Not all is bad with Cal Football. Lynch, the Oakland native and beloved son of California, continues to dominate the next level in quite awesome fashion.
Is there a better runner in the NFL as of late? Lynches unique combination of speed, power, stiff-arms (or "dome-shots"), raw-determination, and skittles have made him an unstoppable force for what was once one of the worst rushing teams in the NFL.
To be honest, I don't like the Seahawks, but I love watching 24 utilize his unique "beast-mode" ability on Sundays.
"Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has been the most productive running back in the NFL -- statistically speaking -- since Week 9 of last season, according to a report on the team's official website.
Lynch leads all NFL running backs in rushing over the past 12 weeks with 1,246 yards. Lynch has carried the ball 283 times, good for a 4.4 yards-per-carry average, and scored 10 touchdowns over that span.
Three running backs are close to Lynch but have yet to surpass him. Maurice Jones-Drew of the Jacksonville Jaguars has run for 1,180 yards, Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens has rushed for 1,143 yards and Reggie Bush, who played for the New Orleans Saints last season but is with the Miami Dolphins this year, has picked up 1,053 yards on the ground."
Are there any backs in Cal's current stable which could ever live up to #10?
Onto the links
- On a less pleasing note, Jeff Tedford's seat has been dubbed the hottest in all the nation.
- Kevin Gemmell recounts the PAC 12 players of the week, no surprise that ASU's Will Sutton was included.
- BearInsider reports on Tedford's Sunday interview with the media.
- Cornerback recruit LJ. Moore has decided to cancel his official visit to Cal, and is visiting Texas Tech instead.
- Jon Wilner grades Cal's performance against ASU.
- Lisa Horne of Bleacher Report names PAC 12 the nation's deepest conference: this doesn't bode well for the Bears.
Women's Basketball: Mini ticket plans go on sale starting on October 1st.