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October 26, 1968 • Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA • •
Syracuse Orange California Golden Bears
Team 1 2 3 4 Totals
Orange 0 0 0 0 0
Golden Bears 17 10 10 6 43

A: 50,000

No. 10 SYR

SYR: first shutout in 33 regular season games


1st Quarter

CAL DG Ed White was ejected early in the quarter for unsportsmanlike conduct

CAL: Randy Humphries 10 yard run (Miller kick)...INT and 25-yard run by Jerry Woods set up score

CAL: John McGaffie 1 yard run (Miller kick) started with fumble recovery

CAL: Ron Miller 50 yard field goal...broke own school record of 49 yds, drive started with fumble recovery

2nd Quarter

CAL: Humphries 8 yard run (Miller kick)

CAL: Miller 30 yard field goal

Two interceptions, two fumble recoveries and seven-yard punt gave CAL 27-0 halftime lead

3rd Quarter

Dave Penhall took over for Humphries at QB with 11:45 left in the quarter

CAL: Gary Fowler 47 yard punt return (Miller kick)...returned punt by Geick Panczyszyn

CAL: Miller 37 yard field goal

Syracuse did not record a first down rushing until 2:37 left in the quarter

4th Quarter

SYR deepest penetration of ballgame came in this quarter to CAL 10

CAL: Bernie Keeles 45 yard interception return (no PAT attempted), :02...Keeles intercepted Panczyszyn, most of the crowd poured onto the field after score so no extra point was attempted



First Downs: SYR 13, CAL 13

Rushing: SYR 32, CAL 159

Passing: SYR 12/36/152/6, CAL 12/24/101/2

Returns: SYR 37, CAL 228

Punts: SYR 7/37.2, CAL 5/36.4

Fumbles Lost: SYR 3, CAL 1

Penalty yards: SYR 64, CAL 53


  • "Cal humbles Syracuse in 43-0 debacle." Palm Beach Post. 27 Oct 1968.