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2004 Prospect Ranking California Top 100 2004

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Rank Name Pos Location Stars Ht Wt School
#1Randy EstesDB
Los Alamitos, CA

The complete package as a safety. Not good enough, the complete package as football player. In the early season, Estes is living up to his hype and more.

4 stars6'2"200Washington St.
#2Thomas HerringOL
Los Angeles, CAFremont

No. 1 OT in the nation, but he’s could also end up as a a DE and TE.

5 stars6'6"292USC
#3Cameron ColvinWR
Concord, CADe La Salle

Lynn Swan clone. Tremendous body control makes the miraculous catch routine. Missing early games due to academic issues.

5 stars6'2"193Oregon
#4Phillip MbakoguDE
Hayward, CAHayward

De La Salle’s whole offensive game plan was based to stay away from this guy, what does that tell you?

4 stars6'3"260California
#5Jeff Schweiger Jr.DE
San Jose, CAValley Christian

Only has one speed and that is all out. Relentless in pursuit and never quits on a play.

5 stars6'5"245USC
#6Derrick JonesWR
Long Beach, CAPoly

Speed kills and Jones has plenty of speed.

4 stars6'0"170USC
#7Sekeli FaaeteeteATH
San Leandro, CASan Leandro

Visited his home in Samoa during the spring and was offered a pro contract to play Rugby. Thankfully Sekeli opted to stay in school.

4 stars6'1"212California
#8Rocky HindsQB
Playa Del Rey, CASaint Bernard

Hinds is out for the year when he injured his knee in practice. His injury will not deter D-I scouts.

4 stars6'5"225USC
#9Eugene GermanyDE
Pomona, CAPomona

Germany has unlimited potential with his size he could end up as a defensive tackle on the next level and with his speed, he would be a rare talent indeed.

4 stars6'4"250list
#10Lavelle HawkinsATH
Stockton, CAEdison

Hawkins is a human highlight film who is a threat to score as a wide receiver, punt or kick returner.

4 stars5'11"170LSU
#11Chilo RachalOL
Compton, CADominguez

A special talent who has the most upside of any pure offensive lineman in the nation.

4 stars6'6"310USC
#12Anthony VernagliaATH
Orange, CALutheran

Could be an impact at three positions – wide receiver, safety or linebacker. Committed to ND who has plans for him as a linebacker.

4 stars6'4"218Notre Dame
#13Michael BumpusWR
Culver City, CACulver City

Nicknamed “Spider Man” because of his sticky hands.

4 stars6'0"185Washington St.
#14Brigham HarwellDE
Hacienda Heights, CALos Altos

Led the Golden State in sacks in 2002 with 25.

4 stars6'2"245UCLA
#15Dale ThompsonTE
Corona, CASantiago

Didn’t play tight end as a junior because he had a cast. Now he has become a great blocker in addition to being a pass catching threat. Currently challenging Zach Miller as the West's best tight end.

4 stars6'4"240USC
#16Worrell WilliamsLB
Sacramento, CAGrant

Great closing speed for a linebacker and he’s excellent in space. Half-brother of Miami Hurricane linebacker D.J. Williams.

4 stars6'0"240California
#17Nathan LongshoreQB
Canyon Country, CACanyon

Huge and accurate arm with great leadership skills - makes for a big time quarterback.

4 stars6'5"226California
#18Bryan PaytonDB
West Covina, CASouth Hills

Has been called several times the best corner in California. Led the state in interceptions as a junior.

4 stars6'2"185Oregon St.
#19Marshawn LynchRB
Oakland, CATechnical

Many have called Lynch the best running back in the West.

4 stars5'11"195California
#20Terrail LambertDB
Ventura, CASaint Bonaventure

Great all-around athlete who can play.

3 stars6'0"185Notre Dame
#21Willie Glasper, Jr.DB
Concord, CADe La Salle

Glasper is your prototypical lockdown cover corner and he’s excellent in run support.

4 stars6'0"185Oregon
#22Jimmy MillerDE
Westlake Village, CAWestlake

One of the best two-way players in the state, he could end up at tight end or defensive end for the Trojans.

4 stars6'5"240USC
#23Virdell LarkinsDB
Oakland, CAOakland Tech

Very aggressive and physical, a player who can fill a lot of roles for a defense.

4 stars5'10"177California
#24Jacob HuckoOL
Cerritos, CACerritos

You can never get enough big athletic offensive linemen. Hucko has intangibles you can’t teach.

4 stars6'8"285Oregon
#25Terrell JacksonRB
Corona, CACentennial

The complete package as a running back. He runs, catches and blocks and he’s good at all three.

4 stars5'9"190Oregon
#26Lamar HerronATH
Sacramento, CANatomas

Brings a lot to the table. He could succeed at a number of positions. Could be underrated.

3 stars6'1"190Oregon St.
#27Shannon TevagaOL
La Mirada, CALa Mirada

The best offensive lineman ever at a school known for their linemen.

3 stars6'3"300UCLA
#28Isaiah CookLB
Claremont, CAClaremont

Great hitter and makes plays all over the field.

3 stars6'3"195Oregon St.
#29Brian HildebrandQB
Corona, CACorona

Very knowledgeable and savvy, his best days as a QB are ahead.

3 stars6'2"190Oregon St.
#30Rodney VanDB
Long Beach, CAPoly

Virtual blanket in pass coverage and is an awesome presence in run support. Plays safety in H.S. but he projects to play cornerback in college.

3 stars6'1"175UCLA
#31Jackie BatesATH
Concord, CADe La Salle

Another who is just beginning to hit stride as a football player. Will replace Maurice Drew as DLS’ featured back. Just as a good as a defensive back. Missing early games due to an ankle injury.

3 stars5'10"185Oregon
#32Nate KimbroughWR
Santa Fe Springs, CASanta Fe Springs

Tall, lanky and deceptively fast, Kimbrough is the prototypical modern wide receiver.

3 stars6'3"175Arizona St.
#33Leo TalavouOL
Fountain Valley, CAFountain Valley

A big, powerful, dominating lineman who excels at drive blocking and good in pass protection too. Also a standout along the defensive line.

3 stars6'4"320Arizona St.
#34Daniel DraytonDB
Hacienda Heights, CALos Altos

A smaller version of Randy Estes. When he shows up in the scene mayhem follows. Has grown an inch in the off-season and has added 15 pounds.

3 stars5'11"190list
#35Bradis McGriffOL
Vallejo, CAVallejo

Dominating run blocker with a nasty demeanor on the gridiron.

3 stars6'6"303Arizona St.
#36Greyson GunheimATH
Sebastopol, CAAnaly

One of the fastest rising prospects on the West Coast.

3 stars6'6"240Washington
#37Lawrence MilesDE
La Quinta, CALa Quinta

Hard worker with great size and speed. Has the skills to play either DE or OL on the next level. Look for Miles to move up in the rankings stock is scorching.

3 stars6'3"260USC
#38Brandon NicolasDE
Santa Ana, CAMater Dei

Outstanding on both sides of the trench. Could player either DL or OL in college.

3 stars6'5"260Notre Dame
#39Brian AbrahamOL
Rancho Cucamonga, CARancho Cucamonga

Known as an excellent technician in both pass and run blocking disciplines, he didn’t allow a sack his junior season.

3 stars6'6"260UCLA
#40C.J. BacherQB
Carmichael, CAJesuit

Colleges love field generals who win, Bacher has a perfect 31-0 record as starting quarterback.

3 stars6'2"180Northwestern
#41Keston CheathemWR
Pomona, CAPomona

Standout athlete who could end up playing wide receiver or safety on the D-I level and may even grow into a linebacker.

3 stars6'3"195Michigan
#42Jeremy PaytonDB
West Covina, CASouth Hills

Physical corner who loves to mix it up.

3 stars6'2"180Arizona St.
#43Jaison WilliamsWR
Culver City, CACulver City

Williams has the attributes that the D-I’s are looking for. He’s big, tall, and physical.

3 stars6'4"215Oregon
#44Ryan GravesWR
Venice, CAVenice

Has a great burst, phenomenal hands, is a tremendous leaper and has great speed.

3 stars6'1"170UCLA
#45Alan DarlinLB
Elk Grove, CALaguna Creek

Plays hard every down; whistle-to-whistle.

3 stars6'2"225Oregon St.
#46Jerome BoydDB
Los Angeles, CADorsey

Great cover guy who can really hit.

4 stars6'2"195Oregon
#47Antone SaulsberryLB
Bellflower, CABellflower

Could end up as a defensive back or an outside linebacker on the D-I level. He’s a playmaker.

3 stars6'0"200Arizona St.
#48Le'Andre MatthewsRB
Bakersfield, CAEast

Great balance and explosiveness reminds many of former Tennessee Vo9l and now Buffalo Bill running back Tyrone Henry.

3 stars5'8"185list
#49Marlin SimmonsLB
Long Beach, CALinwood

Runs a like a defensive back, hits like a linebacker. Transferred from Long Beach (Calif.) Poly to Lynwood this past summer.

3 stars6'1"210California
#50Geoffrey SchwartzOL
Pacific Palisades, CAPalisades

A very athletic big man who is a diamond in the rough with unlimited poential. Also an outstanding pitcher in baseball.

3 stars6'7"308Oregon
#51Ryan PhippsLB
Corona, CACentennial

Relentless in pursuit and never gives up on a play. Has a motor that never quits.

3 stars6'0"210Oregon
#52Andrew SchantzLB
Canyon Country, CACanyon

Great passion for the game. He didn’t play a down for the first five games to due to an injury and still he was selected all-league as a junior.

3 stars6'1"215S. Diego St.
#53Norris MaleleOL
Carson, CACarson

Excellent bloodlines his cousin is Cal freshman Matt Malele. Like his cousin Matt, Norris has a high ceiling.

3 stars6'4"293California
#54Will PriceLB
Anaheim, CAWestern High

Very instinctive football player who is a good all-around player who is just as good against the pass as he is against the run. Great vision and a nose for the football.

3 stars6'3"240Oregon St.
#55Michael StuartATH
Westlake Village, CAWestlake

Was the very tough Marmonte League Player of the Year as a junior. Could end up playing a variety of positions on the D-I level.

3 stars6'4"220USC
#56Austin CollieWR
El Dorado Hills, CAOak Ridge

Has great vision, runs great routes, has great hands and is fearless. What else would you want in a receiver?

3 stars6'2"190BYU
#57John GibsonOL
Stockton, CASt. Mary's

Has all the tools to be a great one. Has a big frame and is an excellent athlete who can run.

3 stars6'4"280California
#58Patrick GatesRB
San Diego, CAMarian Catholic

Best running back in the San Diego area. Could play on either side of the ball.

3 stars5'10"175S. Diego St.
#59Terrance KellyLB
Concord, CADe La Salle

Fast rising prospect, plays Mike backer, but projects to go outside on the next level.

4 stars6'1"215Oregon
#60Jed CollinsLB
Mission Viejo, CAMission Viejo

A very intelligent football player, Collins is like a coach on the field. He’s a good old-fashioned middle linebacker, he’s physical, tough and makes plays.

3 stars6'3"240Washington St.
#61Antoine CasonDB
Los Alamitos, CALos Alamitos

A very intelligent football player, Collins is like a coach on the field. He’s a good old-fashioned middle linebacker, he’s physical, tough and makes plays.

3 stars6'1"180Arizona
#62James LewisWR
Venice, CAVenice

Has big playmaking skills and plenty of “football speed”.

3 stars6'1"205Utah St.
#63Kenneth LombardDT
Bellflower, CASt. John Bosco

Blew it up at the UCLA summer camp where he was offered and he accepted.

3 stars6'3"280UCLA
#64Alan KingDE
North Hills, CAMonroe

Very raw, but has huge potential.

3 stars6'3"255list
#65Chet SandersDB
Carson, CACarson

Considered one of top three safety prospects in Southern California.

3 stars6'1"180Washington
#66Marcus EverettDB
West Hills, CAChaminade

Tremendous potential and possesses outstanding athleticism. Also getting recruiting looks for his skills in hoops.

3 stars6'1"190UCLA
#67Jeff BrownDB
Harbor City, CANarbonne

Maniacal hitter plays with little regard toward bodily harm; his our the opposition.

3 stars6'2"187UNLV
#68Russell AllenLB
Vista, CA

Very flexible and limber. Plays sideline-to-sideline with a non-stop motor.

3 stars6'3"215S. Diego St.
#69Ian BellRB
Woodland Hills, CATaft

Runs with a sense of urgency, has break away speed and the potential to score from anywhere on the field. Also being looked at as a defensive back.

3 stars5'10"190Washington St.
#70Matt ParentLB
Santa Fe Springs, CASt. Paul

Good student of the game. Knows where he needs to be on the football field and is a great leader. Could also play fullback on the D-I level.

3 stars6'2"240list
#71Ryen CarewRB
Verdugo Hills, CAVerdugo Hills

Transferred from Sylmar in the of-season to Verdugo Hills after leading the Los Angles City Section in rushing a year ago.

2 stars5'11"180list
#72Jamaal FloydRB
Claremont, CA

A very physical runner who doesn’t shy from contact. Plays for a school that consistently sends their running backs to the D-I level. Compares with the best of them.

3 stars5'11"185Colorado St.
#73Adam SpeerOL
West Hills, CAChaminade

Stock has been on the rise since spring and it hasn’t slowed down.

3 stars6'4"270Oregon St.
#74Sammie StroughterATH
Roseville, CAGranite City

Speedy and explosive athlete who is getting looks as a defensive back and running back.

3 stars5'11"178Oregon St.
#75Aaron PerezK
Covina, CACharter Oak

One of the strongest legs in California, known for booming punts and deep kickoffs.

3 stars6'4"210UCLA
#76Brandon BreazellWR
Fresno, CAEdison

Blew up the USC camp last summer and was offered. Could end up playing defensive back or wide receiver on the nest level.

2 stars6'0"160UCLA
#77Jasper HenryDT
Los Angeles, CADorsey

One of the biggest secrets on the West coast, how many defensive tackles do you know on the high school level that run a 4.6 at Henry’s size.

2 stars6'2"266Washington
#78Byron EllisRB
Venice, CAVenice

Double threat running back who can catch as well as run has great vision as quickness.

2 stars6'1"195Colorado
#79Eric RouserOL
Ventura, CASaint Bonaventure

Has all the intangibles to be a big time offensive line prospect including a nasty disposition.

2 stars6'8"270S. Diego St.
#80Michael PerriQB
Covina, CACharter Oak

Has great mechanics, reads defenses extremely well, can read progressions and has tremendous pocket awareness.

2 stars6'4"210Oregon St.
#81Nathan FlowersOL
Chula Vista, CAChula Vista

Very aggressive and physical to go with great feet. Huskies get a solid get here.

2 stars6'5"280Washington
#82Bernard HicksDB
Fresno, CAEdison

Great feet and coverage skills plays for a program that does a good job send their best to the D-I level. Hicks is one of their best.

2 stars5'11"195California
#83Damon MortonWR
Riverside, CAJ.W. North

Makes plays on both sides of the ball. Could end up as a wide receiver or corner on the next level.

2 stars5'11"175Colorado St.
#84Dion MortonATH
Riverside, CAJ.W. North

Plays quarterback on the high school level but will be moved on the next level.

2 stars5'11"170Colorado St.
#85Patrick FullerRB
Covina, CACharter Oaks

Football player with track guy speed.

2 stars6'1"200Oregon St.
#86Jon IoaneOL
Tustin, CA

Plays for a running team so he is a dominant run blocker. Doesn’t get the reps as a pass blocker but he has the athletic skills to turn into a fine pass blocker, too.

2 stars6'4"315Oregon St.
#87Wesley MauiaLB
Stockton, CAEdison

A tough hard nosed linebacker who runs through blocks and fights through double teams, a very disruptive force.

2 stars6'1"232list
#88Josh StephensLB
Bakersfield, CAWest

Smart and aggressive and always around the ball.

2 stars6'2"220list
#89Gerwin WilliamsRB
Sacramento, CAGrant

Has excellent pedigree (brother of D.J Williams of Miami) and has the athleticism and versatility to play multiple positions on the D-I level.

3 stars5'10"215list
#90DeMarco SampsonATH
Chula Vista, CACastle Park

One of the top three players in San Diego County. The real deal.

2 stars6'3"190S. Diego St.
#91Christan BowensWR
Los Angeles, CALos Angeles

Silky smooth wide receiver with soft hands and runs disciplined routes. Great leaper.

2 stars6'2"170list
#92Keenan JonesWR
Harbor City, CANarbonne

Big time playmaker who averaged averaged a whooping 27 yards per catch as a junior.

2 stars6'0"185S. Diego St.
#93Ian JohnsonRB
LaVerne, CADamian

Just as dangerous as a receiver as he is a runner.

2 stars5'11"185Boise St.
#94William TaufoouRB
Mountain View, CASaint Francis

Could be the best fullback prospect in the golden state and has drawn comparisons to former Purdue and current Tampa Bay star Mike Alstott.

2 stars6'0"240list
#95Parker HanksLB
Concord, CADe La Salle

A prospect in both football and baseball.

2 stars6'2"210list
#96Gerold RodriguezWR
Venice, CAVenice

Very smooth and athletic. Excellent bloodlines, his first cousin is Tulane quarterback J.P. Losman.

2 stars5'11"180Arizona
#97Rodney Cox, Jr.DB
Los Angeles, CACathedral

Tearing up in the early season as a running back. Some schools are taking a look, still he’s an awesome safety.

2 stars6'1"193list
#98Rameses ArceoOL
Santa Fe Springs, CASt. Paul

Extremely athletic and can really move for a guy his size. He is tough and he stays with his blocks.

2 stars6'4"294list
#99Daniel RowlandsOL
Los Alamitos, CALos Alamitos

Plays for one of southern California’s best high school programs. Fantastic at pass protection.

2 stars6'5"270Washington St.
#100Juan GamboaK
San Jose, CABellarmine Prep

Gamboa was selected League Kicker of the Year, all-state underclassman, and all-section after his stellar kicking performance as a junior.

2 stars5'8"150