Avinash Kunnath

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Founder of Pacific Takes, editor of California Golden Blogs.

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What was your first season like as a Cal fan?

There have been plenty of good ones, bad ones, and then there was 2004. How did your season go?

Pac-12 coaches describe their team in one word

Courtesy of ESPN.com.

Things to learn here:

Mike MacIntrye used two words.
Some weird words are used here. Would you describe your team as leadership, or redemption, or character?
How are football players always so hungry?

William Hung gets married!

Congrats to a legendary Golden Bear. Relive his greatest hit at a Washington football game (to mock Cal? I don't get it, this is legendary) and the only public performance I could find in Berkeley at Haas Pavilion. Once Hung found out his passion was math, marriage was in the cards.

Cal could be underdogs in every game

The California Golden Bears could be underdogs in every game this year. Let's pick the Cal lines that have been released.

Why does the Pac-12 keep up with the SEC? Owning California recruiting

Thanks to SB Nation for putting this awesome piece on maps, and #9 is definitely something you should be interested in explaining why the Pac-12 keeps up with the rest of us.

What are the top 25 records of Pac-12 coaches?

Courtesy of the Wall Street Journal, we have the answer. And two of the best coaches on the image are near the top of the list.

David Shaw: 14-4
Chris Petersen: 8-4
Mark Helfrich: 2-1
Jim Mora: 5-5
Kyle Whittingham: 9-13
Steve Sarkisian: 8-18
Rich Rod: 16-26
Todd Graham: 6-12
Mike Leach: 13-38
Mike Riley: 13-39
Sonny Dykes: 0-9
Mike MacIntyre: 0-10

Projecting the Cal defense/ST depth chart


How will Cal's defense and special teams look?

The Grind Pt. 2: Herm Edwards stops by Cal!

In the second episode of The Drive, Cal football's Hard Knocks edition, we have guest speaker Herm Edwards and Sonny Dykes playing softball.

Let's predict the offensive depth chart!


We predict who will start at offense along with Jared Goff at quarterback. Who will be the main players for the California Golden Bears?

Cal will face five Top 25 teams in six games

The AP preseason poll was released! Tough news: Cal will face five Top 25 teams in six games, with home games against UCLA, Washington, Stanford, a neutral slate game vs. Oregon, and a road date at...

6 Pac-12 teams make AP preseason top 25

The six Pac-12 teams in the AP preseason Top 25 poll are Oregon, UCLA, Stanford, USC, Washington, & ASU.

Northwestern star WR out for the season


Northwestern wide receiver Christian Jones will miss the season with a knee injury. Suspended running back Venric Mack has also decided to transfer.

Chip Sarafin first openly gay D1 CFB player


Time to root for Chip Sarafin, college football's first openly gay major division college football player.

"Rose Bowl before I die" gets complicated

The college football playoff complicates Cal's path to the Rose Bowl, leading to odd scenarios to Pasadena.

Will Cal go over/under 2.5 wins?


Will the California Golden Bears go over or under 2.5 wins this season?

Cal football presents The Grind. We have a drone!

Cal football presents The Grind, an inside look into training camp! Thoughts?

Jason Gibson done for year, to apply for waiver

Good luck to Jason Gibson! Gibson is done for the season and will graduate in 2015. Gibson will also apply for a medical waiver.

Northwestern suspends Venric Mark for Cal game


Good news: Northwestern suspends starting RB Venric Mark for the Cal game. Bad news: His backup Treyvon Green torched us last year.

NCAA loses Ed O'Bannon case


The NCAA loses the Ed O'Bannon lawsuit: Judge Wilken issues 99 page ruling for the plaintiff. Read it here!

Ted Agu wrongful death lawsuit complaint filed


More details emerged on the Ted Agu wrongful death lawsuit on Tuesday. Here are statements from both sides.

Cal Football: The Grind training camp trailer


Your All-Access look into Cal Football's training camp is coming August 11, although we're already getting the Plati-NAM treatment.

Cal schedule one of the toughest in country, again

The California Golden Bears are likely to have one of the ten most difficult schedules 3 years in a row. Northwestern, BYU, USC, UCLA, Oregon, and Stanford are all lined up. Should we schedule easier?

Oscar Frayer commits to Cal basketball

Cuonzo Martin strikes gold, lands 2016 wing Oscar Frayer for Cal basketball as one of his first big recruiting commitments.

Rank Cal's positions from weakest to strongest


Which Cal football position group do you have the most confidence in this season? Which Cal football position group keeps you up at night?

Maximo suspended for 2014, more Cal roster changes

Cal has suspended Maximo Espitia for the entire season, Damariay Drew remains suspended indefintiely, and Christian Okafor, James Grisom and Vachel Samuels move on.

Ted Agu family files wrongful death lawsuit at Cal

Ted Agu's family is filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the UC Regents.

Big questions heading into Cal fall camp

Who will start at running back for Cal, Khalfani Muhammad or Daniel Lasco?

Cal fall camp schedule released

Thanks to @RGBearTerritory & @CalRivals, we have the Cal fall camp schedule. Also Bay Area College Media Day notes.

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