New coach, old RB highlight California spring game
California’s first spring game under new coach Sonny Dykes
included a touchdown from one of the Bears’ former stars.
Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch ran untouched – he wasn’t allowed
to be tackled – for a 22-yard touchdown, but the defense still won
the spring game Saturday. The Cal defense, receiving points for
turnovers, missed field goals, sacks and other stops, won
The Bears drew 5,831 fans to Memorial Stadium.
Dykes was hired away from Louisiana Tech to replace Jeff Tedford
after the Bears went 3-9 last season.
Lynch played for Tedford from 2004-06 before being drafted in
the first round by the Buffalo Bills. Lynch says he hopes the new
regime can turn the program ”back into what it was when I was