Get to know Cal's first-year assistant coaches.
Gold tops Blue, 21-20, in front of 8,812 enthusiastic fans at Edwards Stadium.
Keenan Allen selected as team's offensive MVP; Mychal Kendricks and D.J. Holt share defensive MVP honors.
PRONUNCIATION: POO-kuh LOW-puh
CAL CAREER (Career Stats):
2012 (Game-By-Game Stats): Shared game-high honors with seven tackles in the spring game, while adding 1.0 sack.
2011: Redshirted ... did not play ... named Scout Team Player of the Year on defense.
GRANT HS: Listed as Rivals' No. 34 strong side defensive end, while Scout had him at No. 56 and ESPN placed him at No. 138 for all defensive ends ... Rivals listed him as the No. 46 overall player from the state of California, while he checked in on SuperPrep's top players in California/Hawaii/Nevada at No. 57 ... picked up three stars from ESPN, Rivals and Scout ... an All-Region selection of Prepstar and SuperPrep as a 2010 senior ... paced his squad in tackles, sacks and fumble recoveries in both 2009 and 2010 when he picked up All-Sac-Joaquin Section and All-Delta Valley League honors each season ... added All-Area recognition as a senior when he posted 128 tackles, 21.0 sacks, five fumble recoveries and a forced fumble for a squad that finished 13-1 overall and 5-0 in the Delta Valley League to win a conference title ... big senior season followed a 2009 junior campaign in which he had 100 tackles, 20.0 sacks, three forced fumbles and all four of the team's blocked punts when his squad was 12-1 and again was unbeaten in the conference at 6-0 to win the DVL ... contributed 17 tackles as a sophomore in 2008 for an unbeaten 14-0 state championship squad that was 5-0 in the league to claim another DVL crown ... ESPN said "Lopa is active and productive, flashing good playing strength and speed."
PERSONAL: Full name is Faigame Paulo Lopa ... born September 3, 1993 ... parents are Tiamu and Bernadette Lopa ... major is undeclared.
LAST UPDATED: September 12, 2012