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Cal Football

Defense Sets the Tone for Win, Celebration

October 14, 2017

Just what got into the Cal defense?

Washington State would surely like to know. 

The unit that was one of the worst in the country last year and had reverted to its old ways during a three-game losing streak was totally dominant against the Cougars' high-flying offense Friday night in Memorial Stadium, setting the tone for the Bears' 37-3 upset of nation's eighth-ranked team.

When they weren't harrassing quarterback Luke Falk (nine sacks) they were taking the ball away from WSU (seven turnovers).

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