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Cal football stats, Twitter reaction: Chad Hansen the current FBS receiving leader

Also, how did the players react to defeat?

California v San Diego State Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images

Statistical notes

Cal wide receiver Chad Hansen is having himself a monstrous start to the season: Out of all the wideouts that came out of Cal the last five seasons, I never thought the Bear that would have a Keenan Allen-type start to the season would be Chad Hansen. But here he is, leading the FBS in both receptions (28) and receiving yards (350).

Davis Webb and Hansen have had an instant connection. More from Connor Letourneau:

Soon after arriving on campus in May, Texas Tech transfer Davis Webb invited Hansen to a morning 7-on-7 session at Memorial Stadium. On the first throw, a slant route, Hansen juked his defender at the line of scrimmage for a wide-open catch.

“I was like, ‘Dang, this guy is pretty good,’” said Webb, who was named Cal’s starting quarterback three days into camp.

Games of catch became a daily ritual for Webb and Hansen. Afterward, they often watched TV at Hansen’s off-campus house and talked about their goals for the coming season.

Hansen definitely has a lot of support.

Webb made history of his own by throwing a record 72 attempts, most in Cal history (Jared Goff threw 64 in his Cal debut against Northwestern). His 41 completions came up short of the Cal record of 43, set by Rich Campbell against Florida. Webb's 522 passing yards rank third on Cal's all-time single game list(Goff threw 542 yards vs. Arizona State in 2015 and 527 yards at Washington State in 2014).

More fun Cal stats available via the postgame notes.

Twitter reactions

Twitter is often more quiet from Cal players after a defeat than a victory, so not too many reactions, but the Golden Bears seem ready to move onto the next one and not dwell too much on opportunities missed.

Ray Hudson is ready for the next one.

Dylan Klumph was extremely resolute, and had some great punts.

Traveon Beck was happy to be back in his native SoCal

Vic Enwere sought contemplation.

Bug Rivera was thankful for the opportunity.

Aisea Tongilava reflects on the mistakes that cost Cal a victory.

Darius Allensworth is in recovery mode.