Former Seahawk Marshawn Lynch is accompanying the Cal football team -- where he played from 2004-06 -- as it plays Hawaii in Australia this week.

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Marshawn Lynch may have retired.

But when it comes to his alma mater — Cal — he’s still willing to carry the ball a time or two.

Lynch is accompanying Cal for its season-opening game against Hawaii in Sydney, and suited up and got a couple of carries as a scout team running back in practice Tuesday.

Cal coach Sonny Dykes told ESPN:  “He’s been really great with our players and has interacted with their families. He loves young people and trying to have an impact on them. He does a lot of things that people don’t know about behind the scenes. We’re lucky to have him around.”

This will be a big year at Cal for Lynch as the school also has plans to give away bobbleheads depicting Lynch’s famous post-game cart ride following a Cal overtime win over Washington in 2006. The bobblehead night comes when Cal again hosts UW on Nov. 5.