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1-0, 1st in Pac 12 - North
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  • Defensive player of the year: Budda Baker, S, Washington
  • Coach of the year: Chris Petersen, Washington
  • Freshman of the year: Theo Howard, WR, UCLA
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Dear Australia, thanks for the football

College football enjoyed an early opener in Australia, with Cal airing it out and routing Hawaii as neither team showed much regard for defense.


Webb sizzles in Cal debut as Bears rout Hawaii

Davis Webb threw four touchdown passes and ran for another score in his debut for California, leading the Bears to a 51-31 win over Hawaii on Saturday in college football's season opener.

Webb carries Cal past Hawaii in college football opener (1:50)

Jessica Shobar ESPN Producer 

California Golden Bears celebrate postgame after winning the Sydney Cup 51-31 over the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors.

Golden Bears beat down Rainbow Warriors

Cal opens its season with a 51-31 victory over Hawaii. The game was close through the 1st quarter before the Golden Bears pulled away with the strength of their passing attack. QB Davis Webb's Cal debut featured him lighting up the statsheet going 37-for-53 for 436 yards and 4 touchdowns. He also added a TD on the ground. Box score

Chantel Jennings ESPN Staff Writer 

Interesting that Sonny Dykes still has QB Davis Webb in there with the Bears up 27. Dykes obviously wants to help aid the chemistry of the pass game (San Diego State will be a tough test for the Bears on Sept. 10). But, my guess is that his day is almost over. Will be interesting to see which quarterback gets the next nod -- Chase Forrest or Ross Bowers.

Davis Webb throws 4th touchdown pass (0:17)

Lakalaka not letting his team go quietly

Hawaii may be going down, but the Rainbow Warriors won't be doing so without a fight. This Steven Lakalaka 4-yard run gives them their first touchdown since the first quarter and cuts into the deficit making the score 41-24.

Hawaii cuts into Cal's lead with a Touchdown (0:33)

Thrice is nice for Webb

Davis Webb throws his third touchdown pass of the game, this time to a quarantined Melquise Stovall. The 14-yard TD pass gives Cal a 41-17 lead over Hawaii, after a Matt Andersen PAT, and the Golden Bears appear to be putting the Rainbow Warriors firmly in their rearview.

Jessica Shobar ESPN Producer 

College GameDay didn't make the trip to Sydney, Australia, but the Washington St flag did!

California Head Coach Sonny Dykes Halftime Interview (0:30)

HALFTIME: California vs. Hawaii

You know QB Davis Webb can throw, but maybe you didn't know that he can lower the shoulder and get where he needs to go too. He gives his Golden Bears a 34-14 lead heading into the intermission with this 4-yard run. In addition to what he did on the ground, Webb went 20-for-32 for 219 yards and two TDs through the air in the first half.

Chantel Jennings ESPN Staff Writer 

MVP of that last Cal touchdown? RB Vic Enwere, who provided the push that got QB Davis Webb across the goal line. Webb's score extends the Bears' lead to 34-14 going into halftime.


Cal converts a turnover into points

After recovering a Hawaii fumble on a kickoff, Cal wastes no time making the Rainbow Warriors pay. This Davis Webb screen pass to Chad Hansen is the second TD hookup for the duo today. The 34-yard score puts the Golden Bears up 27-14 after a Matt Anderson PAT.

Chantel Jennings ESPN Staff Writer 

This Cal defense hasn't looked cohesive at all tonight. The Bears will have two weeks to clean things up before getting back on the field (Sept. 10 vs. SDSU), but it'll need to make major strides before hitting the second half of their schedule. Cal's final six games of the season? Oregon, USC, Washington, Washington State, Stanford and UCLA. That's a very possible 0-6 stretch for a lot of teams, let alone a team that's struggling to put a decent defense on the field.

Chantel Jennings ESPN Staff Writer 

So far, Cal QB Davis Webb looks to be a little bit off with his receivers. He still has 100 yards and one touchdown on 12-of-20 passing, but there just doesn't seem to be a ton of flow there. Should be interesting to see how this offense grows.


Beast Mode Down Under

Former Cal running back Marshawn Lynch has a prime spot to watch his alma mater take on Hawaii. Just make sure to keep him away from the injury carts.

Team Stats

Passing Yards441.01st
Rushing Yards189.02nd
Points For51.0
Points Against31.01st

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