Cal Falls to Northwestern 44-30: Post-Game Open Thread

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Cal showed flashes of excitement and the pains of a young team still learning under a new coaching staff. Grade Cal's performance: Report card inside!

The Sonny Dykes era did not get off to the start we had hoped.  We saw a lot of good things tonight, to be sure. Jared Goff passed for over 400 yards and 2 TDs in his college football debut, but also threw three interceptions -- including two on deflected balls that were returned for TDs by Northwestern's Collin Ellis. The Bears were game and had their chances, but made too many mistakes to overcome.

This is your postgame thread to vent, wax philosophical, or whatever you want to do after watching what you just saw. Don't forget to fill out your report card. How did we do against the Wildcats? Hover over the survey to scroll down or click here to fill out the report card.

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