Road WOES

Cal won three of four road games against teams ranked in the Associated Press Top 25 in coach Jeff Tedford's 2002 debut season. Heading into Saturday's game at No. 12 Ohio State, the Bears are 2-10 under the same circumstances since:

2002: Defeated No. 15 Michigan State 46-22, defeated No. 12 Washington 34-27, lost to No. 20 USC 30-28, defeated No. 25 Arizona State 55-38.

2003: None

2004: Lost to No. 7 USC 23-17.

2005: Lost to No. 10 UCLA 47-40, lost to No. 13 Oregon 27-20 in OT.

2006: Lost to No. 23 Tennessee 35-18, lost to No. 4 USC 23-9.

2007: Defeated No. 11 Oregon 31-24, Lost to No. 18 Arizona State 31-20.

2008: Lost to No. 7 USC 17-3, lost to No. 23 Oregon State 34-21.

2009: Defeated No. 14 Stanford 34-28.

2010: None.

2011: Lost to No. 9 Oregon 43-15, lost to No. 8 Stanford 31-28.

-- JEFF FARAUDO