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What I Learned From The Bear Insider

There are so many things I learn from reading message boards. I get these deep, penetrating insights that I could never get from being in the locker room and can thus virtually coach the game based on what anonymous posters have discovered through the game. You just get the feeling that they should be watching […]

Posted by: Avinash on Friday, October 10th, 2008

Which Tedford Team Was the Best? Cal 2004 vs. Cal 2006

After some delay, it’s time to reveal which of Jeff Tedford’s team Cal fans should be most proud of. First Round Cal 2007 4, Cal 2003 0 Cal 2005 4, Cal 2002 1 Semifinals Cal 2004 4, Cal 2007 0 Cal 2006 4, Cal 2005 3 You have the most talented team playerwise in Cal […]

Posted by: Avinash on Saturday, July 26th, 2008

Tedford Tournament of Champions: Cal 2005 vs. Cal 2006

And then there were three. After the decisive 2004 beatdown on a talented yet flawed 2007 team, we’re entering what appears to be the most entertaining matchup of this tournament insofar. A stronger 2005 team angled against a developing but talented 2006 offense. The chronically maligned Joe Ayoob versus the chronically injured Nate Longshore. Marshawn […]

Posted by: Avinash on Monday, July 14th, 2008

Tedford Tournament of Champions: Cal 2004 vs. Cal 2007

In case you’re unsure what this is all about, we’re seeing what team determines is the best Tedford-led team of the six teams he’s coached. I simulate the games, and determine the winner of the series after around forty-fifty simulations. Usually it’s conclusive enough to determine who the winner is after at least 20. […]

Posted by: Avinash on Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

Tedford Tournament of Champions: Cal 2002 vs. Cal 2005

As we discovered last week, Cal 2003 was no match for the offensive potency of Cal 2007 in the simulator. This team didn’t need much impetus in flatout overpowering its way to a sweep. This led us to our next match in the series, a showdown between the 2002 and 2005 teams. How would […]

Posted by: Avinash on Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

Tedford Tournament of Champions: Cal 2003 vs. Cal 2007

[youtube kpkWNNw5bUo] Time doesn’t allow us to do everything we want. But the Internet allows us to manipulate space and time and come with all sorts of fanciful solutions for that. is one of the best and worst sites in the world. On one hand it’s a virtual goldmine for settling questions like “Would […]

Posted by: Avinash on Friday, June 27th, 2008

KC Cal’s Weekly Super Fantastic Happy Explosion Awesome Article: The Draft

Hi everyone. My name is KC Cal, and Avinash has kindly let me fill in for him for a weekly segment over here at the Bears Necessity. I also run a blog at The Play in California. I excel at making up characters like Emo Alex Smith, Impatient Aaron Rodgers, and other jackassery. I will […]

Posted by: KC Cal on Saturday, April 26th, 2008