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BERKELEY, Calif. Cheap Adidas Shoes . -- The birthplace of counter-culture is a long way from tiny Prosper, Texas.It took some getting used to, but Davis Webb has adapted just fine to a new environment and a new team in Berkeley, California.Webb, a Texas Tech graduate transfer who replaced Jared Goff, the No. 1 overall pick in this years NFL draft, at quarterback, has led the California Golden Bears to a surprising 3-2 record, with consecutive upsets over ranked teams for the first time since 2009.Webb leads the nation with 2,143 passing yards and 22 touchdowns.He was named the Pac-12 Player of the Week after throwing four long touchdown passes in a 28-23 victory over then-No. 18 Utah.Webb is thriving in a spread offense hes familiar with from his days at Texas Tech, where he threw for 5,557 yards and 46 touchdowns is 23 games (14 as a starter).But to say a stroll down Berkeleys Telegraph Avenue, where the interchange of ideas and arts, along with the aromas of shish kebob and the occasional whiff of marijuana that fill the air, is a bit different form Prosper, a sleepy middle class suburb of about 10,000 where Webb grew up, would be an understatement.Culture shock? Yes, a little different than Dallas, Texas or Lubbock, Texas, and at the same time Ive embraced it, Webb said.This has probably been the best experience of my life, just being here has really allowed me to embrace the culture ... and just kind of grow up as a man and be more mature. Its been a great experience.Webb credits his teammates with helping him adapt to a new environment in Berkeley.I had a plan coming in here to try to make sure that my hard work and my work ethic would win over my teammates, Webb said. Its worked thus far and Im going to continue to do that and try to be leader for this team.Webbs teammates say his energy is infectious.He brings a lot of joy to the team, senior safety Khari Vanderbilt said. Hes a quarterback but hes in our defensive huddle pumping us up. He brings a good mindset to the team.Webbs easy transition from the reddest of the red states to live-and-let-live Berkeley impressed his coaches.I dont know how many times in his life hed been to California before he got here so I think everything was new to him, Cal coach Sonny Dykes said.Hes a Texas kid who went to college in Texas, was used to his teammates at Texas Tech, was used to the way they were doing things, was used to a different lifestyle than he has here, and so for him to be able to come in the door one day and get acclimated and settled as quickly as he has I think really shows you how mature he is.Thats a hard transition for people, especially when youre 21 years old, so hes handled it about as well as you can handle it.His success on the field is especially impressive considering the Golden Bears lost their top six receivers from last season.Webbs work ethic has set him apart, Dykes said.Hes just a highly competitive person ... when the games on the line he wants the ball in his hands, he want to make the tough decisions, Dykes said.And if the early returns are any indication, Webbs decision to transfer to Cal hasnt hurt his NFL draft stock.I think the more that people see him the more theyre going to like him, Dykes said. I think theyre going to like the film and I think theyre going to even like the maturity and work ethic and leadership even better.Hes one of those guys that if he has an opportunity to move in the NFL can transition pretty quickly. . Colin Wilson had two goals and an assist, and Mike Fisher scored a goal and helped set up two others in the Predators 6-4 victory over the Red Wings on Monday night. Cheap UA Shoes . Batiste, who briefly signed with the Eskimos in 2006, has spent time with several NFL teams including the Pittsburgh Steelers and Washington Redskins. . The Brazilian goalkeeper signed a loan deal with the Major League Soccer club on Friday as he looks to get playing time ahead of this summers World Cup in his home country.Blas Perez scored twice as Panama began their first-ever Copa America campaign with a 2-1 Group D victory over Bolivia. Perez gave Panama an 11th-minute lead before Juan Carlos Arce levelled things up nine minutes after the interval in Orlando on Monday.But just as the match looked as though it was going to end up all square, Perez rifled home his second of the evening to secure all three points. Panamas players sing their national anthem Panama started brightly and went ahead when Alberto Quintero picked out Perez and he made no mistake in putting the ball past Carlos Lampe.La Verde hauled themselves level in the 54th minute when a long free-kick from the right from Martin Smedberg-Dalence was deflected into the path of Arce by defender Harold Cummmings and he rifled home.dddddddddddd Perez (c) celebrates after scoring at Camping World Stadium Luis Tejada then wasted a golden opportunity to win the game with five minutes remaining, firing high and wide after being gifted acres of space in the Panama box.And Tejada was made to pay just two minutes later when Perez bagged his second goal of the game, latching onto a neat cut back from Abdiel Arroyo to pick his spot and drive home the winner. 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