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