(in alphabetical order)
Chinook Anderson, ATH, Central (Fresno)
Good athlete. Will play a big role in the Grizzlies' success.
Benton Bray, TE, Kingsburg HS
Big, strong kid at 6'5'' and 235 pounds. Cousin of Tennessee freshman quarterback Tyler Bray.
Zach Boman, OLB, Clovis North (Fresno)
Big, athletic linebacker. Strong against the run and getting in the backfield. One of the Central Section's best.
Blake Burnard, DT, Frontier (Bakersfield)
Strong kid. Force in the middle of the defense.
Grant Campbell, LB, Garces (Bakersfield)
Listed as a linebacker to watch heading into 2011 by ESPN Rise.
Ernest Carter, ATH, Central (Fresno)
A real spark plug at only 5'5''. Exciting player to watch.
Quentin Cheatham, RB, Wasco HS
Plays for a smaller school, but puts up big numbers. Productive back.
Anthony Davis, DT, Bakersfield HS
All-league performer since sophomore season.
Taylor Ferguson, DE, Clovis HS
Tough kid with a good motor. Will anchor the Cougars' defensive front.
Carlos Flores, LB, Washington Union (Fresno)
Productive linebacker. Called up to varsity as a freshman.
Justin Gallegos, S, Clovis North (Fresno)
Athletic player. Competitive at Cameron Worrell's Passing Down camp.
Jujuan Hammond, WR, Bullard (Fresno)
One of the valley's most productive receivers last season.
Christian Hill, DE, Sanger HS
6'4" and 215 pounds. Also plays wide receiver. Still Growing. Lots of potential. Committed to San Jose State.
Akkeli Holley, ATH, East (Bakersfield)
Undersized, but can do it all on the field.
Walter Hunt, RB, Bakersfield HS
Should emerge as BHS's top rushing threat. Tough runner who is on the smaller side, but has some speed.
Troy Jackson, OL, Kingsburg HS
Tough, physical mauler. Good on both sides of the ball.
Shawn Johnson, RB, Centennial (Bakersfield)
Played behind a good running back last season, but could emerge as one of the valley's best as a senior. Committed to Montana State.
Jose Jolly, CB, Clovis North (Fresno)
Good cover skills. Standout at Gridiron Football Academy Combine.
Bryson Keeton, DB, Ridgeview (Bakersfield)
One of Bakersfield's best athletes. Also, productive running back. Committed to University of Nevada.
Josh Legorreta, QB, Frontier (Bakersfield)
Looks to improve on big 2009 season. One of the area's best passers.
George Macias, TE, Clovis East (Fresno)
6'5'' with good hands. His coach called him the best tight end he has ever coached.
Phillip Martin, MLB/OL, Redwood (Visalia)
Big, physical linebacker at 6'1'' and 225 pounds. Solid against the run.
Tim Martinez, WR, Centennial (Bakersfield)
Solid, unspectacular receiver. Good hands. Good route runner.
Seth Moranda, ATH, Buchanan (Fresno)
Will start at quarterback after leading the Bears in receiving last season.
Todd Nagamine, MLB, Buchanan (Fresno)
Tough kid with good size. Best against the run.
Gerald Nutt, DB, Clovis West (Fresno)
At 6'2'' has great hight for a DB. One of the best in Fresno. Committed to Fresno State.
Mason Ruiz, TE/DE, San Joaquin Memorial (Fresno)
At 6'4'' and 250 pounds, has prototypical size for the next level. Raw.
Tyler Schleicher, K, Stockdale (Bakersfield)
Along with Heidari, gives Stockdale the valley's best kicking game.
Aaron Sing, RB, El Diamante (Visalia)
One of the top athletes in the section. Threat running and receiving.
Jalen Sykes, ATH, Garces (Bakersfield)
Shifty, elusive runner. Maybe a better defensive back.
Laqueses Taylor, DT, Edison (Fresno)
6'2'' and 275 pounds. Has potential at the next level, but raw.
Mark Van Kopp, OL, Bakersfield HS
Strong, tough kid. Will anchor BHS's offensive line.
Donnell Vercher, S, Clovis HS
Tough, athletic player. Will lead his team's defense.
Stefan Watson, DB, Clovis East (Fresno)
Good height. One of the more talented defensive backs in the area.
DeShaunte Webber, RB, Frontier (Bakersfield)
Fast runner with decent power. On the smaller side, but still one of Bakersfield's best. Solid defensive back.
Clayton Whitehead, WR, Clovis West (Fresno)
Strong receiver. One of Fresno's best.
John Winston, LB, Clovis West (Fresno)
Instinctive player. Loves to hit. Defensive MVP of 2009 Passing Down camp.