Cal coach Sonny Dykes will have his hands full in his debut season. The Bears will play seven teams in 2013 that are ranked in The Associated Press Top 25 preseason poll:

DateOpponentRank
Sept. 7Northwestern22nd
Sep. 14Ohio State2nd
Sep. 28at Oregon3rd
Oct. 12at UCLA21st
Oct. 19Oregon State25th
Nov. 9USC24th
Nov. 23at Stanford4th