By Jonathan Okanes
Sunday, September 6th, 2009 at 10:39 pm in Last game tidbits.
Cal held its usual conditioning workout Sunday night. Nothing really new to report, as Jeff Tedford said it won’t be until Tuesday when backup tight end Spencer Ladner has his injured knee evaluated. Tedford said safety Sean Cattouse (concussion) will be tested out Tuesday and Wednesday to see how severe it is.
One of the few negatives for Cal yesterday was Giorgio Tavecchio’s kickoffs. He didn’t once get it deeper than the 5 and had a couple received as shallow as the 15. Tedford noticed.
“That’s something we’re going to have to take a real hard look at because it was nothing like he’d been kicking in practice,” Tedford said. “I don’t know if it’s the game-time situation that gets him anxious, because we didn’t kick the ball well when we kicked off. We can’t be fielding the ball at the 15 all the time.”
Tedford had previously said that Tavecchio was consistently kicking between the goal-line and the 5 during practice.
The Bears will have their usual Monday off and return to the practice field Tuesday to start preparing for Saturday’s game against Eastern Washington.