Favorably listed at 5-foot-10 and 170 pounds, Nikko Remigio arrived in Berkeley unsure if he’d be able to compete at the FBS level as a true freshman.
It took one training camp practice for the doubts to subside.
The receiver beat experienced defensive backs on two of three reps in one-on-one drills at the opener and has spent the rest of camp adding to the flock of believers as one of Cal’s most impressive newcomers.
“I’m not the type person to come in saying: ‘I’m going to play right away,’” said Remigio. “I tend to doubt myself first, and then, once I go out and do it, I slowly open up and build confidence.