There’s still a long way to go for San Diego Lincoln’s power-packed running back to really get compared to the school’s two most famous running back alums, but for what he did in high school he matches one of them by being named as Mr. Football State Player of the Year. Robinson led the Hornets […]
All-Time All-State Medium FB Teams
Several days after doing a feature on the all-time all-state small schools football teams, we are following up with the best-ever grads from California’s medium-sized schools. With Firebaugh’s Josh Allen playing in the AFC title game on Sunday, the medium schools group is led by another NFL QB still playing this week — probable league...
State’s College FB Award Winners
As the national championship game was set for a Monday in Miami in 2021 and after Antioch’s Najee Harris was named as the Doak Walker Award winner for most outstanding running back, it was a good time to update and post our historical college football lists from previously published state record books. This list was […]
All-Decade Football: 1970s
CalHiSports.com has been covering the best of California prep sports for over 40 years and in that time we’ve seen some great players on football fields in every corner of the state. Some lived up to all the hype surrounding them as prep players, while others never were able to duplicate their high school production...
CIF Bowl Boards 5 (North & South)
With the South board in place and games happening this weekend to determine one state finalist in each division, more of a focus this week is on the north. We could have a big disruption if Valley Christian were to upset St. Francis in the CIF Central Coast Section Open 2 title game and one...
Pac-12’s “12 Greatest” from Calif.
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 […]
All-Time All-State Super Bowl Team
In keeping with our usual first team all-state football format (30 players, six multi-purpose) and including the 2017 Super Bowl but not 2018, here’s a lineup we’d pick as our All-Time All-State Super Bowl Team. Performances in the game itself was one major part of the criteria (MVPs, etc.) and then looked at those who […]
All-Time State Player Rankings (RBs)
With the NFL season in full swing, this is the second in a series of posts in which we rank the top 20 all-time players from the state from every position. These rankings will be different than others we’ve done in the past in that they’ll be based strictly on how players have done after...
Cali adds one to NFL Hall of Fame
On the same weekend in which the ninth player from a California high school ever inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame died, the late Junior Seau of Oceanside was enshrined during ceremonies in Canton, Ohio.
From Cali to Super Bowl (1980s)
Scan below for all reported players from California high schools who were on rosters of Super Bowl teams from 1980 to 1989. The record number of player is 25, set for the 1995 Super Bowl between the San Francisco 49ers and San Diego Chargers and tied in 2008 when the Super Bowl involved the New...