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Football: From the press room

–The latest on Jahvid Best: He has been diagnosed with a severe concussion. Best was taken to Highalnd Hospital in Oakland and underwent a series of tests. They all came back negative.

–Obviously, most of the postgame talk was about Best’s injury. Most players acknowledged being shook up by it, but also said they tried to use it as motivation.

–Jeff Tedford said he told the team right before play resumed that Best was moving his arms and legs and it looked as though he would be OK.

–The touchdown drive that ended with Best’s injury was Cal’s longest of the season in terms of plays. It was a 15-play drive that went for 81 yards and took 7:33 off the clock.

–Wide receiver Verran Tucker had a career-high six catches for 74 yards and a touchdown.

–Alex Lagemann has five catches over the past two weeks and each catch has netted Cal a first down.

–Oregon State has won its past five games in Berkeley.

–The start time and television coverage for Saturday’s game against Arizona will be announced Sunday.

Jonathan Okanes

Jonathan Okanes is in his fourth year covering Cal's football team. Previously, he covered Cal's men's basketball team for four years. He can also be followed on Twitter at twitter.com/OkanesonCal.