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Players to watch this season

08/22/2014, 9:35pm PDT
By Steve Brand, Bill Dickens, Kirk Kenney, John Maffei, Terry Monahan, Alex Riggins

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2014 PREP FOOTBALL SEASON PREVIEW

Scouting reports, key players and schedules for all the teams.

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Name / School / Pos. / Yr. / Ht. / Wt. / Comment

Santiago Andujo / Eastlake / DB / Sr. / 6-1 / 185 / Big-time hitter

Brandon Archie / Serra / RB-LB / Sr. / 5-8 / 160 / Returning all-leaguer

Jack Bailey / Torrey Pines / WR / Sr. / 6-3 / 195 / SDSU commitment

Logan Baker / Valhalla / LB / Jr. / 5-11 / 185 / Among Norsemen’s all-time best

Jaquille Bradford / Hoover / DL-RB / Sr. / 5-11 / 255 / Led state with 28 sacks

Austin Brown / Hoover / OL-DL / Sr. / 5-11 / 240 / NFL leadership program

Frank Buncom IV / St. Augustine / CB / Sr. / 6-1 / 187 / Scholarship offers galore

Braxton Burmeister / LJ Country Day / QB-DB / So. / 6-1 / 195 / Piled up yards

Brad Cagle / El Capitan / QB / Sr. / 6-1 / 200 / Passed for 2,755 yards

Marco Cobian / Ramona / QB / Jr. / 6-4 / 190 / Key for Palomar League champs

Kareem Coles / Madison / QB / Sr. / 6-1 / 170 / Generated 2,800 yards of offense

Nijal Collins / Mar Vista / DB / Sr. / 6-3 / 185 / A prototypical free safety

Seth Collins / Granite Hills / QB / Sr. / 6-4 / 180 / San Jose State commitment

Keyshaun Crichlow / Ramona / LB-TE / Sr. / 5-11 / 195 / Remarkable athleticism

Clayton Dale / Cathedral / QB / Sr. / 6-5 / 210 / Experienced leader stands tall

Daniel DeLeon / Valley Center / QB / Sr. / 6-4 / 190 / Athletic with big arm

Kevin Estes / San Marcos / OL-DL / Sr. / 6-6 / 280 / 17 Division I offers

Willis Faalogo / Bonita Vista / DB / Sr. / 6-0 / 185 / Good size, covers well

Brandon Gansch / Ramona / RB / Sr. / 5-11 / 180 / No. 1 option in Dawg Pound

Johnny Garcia / Lincoln / LB / Sr. / 5-10 / 190 / Ivy League has eye on him

Patrick Golden / El Capitan / OL / Sr. / 6-3 / 295 / Big boy has a big future

Bulla Graft / Bishop’s / RB / Sr. / 5-7 / 165 / Averaged a first down every carry

Alfredo Gutierrez / Montgomery / OL / Sr. / 6-9 / 330 / SDSU among four watching

C. Gutierrez / El Cajon Valley / OL-DL / Sr. / 6-4 / 295 / Mountain West interested

Forrest Hanlon / Helix / DE-TE / Jr. / 6-3 / 230 / Returning all-leaguer

Dechaun Holiday / Mission Hills / WR-DB / Sr. / 6-3 / 205 / Highly prized recruit

Khaleel Jenkins / Francis Parker / QB / Sr. / 6-1 / 200 / Top pass-run combo

Clayton Jimerson / Madison / OL-DL / Sr. / 6-5 / 290 / Opportunity at next level

Lucas Johnson / Mt. Carmel / QB / Jr. / 6-3 / 180 / Surprising arm strength

Nate Johnson / Vista / ATH / Sr. / 6-1 / 180 / 1,169 total yards

Angel Juarez / Castle Park / OL / Sr. / 6-6 / 290 / Pac-12 teams interested

Jaylon Kuykendall / Helix / OL-DL / Sr. / 6-1 / 295 / Northern Arizona commitment

Joey LaChappa / El Capitan / LB / Sr. / 6-2 / 190 / East County’s leading tackler

Parker Lappin / Del Norte / QB / Sr. / 5-11 / 165 / Passed for 1,873 yards, 18 TDs

David Lewis / Morse / CB-WR / Sr. / 6-1 / 190 / Two-way standout

Cory Maddox / San Ysidro / RB / So. / 5-11 / 190 / All-State frosh team

Quenton Meeks / Del Norte / WR-DB / Sr. / 6-1 / 185 / Top-flight recruit

Christian Melhorn / Bonita Vista / DL / Sr. / 6-3 / 245 / Gives good push

Kevin Mendoza / Sweetwater / OL / Sr. / 6-5 / 340 / Run blocking specialist

Raven Middleton / Sweetwater / DB / Sr. / 6-2 / 190 / Basketball standout

Jordan Miller / Oceanside / DB / Sr. / 6-1 / 170 / Washington commitment

Josh Navarro / Escondido / RB / Sr. / 5-9 / 180 / Rushed for 1,423 yards

Tito Ortiz / Mount Miguel / LB-FB / Sr. / 6-1 / 230 / UC Davis, Cal Poly recruit

Dan Plum / Cathedral / TE / Sr. / 6-3 / 230 / All-league returner for Dons

Elijah Preston / St. Augustine / RB / Jr. / 5-6 / 180 / Rushed for nearly 1,500 yards

Carter Roberts / SF Christian / QB-DB / Sr. / 6-2 / 170 / Key to Eagles’ attack

Matt Romero / Oceanside / QB / Sr. / 6-2 / 200 / Passed for 2,299 yards, 26 TDs

Collin Rugg / La Jolla / QB / Sr. / 6-3 / 205 / Could throw for 3,000 yards

Dylan Rutledge / Carlsbad / TB / Sr. / 5-10 / 185 / 1,000 total offense

Ernesto Sanchez / Montgomery / OL / Sr. / 6-3 / 240 / Idaho State, UC Davis

Michael Shadowen / Westview / S-RB / Jr. / 5-9 / 170 / Foes try to avoid him

Rashid Shaheed / Mt. Carmel / WR-DB / Jr. / 5-11 / 160 / Dangerous speed

Matthew Shearin / El Cajon Valley / RB-DB / Sr. / 5-9 / 160 / Ivy League recruit

Ryan Shields / Monte Vista / LB / Sr. / 6-2 / 195 / Leads Monarchs defense

D.J. Smith / El Capitan / LB-RB / Sr. / 6-0 / 218 / Two-way standout

Ray Smith / Cathedral / NG / Sr. / 6-2 / 270 / Boston College commitment

Nate Stinson / Helix / RB / Jr. / 5-6 / 175 / Top RB in league

Isaiah Strayhorn / Eastlake / RB / Sr. / 5-10 / 185 / Leading rusher returns

Anthony Taele / El Camino / LB / Sr. / 6-2 / 240 / Big-time recruit

Malik Taylor / RBV / QB / Sr. / 6-2 / 205 / Coming off ACL surgery

Casey Toohill / Cathedral / OLB / Sr. / 6-4 / 230 / Stanford commitment

Xavier Wade / Monte Vista / DL-TE / Sr. / 6-3 / 255 / Versatile performer

Donovan Williams / Mater Dei / LB / Sr. / 6-2 / 255 / Also plays tight end

Rickey Williams / Central / WR-DE / Sr. / 6-3 / 270 / Drawing Pac-12 interest

Eric Wilson / El Camino / DB / Sr. / 5-11 / 170 / Had super summer

Elijah Wofford / LC Canyon / OT / Sr. / 6-3 / 260 / Fielding college offers

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