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2014 California Golden Bears football team

The 2014 California Golden Bears football team represented the University of California, Berkeley in the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Bears were led by second-year head coach Sonny Dykes and played their home games at Memorial Stadium. They were members of the North Division of the Pac-12 Conference. They finished the season 5–7, 3–6 in Pac-12 play to finish in fourth place in the North Division.

2014 California Golden Bears football
California Golden Bears logo.svg
ConferencePac-12 Conference
DivisionNorth Division
2014 record5–7 (3–6 Pac-12)
Head coachSonny Dykes (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorTony Franklin (2nd season)
Offensive schemeAir Raid
Defensive coordinatorArt Kaufman (1st season)
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumCalifornia Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 62,467)
Levi's Stadium
(Capacity: 68,500)
Seasons
← 2013
2015 →
2014 Pac-12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North Division
No. 2 Oregon x$^   8 1         13 2  
Stanford   5 4         8 5  
Washington   4 5         8 6  
California   3 6         5 7  
Oregon State   2 7         5 7  
Washington State   2 7         3 9  
South Division
No. 19 Arizona x   7 2         10 4  
No. 10 UCLA   6 3         10 3  
No. 12 Arizona State   6 3         10 3  
No. 20 USC   6 3         9 4  
No. 21 Utah   5 4         9 4  
Colorado   0 9         2 10  
Championship: Oregon 51, Arizona 13
  • ^ – College Football Playoff participant
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 3012:30 p.m.at Northwestern*ABC/ESPN2W 31–2434,228
September 612:00 p.m.Sacramento State*P12NW 55–1448,145
September 207:00 p.m.at ArizonaP12NL 45–4945,595
September 271:00 p.m.Colorado
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
P12NW 59–56 2OT39,821
October 47:30 p.m.at Washington StateP12NW 60–5930,020
October 113:00 p.m.Washington 
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
P12NL 7–3144,449
October 1812:30 p.m.UCLA
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA (rivalry)
ABC/ESPN2L 34–3649,257
October 247:00 p.m.No. 6 OregonFS1L 41–5955,575
November 17:30 p.m.at Oregon StateP12NW 45–3142,479
November 136:00 p.m.at USCESPNL 30–3864,615
November 221:00 p.m.Stanford
FS1L 17–3856,483
November 291:30 p.m.BYU*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
P12NL 35–4247,856
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Pacific time
Reference:[1]

Game summariesEdit

  • February 7, 2014 – Defensive end Ted Agu, collapsed and died after a training run[2]

NorthwesternEdit

1 234Total
• California 14 1070 31
Northwestern 0 7143 24

Sacramento StateEdit

1 234Total
Sacramento St 0 770 14
• California 28 17100 55

ArizonaEdit

1 234Total
California 14 14314 45
• Arizona 0 6736 49

ColoradoEdit

1 234OT2OTTotal
Colorado 21 771470 56
• California 7 7211473 59

Washington StateEdit

1 234Total
• California 0 132819 60
Washington St 10 14287 59

WashingtonEdit

1 234Total
• Washington 14 1403 31
California 0 070 7

UCLAEdit

1 234Total
• UCLA 7 1793 36
California 0 14146 34

1st quarter scoring: UCLA – Paul Perkins 16-yard pass from Brett Hundley (Ka’imi Fairbairn kick)

2nd quarter scoring: Cal – Daniel Lasco 3-yard run (James Langford kick); UCLA – Fairbairn 38-yard field goal; Cal – Chris Harper 7-yard pass from Luke Rubenzer (Langford kick); UCLA – Jordan James 11-yard run (Fairbairn kick); UCLA – Perkins 49-yard pass from Hundley (Fairbairn kick)

3rd quarter scoring: Cal – Lasco 2-yard run (James Langford kick); UCLA – Fairbairn 24-yard field goal; Cal – Trevor Davis 24-yard pass from Jared Goff (Langford kick); UCLA – Hundley 15-yard run (Hundley pass fail)

4th quarter scoring: Cal – Kenny Lawler 23-yard pass from Goff (Goff run fail); UCLA – Fairbairn 26-yard field goal

OregonEdit

1 234Total
• Oregon 14 24147 59
California 14 1476 41

Oregon StateEdit

1 234Total
• California 3 17718 45
Oregon St 0 10147 31

USCEdit

1 234Total
California 2 7714 30
• USC 21 1007 38

StanfordEdit

1 234Total
• Stanford 10 1477 38
California 0 737 17

BYUEdit

1 234Total
• BYU 14 01414 42
California 7 1477 35

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Schedule". University of California Department of Athletics. Retrieved August 3, 2014.
  2. ^ Killion, Ann (February 8, 2014). "Cal Grieving Over Death of Football Player Ted Agu". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved February 8, 2014.