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    Jackson chirping after win

    After No. 6 California defeated the Arizona football team Saturday, punt returner/ wide receiver DeSean Jackson had a few choice words for his old high school rival.

    In a press conference after the game, Jackson was asked about playing against UA cornerback Antoine Cason again.

    “”He can’t say anything when we win like that,”” Jackson said of Cal’s 45-27 victory.

    Cason said Monday he never said anything to Jackson leading up to the game that would possibly ignite Jackson to be angry at him, adding that there is no “”bad beef”” between the two.

    “”We’re competitors,”” Cason said. “”We’re going to talk trash, you know. We’re friends. I saw him after the game and our families were together.

    “”After a win, of course you have a little confidence. I guess that’s how he felt at that particular moment. They did win, and I can’t say anything.

    “”Before the game I just said ‘What’s up? Play hard.’ But on the field of course I’m trying to take his head off.””

    Cason, who covered Jackson for a good portion of the game, mainly kept him in check, holding him to 39 yards on three catches.

    Jackson also failed in his primary threat as a punt returner. Known to never call for a fair catch, Jackson was tackled for a one-yard loss on his lone return.

    Jackson did go on to compliment Cason, however.

    “”I tried to adjust to him, but he was doing great,”” he said.

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