Quick hits from Pac-12 media day in Los Angeles.
California: Jeff Tedford & WR Marvin Jones
- Tedford on Willie Lyles: "I'm not concerned one bit."
- Tedford: "The chemistry... I'm really excited about this team."
- "We have created a standard at Cal... last season we fell short of that."
- "I feel like we have opportunity to be very strong on defense."
- "Offensively we need to improve.. that generally starts at the QB position and we were consistent there last year."
- Another focus is tailback position.
- "The strength of our offense lies in our offensive line and our receiving corps.'
- last meeting after Washington loss: "It hit us all very hard."
- Jones cites "Team first" T-shirts and outlook for... "changing culture."
- Tedford said TB is wide open after Isi Sofele... incoming players will "have opportunity to compete."
- 2 Thursday games and Friday for Cal... Also, all games at AT&T Park.... Tedford notes transition: "We're a little bit disjointed on moving around and doing things like that."
- Tedford on Colorado: "I'm sure they will be very prepared."
- Tedford on Utah: "I think they will be very competitive in the conference."
- Tedford: "If we play to our full potential, we can win every game we play."