Happy Father's Day From Sonny And Spike Dykes!

Cal's new head coach definitely comes from good coaching roots.

Sonny Dykes is an accomplished football coach, but he definitely has a lot of work to do to catch up to his father Spike.

Before there was Mike Leach, Spike Dykes helped lead Texas Tech to competitive relevance in the Southwest Conference and the transition into the Big 12. Spike had his way with Texas and only had two losing seasons in 14 years in Lubbock. He would never win the conference outright but managed five straight second place finishes from 1991-1995 and two top 25 seasons.

Spike took a visit out to Memorial Stadium this spring and seemed to enjoy what he saw. Here are his thoughts and Sonny's in a short feature produced by the Pac-12 Networks. I'd love to see an extended feature on the two of them from the Pac-12 and see how Sonny was influenced as a football mind by his father.

Happy Father's Day everyone!

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join California Golden Blogs

You must be a member of California Golden Blogs to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at California Golden Blogs. You should read them.

Join California Golden Blogs

You must be a member of California Golden Blogs to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at California Golden Blogs. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker