Cal is making a change.
After multiple reports emerged Sunday afternoon, the school confirmed it has decided to fire head coach Sonny Dykes. Dykes just finished his fourth season with the program. The team won eight games, including its first bowl game since 2008, in 2015 before finishing 5-7 this year. Overall in Dykes’ four-year tenure, Cal had a 19-30 record, including a 10-26 mark in Pac-12 play.
“This was an extremely difficult decision and one that we take very seriously. There was no rush to judgment; we wanted to be thorough and thoughtful. Ultimately, it was a combination of factors that brought us to this outcome. We are continuously evaluating our program and looking for ways to make it better – whether that’s through additional academic support, recruiting, facilities, staffing, culture, leadership or anything else that can help our football program succeed. Primarily, we want what’s best for our student-athletes and have a head coach in place who is fully committed to ourRead More »from Cal fires head coach Sonny Dykes