It is more important that Cal plays a competitive game and shows a tough resolve than it is to actually win the game.
As much as I hope and want our Fighting Tedfords to take out all their frustrations in a major Wildcat desert beatdown, should they lose, it needs to be after a hard-fought, down-to-the-wire effort. (No double-digit point loss margin, no multiple turnovers, no sloppy penalties!)
I can handle going in the bye 2-2 as long as we play like the team I know we can be. I won’t be thrilled, but at least I’ll know we can bounce back from adversity and are somewhat able to handle a tough road environment.