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DEFENSE: Barton Makes His Mark

DEFENSE: Barton Makes His Mark

With four starters out, young Cal defenders step up in loss to No. 22 Northwestern, headed by Michael Barton and Hardy Nickerson, Jr.

BERKELEY -- California began Saturday evening with starting defensive end Brennan Scarlett and projected starting middle linebacker Nick Forbes on the sideline. By the end of the night, starting safety Avery Sebastian was on crutches after a monster 11-tackle first quarter (which included his first career interception), WILL linebacker Khairi Fortt was out after getting his bell rung and defensive...

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