– Lists will be updated during off-season based on offers, camp performances
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Playing Varsity football as a freshman is an amazing and rare accomplishment in any state, let alone in the state of California!  The players below made an immediate impact on their programs as freshman.  *All stats are Varsity #’s
ATH Raleek Brown (Edison) 5-7, 160

Offers: Florida State, Michigan, Oklahoma State, Tennessee, Oregon, Oregon State, USC, Utah, Arizona State, San Jose State, BYU, UTSA

– Freshman Year Varsity Stats: 189 Touches, 2429 Total Yards, 28 Total TD’s – 12.8 Yards Per Touch
– 2018 Maxpreps First Team Freshman All-American
– SJAA Conference MVP
– Led Edison HS (Stockton) to first Conference Title in 4 Decades


ATH Raleek Brown (Edison) 5-7, 160

Offers: Florida State, Michigan, Oklahoma State, Tennessee, Oregon, Oregon State, USC, Utah, Arizona State, San Jose State, BYU, UTSA

– Freshman Year Varsity Stats: 189 Touches, 2429 Total Yards, 28 Total TD’s – 12.8 Yards Per Touch
– 2018 Maxpreps First Team Freshman All-American
– SJAA Conference MVP
– Led Edison HS (Stockton) to first Conference Title in 4 Decades

Line Sioape Vatikani (Bishop Manogue, NV) 6-3, 270

Offers: Nevada

  • One of the top lineman in the nation Class of 2022
  • Started as a freshman on varsity - stock exploding on camp circuit
ATH Jonah Coleman (Lincoln) 5-9, 180

900+ Total Yards, 12 TD

  • Spectacular balance and moves in the open field
  • Elite speed, one of the best offensive weapons in the nation
  • Dangerous at WR
QB Michael Ingrassia (Marin Catholic) 6-0, 175

500+ Total Yards, 10 TD

  • Elite athlete at the QB position - cannon
  • Playmaker - excelled on top California team
Line Bobby Piland (Rocklin) 6-1, 285
  • First Team All Sac-Bee, First Team All-SFL as Freshman
  • Super athlete with an explosive punch
  • Likes to get out and run
Edge Miles Bailey (Benicia) 6-3, 220

5 Sacks

  • Big and athletic edge player, D1 Size
  • Can play DE, TE or OLB at the next level
QB Beau Green (Modesto Christian) 6-2, 200

1200+ Total Yards, 15 Total TD

  • Cannon arm with excellent decision making
  • Great size - will continue to develop
ATH Zeke Burnett (Capital Christian) 5-11, 170

300+ Total Yards, 5 TD

  • Excellent vision and speed in traffic
  • Gamebreaker
ATH Isahia Dunn (Capital Christian) 5-11, 160

30 Tackles, 2 Int

  • Playmaker in the secondary, great instincts
  • Excellent speed and ball skills
OL/DL Champ Ulufale (Elk Grove) 6-4, 310
  • Great balance and strength
  • Elite D1 Size
DB/ATH Thomas Taufui Jr. (Menlo-Atherton) 5-9, 170
  • Projects in the secondary at next level, box safety
  • Excellent tackler with good reads
ATH Dominic Spivey (Benicia) 6-0, 185

100+ Tackles, One of the top freshman in the nation in Tackles

Great reads, very hard to block - projects at the safety position

WR Dawan Short (McNair) 5-6, 150

11 Rec, 175 Yards, 2 TD

  • Unguarded in the slot, understands how to get open vs. Man and Zone
  • Excellent hands, explosive after the catch
QB Matt MacLeod (Menlo-Atherton) 5-11, 170

200+ Passing, 2 TD

  • Filled in during Championship win on one of California's top teams
  • Quick fire release
QB Dreyan Paul (McClymonds) 5-8, 150
  • Great accuracy and touch on deep ball
  • Very comfortable from pocket with good feet
ATH Josh Jones (Castlemont) 5-8, 188

300 Yards, 52 Tackles, 3 TD, 1 Int

  • Explosive athlete who makes plays
  • Film is fun to watch
RB/DB Jenari Boone (Benicia) 6-0, 190

High IQ Football player with good tackling ability

Threat on both sides of the ball

OL Malachi Brown (Milpitas) 6-3, 260

SVCAL Outstanding Freshman Lineman of the Year

One of the top freshman centers in the west

DB Jalen Moss (Menlo-Atherton) 5-11, 150
  • Rangy secondary player of one of states top teams
  • Secured interception in CCS Championship as a Frosh
WR/DB Croix Stewart (American Canyon) 6-0, 155
  • 10.90 100m Runner - One of the fastest freshman in the nation
  • Excels on both sides of the football
ATH Malakhai Demoss (Vanden) 5-8, 150
  • Slippery skatback with great open field speed
  • Made a few spectacular offensive plays on Varsity last season
ATH Robert Freeman (El Cerrito) 5-9, 150
  • Excellent tackler in the secondary with good ball skills
  • Great athlete, quick
QB Safdar McCrary (Castlemont) 6-2, 190

6 TD

  • D1 Genes with good size
  • Strong arm and good athlete
DB Antonio Bernandini (Casa Grande) 6-1, 175

28 Tackles, 1 Int

  • High flying safety with 5 starts as a freshman
  • One of the top players in the North Bay 2022
QB Davd Clark III (Folsom) 6-3, 235
  • Up and coming dual threat QB with elite size
  • Great pocket presence and mechanics
ATH Hassan Mahasin (Serra) 5-8, 165
  • Excellent top end speeds
  • Projects at WR/DB
RB Jaylen Blacksher (Lincoln) 5-11, 190
  • Powerful runner
  • Huge off-season on the camp and 7v7 circuit
WR Kendall Allen (Vacaville Christian) 5-9, 160

900+ Receiving Yards

  • One of the most productive freshman WR in the nation
  • Understands how to get open - high upside
ATH Jomarion Briggs (Lincoln) 6-1, 160
  • Dual threat QB who can play all over
  • Will lead Lincoln over the next few seasons
DB Dante Antonini (St. Vincent de Paul) 5-9, 155

2 Int

  • 3 Sport athlete - versatile
  • Stock on the rise
ATH Quinn Mccauley (Half Moon Bay) 5-9, 160

400+ Total Yards, 17 Tackles, 1 Int

RB/LB Enoke Misi (Hayward) 5-11, 185

RB/LB Enoke Misi (Hayward) 5-11, 185

62 Tackles, 4 Sacks, 2 TD

  • Awaiting film