As the pain of workouts set in, Cal Poly linebacker Marty Mohamed always seems to have the strength to dig deeper.
After the No. 14 Cal Poly Mustangs (4-2) seemed they were developing a one dimensional rushing offense, they boasted 212 yards through the air against Old Dominion, fueling a 50-37 win last Saturday.
The No. 14 Mustangs (3-2) travel to Old Dominion (3-2) this weekend for Cal Poly’s fourth game of its five game road trip.
The game that was circled on so many calendars, the game that many fans have been waiting for so long, Cal Poly vs. Fresno State, is here. For the first time in 25 years, the two will square off in Fresno Saturday night – reviving the once great rivalry between the two schools.
Broken tackles, blown coverage and hard-nosed defense was just too much for the Mustangs to overcome Saturday night against the Fresno State Bulldogs.
After all the time he has been sitting on the bench, it looks like quarterback Andre Broadous will be the man who will help get back to the team they were two weeks ago.
Minnesota and Michigan have “The Little Brown Jug,” Ohio State and Illinois have the “Illibuck Trophy” and Army, Navy and Air Force have the “Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy.” Lesser known, however, is the “Golden Horseshoe,” a trophy that Cal Poly and UC Davis football players battle for each year.
There were many exciting games in Cal Poly Athletics last year, but some of the most notable were Women’s Soccer vs. UCSB, men’s soccer vs. UCSB, men’s basketball vs. UCSB and Football vs. South Dakota State.
After years of speculation, Cal Poly, starting in the 2012 season, will leave the Great West conference and join the Big Sky conference for football.
It may be less than a month before football season starts, but the biggest question surrounding the Cal Poly football team is still unanswered.
Former Cal Poly wide receiver Ramses Barden may have yet to establish himself as an every down player in the NFL, but the buzz around one of the most prolific wide receivers in Cal Poly history is pointing otherwise.