Football: Cal gets Syd’s little brother

Shaq Thompson, the younger brother of former Cal star Syd’Quan Thompson, has orally committed to Cal. Shaq Thompson is a star running back/wide receiver/defensive back for Grant-Sacramento who is expected to play defense for the Bears. He will be a senior next season at Grant and will join the Bears in 2012.

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.