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NorCal Top Offensive Line Class of 2017

Here is our Top Class of 2017 Offensive Lineman in Northern California. This list will expand as the off-season moves on with additional film review, recruiting news and camp/combine performances. Please submit any players you would like us to review to battleprepwest@gmail.com. This list consists of players from CCS, NCS, SJS and Northern Sections.

We are starting with players that we project at the Division 1 (FBS) and (FCS) Levels.

6'5, 307 Aaron Banks (El Cerrito) NCS

Offers: USC, Arizona State, Cal, Oregon State, UCLA, Washington State, Wisconsin
GPA: 3.2
Awards: 1st Team All-League OL

Summary: Great Feet, Superb quickness (4.45 20 Yard Shuttle), Once engaged shows superior strength and pancake ability, Tons of game experience already, Can play with hand down (G or Tackle), Proven DT as well

6'6, 285 Jalen McKenzie (Clayton Valley Charter) NCS

Offers: USC, Arizona State, Cal, Oregon State, UCLA, Washington State, Wisconsin
GPA: 3.2
Awards: 1st Team All-League OL

Summary: Great Feet, Superb quickness (4.45 20 Yard Shuttle), Once engaged shows superior strength and pancake ability, Tons of game experience already, Can play with hand down (G or Tackle), Proven DT as well

6-4, 275 Alijah Vera-Tucker (Bishop O'Dowd)

Offers: USC, Arizona State, Cal, Oregon State, UCLA, Washington State, Wisconsin
GPA: 3.2
Awards: 1st Team All-League OL

Summary: Great Feet, Superb quickness (4.45 20 Yard Shuttle), Once engaged shows superior strength and pancake ability, Tons of game experience already, Can play with hand down (G or Tackle), Proven DT as well

6'3, 260 Drew Dalman (Palma) CCS

Offers: Fresno St, Wyoming, Nevada, Idaho, Columbia

  • Prototype college center, quick off the football, plays guard for current team
  • Great technique, polished for a HS lineman
  • Drives his feet well upon contact, plays to whistle
  • Athletic
6'4, 315 Orlando Umana (Grant) SJS

Offers: Arizona, California, Oregon State, Utah, Washington State, Colorado State, Fresno State, San Diego State, UNLV

  • Runs a 5.0 40
  • Extremely athletic and can run in open field
  • Versatile combo guard
  • Great film
6-4, 270 Corey Luciano (Monte Vista) NCS

OFFERS: Delaware State, Middle Tennessee State, Northern Arizona, Northern Colorado, New Mexico, Montana State

  • Elite Size
  • LT on one of the top teams in NorCal
  • Outstanding pass blocker with tons of potential at the next level
6'6 285 Syrus Tuitele (Pleasant Valley, Chico) Northern
  • Pro Size
  • Really good defensive line player as well
  • Excellent base and balance
  • Moves well
6'7, 275 Dylan Korte (Casa Grande) NCS

OFFERS: Sacramento St.

  • Top notch athlete, great hands and feet for size
  • Has played 1 season of football, will continue to improve
6'6, 285 Ashton Morgan (Pleasant Valley, Chico) Northern
  • Can run for a big man
  • Tons of potential
  • Good usage of hands
  • Excellent pass blocker
6'9, 305 Gustav Neu (Terra Linda)

NOTE: LT #70 in film

  • Amazing size and athleticism to go with it
  • Excellent pass blocker
  • Plays with a purpose, will pancake you
6'3, 320 Dylan McCreery (Valley Christian) CCS
  • Excellent size and feet
  • Enjoys finishing blocks
  • Can play Guard or Tackle
  • Awesome first punch
6'3, 325 Jordan Lagaaia (Grant) SJS
  • Loves to finish blocks, low center of gravity
  • Extremely fast in the open field
  • College-Level strength already
  • Great run blocker
  • Good hands
6'3, 280 Bryce Petersen (McKinleyville) NCS
  • Can play O or D line
  • Can play G or T on Offense
  • Wants to pancake you
  • Enjoys getting to next level
6'3, 275 Jon Pochop (Elk Grove) SJS

*Note: Film: #67 *

  • Great on pulls
  • Good athlete
  • Plays with tenacity
  • Chases ball downfield looking for more blocks
6'6, 260 Chantz Russell (Marin Catholic) NCS
  • Athletic
  • Can play with hand down comfortably
  • Played next to D1 Guard
  • Can put on weight at next level
  • Potential
6'3, 290 Taylor "Tank" Tonda (Granite Bay) CCS
  • Excellent feet and mobility
  • Prototype Guard
  • Good strength
6'4, 295 Dakota Bill (McKinleyville) NCS
  • 4.2 GPA
  • Plays guard but has college tackle size
  • Also contributes on d-line
  • Good hands and feet
6'3 300 Devon Taylor (Pittsburg) NCS
  • Super strong
  • Impossible to push back
  • Ability to run downfield
  • Plays with excitement
6'2, 330 Sione Vaitafa (Hayward) NCS
  • Lots of room for growth
  • Great frame
  • Super athletic for size
6'4, 250 Drew Gillmore (St. Patrick/St. Vincent) SJS
  • Excellent Frame
  • Good 2nd Level blocker
  • Great in Pass Pro
6'4, 280 Rudy Yanes (Freedom) NCS
  • Premier Size
  • Down Block Machine
  • Low Pad Level
  • Athletic for size
6'1, 270 Oscar Martinez (Orland) Northern

-Excellent on down blocks
-Likes to push people around
-Big upper body, room for growth in legs

6'2, 210 To'a Heck (St. Mary's of Stockton)
  • Good Athlete
  • Quick off football
  • Drives feet well during blocks
5'11, 305 Saia Fetuu (Antioch) NCS
  • Light on feet
  • Powerful punch
  • Can play with hand down
  • Block for one of top backs in nation
6'1, 240 Mikie Prefling (St. Mary's of Stockton) SJS
  • Excellent on pulls
  • Good on downblocks
  • Quickness and room to put on weight