– List is comprised of players from Northern California (NCS, CCS, SJS, Northern, SF, OAK Sections) Class of 2020
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Coach Kindell’s Notes: Elite group of athletes on this list.  This is an extremely versatile group of players that play positions ranging from ILB, OLB, SS, DE, TE, RB for their high schools.  Great tacklers and explosive play makers make up this group of linebacker types.
Peyton Borelli (Liberty) 6-3, 205

2018 Stats: 23 Tackles, 4 Sacks, 3 Rec

Offers: BYU

  • Scary athlete with elite size and speed
  • Can play all over the field, true athlete
  • Projects at OLB/TE/DE at next level
Anthony Scardina (Rancho Cotate) 6-4, 190

2018 Stats: 80 Tackles, 4 Int

  • One of the best athletes in NorCal
  • Elite size and speed - can play OLB, Safety, WR or TE
  • Film is fun to watch
Brett Bausaloa (Freedom) 6-3, 225

2018 Stats: 52 Tackles, 5 Sacks, 1 Int, 3 TD

  • Versatile player on top team - OLB, DL, DE, FB, TE
  • Elite strength and size
  • Physically mature player
Connor Shay (Monte Vista) 6-2, 200

2018 Stats: 63 Tackles, 1 Int

  • 1st Team All-League in Top California Conference
  • Elite athlete with great speed - excels catching the ball
  • Great tackler - High IQ
Roan Poulivaati (Wilcox) 5-11, 205

2018 Stats: 108 Tackles, 4.5 Sacks

  • Leader in the middle for Championship CCS Team
  • Hard hitting downhill LB
  • Film is fun to watch
JoJo Luna (Pittsburg) 5-11, 215

2018 Stats: 28 Tackles

  • Explosive tackler, plays in space well
  • Will be 3 year starter on top defense in NorCal
  • Great athlete
Osaro Aihie (San Leandro) 6-1, 220

2018 Stats: 76 Tackles, 7 TD

  • Elite athlete with great strength
  • Punishing runner with the ball - could play RB
  • Explosive tackler - delivers the blow
Gary Alexander II (McClymonds 5-10, 210

2018 Stats: 133 Tackles, 5 TD, 5 FF, 700 Total Yards

  • Big physical football player, versatile
  • Cover space well from OLB spot - can also play SS
  • Very hard to tackle at RB
Chris Filimoehala (Las Lomas) 6-1, 225
  • Elite tackler and overall defender
  • Excellent Size and speed combo - strong
  • Projects at LB/OLB
Moon Ashby (Valley Christian) 6-5, 185

2018 Stats: 33 Tackles

  • Electric athlete with scary closing speed
  • Outstanding size and potential at the next level
  • Versatile defender - lines up at LB/DE/OLB/Safety
Luke Afato (Yuba City) 6-1, 210

2018 Stats: 79 Tackles

  • Big time athlete
  • Can play all over the field - contributes in passing game
  • Dominant junior season
Teddye Buchanan (St. Ignatius) 6-2, 205
  • Elite athlete in coverage and off the edge
  • Playmaker - could move to safety in college
  • Will dominate on both sides of the ball next season - QB/OLB
Giovanni Antonini (St. Vincent De Paul) 6-3, 240

2018 Stats: 93 Tackles, 23.5 TFL

  • Monster defender - could play OLB or DE at next level
  • Dominant junior season
  • Stock will rise in off-season
Justin Hagler (St. Bernards) 6-2, 190

2018 Stats: 1100+ Total Yards, 11 TD, 93 Tackles

  • 3 Sport Stud with Great size
  • 2 Way athlete - can play OLB, WR, SS at next level
  • Insanely productive junior season
Ryan Dolan (Marin Catholic) 6-0, 207
  • Physically mature smart football player
  • Leader on Championship team
  • Will have huge senior season
Jackson Lataimua (Serra) 5-11, 195

2018 Stats: 59 Tackles

  • Explosive and scary tackler
  • Can plays OLB but projects as more of a safety in college
  • Film is fun to watch
Grady Manley (Lincoln) 6-3, 230

2018 Stats: 142 Tackles

  • Plays sideline to sideline
  • Extremely productive junior season
  • Good size and good tackler
Dylan Richard (Folsom) 6-0, 180

2018 Stats: 62 Tackles, 1 Int

  • Missile Tackler - hard to block
  • One of the top defenders on nations top team
  • High Football IQ
Kasimili Tongamoa (Hillsdale) 6-0, 190

2018 Stats: 94 Tackles

  • Bone crushing mike backer
  • Excellent on blitz
  • 1st Team All-League
Marcus Jones Jr (Monterey Trail) 6-0, 180

2018 Stats: 147 Tackles, 2.5 Sacks

  • Rangy tackler - good closing speed
  • Can possibly move to safety
  • Top defender on top SJS team
Anthony Madrigal (Valley Christian) 5-11, 185

2018 Stats: 54 Tackles, 9 Sacks, 1 Int

  • Explosive athlete off the edge
  • Causes havoc in the backfield
  • Poised for huge senior season
Jabarii Pharms (Stagg) 6-0, 190

2018 Stats: 145 Tackles

  • Very hard to block
  • Excellent athlete - could end up at SS
  • Quick edge rusher
Tommy Thrasher (Acalanes) 6-0, 200

2018 Stats: 101 Tackles, 1 Int, 2 Sacks

  • Good speed - sideline to sideline MLB
  • Great tackler - delivers the blow
  • Good reads
Will Windatt (Campolindo) 6-0, 220

2018 Stats: 100+ Tackles, 2 Int

  • Extremely productive junior season
  • Great reads in the middle - high IQ
  • Good strength
Terelle Sparks Jr (Grant) 6-0, 212
  • Ball hawking edge player
  • Extremely hard to block
  • Good strength and speed combo
Derrick Smith (Archbishop Mitty) 6-2, 200
  • Awaiting FILM
  • Versatile defender, can cover and rush off the edge
  • High football IQ
Jezaiah Naigulevu (Encinal) 6-0, 215

2018 Stats: 140 Tackles, 7 TD

  • Quick, aggressive and explosive
  • Works thru traffic well at MLB spot
  • Great tackler
Davion Blackwell (Folsom) 6-1, 195

2018 Stats: 25 Tackles, 1 Int, 1 TD

  • Versatile athlete
  • Good speed and athleticism
  • Can play anywhere on the field
Garret Lackey (Harbor) 6-0, 200 2020

2018 Stats: 65 Tackles, 2 Sacks

  • Outstanding tackler
  • Downhill run stopper
  • Good tackler
Greg Filardo (Heritage) 6-0, 190
  • Great tackler
  • Could play safety at next level
  • Explosive tackler
Andrew Korea (Los Gatos) 6-0, 190

2018 Stats: 100 Tackles

  • Productive junior season
  • Solid MLB with good reads
  • Poised for huge senior season
Reed Mercer (Christian Brothers) 6-2, 210

2018 Stats: 48 Tackles, 13 TFL

  • Causes havoc in the backfield
  • Outstanding edge rusher - projects at OLB
  • Hard to block
Justin Hope (Capital Christian) 5-10, 205

2018 Stats: 116 Tackles

  • Quality tackler
  • Good athlete
  • Leader on championship team
Ren Gaul (Drake) 5-11, 195

2018 Stats: 111 Tackles

  • Tackling machine
  • Extremely good at reading the run
  • Solid tackler