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Whitener can't wait, commits to Cal

Chad Whitener

Thrilled by the mix of academic and athletic opportunities offered, Mansfield (Texas) linebacker Chad Whitener commits to California on Tuesday.

After receiving a scholarship offer from California last week, Mansfield (Texas) linebacker Chad Whitener knew Tuesday there was no need to wait any longer. "I am a Cal Bear," said Whitener in a phone interview, becoming the fifth member of the Golden Bears' Class of 2013. "We've really been thinking about it hard, my parents and I. I've heard a lot of great things about the institution, so I...

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