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Slovis’ 4 TD passes lead USC past California 41-17

Nov. 17, 2019 3:08 AM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The matchup between Southern California’s dynamic passing game and California’s stingy pass defense was a mismatch and so was the game between the Trojans and Golden Bears. Kedon Slovis had his third 400-yard passing game in the past four weeks and threw four touchdown...

California LB Evan Tattersall taken off field on stretcher

Nov. 17, 2019 12:51 AM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California linebacker Evan Tattersall was taken off the field on a stretcher and taken to the hospital after being hit in the head on kickoff coverage. Tattersall was running down on coverage Saturday night when Southern California linebacker Juliano Falaniko appeared to lower his...

USC’s passing game looking to test stingy Cal secondary

Nov. 15, 2019 4:09 PM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — For a team that has historically produced a bevy of talented, top-tier running backs, USC has had a lot of success this season throwing the ball. The Trojans have the second-most prolific passing game in the Pac-12, and freshman quarterback Kedon Slovis has had multiple touchdown...

Modster has 4 touchdowns in return, Cal holds off WSU 33-20

Nov. 10, 2019 12:10 AM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Devon Modster wasn't too impressed with the best game of his career. That it helped stop California's four-game losing streak was much more important to the Golden Bears quarterback. Modster passed for a career-high three touchdowns and rushed for a fourth in his first game back...

Cal's Evan Weaver wants more than individual honors

Nov. 8, 2019 2:58 PM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California linebacker Evan Weaver received word this week that he's among 12 semifinalists for the Dick Butkus award. That came after Weaver got invited to the Senior Bowl. It's the latest in a long line of honors for the Golden Bears defensive captain and emotional leader....

Around the Pac-12: Verdell turns heads among Pac-12 RBs

Oct. 29, 2019 7:39 PM EDT

In a lot of ways, CJ Verdell is like Oregon predecessor LaMichael James: What he lacks in size he makes up for with toughness and speed. The Ducks sophomore has emerged as a running back to watch with a record-setting performance against Washington State, joining Utah's Zack Moss and UCLA's Joshua Kelley among...

STAT WATCH: Toledo's Koback among 7 players to run for 200

Oct. 28, 2019 10:35 AM EDT

There have been 20 200-yard rushing performances through the first nine weeks of the season and seven of them came on Saturday. Toledo's Bryant Koback led the way with a career-high 259 yards on 32 carries against Eastern Michigan, his second 200-yard game and the second-highest total in the Football Bowl...

Moss sets more rushing records as No. 12 Utah routs Cal 35-0

Oct. 27, 2019 3:04 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — No one knew for sure if an ailing Tyler Huntley was going to play for No. 12 Utah until pregame warmups. Seeing the quarterback's determination inspired Zack Moss and the rest of the Utes to a record-setting performance Saturday night in their 35-0 rout of California. Huntley, who has...

No. 12 Utah's defense standing apart with elite play

Oct. 25, 2019 2:03 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — No. 12 Utah heads into its game against California on Saturday on a defensive roll. Utah has allowed just 10 points through its last 10 quarters of football and has outscored opponents 111-23 during the team's current three-game winning streak. It has allowed the Utes to stake a claim...

No. 12 Utah seeks 4th straight victory

Oct. 24, 2019 3:42 PM EDT

California (4-3, 1-3 Pac-12) at No. 12 Utah (6-1, 3-1), Saturday at 10 p.m. EDT (FS1). Line: Utah by 21 1/2. Series record: California leads 6-5. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Utah is looking for a fourth straight victory to keep pace with USC atop the Pac-12 South. California is seeking to end a three-game losing streak...