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Receivers to watch in 2010

A look at the Southland's top pass catchers.

August 27, 2010

Name, School, Ht., Wt., Yr., Comment

Antoine Arnold, Chaparral, 6-5, 190, Sr. Has great talent and ability

Victor Blackwell, Mater Dei, 6-1, 185, Sr. USC commit with terrific speed

Devon Blackmon, Summit, 6-1, 180, Sr. One of the best athletes in SoCal

George Farmer, Gardena Serra, 6-2, 210, Sr. Has speed, power, toughness and hands

Gabriel Marks, Venice, 6-0, 175, Jr. Has a burst of speed and terrific hands

Richard Mullaney, Thousand Oaks, 6-3, 190, Sr. Caught 80 passes as a junior

Jordan Payton, Oaks Christian, 6-2, 190, Jr. USC commit has great strength

Darius Powe, Lakewood, 6-2, 190, Jr. He's long, lean and explosive

Bryce Treggs, St. John Bosco, 6-0, 170, Jr. Knows how to get open and make the catch

Nelson Spruce, Westlake, 6-1, 195, Sr. Made 18 TD catches with his strong hands


Brett Bartolone, La Habra, 6-0, 180, Jr. Caught 12 TDs last season

Sam Boyd, Corona Roosevelt, 6-4, 230, Sr. Passes the eyeball test

Julian Brooks, Sierra Canyon, 6-3, 190, Jr. Athletic, jumps, makes catches

Josh Clark, Granada Hills Hillcrest Christian, 6-3, 190, Jr. Made 16 TD receptions

Larry Clark, Venice, 6-3, 200, Sr. Three-year starter

Shane Drozdowski, Alemany, 6-2, 180, Sr. Makes tough catches

Marvin Hall, Dorsey, 5-9, 170, Sr. Had three TDs in opener.

Jemond Hazely, Corona Santiago, 6-1, 170, Sr. San Diego State commit caught 44 passes

Blair Holliday, Oaks Christian, 6-0, 185, Sr. Duke commit led team in receptions with 48

Alex Jackson, Culver City, 5-11, 170, Jr. Explosive player with terrific speed

Adam Judnich, La Quinta, 5-9, 175, Sr. Averaged 23.4 yards per catch

Chris Kearney, Dana Hills, 6-0, 180, Sr. Caught 65 passes, 7 TDs

Kenny Lawler, Upland, 6-1, 170, Jr. Has lots of talent

Devin Lucien, Crespi, 6-1, 195, Sr. Has hands and strength to be a standout

Austin McBroom, Campbell Hall, 5-10, 175, Sr. Versatile athlete who makes things happen

Remontay McClain, Covina, 6-1, 190, Sr. State champion in 100 and 200

Brendan McKinney, Chaminade, 6-4, 190, Jr. All-leaguer with improving speed

Patrick Onwuasor, Inglewood, 6-0, 175, Sr. Has 4.5 40-yard speed

Chris Paul, Laguna Beach, 6-1, 170, Sr. Has 26 career TD catches

Josh Perkins, Gahr, 6-3, 215, Sr. Washington commit caught 9 TD passes

Paul Pitts, Los Osos, 6-1, 185, Sr. Big-play weapon

Eli Pleasant, La Palma Kennedy, 6-0, 175, Jr. Made big progress as a sophomore

Joel Porchia, Cathedral, 6-0, 170, Sr. Ready to take over Anthony Jefferson role

David Richards, Palmdale, 6-3, 185, Sr. Averaged almost 22 yards per reception

Dennis Rufus, Charter Oak, 6-2, 190, Sr. Caught 10 TDs

Larry Scott, Corona Centennial, 6-1, 170, Sr. Made 36 catches, 7 TDs

Nate Shaw, Ayala, 6-1, 185, Jr. Has potential to be a standout

Anthony Sheffield, West Adams, 6-3, 185 Sr. Committed to San Diego State

Richard Smith, Long Beach Poly, 5-9, 150, Jr. Has speed to be big-play threat

Trey Smith, Oaks Christian, 6-1, 178, Sr. Makes clutch catches

Logan Sweet, Santa Margarita, 6-1, 190, Sr. He's back from injury, ready to make impact

Sam Stekol, Mira Costa, 6-3, 195, Sr. Was a summer standout in passing leagues

Travis Talianko, St. Francis, 6-1, 190, Jr. Caught 52 passes as a sophomore

Chris Walker, Reseda, 6-1, 185, Sr. Best in Valley Mission League

Kodi Whitfield, Loyola, 6-3, 190, Jr. Will be one of the best in Serra League

Dominique Williams, Garey, 6-4, 190, Sr. Three-sport athlete caught 45 passes for 1,213 yards

Drew Wolitarsky, Canyon Country Canyon, 6-1, 175, So. Caught 40 passes as a freshman

Compiled by Eric Sondheimer

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