With some of these players about to graduate and head to college for their freshman seasons while many others already have had one spring of practices at their college, this is still a good time to take one last look at the Class of 2023 and where the state’s top-ranked prospects will be going for...
Mr. Football 2022: Roderick Robinson
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 […]
Mr. Football State POY Finalists
Some others in the media have already picked a state player of the year or will do it soon. It’s more of a process, however, for the annual Mr. Football statewide selection. It’s been done every year for more than 40 years and it’s been researched over the course of state history back more than […]
CIF State Football Title Game MVPs
We have picked one for every game we’ve seen since the first one of the modern era in 2006, and have chosen one based on posted stats & media coverage for every other state final. Perhaps the hardest one this year was in the Open Division, but it just had to be a member of […]
State TOP 25 Weekend Scoreboard
There was a lot of history made on Friday night as No. 1 Mater Dei posted the first shutout of No. 3 Los Alamitos since 1987 (snapping a state/national record at 444 games), No. 2 St. John Bosco rolled over No. 5 Mission Viejo (but did not shut out the Diablos) and No. 10 De […]
Mid-Season Breakdowns & State Player of the Year Updates
For teams playing in 10 regular season games with no playoffs, the middle part of the current CIF state high school football season was two weeks ago. But a more natural place to check out what we’ve learned so far, which teams have been the biggest surprises and who looks like the frontrunner to be […]
SoCal/NorCal Players of the Week
For the second straight week, this feature that also is used to track entries into the Cal-Hi Sports Online Record Book, has not just one but three. We also have two of the most highly recruited athletes in California, which isn’t usually the case, but this is a good week for both Roderick and Rodrick […]
Preseason San Diego Sec FB Team
Our next stop in our tour of the state with these preseason all-area honors is for the CIF San Diego Section. Preseason state No. 5 Cathedral Catholic has four players on first team, but is surpassed by Lincoln (which has five). There also is strong representation from St. Augustine, Torrey Pines and Mater Dei Catholic....