There were three starting quarterbacks from California high schools among the four that started in last week’s AFC and NFC championship games and it was another strong season for the state in the league in general. The most remarkable story among all of them, of course, was the return of Helix of La Mesa grad...
Based on how these players did after high school, here is a look at three more of these teams in another short series we’re doing as we wait for the next football season to hopefully begin in the state. For this group of teams, we have the CIF San Diego Section, CIF Central Coast Section...
Jared Goff, who played and starred at Marin Catholic of Kentfield prior to playing and starring at the University of California, became the 12th former California high school football player to be selected with the first pick in the NFL Draft in 2016. There isn’t one for 2020, but here’s a rundown of those 12 […]
There ended up being 12 quarterbacks from California high schools who started at least once in the NFL last season. We lost one to a horrific leg injury — La Mesa Helix grad Alex Smith of the Washington Redskins — and one of those who started last year has since retired. We don’t know why […]
The first quarter of the 2017 NFL regular season is roughly complete and here is a look at the top 10 players from California high schools. This was a fun list to put together, but it’s just as much fun to try your luck playing the on-line slots of Royal Vegas Canada slots.
Later this summer, the Pac-12 Networks will introduce a new series “The 12 Greatest” in which one football player from each of the conference’s 12 schools will be crowned as the greatest player from that school’s history. Here’s a look at each university’s top candidates who are from California high schools and who have been […]
Speaking to Folsom grad Jake Browning of Washington on Wednesday got us wondering about two players from the same high school team who’ve been first-round picks in the NFL Draft. Take a guess at the two who did that from Galileo of San Francisco’s 1964 squad? That’s still the only time it’s ever happened for […]
Lisa Leslie & Tina Thompson (both from Morningside of Inglewood) making the WNBA all-time top 20 team two weeks ago inspired us to come up with a list of the top 10 duos who are from the same high school at generally the same time.
While there are 11 former California prep players who will be in this year’s Super Bowl, the state’s total does not come close to Florida (with 16) and also trails Texas (with 13). Go inside for comments about each Californian and for more proof why it’s not essential for a player to be recruited by […]