Chris McCain has been inspired by his North Carolinian family to become a leader for the Bears
Golden Bears look to end campaign on a winning note against nationally-ranked opponent
Nineteen Golden Bear seniors will make their final appearance at Memorial Stadium on Saturday
Tedford has high praise for senior quarterback Zach Maynard in post-practice comments.
Gold tops Blue, 21-20, in front of 8,812 enthusiastic fans at Edwards Stadium.
2013 Spring Football First Practice
CAL CAREER (Career Stats):
2012 (Game-By-Game Stats): Recorded one tackle, one pass breakup and one quarterback hurry in the spring game.
2011 (Game-By-Game Stats): Saw the first action of his career playing in three games off the bench vs. Presbyterian, vs. Oregon State and at Stanford.
2010: Redshirted ... did not play ... listed as the Pac-10's No. 11 recruit by Lindy's, as well as the media outlet's No. 16 defensive end recruit nationally ... the No. 24 overall Pac-10 recruit according to Athlon and the country's No. 26 freshman defensive lineman pick of Phil Steele prior to the season.
SOUTH EUGENE HS/AIKEN HS: A four-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals and Scout ... ranked among the nation's top defensive ends according to Rivals (No. 5), ESPN (No. 19) and Scout (No. 35) ... checked in at No. 30 on the Rivals250 list of the nation's top players and No. 58 according to Sporting News ... Rivals also had him as the No. 2 player overall from Oregon ... on the roster for the prestigious U.S. Army All-American Bowl after his 2009 senior season but did not play ... played only one game of his senior season at South Eugene High School due to a knee injury after transferring from Aiken High School ... according to Rivals "he has the frame that can play strong side defensive end or defensive tackle at the next level ... his build is similar to Reggie White."
PERSONAL: Full name is Gabriel Porter King ... born June 6, 1991 ... parents are Leon and Patricia Hughes, and David and Juanita King ... brother, Antonio King, played college football at Kent State ... sister is Rachel Rollins ... major is American studies.