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 – Any relevant feedback or updates is appreciated –

(CA) OL/DL Tuli Letuligaseanoa (De La Salle) 6-2, 305

Offers: Wisconsin, Colorado, USC, Illinois, California, Nebraska, UCLA, Utah, Fresno State

  • Unblockable, elite size, speed and strength
  • Fun to watch on film, makes plays all over the field
  • One of the nations best
(CA) DE/T Will Craig (Granite Bay) 6-5, 265

Offers: Arizona, California, Colorado, Oregon

  • One of the best 2-way lineman on the west coast
  • Excellent technique, very hard to block
  • Great athlete, versatile player
(CA) DT Tyler Manoa (Saint Francis) 6-4, 290

Committed: San Jose State, BYU, Utah, Hawaii

2016 Season Stats: 39 Tackles, 9 TFL, 5.5 Sacks

  • One of the top lineman on the west coast
  • Extremely hard to block
  • Elite size and strength - versatile 2 way lineman
(CA) DE/TE TJ Pesefea (Foothill) 6-4, 270

2016 Season Stats: 70 Tackles, 6 TFL

  • Dominant junior season
  • Versatile athlete, can play TE, DT, DE or OL
  • D1 player
(CA) DL Isaac Hodgins (Berean Christian) 6-0, 260

2016 Season Stats: 133 Tackles, 22 TFL, 12 Sacks

  • Exciting, quick inside defensive tackle
  • NFL, D1 Genes will continue to grow
  • Scary strength and speed combo, great athlete
(CA) DE Claude Cole (Bellarmine Prep) 6-4, 250
  • Versatile Athlete - Elite size speed and strength combination
  • Can play G, T, DE, DT, or H Back
  • Fights off blocks well on the d-line, causes havoc
(CA) OL/DE Lucas Gramlick (American Canyon) 6-7, 265
  • Monster 2-way player, DE or Tackle
  • Uses size and strength to collapse O-line
  • Versatile football player
(CA) OL/DL Justin Kakala (Manteca) 6-4, 270

2016 Season Stats: 56 Tackles, 10 TFL, 11 Sacks

  • Great athlete with D1 Size
  • Versatile, can play either side of the ball
  • Good strength and lots of room to grow at the next level
(CA) DL Timmy Dorsey (Antioch) 6-0, 270

2016 Season Stats: 37 Tackles, 4.5 Sacks

  • Quick and athletic interior lineman
  • Good strength and tackling ability
  • Fun to watch on film
(CA DL/OL Samuel Hines III (St. Mary's of Albany) 6-2, 240

2016 Season Stats: 29 Tackles, 9 Sacks

  • Super quick off the football, causes havoc in the backfield
  • Excellent football IQ, can play both sides
  • Can convert to OLB in College if need be - good athlete
(CA) OL Brandon Williamson (Central Catholic) 6-3, 250
  • 2-way stud, shoots gaps well on D-line
  • Good athleticism and size
  • Best lineman on top team
(CA) DL Josiah Suani (Hayward) 6-1, 307

2016 Season Stats: 41 Tackles, 9 TFL, 9 Sacks

  • Solid interior lineman with premier strength
  • Very hard to run block
  • Good motor, plays both sides
DL 6'0, 275 Noel Patillo (Pinole Valley)

2016 Season Stats: 29 Tackles, 11 TFL

  • Run stopper
  • Will continue to develop at next level
(CA) LB Tyler Dixon (Freedom) 6-0, 220

2016 Season Stats: 46 Tackles, 7.5 Sacks

  • Great tackler in traffic
  • Will convert to LB in college
  • Great technique and usage of hands
(CA) DT Niti Liu (Grant) 6-2, 296

2016 Season Stats: 83 Tackles, 11 TFL

(CA) DL/OL Blake Leiva (Santa Rosa) 6-3, 255

(CA) DL/OL Blake Leiva (Santa Rosa) 6-3, 255

2016 Season Stats: 77 Total Tackles