With the retirement of the GOAT Tom Brady, one might think that California’s group of quarterbacks starting in the NFL will be greatly diminished. It will be because of just him, but the number of starters will be up by two and two other QBs from the state will be playing for new teams. The […]
State’s All-Time NFL Starting QBs (Thru 2022)
Here’s the all-time list of quarterbacks who have started at least one game in the NFL updated through the 2022 season. This list should have some big updates after 2023. FOR A GOLD CLUB COMPANION COLUMN TO THIS LIST WRITTEN WHEN IT WAS FIRST COMPILED IN 2018 THAT GOES OVER MANY OF THE TOP YEARS...
More State Football Coaches of Year
Here are the honorees from among those schools considered medium or small schools for the 2020-21 season. Our medium schools honoree has had the No. 1 draft pick in the NFL plus many highly-ranked teams. Our small schools honoree is in his 25th year at his school (13th as head coach) with a 133-29 record. […]
All-Time All-Section/All-County Teams (Part 3)
Based on how these players did after high school, here is a look at three more of these teams in another short series we’ve done as we wait for the next football season to hopefully begin in the state. For this group of teams, we have the best-ever based on after high school success from...
State’s No. 1 NFL Draft Picks
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 […]
State’s All-Time NFL Starting QBs (Updated)
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 […]
Starting NFL QBs: All-Time State List
With three rookie QBs in the NFL this season from California high schools who have all been starting games, we got inspired to see if a total of eight for one season could be put into historical perspective. So we went overboard and have compiled a list of every single starter from California going back […]
L.A. Rams loaded with Calif stars
Under second-year head coach Sean McVay, the Los Angeles Rams have become one of the favorites to reach the Super Bowl this season. They were 4-12 just two years ago, but have come on strong with a number of former California high school players leading the way.
Salute to Bruce McIntosh (1930-2017)
A legendary sports researcher who was honored just last month by the CIF Southern Section has died. Bruce McIntosh was 87 years old. His collection of football scores and sports memorabilia was unique and his intense interest in high school sports will be missed. We hope you enjoy this free story on Cal-Hi Sports.com. For […]
SoCal/NorCal Players of the Week
When the numbers were crunched, it turns out that both of our offensive players of the week were listed with 412 yards of passing in leading their teams to wins. We also have a player with a 99-yard TD run to go with a 78-yard punt return TD and a player who has played eight […]