Wednesday, October 25, 2006

San Jose Mercury: Lynch enjoying the ride more


By Jay Heater

It used to be that Marshawn Lynch had to be prodded to do anything that would represent his school. He loved playing football, but he didn't seem all that interested in Cal.  Not so on Saturday. More than two hours before the game against Washington, Lynch grabbed the team flag during the March To Victory through a swarm of fans. And he celebrated the Bears' 31-24 overtime victory by driving around Memorial Stadium in an equipment cart, saluting fans and soaking in the moment.  He hardly practiced last week because of sprained ankles, but the 5-foot-11, 217-pound junior carried the team on his back in the fourth quarter and overtime, finishing with 150 yards and two touchdowns in 21 carries.

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