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Football: Vereen goes national

Shane Vereen has been named the National Offensive Player of the Week by the Walter Camp Foundation. He also is one of four nominees for the AT&T ESPN All-America Player of the Week, which is voted on by the fans.

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.

  • covinared

    Well deserved and somewhat suprising in light of Masoli’s performance. He was great all around throughout the entire game, as was most of the team. There are alot of kudos to go around, but he was special.

  • selppataei

    congratulations to shane! a singular performance, definitely worthy of the honor.

  • rollonubears

    you can also put him on the 2010 heisman watch list. go bears!

  • CalBear91

    What an honor. Having watched the game again last night, I must say Shane’s performance was even more impressive the second time. He really fought, and fought for yards. He scrambled and surged and pulled and clawed. What an amazing effort.

  • milo

    The Train is in the house. NO DROP OFF. Go Bears!

  • http://deleted Bears

    Agreed with the amazing effort Shane put forth post.
    What a job by him and the OL. They fought and clawed and did whatever it took to squeeze every yard they could out of every play.
    That’s the kind of effort great teams play with every week.
    Shane Vereen is a very talented back and a full fledged leader.
    Congrats Shane!
    Go Bears

  • abe

    CalBear91 how were you able to watch the game again? This is a classic that I would like to have so I would be indebted to you. As for Shane’s success a bit surprised that Masoli didn’t get it, not because I find Masoli’s performance more impressive, but simply because his game was broadcasted on national tv.

  • http://Goodforhim GC

    I think it’s great.

  • ToparchiBear

    Congrat! to Vereen. I really like this kid. He was humble behind Best, and now he shine when Cal need him most. He will be even better and stronger next year. Go Bears!