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Football: Riley at peace

There was a certain measure of calm about quarterback Kevin Riley this spring. Riley worked as hard as he ever has during the spring, but at the same time seems to be at peace with football as much as he ever has.

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Posted on Monday, April 26th, 2010
Under: Football, off-season stuff | 9 Comments »
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Football: More draft coverage

Posted on Sunday, April 25th, 2010
Under: Football, off-season stuff | 8 Comments »
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Basketball: Ducks find their man at long last, hiring Creighton’s Dana Altman

The Register-Guard in Eugene and the Oregonian are reporting that Creighton”s Dana Altman has been hired as Oregon basketball coach.

Altman is 327-176 in 16 seasons at Creighton, and his teams have earned 13 consecutive postseason berths.

Here is the Register-Guard’s story on what kind of team fans can expect from Altman, and the Oregonian’s story on the hiring, which reportedly comes with a seven-year deal worth nearly $2 million per. Here’s a timeline on Oregon’s 37-day coaching search.

Posted on Sunday, April 25th, 2010
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Football: Teofilo also to Dallas; Tucker not yet

Offensive lineman Chet Teofilo has also signed a free agent contract with Dallas. Tucker has yet to sign his deal; he’s expected to on Sunday.

Posted on Saturday, April 24th, 2010
Under: Football, off-season stuff | 5 Comments »
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Football: Tucker to Dallas

Former Cal wide receiver Verran Tucker has signed with Dallas, joining offensive tackle Mike Tepper as former Cal players to go to the Cowboys as undrafted free agents.

Posted on Saturday, April 24th, 2010
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Football: Ezeff will get a look by the Jets

Former Cal safety Marcus Ezeff has been invited to a workout with the New York Jets. He has not signed a contract.

Posted on Saturday, April 24th, 2010
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Football: Tepper to Dallas

Former offensive tackle Mike Tepper, who was considered a fringe draft pick but didn’t get selected, agreed to a free agent contract with the Dallas Cowboys.

Posted on Saturday, April 24th, 2010
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Football: Johnson to Buffalo

Now that the draft is over, a handful of former Cal players should be signing free agent contracts today or tomorrow.

Safety Brett Johnson is the first to trickle in. He has signed with the Buffalo Bills.

Posted on Saturday, April 24th, 2010
Under: Football, off-season stuff | 1 Comment »
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Football: Thompson goes in 7th round

Former Cal cornerback Syd’Quan Thompson has been selected by the Denver Broncos in the seventh round of the NFL Draft (225th overall). This is a little later than most projections, although Thompson himself didn’t rule out the possibility of not getting drafted at all.

There are about 20 selections remaining. Offensive tackle Mike Tepper is the only other realistic possibility for a former Cal player to be drafted, although one recent mock draft had wide receiver Verran Tucker going late in the seventh round.

Posted on Saturday, April 24th, 2010
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Football: Round 1 follow-up

Posted on Saturday, April 24th, 2010
Under: Football, off-season stuff | No Comments »
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