Last week on the FOX 40 Final Quarter high school football show, co-hosts Jim Crandell and Kristina Werner revealed a list of the top five current NFL players from CIF Sac-Joaquin Section schools according to CalHiSports.com.
Here is what that countdown revealed with player, high school attended and notes:
1. Lance Briggs (Elk Grove) Seven-time All-Pro LB for Chicago Bears
2. Logan Mankins (Mariposa County) Five-time All-Pro OG and one Super Bowl ring with New England
3. Colin Kaepernick (Pitman, Turlock) 49ers’ QB led team to last January’s Super Bowl in 1st yr as starter
4. Stevie Johnson (Rodriguez, Cordelia) Three-straight 1,000 yard receiving seasons for Buffalo
5. Doug Martin (Stockton St. Mary’s) Injured now but sensational rookie debut last season as RB with Bucs
Tune into this week’s show Friday at 11 p.m. for all the local highlights plus the next Top 5 from CalHiSports.com, which will be the top five shutout wins by a team in section history. The show will include highlights from the biggest games in the region.
We are proud to be part of this 30-minute Friday night highlights’ show this season, especially since we were already watching live or through DVR every week anyway.