Insta-Recap & Rate the Game: Cal Reclaims the Axe in the 124th Big Game with 41-11 Victory

The Golden Bears will bring back the Axe to Berkeley

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The California Golden Bears (4-6, 3-4 Pac-12) averaged 10.1 yards per play Saturday night, as they rolled to a 41-11 victory over the Stanford Cardinal (3-8, 2-7 Pac-12).

Despite the slow start to the 124th Big Game, California would eventually put up more than 636 yards of offense, including 352 rushing. The Golden Bears put six running backs to work with two contributing scores: Marcel Dancy put two touchdowns on the board while fourth-string running back Chris Street added another in the fourth quarter.

California quarterback Chase Garbers ended the night with 246 yards passing for two touchdowns and one interception and 59 yards carrying the rock.

The Golden Bears reclaim the Stanford Axe.

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