Texas Tech quarterback Davis Webb (7) passes to a teammate during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Kansas State in Manhattan, Kan., Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
Orlin Wagner
August 07, 2016

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Davis Webb, who joined Cal this spring as a graduate transfer from Texas Tech, is the new starting quarterback for the Golden Bears.

Coach Sonny Dykes said Thursday that Davis' maturity and knowledge put him ahead of the other quarterbacks who were vying to succeed record setter Jared Goff , the No. 1 overall pick by the Los Angeles Rams in this year's NFL draft.

Webb played in 23 games with 14 starts over three seasons at Texas Tech. He threw for 46 touchdowns and 5,557 yards with a 138.4 passer efficiency rating while with the Red Raiders.

Cal opens the season on Aug. 26 facing Hawaii in Sydney, Australia.

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