought this year's Cal defense was going to be the deepest the Bears had ever seen, he wasn't lying. Nose tackle Derrick Hill and linebacker D.J. Holt discuss the ridiculous amount depth Cal has up front defensively in this edition of CSD TV...
September 15, 2009

CSDTV: Hill on the Ball

Cal DT Derrick Hill had a tremendous game last Saturday evening against Michigan State. However, the stat sheet did him no justice. He recorded only one tackle, but his aggressive play was the catalyst for the Cal defense to display a solid performance in the 38-31 win over the Spartans. Hill was in front of the camera on Tuesday answering questions about MSU and this week's game in Pullman…
September 3, 2008

Strawberry Canyon Backdrop for Solid Matchup

California is the favorite heading into this weekend's season opener at home versus Michigan State. Both schools are coming off bowl wins and both are expected to be in the postseason once again. In one of the better opening weekend contests, the Bears and Spartans are looking to break into the top 25.
August 28, 2008

Tuesday's Closed Scrimmage Nets Results

The California Golden Bears held the second and final scrimmage at Memorial Stadium on Tuesday afternoon. The scrimmage was closed to the media, while no major storylines were revealed. Head Coach Jeff Tedford and Defensive Coordinator Bob Gregory did note some rrue freshmen that will see action this season...
August 19, 2008