December 17, 2012
Recruiting Flashback: Pat Barnes
Quarterback from 1993-1996, Pat Barnes occupies more space in the Cal record book than any Golden Bears' passer.
-1st in single season passing yards (3499)
-1st in single game passing yards (503)
-1st in single season passing TD's (31)
-2nd in career passing TD's (54)
-3rd in career passing yards (7360)
But memories of Barnes - a 1996 All-American whose career was derailed by a wrist injury - are also painful.
Robbed of a redshirt by questionable coaching decisions during both his freshman and sophomore seasons, the NCAA ruled against his petition for a 5th year of eligibility.
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