Play Fantasy The Most Award Winning Fantasy game with real time scoring, top expert analysis, custom settings, and more. Play Now
  • My Scores
  • MLB
  • Golf
  • NFL
  • NCAA FB
  • Tennis
College Football Insider

Cal hires Art Kaufman as defensive coordinator

California has hired Art Kaufman to lead its much-maligned defense, according to a source.

The team was informed Wednesday of the hiring of Kaufman, who led Cincinnati's defense last season. Kaufman was with Tommy Tuberville at Texas Tech in 2012 and Cincinnati in 2013 before being let go this offseason.

FootballScoop.com reported the news Wednesday afternoon.

Cal needs a defensive overhaul after ranking 124th nationally in total defense, allowing 529.6 yards per game. Injuries ravaged the defensive lineup in Sonny Dykes' first season. Former Cal coordinator Andy Buh has been demoted.


Jeremy Fowler is a national college football insider with CBSSports.com. Fowler joined CBS in 2012 after covering the Minnesota Vikings for the St. Paul Pioneer Press for two seasons and covering the Florida Gators for the Orlando Sentinel for two years. Fowler is also a contributor to the CBS Sports Network.
 
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

College Football Video

August 28, 2014
Inside College Football: Chatting the SEC (6:37)
1 August 28, 2014
Ryan Abraham talks USC latest
(4:13)
2 August 28, 2014
Houston Nutt joins The Doug Gottlieb Show
(9:24)
3 August 26, 2014
College football expert picks for Week 1
(4:33)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop