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Football: APR scores

The NCAA released its annual APR scores today, and Cal’s football team had another strong showing. The Bears had an APR of 969, which puts the team in the 80th-90th percentile nationally. The mark also is second in the Pac-10 behind Stanford.

The APR is a measure of academic progress used by the NCAA to monitor the status of athletic programs. Sports must have a minimum APR of 925 to avoid certain penalties, such as loss of scholarships.

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.