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noodlz2 last won the day on May 12 2019

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About noodlz2

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    Head Coach
  • Birthday 01/06/1999


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    Rhode Island Rams

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  • Offense
  • Defense
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  • Clock Mgmt
  • Discipline
  • Youth Mgmt
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    Houston Cougars (2020-2022), California Golden Bears (2022-Present)
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  1. ASU n that Mich State bowl loss hurt
  2. Coach Noodlz2’s response: “cal’s athletic program is currently focused on winning in a real sport, not shooty hoops” He also added: “with our offenses speed last season, i should’ve also coached track.”.
  3. Golden Nation: What To Watch For In 2024 Rough Finish Finishing the season 8-5, the Golden Bears came up short against the Michigan State Spartans in the Holiday Bowl. It seemed as though Cal had control of this game early going into the half 17-7, but Spartans receiver Samuel Hare saved the day. The stars unfortunately forgot to shine that night with Zachary McFadden being held to under 100 yards rushing, and Nick Ellison completing only 17/30 of his attempts after being such an accurate passer all season. It was an disappointing finish to the 2023 season after the what this team was able to accomplish this year. With Ellison declaring early for the draft and McFadden preparing for the draft as well, the Golden Bears are left with some pretty big shoes to fill heading into the 2024 season. Photo of Holiday Bowl end zone celebration Who's Here, Who's Not? With many of the stars on offense gone and Shaq Kimbrough leaving the Cal secondary on defense, who's next up? The good news is every starting member of the offensive line unit that exceeded last season's is returning next year. On the defensive side of the ball this year's starting front seven may is going to see some new faces, depending on Ned Morin's showing in spring camp the true freshman outside linebacker has a shot at proving he can fill Phillip Randall's role. If that is the case next season he will be joining redshirt freshman Marc Crawley at the opposite outside linebacker position. Until then, Ben Wray is projected to step up at the will linebacker spot and leave Randall on the outside. At the starting safety positions Quincy Sterling will ready to take the reigns again at free his sophomore season and Joshua Parris at the strong spot will also be ready to roll for his redshirt sophomore year. It'll also be interesting to see if the exciting Rafael Anaya will have another record setting season at the Punt Return position. Also expect to see a lot of rotation between Tight End redshirt sophomore Benjamin Anthony and true freshman Threston Dean at the #3 and #4 spots in the receiver corp. Will Max Lauer be able to start off on the right foot, and can Raekwon Elam return from redshirting and be the work horse for this experienced Cal offense? Photo of Quarterback Nick Ellison after his final home game of the 2023 season Offensive Starters Leaving QB Nick Ellison (Early Draft Declaration) RB Zachary McFadden (Graduating) WR Spencer Sharpe (Graduating) Photo of Raekwon Elam catching routes during regular season practice 2024 Projected Offensive Starters (9 Returning) First Start - QB Max Lauer (Jr) Redshirted - RB Raekwon Elam (Sr) 2022 stats: 14 carries, 70 yards, 1 TD Returning - FB Lorenzo Shearer (Jr) Returning - WR Marcus Hightower (Jr) 2023 stats: 69 catches, 933 yards, 9 TDs, 66.64 YPG Returning - WR Oscar Burr (Sr) 2023 stats: 28 catches, 391 yards, 2 TDs, 35.5 YPG Saw Snaps - WR Benjamin Anthony (So) 2023 stats: 1 catch, 5 yards Returning - TE Kahiau Alama (Jr) 2023 stats: 23 catches, 292 yards, 2 TDs, 32.44 YPG Returning - OT Philip Engel Sr Returning - OG Walt Anders (So) Returning - C John Eubanks (Sr) Returning - OG Philip Barber (Sr) Returning - OT Erik Oliva (So) *4.72 OL rating in 2023. Offensive Skill/Pot Avg: 2023: (3.477/4.083) 2024: (3.683/4.088) Defensive Starters Leaving OLB Mamadou Holloway (Graduation) CB Shaq Kimbrough (Graduation) Photo of Cal defensive backs at practice during Stanford week 2024 Projected Defensive Starters (8 Returning) Returning - DE Sincere Brinson So 2023 stats: 4 tackles, 1 INT, 1 FR Returning - DT Adam Gibson (Sr) 2023 stats: 13 tackles, 1 TFL, 4 sacks Returning - DE Jamal Dorsey (Jr) 2023 stats: 44 tackles, 8 TFL, 14 sacks, 2 FF First Start - OLB Marc Crawley (Fr) Returning - ILB D'Andre Phillips (Sr) 2023 stats: 36 tackles, 2 TFL, 2 sacks, 1 PD, 1 FR Saw Snaps - ILB Ben Wray (So) Returning - OLB Phillip Randall (So) 2023 stats: 29 tackles, 2 sacks, 2 INTs, 2 FF, 1 FR Returning - CB Zachary Riggins (So) 2023 stats: 5 tackles, 2 INTs, 1 TD Saw Snaps - CB Jamie King So Saw Snaps - CB Nicholas Ragland (Sr) Returning - SS Joshua Parris (So) 2023 stats: 27 tackles, 1 PD Returning - FS Quincy Sterling (So) 2023 stats: 12 tackles, 1 PD Defensive Skill/Pot Avg: 2023: (2.767/3.821) 2024: (3.089/3.803) Photo from official visit photo shoot UCLA week Notable Signees #31 OLB Ned Morin 5-11 226 Fr Bishop O'Dowd (Oakland CA) 1.5 of 4.5 [Coverage] #41 DT Constantine Holland 6-6 314 Fr Justin-Siena (Napa CA) 1.0 of 4.0 [1-Gap] #47 DT Graham Whipple 6-2 285 Fr St. Cloud (St. Cloud FL) 1.0 of 3.5 [2-Gap] #92 DT Ben Berg-Briggs 6-6 283 Fr Elmira (Elmira OR) 1.0 of 3.5 [2-Gap] *Class rank: 108 The Void Recruiting! Despite all of head coach noodlz2's efforts regarding on field performance, this year's recruiting class is definitely below Pac-12 standards, and lacks the addition of depth at many positions in need. Rumor has it that oddly enough the Golden Bears head coach did not know he had access to players from the G5 pool in this year's class. If Cal wants to maintain the respect they earned on the field this season, they are going to have to be able to bring in talent that can do that. The defensive tackle and outside linebacker position groups will receive the best additions from the 2023 recruiting class with Constantine Holland a Napa, CA native and Ned Morin out of Bishop O'Dowd in Oakland. On paper it looks as if they both will be receiving a redshirt this season, but Ned Morin's spring camp performance could earn him a spot on the field in 2024. The bar is going to be set high for the Golden Bears coaching staff and their recruiting efforts next year. Hopefully, this defense can fill in the pieces from last year, can Max Lauer and Raekwon Elam keep Cal's offensive attack going? Head Coach Noodlz2 has a lot to focus on this spring camp to make sure Cal is prepared for next year.
  4. CFBHC Career: Houston Cougars (2020-2022) California Golden Bears (2022 - Present) NFLHC Career: None Achievements: None Updates for 2024 Offense: 13 (-1) - 12 Defense: 13 (+2) - 15 Special Teams: 10 - 10 Clock Mgmt: 8 (+1) - 9 Discipline: 10 (-1) - 9 Youth Mgmt: 10 (+1) - 11 Not sure if i unlock a coaching feat? If I do: Local Connections
  5. I had zero clue i had access to G5 recruiting, Morin committed automatically so i thought i just went on and thought nothing about it. Issue on my side, hopefully the points from this season help with next season’s efforts.
  6. Yeah I feel like that’s what separated the two young backs. Cleary needed to be a vital instrument to your offense as freshman and was like you said consistent
  7. There’s nothing else comparable to this site and i’d like to thank @Soluna for the work he puts in. As for CFBHC, I personally enjoy competing with real coaches. Particularly, the strategy that comes with gameplanning. There’s a satisfying feeling that comes with winning a game after making adjustments. The media also brings the sim to life. If only there was a way to visualize what was going on every weekend. It’s what makes this community so great!
  8. arent CCG and bowls considered postseason
  9. First top 25 finish as a head coach in 3 regular seasons on this site!
  10. Great way to end the season, Zachary McFadden caps the 2023 regular season leading the Pac-12 with 1,523 rushing yards. Nick Ellison finishes the season with the best completion percentage and QBR in the Pac-12 (correct me if i’m wrong). Spencer Sharpe breaks the 1,000+ yard mark for receiving finishing with 1,035 yards. Punt Returner Rafael Anaya finishes the regular season with 422 punt return yards and 4 PR touchdowns. After taking over this program last year going 1-6 and finishing 4-8 overall last year, to ending the season #25 in the coaches poll (we’ll see this weeks rankings), 8-4 overall and a bowl game i’m not upset with this team at all. Congrats to Arizona on clinching the Pac-12 South. It’s time for bowl season!
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