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  Burl Toler
Burl Toler

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
El Sobrante, CA

High School:
Bishop O'Dowd

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
04/07/1983

Experience:
3V

A former walk-on wide receiver who proved to be invaluable last season, stepping in for the injured Jonathan Makonnen (the team's 2002 leading receiver) and providing consistency on the opposite side of All-America wideout Geoff McArthur . yanked down 48 passes for 609 yards and three touchdowns as Cal's second-leading receiver . also has been a contributor to special teams . father, Burl Jr., was also a walk-on at Cal who became a two-year starting linebacker in the mid-1970s, and grandfather, Burl Toler, was an All-America football player at USF in 1951 and later became the first African-American game official in NFL history . 2003 . started 10 of 14 games last fall . came up big in the Bears' 52-49 Insight Bowl win over Virginia Tech, with a team-high six receptions for 84 yards in the absence of both Makonnen and McArthur (both injured) . snagged 20 passes for 239 yards and two touchdowns during one five-game stretch from Oct. 18-Nov. 15, including a dazzling seven-catch, 104-yard, one-TD performance in the Bears' 23-20 overtime loss at UCLA . his 37-yard reception in the first quarter at Arizona State is the longest of his three-year career . sparkled in the Utah game with three catches for 75 yards . 2002 ... saw action in 11 of 12 games, mostly on special teams ... had one reception during the year, a 12-yarder vs. Baylor in the season opener ... 2001 ... caught 12 balls for 174 yards (14.5 ypr) as a true freshman ... played in 10 of 11 games during the season ... had breakout game against Oregon with three grabs for 37 yards ... led Cal in receiving at UCLA, shredding the Bruins secondary for 64 yards on four catches ... in the two games he started (Arizona and USC), recorded a combined four catches for 46 yards.

High School/Personal: Three-year starter for Bishop O'Dowd HS ... team won league title his sophomore and junior years and captured the NCS championship during his sophomore campaign ... earned first team all-league on offense and defense during his senior year in 2000 ... lettered in track four years and attended the League of Champions meet his final three years ... comes from a long line of Cal alumni, including his parents, Burl Toler Jr. and Susan Tamayo-Toler . father walked on and started three years at outside linebacker for Cal from 1974-77 . born April 7, 1983 in Berkeley, CA . social welfare major.

Toler's Career Statistics
Year	Rec	Yds	Avg	TD	Long
2001	12	174	14.5	0	21
2002	1	12	12.0	0	12
2003	48	609	12.7	3	37
Totals	61	795	13.0	3	37

Toler's 2003 Receiving Statistics
Date	Opponent		No	Yds	Avg	TD	Long
8/23	vs. Kansas State	3	30	10.0	0	17
8/30	Southern Miss	1	13	13.0	0	13
9/6	Colorado State	5	48	9.6	0	13
9/11	at Utah		3	75	25.0	0	32
9/20	at Illinois	3	28	9.3	0	13
9/27	USC		4	81	20.3	1	27
10/4	Oregon State	2	7	3.5	0	9
10/18	at UCLA		7	104	14.9	1	35
10/25	Arizona		4	42	10.5	0	19
11/1	at Arizona State	3	45	15.0	1	37
11/8	at Oregon		2	24	12.0	0	14
11/15	Washington	4	24	6.0	0	17
11/22	at Stanford	1	4	4.0	0	4
12/6	vs. Virginia Tech	6	84	14.0	0	22
Totals			48	609	12.7	3	37

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