*As always rankings are based on who projects highest at the next level. There is no numerical order as of now.

Attached you will see some of Northern California’s top athletes for the 2020 class.  No list is perfect and there are always kids who are overlooked, especially still so young.

Anyone you feel is worthy of recognition please feel free to send their information HERE for evaluation. Per usual this list will be updated as the season progresses. All relevant feedback is appreciated.

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OFFERS: The only offers listed are from D1 Universities

Headline for NorCal Top Players C/O 2020
Xavier Carlton (Modesto Christian) 6-6, 235

Offers: California, Utah, Arizona State, Notre Dame, Arizona, Fresno State, Iowa
82 Tackles, 6 Sacks, 3 Receiving TD

  • One of the top players in the Nation C/O 2020
  • Rare combination of size and athleticsm
  • Future NFL prospect
Jay Butterfield (Liberty) 6-6, 195

Offers: Tennessee, Arizona State, California, San Jose State, Central Michigan, Colorado
1300+ Passing Yards, 15 TD/4 Int

  • Led team to NCS title as a sophomore
  • Excellent pocket presence and patience
  • Delivers the football down the field
Jamar Sekona (Marin Catholic) 6-4, 295

Offers: USC, California, Arizona State, Oregon State

  • One of the top lineman in the West C/O 2020
  • Extremely quick off the ball, requires double team
  • Unreal strength
Daniyel Ngata (Folsom) 5-9, 190

Offers: Michigan, Nebraska, Arizona State, Nevada, Notre Dame, Oregon, San Jose State, Utah, Washington, Washington State
1400+ Total Yards, 18 TD

  • One of the top athletes in the nation C/O 2020
  • Dangerous with the football (rush, return, receiving)
  • Very hard to tackle, strong and fast with great cuts
Everett Johnson (Turlock) 6-7, 280

Committed: California

  • Pro size, plays with a motor
  • Outstanding athlete
  • Can be used at Tackle, Guard or on DL
Elijhah Badger (Folsom) 6-1, 185

Offers: Florida, Oregon, USC
49 Rec, 899 Yards, 12 TD

  • Elite deep threat, complete WR
  • Extremely productive sophomore season
  • Hard to tackle after the catch
Justin Anderson (Menlo-Atherton) 6-1, 170

Offers: Iowa State, Washington State, Utah

  • Elite defender with good ball skills
  • Good sophomore season
  • Tons of potential
Trey Paster (Buchach Colony) 6-3, 185

Offers: Arizona, Nevada

  • Absolute natural at the corner position
  • Great size and athleticism
  • One of the top corners in the nation
Isaiah Newell (Las Lomas) 6-3, 215

Offers: Arizona State, San Jose State
1400+ Rushing Yards, 14 TD

  • Freak athlete, D1 Size
  • Offensive weapon - projects at WR
  • Will be one of the top players on the west coast
Peyton Borelli (Liberty) 6-3, 205

Offers: BYU

  • Scary athlete with elite size and speed
  • Can play all over the field, true athlete
  • Projects at OLB at next level

Deshawn Lynch (Folsom) 6-4, 265

Deshawn Lynch (Folsom) 6-4, 265

Offers: San Jose State

  • Big time athlete with premier size
  • 2 sport student-athlete, Basketball/Football
  • Can play DE or OL at next level
Shamir Bey Jr (Archbishop Mitty) 6-3, 190

2300+ Total Yards, 28 TD/5 Int

  • Monster sophomore year statistically - dual threat
  • Big strong athlete at QB
  • Keeps eyes on downfield, nice touch
DeJuan Butler (Antioch) 6-0, 175

Offers: California

27 Tackles

  • One of the top young corners in the West
  • Elite Speed
  • Can also contribute at WR and return
Colin Moroney (San ramon Valley) 6-4, 270
  • Outstanding sophomore season against great competition
  • Excellent center of gravity
  • Technician at the Guard spot
Michael Brown (Vacaville) 6-4, 220

3 Rec, 8 tackles, 2 Int

  • D1 Size and athleticism
  • Projects at either TE/DE at the next level
  • Excellent usage of hands on D, great blocker on O
Nate Rutchena (Monte Vista) 6-3, 180

24 Rec, 337 Yards, 3 TD

  • Strong and smooth athlete, gets open
  • Excellent hands and run after catch
  • Tons of upside
Grant Harper (Campolindo) 6-2, 185

800+ yards, 9 TD

  • Extremeley efficient sophomore season on a top California team
  • Has established himself as one of the best in the West during big 7v7 offseason
  • Accurate, good footwork
Shamar Garrett (De La Salle) 5-7, 170

500+ Total Yards, 1 TD

  • Explosive and extremely versatile athlete
  • Dangerous with the football - catch, run, return
  • Film is fun to watch
Elijah Wood (St. Mary's Stockton) 6-3, 205
  • Big target with great hands
  • Good route runner
  • D1 Size and speed combo
Frank Poso (Branham) 6-5, 295 Soph OL
  • D1 Size and athleticism
  • Pancake machine
  • Tremendous upside
Jack Stewardson (Monte Vista) 6-3, 190
  • Quick release, strong arm
  • Good feet in the pocket, keeps eyes downfield
  • Comfortable under center and in the gun
Terence Loville (Serra) 6-1, 175
  • Elite 2-Way athlete
  • Great hands and ability to get separation
  • Playmaker
Jamir Shepard (Palo Alto) 6-2, 185 2020

400+ Total Yards, 23 Tackles, 3 TD

  • Smooth athlete - playmaker
  • Can be one of the top athletes on the West Coast
  • Excellent Hands
CJ Hutton (Folsom) 5-8, 155 2020

59 Tackles, 2 Int, 31 Rec, 470 Yards, 6 TD

  • Explosive athlete and smart football player
  • Plays all over the field for one of the nations top team
  • Projects as a D1 Slot WR/Returner
Rayshawn Jackson (Clayton Valley Charter) 6-0, 185
  • Gamebreaker athlete
  • Great moves after the catch
  • Top receiving threat on top team
Isaiah Tupou (Grant) 6-3. 280 2020
  • Premier athlete with good size
  • Aggressive player, constantly looking for someone to hit
  • Can play both sides of the football
Logan Fife (Tracy) 6-0, 175

2200+ Total Yards, 22 Total TD

  • Playmaker at QB - rifle arm
  • Elite athlete, extremely mobile
  • Big time sophomore season
Avant Jacobs (Oak Ridge) 5-9, 165

294 Total Yards, 37 Tackles, 3 Int, 3 TD

  • Extremely smart cover corner with good ball skills
  • Big sophomore season on one of the top teams in NorCal
  • Can contribute on offense and special teams
Toni Reed (Valley Christian) 6-3, 265 Soph
  • Elite athlete with great size
  • Explosive strength
  • Great first punch, plays both sides of the ball
Jamar Marshall (Saint Mary's of Stockton) 6-1, 180 2020

700+ Total Yards, 7 TD

  • Unreal athlete with great open field speed
  • Will be one of the top WR's in NorCal
  • Tons of potential
Nicolas Scalise (Oak Ridge) 6-6, 270
  • D1 Size
  • Tons of potential
  • Excellent use of hands
Payton Zdroik (Liberty) 6-1, 230
  • Absolute technician on the line
  • Monster sophomore season on championship team
  • Explosive
Gavin Hals (Montgomery) 6-5, 280
  • Division 1 Size and Strength Combo
  • One of the top Left Tackles on the west coast
  • Tremendous upside
Sterling Stokes (Bishop O'Dowd) 6-3, 190

12 Rec, 261 Yards, 2 TD

  • Big target with excellent speed and hands
  • Can play TE or flex out at next level
  • Great athlete
Carl Richardson (Salinas) 6-4, 185 2020

67% Completion

  • Big time sophomore season, baller
  • Spreads the ball all over the field well
  • High upside
Jasyn Wade (Antioch) 5-9, 170
  • Explosive athlete
  • Good burst and dangerous with the football
  • Plays good press man coverage at DB
Louis Passarello (Palo Alto) 6-4, 235

4 Rec, 1 TD, 34 Tackles, 3 Sacks

  • D1 Size and speed combo
  • Tons of potential at the next level
  • Block, Catch, Run, Tackle
Jackson Pavitt (Cardinal-Newman) 6-2, 185
  • Outstanding pocket presence
  • Superb athlete, dual threat
  • Spreads the ball around
Moon Ashby (Oak Grove) 6-5, 175

15 Rec, 7 Sacks, 22 TFL, 255 Total Yards, 1 TD

  • Electric athlete with scary closing speed
  • Outstanding size and potential at the next level
  • True athlete, plays with a motor and excitement
Luke Jones (Christian Brothers) 5-10, 180
  • Dynamic WR - good routes and hands
  • Excellent speed after the catch
  • Can play outside or inside - return
Mose Vavao (Saint Francis) 6-3, 290 2020
  • Great technique and pad level for a young lineman
  • Extremely quick off the football - finishes blocks
  • D1 Size and strength combo
Mike Drolette (Clayton Valley Charter) 6-3, 235 2020
  • Stud blocker with good hands
  • Will be one of the top TE's on the west
  • Good athlete
Deyvon Drayton (Sacramento) 5-8, 160 2020
  • Electric cover corner, can also play WR
  • Dangerous with the football in the return game
  • Playmaker
Carson Yates (Leland) 6-3, 190

2000+ Total Yards, 29 Total TD/6 Int

  • Stands tall and keeps eyes downfield in pocket
  • Elite runner with good speed, hard to sack
  • Playmaker
Darian Ioane Pollard (Lincoln) 6-0, 190

600+ Total Yards, 8 Total TD

  • Big time playmaker in the slot
  • Excellent hands and ability to get open
  • Explosive athlete, can return and play DB
Patrick Selna (Piedmont) 6-6. 290 Soph OL
  • Elite Size and athleticism
  • Can play Guard or Tackle
  • Tremendous potential
OL Omar Ortega (Patterson) 6-5, 265
  • Outstanding usage of hands
  • D1 Size
  • Tons of potential at next level
Trevor Pope II (Tracy) 6-1, 160
  • Excellent athlete with good speed
  • 2-Way Threat
  • Slippery with the football in his hands
Osaro Aihie (San Leandro) 6-0, 210 2020

51 Tackles, 1 Sack

  • Elite athlete with great strength
  • Two way starter as as sophomore
  • Explosive tackler - delivers the blow
Peter Montini (Foothill) 6-1, 210
  • Dynamic slot receiver, great hands
  • Strong athlete with good speed, playmaker
  • Also plays LB - Stud
Anthony Villegas (Palma) 5-9, 170 2020

1800+ Total Yards, 18 TD

  • Excellent vision and speed in the open field
  • Very hard to tackle
  • Can play in the slot and return at the next level
Teddy Oliver (Encinal) 6-0, 160

500+ Total Yards, 2 Int, 6 TD

  • Smooth athlete with high football IQ, can play all over
  • Dangerous at WR and in the return game
  • Great speed in the open field
Anthony Richardson (Christian Brothers) 6-3, 280
  • Stud 2-Way lineman
  • Explosive athlete
  • Good strength
JoJo Luna (Pittsburg) 5-11, 215

31 Tackles

  • Explosive tackler, plays in space well
  • Starter on one of the top teams on West Coast as sophomore
  • Great athlete
Deven Vanderbilt (Valley Christian) 5-9, 160

Offers: BYU

  • Has an early offer from Vanderbilt
  • Big time potential at the CB spot
  • Can also play safety
Nick Huggins (St. Mary's of Stockton) 5-10, 188 2020

45 Tackles, 7 TFL

  • Great tackler, reads the play well
  • Projects at DB/Safety at the next level
  • Good overall football player
Jezaiah Naigulevu (Encinal) 6-0, 195
  • Quick, aggressive and explosive
  • Works thru traffic well at MLB spot
  • Great tackler
Makhi Gervais (Clayton Valley Charter) 5-11, 160

500+ Total yards, 7 Total TD

  • Excellent vision in run game, finishes run with power
  • Good speed in the open field
  • Good overall player
Chris Filimoehala (Las Lomas) 6-1, 225
  • Elite tackler and overall defender
  • Excellent Size and speed combo
  • Projects at LB
Darrion Bartley (Pittsburg) 5-11, 195 Soph

700+ Total Yards, 7 TD

  • Offensive weapon on one of the nations top teams as a sophomore
  • Will have a huge Junior Season
  • Strong, fast with good vision
Trey Baker (El Cerrito) 6-0, 190
  • Plays with high energy and excitement
  • Strong athlete with good size
  • Will have breakout junior season
Asar Alim-Moore (St. Mary's Stockton) 6-0, 185
  • Great athlete with tremendous potential
  • Came on strong late last season at WR
  • Can contribute in multiple spots on field
Gary Alexander II (El Cerrito) 5-10, 210
  • Big physical football player, versatile
  • Very hard to tackle
  • Contributes on D at corner or safety, high football IQ
Uate Uhila (Menlo-Atherton) 6-0, 260
  • Beastly interior lineman
  • Could be one of the top centers in the West C/O 2020
  • Excellent usage of hands and good pad level
Aaron Espero (Inderkum) 6-0, 175

1000+ Total yards, 3 Int, 27 Tackles, 9 TD

  • Strong downhill runner with good speed
  • Playmaker at RB, WR and DB
  • Monster sophomore season statistically
Davis Burns (Archbishop Mitty) 5-11, 170

65 Tackles, 1 Sack, 1 Int

  • Flies around the field from the safety position
  • Excellent instincts and football IQ
  • Can play both sides of the ball
Isaiah Mcelvane (Valley Christian) 5-10, 155

900+ Total Yards, 9 TD

  • Excellent speed and vision
  • Dynamic with the football in his hands
  • Poised for huge junior season in VC offense
Danny Bell (El Dorado) 6-4, 180

2600+ Total Yards, 25 Total TD

  • Excellent touch and accuracy
  • Great footwork on drop backs, comfortable under center
  • Good vision, spreads the ball around
Josh Black (Lincoln) 6-0, 170

21 Rec, 4 TD

  • Elite young 2 way starter
  • Fluid at the safety spot, high IQ
  • Great athlete
Vaenuku Vahai (Mills) 5-9, 180 2020

200+ Yards, 1 TD

  • Slippery offensive player
  • Good speed
  • Should have a big junior season
Afa Sanft (Saint Francis) 6-0, 350
  • Monster interior D-Lineman
  • Scary closing speed
  • Could develop into one of the top DL in NorCal
Trabron Russell (Manteca) 5-9, 160 Soph

1000+ Total Yards, 17 Total TD

  • Monster sophomore season on successful team
  • Excellent moves, vision and balance
  • Gamebreaker with the football
Asi Bailey (Mt Eden) 6'0, 175 2020

600+ Total Yards, 7 TD

  • 2 Way Stud as a sophomore
  • Slippery slot WR with good moves after the catch
  • WR, DB or Return at next level
Tevita Moimoi (Sacred Heart Prep) 6-0, 200

43 Tackles, 300+ Total Yards

  • Explosive athlete
  • Big time sophomore season
  • General in the middle of the field at LB
Elijah Roberts (Pittsburg) 5-11, 175 Soph

2 TD, 12 Tackles

  • Great athlete, can contribute all over the field
  • Excellent ball skills and hands
  • DB, WR and return at next level

Dalton Durossette (Central Catholic) 6-3, 213

Dalton Durossette (Central Catholic) 6-3, 213

1900+ Total Yards, 18 TD

  • Will provide Central Catholic (Modesto) with a quality passing attack
  • Good sophomore season
  • Good size
Derrick Smith (Archbishop Mitty) 6-2, 200
  • Versatile defender, can cover and rush off the edge
  • High football IQ
  • Good strength and size for sophomore
Hans Grassman (Placer) 6-3, 230
  • Monster athlete with D1 size
  • Elite athleticism
  • Scary player
Carson Sumter (Clayton Valley Charter) 6-0, 190
  • Quality back with good strength and balance
  • Can play both sides of the ball well
  • Good overall football player
Fresh Ison (Moreau Catholic) 5-11, 180

400+ Total Yards, 5 TD

  • Outstanding balance and vision
  • Smooth runner in the open field
  • Will be one of the Top back in NorCal for the next 2 seasons
Cory Hayes (McClymonds) 5-8, 150
  • Elite cover corner on Top Team
  • Good ball skills and hips
  • Good sophomore season
Rasheed Rankin (Rancho Cotate) 6-1, 210
  • Strong back with good feet
  • Good hands out of the backfield
  • Excellent balance
Garret Lackey (Harbor) 6-0, 200 2020
  • Outstanding tackler
  • Extremely productive sophomore season
  • Projects at LB
Ethan Ford (Bishop O'Dowd) 5-9, 175

300+ Total Yards, 3 TD

  • Can work from the slot or backfield
  • Quick and strong
  • Poised for a breakout junior season
Gaven Cooke (Marin Catholic) 6-1, 175
  • Big time athlete at the QB position
  • True dual threat
  • Good arm
Omar Norman-Lott (Grant) 6-3, 280

20 Tackles

  • Unreal athlete
  • Plays with a motor on both sides of the ball
  • High football IQ
Quantrell Jackson Jr (Sacramento) 6-4, 190 2020
  • Elite size at the QB position
  • Tremendous upside
  • Great athlete
Avant Muldrow (Pittsburg) 5-6, 170
  • Scat back with good vision and balance
  • Can also return and play in the slot
  • Playmaker
Tre Maronic (Bear River) 6-3, 175 2020

888 Total Yards, 8 TD, 53 Tackles, 2 Int

  • True athlete, can play anywhere on the field
  • Physically mature for age
  • Productive sophomore season
Taylor Vaughn (Davis) 5-10, 180 2020

1200+ Total Yards, 6 TD

  • Explosive offensive weapon
  • Moves well in the open field
  • Can play RB or slot
Elijah Gilliam (Merced) 5-10, 178

600+ Total Yards, 5 Total TD, 58 Tackles

  • Physical football player
  • Contributed on both sides of the ball as a sophomore
  • High upside
Jalen Henderson (De Anza) 5-11, 160 2020
  • Slippery slot with good hands
  • Can play defense and return
  • Versatile athlete - playmaker
Dylan Warfield (Vacaville) 6-0, 175 2020

450 Total Yards, 3 TD

  • Excellent speed in the open field
  • Bursts through the hole well
  • Can play WR or return
AJ Fraser (Miramonte) 6-5, 190
  • Elite size and arm strength
  • Showed some great things in limited action as a sophomore
  • Will lead Miramonte's potent passing attack over the next 2 seasons
Yarvell Smith (Galileo) 5-10, 200 Soph RB

1600+ Total Yards, 52 Tackles, 1 Int, 20 TD

Davis Reya-Ruiz (Edison) 6-0, 170

2700+ Total Yards, 27 Total TD/5 Int

  • Big time sophomore season
  • Playmaker at QB, delivers the ball and can run
  • High football IQ
Isaiah Smith (Encinal) 5-10, 175
  • Made plays as a sophomore on an elite Encinal team
  • Great tackler, not afraid of contact
  • Film is fun to watch
Jacob Reithmeir (Folsom) 6-2, 190
  • Will take over for All-Time Great Kaiden Bennett his senior season
  • Provides Folsom with legit 2 QB system
  • Good size and game IQ

Je'Lani Clark (Archbishop Riordan) 6-2, 175 2020

Je'Lani Clark (Archbishop Riordan) 6-2, 175 2020

500+ Total Yards, 3 TD, 1 Int

Justice Jackson (Berean Christian) 5-11, 170

1000+ Total Yards, 12 TD, 2 Int, 30+ Tackles

  • Tough football player with excellent speed
  • Hard to tackle
  • Versatile athlete that can play in multiple spots