The Cal faithful had a lot to look forward to in Saturday night's season opener against No. 22 Northwestern including the debut of Jared Goff, the first true freshman starting quarterback in school history, and the dawn of the Sonny Dykes era and his "Bear Raid" offense. The Memorial Stadium crowd got a peek at Dykes' offensive creativity in the Golden Bears' very first possession.
It's the first Saturday of the college football season, and half the Pac will be in action today. The only thing more important than winning on Saturdays, of course, is looking good while doing so. That said, let's take a look at what each team is rocking in its season opener:
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The Pac-12 football coaches had the first of their weekly in-season teleconferences with the media Tuesday. Here are the highlights:
UCLA's Jim Mora