April 3, 2010

Gould discusses Cal's quintet of running backs

How do you know that the Cal football team is practicing? Well, if you don't have the schedule, like us media-types, all you have to do is listen.

Hike up to the rim of Memorial Stadium, and just before you see the field, you can hear it. Above even the smack and shudder of pads, the grunts and growls of exertion, you can hear one voice loud and clear.

For 14 seasons, running backs coach Ron Gould has been the bedrock upon which the Cal program has been built. And, despite a recently-circulated April Fools rumor that Gould would depart Berkeley for a post with the Oakland Raiders, he's not going anywhere.

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