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DT Spitz vaults up depth chart

CALIFORNIA RUNNING BACK Jahvid Best ran wild in last year's win over the Cougs. And it will be a tall order to contain him this Saturday, said Paul Wulff. But the Cougar defense has some new faces and Wazzu has also shown a degree of improvement against the run in the season's first half. And for Cal, a rising DT has climbed the depth chart and will start on the interior for the Cougs.

ANOTHER LINEUP CHANGE has occurred at defensive tackle where junior Toby Turpin has been supplanted for the second time this season. Junior Josh Luapo initially took his position before suffering a season-ending knee injury against USC. Now, 6-foot-6, 268-pound redshirt freshman Dan Spitz has emerged. Wulff said Spitz simply has been more consistent than others at the DT position. Spitz has seen... Recommended Stories