The Woes Of California Football

Joseph LandoniContributor IOctober 5, 2009

BERKELEY, CA - OCTOBER 03:  Kevin Riley #13 of the California Golden Bears lies on the ground against the USC Trojans at Memorial Stadium on October 3, 2009 in Berkeley, California.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)


The woes continue for the California football program. The past three seasons the Bears have began the season in the top 10 or around that area, and each season they spiral out of control. I feel the bears were extremely overrated from the beginning. They started their season against weak none conference teams, which they breezed past. The feeling in Berkeley is that it is time for a change.

Three things they will have to change if they want to beat UCLA.

·           -Special Teams... I am just going to say it curtly the special teams really sucked. They could not make a single tackle which was an embarrassment to the PAC-10

·           -Offensive Line... Come on Bears. You have the best Running back in the country and he can't a good opening. Shame on you.

·           - The Grit... There defense needs to grit there teeth and get the job done in the trenches but that is not happening.

     I know I was harsh on the Bears in this judgment, it is constructive criticism. Take it or leave it the choice is yours