BERKELEY – Fans are invited to follow the excitement of 2014 National Signing Day and get all of the official information first in real time by visiting CalBears.com/SigningDay on Wednesday, Feb. 5. Comprehensive coverage begins early in the morning and will run throughout the day. Cal’s National Signing Day Press Conference featuring head coach Sonny Dykes will begin at 1 p.m. PT and be streamed live via CalBears.com.
CalBears.com will be on site in the football offices at the Simpson Center for Student-Athlete High Performance throughout the day to update the Golden Bears' list of 2014 signees as National Letters of Intent arrive. A live blog, biographical information, video clips and much more is planned. In addition to coverage on CalBears.com, fans can get the latest details through the following official Cal social media outlets and join in the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtags #signingday and #gobears.
Cal spring football practice sessions at Kabam Field at California Memorial Stadium will begin the week of Mar. 31 and conclude with the 2014 Cal Football Spring Game to be televised live by the Pac-12 Networks on Saturday, April 26 (11 a.m. PT). Admission is free for the annual event that gives thousands of Cal fans a rare opportunity to meet and greet Golden Bear football players and coaches following the game. Former Cal football players have attended the event in the past, including the 2013 contest when NFL All-Pro and Super Bowl running back Marshawn Lynch made a surprise appearance. A series of activities in conjunction with the 2014 spring game and practices will be announced at a later time, along with the remainder of the team’s 2014 spring football schedule.
Cal’s 2014 football schedule features six games at Kabam Field at California Memorial Stadium and a Friday match-up against Oregon at the new Levi’s® Stadium in Santa Clara on Oct. 24. The Golden Bears will host Sacramento State (Sept. 6), Colorado (Sept. 27), Washington (Oct. 11, Alumni & Family Weekend/Homecoming), UCLA (Oct. 18), Stanford (Nov. 22) and BYU (Nov. 29) in Berkeley. Cal visits Arizona (Sept. 20), Washington State (Oct. 4), Oregon State (Nov. 1) and USC (Nov. 13), with the tilt against the Trojans on a Thursday night.
Current season ticket holders who renew their tickets by Sunday, Feb. 2 will receive $25-45 off each season ticket owned, depending on section. The final renewal deadline is Friday, Feb. 21. Fans looking to become new season-ticket holders for 2014 can place a $100 per seat deposit. Visit CalBears.com or call (800) GO-BEARS for more information or to purchase season tickets.
Following Cal’s Signing Day activities, the Pac-12 Networks will air a two-hour show on Wednesday beginning at 4:30 p.m. PT, which will recap all the activities around the conference. Mike Yam, Rick Neuheisel and Yogi Roth will break down National Signing Day with team-by-team analysis and an in-depth look at the day’s events. Pac-12.com will also feature coverage all day.