Nick Bartlett talks Cal vs. Auburn with Cole Pinkston

A conversation with the AuburnLive/On3 Sports analyst on the Pac-12-SEC contest in Berkeley

Posted on August 24, 2023

  By Nick Bartlett, SuperWest Sports

This is the seventh in my series of interviews with 2023 SuperWest nonconference football opponents.

In this episode, I talk with Cole Pinkston, a football and recruiting analyst for AuburnLive/On3 Sports, about Cal’s Week Two tilt against the Tigers of the SEC.

We discuss Auburn’s roster and how it matches up with a rebuilding Bear team and preview the September 9th night contest, giving our early game predictions

The contest features two programs looking to rebound from losing seasons in 2022 with a key early win.

We talk about the challenge Auburn faces in playing a late game across time zones and California’s need for a better-than-typical crowd at Memorial Stadium.

This will be the first-ever matchup between the Bears and the Tigers.

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