No. 24 Cal’s 34-28 win over Washington State was its first victory as a ranked team since a 35-21 victory at Minnesota on Sept. 19, 2009.
Along the way, the Bears put up some special numbers:
— They recorded seven sacks, the most they’ve had in a game since racking up nine in the 2005 Big Game.
— They now have 18 sacks on the season — two more than the Bears totaled all of last season.
— Senior defensive end Kyle Kragen logged 2.5 sacks, giving him 4.0 the past two weeks.
— Damariay Drew’s interception was the 10th this season by Cal. The Bears had 12 in 2014.
— With three fumble recoveries, Cal’s takeaway total through five games is 18. That’s one more than all of last season.
— Jared Goff’s four touchdown passes boosts his career total to 68 in 29 games. He’s tied for 18th on the all-time Pac-12 list.
— Goff’s season stats: 125 for 178 (70.2 percent) for 1,630 yards, with 15 touchdowns and 4 interceptions. His 9,111 career passing yards place him 21st in Pac-12 history.
— Kenny Lawler caught 6 passes for 105 yards and 2 touchdowns, giving him 27 catches for 399 yards and 8 TDs this season. Dating back to the BYU game last fall, Lawler has 11 touchdowns in his past six games.