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Cal Football Fall Camp 2013: Practice #8 Open Thread

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Fall Camp Day 8 - first scrimmage today! (photo courtesy Matt Soderstrom)

Time: 4:30pm - 7:00pm

After a spirited practice yesterday and some movement in the QB competition, Day 8 of #BearRaid13 means: full pads and the first scrimmage of fall camp! For details on Day 7, check out Nam's practice report. Also take a look at his interview with offensive lineman Freddie Tagaloa.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>8/11 Post-Practice Interviews: Dykes <a href=""></a> | Bigelow <a href=""></a> | Nickerson <a href=""></a> <a href=";src=hash">#BearRaid13</a></p>&mdash; Cal Football (@CalFootball) <a href="">August 12, 2013</a></blockquote>
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Follow along with Nam, Avi, and others, who will be covering practice from the stands. Join the conversation in the comments below - especially if you're able to attend practice!

In case you missed them, here are links to -

- Fall Camp schedule: CGB post & Cal news release (*all practices are at California Memorial Stadium and are open to the public, until otherwise noted)

- Scott's position previews:

Quarterbacks / O-Line / Receivers / Running Backs / D-Line / Secondary / Linebackers / Special Teams

Here are some Twitter accounts to follow:

CGB Twitters

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>I love how Zen Brendan Bigelow is about the highlights he creates. Yesterday, after a 70 yard TD run, he said all he thought was &quot;run fast.&quot;</p>&mdash; Nam Le (@OneLifeOneMic) <a href="">August 12, 2013</a></blockquote>
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@GoldenBlogs: We'll try to have a live feed going from inside Memorial Stadium.

@OneLifeOneMic: Our intrepid CGB reporter Nam will provide a running play-by-play.

Official Cal Twitter feeds

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Thank you to <a href="">@SundeepDhillon</a> and Paul Savage for presenting on social media this evening. Education on the subject is paramount. <a href=";src=hash">#GoBears</a></p>&mdash; Sonny Dykes (@CALCoachDykes) <a href="">August 12, 2013</a></blockquote>
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@CalFootball: Links to official recaps & post-practice videos can be found here.

@CALCoachDykes: Coach Dykes may send out a few tweets after practice.

@CalAthletics: No live tweeting probably, but expect plenty of retweets & links to post-practice news.

@CalBearBlog: Jonathan Okanes is reporting for on their official blog.

Other reporters

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="">@CalFootball</a> QB competition down to two finalists...With tempers flaring, Bears set to scrimmage Monday at 4:30 p.m. <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Hunter Hewitt (@HunterHewitt) <a href="">August 12, 2013</a></blockquote>
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@CalRivals: Grant Marek from Rivals/Golden Bear Report.

@RGBearTerritory: Ryan Gorcey from Scout/Bear Territory.

@JeffFaraudo: Jeff Faraudo from Bay Area News Group.

@HunterHewitt: Hunter Hewitt from the SF Chronicle.

@CalFootballBlog: Shawn from