Sonny Dykes, Cal Head Coach

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Q&A with Viva The Matadors About Sonny Dykes

New Cal football coach Sonny Dykes spent many years as an assistant coach at Texas Tech. Texas Tech's SBN blog, Viva the Matadors, answers CGB's questions about the Red Raiders' experience with Dykes on staff.

Q&A with Viva The Matadors About Sonny Dykes

New Cal football coach Sonny Dykes spent many years as an assistant coach at Texas Tech. Texas Tech's SBN blog, Viva the Matadors, answers CGB's questions about the Red Raiders' experience with Dykes on staff.

Could you beat Sonny Dykes at Temple Run?

If I was going to play temple run, I'd score a lot more than 754 points. #notsurewhathappened— Sonny Dykes (@CALCoachDykes) June 3, 2013

What's your Temple Run score?
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Sonny Dykes takes questions from Cal fans!

California Golden Bears head coach Sonny Dykes fielded questions from Cal fans about recruiting, spring practice, scheme changes, the new Bear Raid offense and more.

Sonny Dykes takes questions from Cal fans!

California Golden Bears head coach Sonny Dykes fielded questions from Cal fans about recruiting, spring practice, scheme changes, the new Bear Raid offense and more.

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California Golden Bears Recruiting

Coach Dykes on Class of 2013 recruits

Sonny Dykes spoke recently at Haas Pavilion on February 11th to talk about Cal football, his history, the new recruits, and what it means to be a California Golden Bear.

Coach Dykes on Class of 2013 recruits

Sonny Dykes spoke recently at Haas Pavilion on February 11th to talk about Cal football, his history, the new recruits, and what it means to be a California Golden Bear.

Cal hires their final assistant coach

Sonny Dykes has hired his final assistant for the Cal coaching staff. Southern Miss TE/ST coach Garret Chachere will coach defensive ends. Zach Yenser was also officially hired to coach the offensive line.

Mythbusting:Does Defense Suffer Under Sonny Dykes?

Louisiana Tech defensive coordinator Tommy Spangler has been with the Bulldogs since 2007. Did his defense take a nosedive after Sonny Dykes' arrival in 2010?

GN: Sonny Dykes on What Makes a Successful Coach

Sonny continues to emphasize simplicity in his approach to preparing his teams.

More Cal coaching staff updates

The California Golden Bears have hired most of their new coaches. Let's take a look at some of the other details and other moves on the operations and administrative staff.

Cal has found their offensive line coach

The California Golden Bears have reportedly agreed to bring on Louisiana Tech offensive assistant Zach Yenser on as the new offensive line coach. This will be Yenser's first stint as O-line coach at any major program.

SBNation Grades All FBS Coaching Hires, Cal Gets B

SBNation hands out grades to all 26 teams hiring coaches this offseason.

Has Cal found their offensive line coach?

Has Sonny Dykes found his offensive line coach? Cal appears to be targeting Texas Tech interim head coach Chris Thomsen.

Sonny Dykes Has "A Great Conversation"With Tedford

Uncle Ted talks to the Bears' head coach about his interview with Sandy and a recent conversation he had with Jeff Tedford.

Cal reportedly hires Barry Sacks as D-line coach

The California Golden Bears continue to round out their coaching staff, as Andy Buh will bring Nevada defensive line coach Barry Sacks with him in the same capacity at Cal.

It's always Sonny in California! Open practices!

Sonny Dykes continues to say things that should please the Cal fanbase, like open practices, open injuries, and embracing the University brand. Dykes also announced the hiring of Andy Buh as defensive coordinator.

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Film Analysis of the Dykes-Franklin Diamond Pt. II

This is the second of two analyses of how the Sonny Dykes/Tony Franklin offense uses the diamond formation in the red zone. Today we look at how they fake the run to open up the field.

A Film Analysis of Sonny Dykes' Diamond Formation

This is the first of two analyses of how the Sonny Dykes/Tony Franklin offense uses the diamond formation in the red zone. Here we look at how they use Texas A&M's defensive alignments against them to put Tech's skill players in one-on-one matchups.

How are players reacting to the Sonny Dykes hire?

How did players and alumni react to the hire of Sonny Dykes and his coaching staff and the release of Ron Gould?

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