I'm not going to talk about the turnovers too much (you can see most of them above), but Cal turned the ball over six times, and in general when you turn over the football that much you're not going to win many football games. Jared Goff threw five interceptions (some of them his fault, some of them not so much), and an additional fumble turned into 17 Utah points. Cal had 10 points off of turnovers, so that seven point difference ended up being pretty crucial.
Thanks Troy Aikman.
Here are the Cal highlights.
Goff started his first scoring drive with an acrobatic catch by Kenny Lawler.
J. Goff pass,to K. Lawler for 8 yds http://t.co/cK4ERGZyym— Cal Sports Now (@CalSportsNow) October 11, 2015
Khalfani Muhammad had a great run for 21 yards as well.
K. Muhammad run for 21 yds for a 1ST down http://t.co/2ekMEpIzan— Cal Sports Now (@CalSportsNow) October 11, 2015
Goff's first touchdown pass was his best throw of the night and one of the rare times he enjoyed good pass protection--a streak down the left side of the field to Trevor Davis.
After that Utah recaptured the lead and tried to put some distance between themselves and Cal.
True freshman Trey Turner had an awesome interception! Cal turned that into a field goal to tie things up at 10-10.
Devante Downs had an interception of his own on the next drive.
T. Wilson pass intercepted,D. Downs return for 0 yds http://t.co/kvcYW0yyvo— Cal Sports Now (@CalSportsNow) October 11, 2015
Utah would take advantage of a bunch of Cal turnovers to go up 24-10, so Goff led a two minute drill down the field just before halftime to make it 24-17.
Goff found Trevor Davis on the tunnel screen.
J. Goff pass,to T. Davis for 50 yds for a 1ST down http://t.co/S08BfuHhoF— Cal Sports Now (@CalSportsNow) October 11, 2015
Then Goff found Stephen Anderson.
Another drop in the bucket down the field for Goff. https://t.co/2ZnjU28MNh— Matt Miller (@nfldraftscout) October 11, 2015
Then Goff capped off with a touchdown to Darius Powe.
Cal forced their third turnover with Devante Downs helping jostle the ball loose from Devante Booker, allowing Caleb Coleman to recover.
T. Wilson pass,to D. Booker for 5 yds,D. Booker fumbled, forced by D. Downs, recovered by Cal C. Coleman http://t.co/9VXqfsQ3la— Cal Sports Now (@CalSportsNow) October 11, 2015
Tre Watson would score the final Cal touchdown of the night.
T. Watson run for 4 yds for a TD, (M. Anderson KICK) http://t.co/ACSRwRPXnL— Cal Sports Now (@CalSportsNow) October 11, 2015
Goff also found some time to dance near the end.
Here's to more comprehensive highlights after the bye week! GO BEARS!