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    Today, 02:57 PM
    Hey, when you're an adult on a trike, you don't need to flirt: You are a chick magnet!
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    Today, 02:51 PM
    Agree. Mullins will be most useful when Bird and/or Mathews are not on the court (hopefully not because of injury!). Having two (or more) shooters...
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    Today, 02:22 PM
    All the local QBs have been generous with their best advice to Jared. Colin Kaepernick: "Wear headphones as much as possible to ingratiate yourself...
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    Today, 11:30 AM
    Not that he reads this board, but if he did, I would understand why Rodgers doesn't feel really close to Cal.
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    Yesterday, 03:11 PM
    Yes, there have been PLENTY of times when we have needed one more shooter, especially since Jabari has tended to get an injury here and there. Now,...
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    Yesterday, 03:03 PM
    Big C_Cal replied to a thread More on Tedford and UW in Football
    Had we not beaten ASU and/or Air Force, somebody would be about to post that we should consider rehiring him in... three... two... one... (Well,...
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    Yesterday, 03:00 PM
    Good to to hear from "Peach Tree Bart". Now THERE was an arm! Anybody else remember hearing Professor Slotman(sp?) tell the Bartkowski story? He...
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    Yesterday, 02:48 PM
    Over the years, I recall many, many players from the Bay Area who starred (or were at least very solid starters) in our conference. "How come WE...
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    Yesterday, 10:59 AM
    Is this official? If so, good news! In terms of general talent level (not position or style of play), how does he compare to Dwight Tarwater? ...
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    Yesterday, 10:53 AM
    Big C_Cal replied to a thread Hansen put on scholly in Football
    He played enough last year where I had forgotten he WASN'T on scholarship. Cool that he was here for two years "on his own". Looks like that...
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    04-26-2016, 10:08 PM
    Franklin can technically claim to have recruited Goff. Why not? The Tedford staff did more of the Goff recruiting than the Dykes staff did, but...
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    04-26-2016, 11:24 AM
    small, pretty-good-but-not-very-good speed, good hands but does drop some, disappointing YAC... his stars from HS and how many college games he...
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    04-24-2016, 09:50 PM
    Well, I, for one, am NOT going to call 1-800-gobears tomorrow to get season tix! That's because I already had 'em long before Ivan Rabb came...
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    04-21-2016, 10:25 PM
    I agree with you on his NFL prospects (specifically the lack thereof). I disagree that he didn't "see things through": He was in the program for...
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    04-21-2016, 02:41 PM
    Big C_Cal replied to a thread Cal = 1st Round QB U in Football
    He was really good and I was a little surprised he didn't fare too well as a pro. As I recollect, he had a strong arm and also had great touch and...
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    04-21-2016, 11:29 AM
    If Bird stays healthy and continues to emerge, I think we could be pretty good, even w/o Brown. Rabb would be one of the top players in the...
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    04-21-2016, 10:59 AM
    Big C_Cal replied to a thread "A nut job"!?!?! in Football
    Totally agree. Even an "average NFL arm" means a stronger arm than 1/2 of all the other QBs. And as long as a QB can make all the throws, what's...
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    04-20-2016, 10:28 PM
    Big C_Cal replied to a thread "A nut job"!?!?! in Football
    Maybe not instructive in this case, but I remember watching Elway throwing 30 yd bullets, warming up prior to a Stanfurd game his freshman year. He...
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    04-20-2016, 10:14 PM
    Fascinating. May I ask how much Japanese you had studied, if any, prior to your arrival in 1976? Did you have older relatives here in the US...
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    04-20-2016, 02:32 PM
    I was surprised when they even sang! Was that in Japan? Was it recently? How did they happen to be playing that? Did the Cal Band maybe "plant"...
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    04-20-2016, 02:25 PM
    Big C_Cal replied to a thread "A nut job"!?!?! in Football
    "dink and dunk offense": no "rattled by pressure": the opposite (all credibility lost) "slender build": less and less lame assessment
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    04-20-2016, 02:16 PM
    Big C_Cal replied to a thread Cal APR in Football
    Gottlieb gets a lot of slack because she seems really nice and seems to really care about her players. Not to make this comparison in all respects,...
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    04-20-2016, 02:03 PM
    Me too, maybe. Would you still get one if the team that drafted him had red as their primary color? (Maybe get a road jersey?) What will you do...
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    04-20-2016, 10:19 AM
    Big C_Cal replied to a thread Cal APR in Football
    We are quick to take shots at our administrators for things like L'Affaire Hufnagel (and deservedly so), but there are a lot of good things going on,...
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    04-19-2016, 11:30 AM
    Big C_Cal replied to a thread Cal = 1st Round QB U in Football
    that's a cool stat for us... off the top of my head, i woulda thought furd or $C or Miami or ??? (BYU?) woulda beaten us out...
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    04-16-2016, 11:10 PM
    Big C_Cal replied to a thread Spring game notes in Football
    Okay, so it was the Spring Game. What I'm say is, observations, great. Drawing conclusions, silly.
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    04-14-2016, 10:13 PM
    Big C_Cal replied to a thread Goff / Gruden in Football
    I remember three years ago, even two years ago, when most of us here (probably not you, but most of us) followed the conventional wisdom that the...
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    04-14-2016, 09:58 PM
    Glad to help. Basically, there is the Music Department, which is the Music major, offering academic degrees... and also Musical Activities (or, at...
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    04-14-2016, 03:06 PM
    Big C_Cal replied to a thread o/t GSW 4 73 in Men's Basketball
    The talking heads were saying, before the game, that the 73-9 wouldn't be diminished if the Ws don't win it all. Like heck... The record would...
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    04-14-2016, 02:41 PM
    Big C_Cal replied to a thread QB Race (4/11/16) in Football
    I'd heard about his Wharton's injury lingering, but then I hear he's been participating in Spring Practice, even as a return guy. Thus, I figured he...
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