Here is our Battle Prep West Northern California Class of 2018 Top Players by Position List.  Northern California is once again loaded with top quality prospects.  This list consists of players from NCS, CCS, SJS, Oakland and San Francisco sections with a few players from the Northern section.  We will be updating these lists as the off-season moves along based on offers, camp performances and 7v7 performances.

NorCal Top 2018 QB
NorCal Top 2018 WR
NorCal Top 2018 DE
NorCal Top 2018 DB
NorCal Top 2018 MLB
NorCal Top 2018 OLB
NorCal Top 2018 TE
NorCal Top 2018 RB

The criteria we use to create these lists are based on:

– Collegiate Level Projection (D1, D2, D3, NAIA)
– Size
– Athleticism
– How well did the player dominate their level of competition
– Stats
– All-Conference Honors

Due to the size of Northern California it is impossible for us to find every player before we publish our lists, if you would like to submit a player for review please fill out this form http://battleprepwest.com/athlete-submission-form/ – Any relevant feedback or updates is appreciated – battleprepwest@gmail.com

Dec 12, 2016 - hudl.com - 32
(CA) ATH Isaah Crocker (Inderkum) 6'3, 170

Offers: Notre Dame, Arizona State, UCLA, USC, Oregon, Colorado, Oregon State, Hawaii, California, Hawaii, Utah

2016 Season Stats: 31 Rec, 746 Yards, 10 TD, 2 Int

  • Long smooth athlete with unreal athleticism
  • Great speed and jumping ability - deep threat
  • Also contributes in the secondary and in return game - plays with excitement
Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 14
(CA) WR Tuni Faletau Fifita (Milpitas) 6'3, 200

Offers: Colorado State, Washington State, Utah, Fresno State, Hawaii, San Jose State

2016 Season Stats: 600+ Total Yards, 7 Total TD

  • Big strong athlete with good feet and hands
  • Will continue to develop at the next level, tons of potential
  • Red zone threat every time
Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 21
(CA) WR Isaiah Johnson (Downey) 6-3, 195

Offers: UCLA, Nevada

2016 Season Stats: 33 Rec, 435 Yards, 9 TD

  • Physically elite WR with all of the tools
  • Big time red zone target
  • Excellent deep threat with speed and size combination
Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 17
(CA) WR A'Jae Boyd (Pittsburg) 5-9, 170

Offers: San Jose State, Hawaii

2016 Season Stats: 1004 Total Yards, 13 Total TD, 1 Int

  • Explosive playmaker who can score at any moment
  • One of the top returners in NorCal
  • Very hard to tackle in the open field, great run after catch
Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 8
(CA) WR Patrick Nunn (Serra) 6-3, 195

Offers: Hawaii, Nevada

2016 Season Stats: 23 Rec, 392 Yards, 6 TD

  • Division 1 size with great hands
  • Good moves off the ball to get separation
  • Brother of elite D1 ATH Leki Nunn (Serra)
Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 23
(CA) WR Baylei Coston (Freedom) 5'9, 155

Offers: Hawaii

2016 Season Stats: 56 Rec, 1202 Yards, 14 Total TD, 28 Tackles, 2 Int

  • Playmaker who can play in the slot, outside or DB
  • Deep threat, excellent tracking on the deep ball
  • Very tough to defend 1v1 in man
Jan 10, 2017 - hudl.com - 13
(CA) DB/WR Khalef Hailassie (Consumes Oaks) 6-2, 185

Offers: Nevada, Fresno State, Hawaii

2016 Season Stats: 900+ Total Yards, 64 Tackles, 1 Int, 10 Total TD

  • Long playmaker with good acceleration
  • Deep threat on the offensive side, good moves off the ball
  • Versatile DB with good ball skills
Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 29
(CA) WR Marcus Aponte (St. Mary's of Stockton) 6'1, 190

2016 Season Stats: 1000+ Receiving Yards, 17 Total TD's, 44 Tackles

  • Great route runner with excellent hands
  • True athlete, can play QB/WR/DB and Return
  • One of the top overall players on a Top 10 team in California
Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 16
(CA) Kenden Robinson Jr. (Alameda) 6-3, 170

Offers: Hawaii

2016 Season Stats: 1104 Total Yards, 10 TD, 5 Int

  • Outstanding athleticism with good size
  • Leaping ability allows him to win every jump ball
  • Can play either side of the football
Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 17
(CA) WR Rob Funkhouser (San Ramon Valley) 5'10, 160

Offers: Hawaii

2016 Season Stats: 48 Rec, 1100+ Total Yards, 8 TD

  • Speedster with excellent hands and route running ability
  • Smart overall football player, plays hard every play
  • Very slippery after the catch, will make you miss
Dec 20, 2016 - hudl.com - 14
(CA) WR Hassani Zackery (Edison) 5-9, 155

2016 Season Stats: 2900+ Total Yards, 33 Total TD

  • Electric gamebreaker who can score at any moment - great returner
  • Led his team at QB last season but will play WR at next level
  • Great cuts in the open field, film is fun to watch
Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 8
(CA) WR Micha Fontenot-Cornely (St. Bernard's) 6-1, 191

2016 Season Stats: 55 Rec, 1225 Yards, 18 TD, 41 Tackles

  • Great combination of speed and size
  • Can work in the slot or outside - also a good DB
  • Big play threat in the receiving game
Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 13
(CA) WR Jaelen Ward (Rancho Cotate) 5-9, 155

2016 Season Stats: 93 Rec, 1400+ Total Yards, 11 Total TD, 2 Int

  • Extremely smart pass catcher who is almost impossible to defend
  • One of the fastest players in NorCal with the football in his hands
  • Gamebreaking offensive weapon - can score at any moment
Jan 11, 2017 - hudl.com - 8
(CA) ATH Anthony Bradley (Sacramento) 6-2, 170

2016 Season Stats: 800+ Total Yards, 8 TD, 3 Int

  • Division 1 caliber athlete with leaping ability
  • Route speed is excellent with good run after catch
  • Can contribute in many ways at the next level
Dec 18, 2016 - hudl.com - 22
(CA) WR Shane Villaroman (Serra) 5-11, 175

2016 Season Stats: 1100+ Total Yards, 14 Total TD

  • Strong WR who understands how to get open vs. Zone
  • Possibly the top slot WR in NorCal
  • Good speed and route running ability - crisp cuts
Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 8
(CA) WR Hayden Fay (Nevada Union) 6-2, 170

2016 Season Stats: 982 Receiving Yards, 9 TD

  • Big, strong and fast athlete
  • Great hands, not afraid to go over the middle
  • Very willing blocker, plays to the whistle every play
Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 35
(CA) WR Vincent Mossotti (Campolindo) 6-0, 180

2016 Season Stats: 1246 Receiving Yards, 9 TD

  • Great concentration and hands in traffic
  • Understand how to get open vs man and zone
  • Can play in slot or the outside
Dec 18, 2016 - hudl.com - 7
(CA) WR Logan Reese (Rancho Cotate) 5-11, 160

2016 Season Stats: 59 Rec, 1000+ Total Yards, 10 Total TD, 2 Int, 21 Tackles

  • Really good athlete who understand how to get open deep
  • Great hands and ability to make catches in traffic
  • Will continue to grow and develop, lots of upside
Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 6
(CA) WR Asa Wondeh (Wood) 6-0, 160

2016 Season Stats: 43 Rec, 822 Yards, 68 Tackles, 4 Int, 9 Total TD

  • Talented, versatile athlete with great ball skills
  • Can contribute at WR or DB at the next level
  • Extremely productive junior season
Jan 10, 2017 - hudl.com - 10
(CA) ATH Isaiah Mays (Berkeley) 6'2, 175

2016 Season Stats: 800+ Total Yards, 11 Total TD

  • Good WR with excellent run after the catch ability
  • Understands how to get open against zone
  • Great athlete with a burst of speed
Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 19
(CA) WR Justin Kraft (Whitney) 6-0, 165

2016 Season Stats: 1300+ Total Yards, 9 TD

  • Hyper productive slot WR, very tough to defend
  • Makes tough catches in traffic
  • Will contribute at WR at the next level
Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 12
(CA) WR Zane Hinojosa (Liberty) 5-11, 170

2016 Season Stats: 38 Rec, 795 Yards, 4 TD

  • Quality overall player, good athlete
  • Deceptive speed during routes
  • Does a lot for Team on the offensive side
Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 11
(CA) WR Brian Merken (Acalanes) 5-11, 160

2016 Season Stats: 1000+ Total Yards, 6 TD

  • Good hands and productive junior season
  • Can get behind the defense
  • Will continue to develop