Football: Will Jared Goff’s turnovers provide opening for Zach Kline to step in at QB?

Cal’s football team suffered no new injuries, other than a deepening scar to its pride, in its 49-17 loss to Oregon State.

That doesn’t mean there won’t be a lineup change before Saturday when the Golden Bears visit Washington.

More than at any time since August, the quarterback job seems up for grabs after coach Sonny Dykes pulled freshman Jared Goff in favor of redshirt freshman Zach Kline for the second time this season.

There will be a competition this week in practice, as there was three weeks ago after Goff coughed up two fumbles in the first quarter during a monsoon rainstorm at Oregon.

Weather was no factor this time, but Goff had three more giveaways, pushing his season total to 11 — seven interceptions and four lost fumbles. Asked about his frustration level, Goff said, “It’s very, very high right now. I’m extremely upset at myself. I need to play better to give us a chance to win.”

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Jeff Faraudo