Football: Ex-Cal star DeSean Jackson out for year

Former Cal star wideout DeSean Jackson was placed on injured reserve with fractured ribs on Tuesday, ending his season with the Philadelphia Eagles. Given the sorry state of the team, a long rest might be welcome.

From 2005 through ’07, Jackson caught 162 passes for 2,423 yards and 22 touchdowns at Cal. In five NFL seasons, all with the Eagles, Jackson has caught 275 passes for 4,796 yards and 23 TDs. He also has returned four punts for touchdowns.

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  • Eric

    The Eagles have been even more of a mess than Cal has been this year.

  • ThisisCal

    I would take Andy Reid as head coach at Cal. Plus, he will be available shortly.

  • calbearclaw

    Hey ThisisCal, you are not thinking vigorously enough.

  • MoreNCsarecoming

    Just like the MeSean we have all grown accustomed to and never wanted at USC.

    2007 – MeSean playing for UC East Bay, in the midst of the greatest collapse in college football history, decides to quit on his team bringing down the morale of the team with him.

    2011 – MeSean becomes angry about his contract and Phillys unwillingness to renegotiate. MeSean quits on his team rarely if ever going over the middle to catch a pass. His production fails to meet expectations.

    2012 – With Philly engaged in a horrific losing season MeSean mails it in again.

  • Juancho

    Desean is the best player i ever saw at cal. And number 2 may surprise some. Deltha oneal.

    Kline you are my heart.

  • Dan

    At least Mesean is something Matt Leinart, Mark Sanchez, Joe McKnight and many other $C player. Tremendous NFL player. Something Matt Barkley will also not be.

    Before you reply with something lame or redundant Pat, you must first answer who Stanford’s, UCLA’s, Oregon’s, Notre Dames’s and Arizona’s arses tasted.

    And while you’re at it, please explain how your lofty prognostications for the Cheater$, both individually and as a team, werevso flippin’ wrong. How does a college team with all the talent lose 5 games! So far!! How?

    If you have no intelligent answer, and you won’t, just consider yourself significantly less than Forest Gump’s 75 IQ, and go eat your Cheetos and leave the discussion to those of us that have something reasonably interesting to say.

  • ScottyBear

    Get ’em Dan! Beat it Moren! Shameless! Where is Taylor Mays these days??

  • H8sRed

    2007 was pretty horrific for Cal, but u$c 2012 is so much worse. Preseason #1 for a “storied” program, presumptive Heisman winner at QB, two of the best receivers in the nation, etc, etc, etc. Before the season began, the boys from South Central weren’t the only ones who had anointed the trojans kings of the world. The 2007 Bears were always one injury away from falling from grace, but u$c 2012 with minimal injuries folded like a cheap card table. Five losses (and counting) under those circumstances — what a disgrace.

  • Boaltblue

    The greatest Underachiever Shameless Choke of all time: 41-point underdog Cardinal’s 24-23 victory over No. 2 Self-Collapse in 2007 in the Coliseum.

    How does the self-appointed football moron explain that EMBARRASSMENT?

  • Will


    I can’t think of a better metaphor for $C’s season than Dirty Sanchez running into his O-Lineman’s a$$ and coughing up the ball. HAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAA

  • BlueNGold

    Did the sleazy cheaters AD make lame kiffin fire his own father?