Cal will host Northwestern in 2013 season-opener at Memorial Stadium to be televised by ESPN2 on August 31.
Kenny Lawler has had a tremendous turnaround during spring ball.
Redshirt freshman wide receiver among many looking to make the most of their chances.
Isi Sofele and Steve Williams named Offensive and Defensive MVP, respectively
Golden Bears look to end campaign on a winning note against nationally-ranked opponent
Cal football takes on Oregon
CAL CAREER (Updated Career Stats):
2012 (Game-By-Game Stats): Listed by Phil Steele as the nation's No. 62 freshman wide receiver.
CRESPI HS: Played in the California Prep All-Star Game as a 2011 senior after a season in which he earned Prepstar All-Region honors ... had 37 catches for 846 yards and 14 TDs to lead the Serra League in receiving as a senior after posting 63 receptions for 1,003 yards and seven TDs as a 2010 junior to rank second in the conference in receiving ... team combined for a 15-7 record in his junior (8-4) and senior (7-3) campaigns ... ranked as high as the nation's No. 61 wide receiver recruit by Rivals, while 247Sports (No. 71), Scout (No. 80), ESPN (No. 108) and Prepstar (No. 146) also had him among their top receivers nationally ... also a Dream Team Player of Prepstar ... listed as high as the No. 50 overall recruit in the state of California by 247Sports, while Rivals had him at No. 60, SuperPrep at No. 107 in California/Nevada/Hawaii and on the Top 150 list of Prepstar SoCal without a specific number ... also played cornerback and was listed as the No. 12 player in Southern California at that position by Prepstar ... a four-star recruit according to Prepstar, while ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports gave him three ... has worked out with the "1925 All-Stars", a 7-on-7 team coached by former NFL wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson ... ESPN said "Harper is a very good route runner with deceptive speed. He has the size and athleticism for the wide receiver position at the major level of competition."
PERSONAL: Full name is Christopher James Harper ... born December 7, 1993 ... parents are Mark Harper and Janine Gonzaga ... major is undeclared.
LAST UPDATED: September 13, 2012