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More powerful than a locomotive

More powerful than a locomotive

After Will Taufoou had broken one tackle and dragged three more defenders for a 14-yard gain early in the fourth quarter of Cal's 45-27 win over Arizona, a hush fell over the Memorial Stadium crowd of 56,021 as the big fullback struggled to get back up. He'd missed much of fall camp with a sprained knee and as he walked off the field, it appeared that he might have reinjured it.

Taufoou walked around for a little while, tested his knee, walked around some more and kept walking until four plays later he finally found himself standing next to head coach Jeff Tedford. "Coach, I'm ready." With that, the junior fullback from San Carlos went jogging back onto the field as part of the Bears' short yardage package.  On a 2nd-and-goal from the Arizona 3, as running back Justin...

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