October 13, 2013

Goff Watch: Breaking down Jared Goff vs. the Bruins

The Goff Watch continues to go the wrong direction.

For the second straight week, Cal's first-ever true freshman to start a season opener turned in his worst non-monsoon effort of the season, and it may've cost the Bears a winnable game.

As a refresher: rather than throwing QB ratings and insane BearRaid yardage totals at you, we're keeping a +/- for every pass Jared Goff throws this season, with a +1 for positive plays (+5yd passes, turning sacks into positive plays, yadda, yadda, yadda), a -1 for negative ones (bad balls, poor decisions, etc.), and a 0 for everything in between (drops, Richard Rodgers runs, etc.).

On Saturday in a 37-10 loss to UCLA, Goff finished with a +4. To put that in perspective:


vs. Northwestern..... +14

vs. Portland State... +20

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