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
Golden Bears look for eighth Big Game victory in Tedford era
Golden Bears have won the past seven meetings against the Cougars
CAL CAREER (Career Stats): Played in 45 games with three starts over his four seasons with the program from 2009-12, including all 38 games possible over from 2009-11, seeing action primarily on special teams and also as a backup linebacker ... contributed 52 tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss (-14 yards), 2.5 sacks (-13 yards), one interception, two pass breakups and one fumble recovery.
2012 (Game-By-Game Stats): Played in seven games with two of his three career starts coming in games vs. Southern Utah and at Utah ... posted career highs of 17 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss (-13 yards), 2.5 sacks (-13 yards) and one interception ... among conference tackles for loss and sack leaders early in the season after recording career highs of six tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss (-13 yards) and 2.5 sacks (-13 yards) against Southern Utah ... had five tackles in the final collegiate game he played in at Utah ... added three stops at Washington State, two vs. Nevada and one along with his lone career interception vs. USC ... posted one tackle in the spring game.
2011 (Game-By-Game Stats): Played in all 13 games including the first start of his career vs. Presbyterian when he recorded two tackles and a pass breakup ... totaled 15 tackles and one pass breakup ... had a season-high four tackles in the season opener vs. Fresno State ... posted three stops vs. Oregon State ... had two tackles in the Holiday Bowl vs. Texas ... had one tackle on four different occasions at Washington, vs. USC, at UCLA and at Arizona State.
2010 (Game-By-Game Stats): Played in all 12 games off the bench and was one of the squad's top special teams players while also playing backup linebacker ... posted a season-high three tackles at Nevada, added two against UC Davis including the first Cal tackle of the season, along with the lone fumble recovery of his career ... had a single tackle on five other occasions vs. Colorado, at Arizona, vs. Arizona State, vs. Oregon and vs. Washington ... had the first pass breakup of his career against Arizona State.
2009 (Game-By-Game Stats): Played in all 13 games off the bench and was one of the squad's top special teams players while also playing backup linebacker ... had a season-high-tying two tackles both vs. Eastern Washington and at Stanford, adding his a half tackle for loss (-1 yard) against the Eagles ... had single tackles in six other contests vs. USC, vs. Washington State, vs. Oregon State, vs. Arizona, at Washington and in the Poinsettia Bowl vs. Utah ... had at least one tackle in each of his last five games ... enrolled at Cal for the 2009 spring semester and took part in spring drills.
2008: Greyshirted ... a member of the 2008 signing class.
CAL RUGBY: A member of the Cal rugby team in 2013 following his collegiate football career.
JUNIPERO SERRA HS: Selected to the All-Far West team by SuperPrep as a senior in 2007 ... ranked No. 47 among the country's best linebackers and No. 83 overall in California by Rivals ... graded as a three-star prospect and the No. 27 linebacker in the country according to Scout ... registered 50 tackles, 3.0 sacks and two forced fumbles as a senior, while adding 291 yards rushing and two touchdowns on 48 carries ... selected as the Western Catholic Athletic League Linebacker of the Year as a senior, as well as second-team All-CCS and first-team All-WCAL ... posted 80 tackles and 3.0 sacks during his 2006 junior campaign, when his squad was 9-3 overall and reached the semifinals of the Central Coast Section playoffs.
PERSONAL: Full name is John Patrick Robert Hurrell ... born August 3, 1990 ... parents are Findlay and Helena Hurrell ... scheduled to graduate from Cal in May of 2013 with a bachelor's degree in American studies.
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LAST UPDATED: April 22, 2013