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De La Puente shines in starting role

De La Puente shines in starting role

As the 6th-ranked Bears get ready to face the 11th-ranked Ducks on Saturday afternoon, one of the keys will be for Cal's offensive line to maintain the dominance that it's shown all season. One of the key members of the line is guard Brian De La Puente, who along with tackle Mike Gibson, has been part of the left side of the line that's helped clear huge holes for the Golden Bear running attack.

After seeing duty at on the right side last year, De La Puente has taken over at the left guard position for Erik Robertson and has been part of unit that's not just doing well run blocking but has also allowed just three sacks out of 123 total pass attempts. For him, the most cherished part of playing with the offensive line isn't watching the opponent defensive line breath heavy in the fourth...

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