Quantcast
skip navigation

High school players to watch

08/20/2016, 1:14pm PDT
By Union-Tribune

San Diego Section's top performers


Madison quarterback Terrell Carter threw 22 touchdown passes last season.

Player | School | Pos. | Yr. | Ht. | Wt. | Comment

Andrew Alves | St. Augustine | MLB-TE | Jr. | 6-2 | 245 | 15 sacks as a sophomore

Jake Ambrose | Mira Mesa | QB-DB | Sr. | 6-2 | 180 | Athletic QB recruited as DB

Emeka Anyanwu | Westview | DB | Sr. | 6-2 | 190 | Had 46 tackles in 2015

Matt Araiza | Rancho Bernardo | PK-P | Jr. | 6-1 | 165 | MaxPreps All-American

Bryson Bolin | San Marcos | QB | Sr. | 6-1 | 185 | Threw for 3,099 yards in 2015

Darrell Broussard | St. Augustine | Sr. | 5-9 | 195 | Finally his turn to shine

Chris Brown | El Camino | RB-LB | Jr. | 6-0 | 205 | 887 yards rushing, 61 tackles

Kayvon Brown | Lincoln | DB | Sr. | 5-10 | 190 | Big hitter on defense

Erick Buchanan | Madison | RB | Sr. | 5-9 | 185 | Averaged 10.9 yards a carry

Braxton Burmeister | LJCD | QB | Sr. | 6-1 | 210 | Committed to Arizona

Chris Butler | Poway | FS-WR | Sr. | 6-1 | 180 | A standout on defensive side

Terrell Carter | Madison | QB | Sr. | 6-2 | 185 | Threw 22 TD passes last year

Jaden Casey | El Camino | QB | Jr. | 6-3 | 180 | Had pair of 440-yard games

Tanner Clark | LCC | QB | Sr. | 6-2 | 205 | Accounted for 1,800 yards and 18 TDs

Garrett Curran | Granite Hills | OL-DL | Sr. | 6-5 | 255 | Three-year standout

Blayke De La Rosa | Helix | OL-DL | Sr. | 6-0 | 285 | All-section player

Harper Engemann | La Costa Canyon | FS | Sr. | 5-6 | 185 | 54 tackles

Matthew Fa’alele | Point Loma | LB-FB | Jr. | 6-1 | 235 | Thumper on defense

Jojo Falo | Madison | C-DT | Sr. | 6-2 | 280 | The muscle in Warhawks’ lines

Hunter Gaines | Grossmont | QB | Sr. | 6-2 | 190 | Tossed 25 TD passes

Jake Gerardi | Oceanside | TE-DE-PK | Sr. | 6-4 | 185 | Multi-talented player

Zach Goodkin | La Costa Canyon | WR-RB | Sr. | 5-8 | 185 | Three-year starter

Benjamin Goodwin | Christian | WR | Sr. | 6-0 | 165 | Section 100-meter champ

Milan Grice | Rancho Bernardo | RB | Sr. | 5-9 | 175 | Led team to a state title

Dominic Gudino | Olympian | OL-DL | Sr. | 6-3 | 300 | A two-way monster

Domonique Guevara | Grossmont | WR | Sr. | 6-2 | 195 | 23.2-yard average

Hunter Gurrola | Ramona | WR-PK | Sr. | 6-2 | 180 | Has size to do damage

Cameron Hanson | Mount Miguel | LB | Sr. | 6-1 | 215 | Stellar MLB

Azizi Hearn | Oceanside | WR-DB | Sr. | 6-2 | 185 | Great athlete, multiple offers

Dylan Helmholtz | El Capitan | LB | Sr. | 6-2 | 215 | Intense and driven

Lenny Hoar | SD Southwest | RB-LB | Jr. |6-0 | 195 | South Bay loaded with RBs

Kaydence Jackson | Mission Bay | DT-OT | Sr. | 6-3 | 275 | Terrific size, quickness

Dean Klaser | Bonita Vista | DB-RB | Sr. | 6-1 | 210 | Returns after battling cancer

Yujay Kurosu | | Torrey Pines | OL-DL | Sr. | 6-0 | 215 | First-team all-league player

Donovan Laie | Oceanside | OT | Jr. | 6-6 | 285 | Highly recruited offensive force

James Lee | Rancho Bernardo | OL-DL | Sr. | 6-6 | 255 | Huge force on both lines

AJ Leonard | Westview | RB | Sr. | 5-8 | 185 | Ran for 1,205 yards in 2015

Devin Lloyd | Otay Ranch | WR-DB | Sr | 6-4 | 220 | Big target on offense

Malu Malotumau | El Camino | DE | Sr. | 6-4 | 225 | Drawing college interest

Isaiah McDaniels | Madison | DB | Sr. | 5-11 | 180 | Third-year starter

Micah Mendillo | Eastlake | DB | Sr. | 5-11 | 190 | Can cover with the best

Jake Moore | Del Norte | QB | Sr. | 6-4 | 175 | Threw for 1,503 yards in 2015

Kavika Muller | Mt. Carmel | DL | Sr. | 6-3 | 305 | Huge anchor on defensive front

Beau Nelson | Westview | QB | Jr. | 5-9 | 170 | Threw for 1,975 yards last year

Sampson Niu | Madison | LB | Sr. | 6-1 | 215 | Committed to Oregon

Zeke Noa | Helix | TE-LB | Sr. | 6-0 | 225 | Two-time all-section athlete

Mikel Oliver | Steele Canyon | TE-DL | Jr. | 6-4 | 240 | Great determination

Anthony Parra | Montgomery | WR-DB | Sr. | 6-2 | 185 | Two-way threat, soft hands

Kaelan Pestano | Rancho Bernardo | DB-RB | Sr. | 5-10 | 175 | Had 64 tackles

Kyle Philips | San Marcos | WR | Jr. | 5-11 | 170 | Had 54 catches as sophomore

Caleb Phillips | Santa Fe Christian | MLB | Sr. | 6-5 | 205 | Top defender in Coastal

Anthony Portillo | Valhalla | WR-DB | Sr. | 6-0 | 180 | Chosen for USA all-star game

Anthony Posada | Bonita Vista | QB | Jr. | 6-1 | 180 | Took team to state finals

Matt Roehrig | Rancho Bernardo | DL-TE | Sr. | 5-10 | 200 | Had 57 tackles

Tyler Rogers | San Marcos | RB | Sr. | 5-10 | 165 | Had 959 yards and 13 TDs

Mark Salazar | Rancho Bernardo | QB | Sr. | 6-3 | 185 | Threw 21 TD passes

David Savage | Imperial | RB-LB | Sr. | 5-10 | 180 | 16 TDs, 66 tackles

Tanner Schaul | Oceanside | LB-RB | Sr. | 6-0 | 190 | Had 51 tackles in 2015

Rashad Scott | Helix | WR-DB | Jr. | 6-1 | 180 | Exceptional on both sides

Taj Sherman | La Costa Canyon | LB | Sr. | 5-9 | 215 | Heartbeat of the defense

Khalil Spruill | Mar Vista | RB | Sr. | 6-0 | 195 | Gained 1,049 yards, 13 TDs

T.J. Sullivan | Mt. Carmel | WR | Sr. | 6-1 | 185 | Caught 43 balls in 2015

Otto Talataina | Grossmont | OL-DL | Sr. | 6-3 | 310 | Coming off ACL injury

Rodney Thompson | St. Augustine | QB | Sr. | 6-2 | 185 | Drawing recruiters

Cameron Thomas | Carlsbad | TE-DE | Sr. | 6-3 | 210 | Big-time pass rusher

Tariq Thompson | St. Augustine | DB-WR | Sr. | 5-11 | 180 | Big hitter on defense

Markus Turner | Morse | RB-DB | Sr. | 6-0 | 175 | Accounted for nearly 3,000 yards

Jack Tuttle | Mission Hills | QB | Jr. | 6-4 | 190 | Had 2,100 total yards last season

Graham Valentine | Cathedral Catholic | OL-DT | Sr. | 6-2 | 255 | All-section

Oscar Valenzuela | El Capitan | LB | Sr. | 6-3 | 225 | Strong with knack for the ball

CJ Verdell | Mater Dei Catholic | RB | Sr. | 5-9 | 165 | Led Crusaders to state title

Bobby Wallace | Santana | RB | Sr. | 5-9 | 160 | 1,266 yards, 13 TDs in 2015

Conner Whitten | Santa Fe Christian | QB | Sr. | 6-2 | 165 | Threw 19 TD passes

Kyree Woods | Steele Canyon | OL-DL | Sr. | 6-3 | 285 | Big, strong, athletic

Scott Young | Helix | WR-DB | Sr. | 6-1 | 200 | Headed to Arizona

Compiled by John Maffei, Terry Monahan, Steve Brand, Jim Lindgren, Don Norcross

Related Stories

Most Popular

Tag(s): News  News  Top Headlines  Leagues