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High school football: Top defensive backs

August 31, 2011

Top defensive backs

Ishmael Adams, Oaks Christian, 5-10, 182, Sr. Combines speed with terrific instincts

Chaz Anderson, Loyola, 6-0, 170, Sr. Boise State commit can take on anyone

Brandon Beaver, Dominguez, 6-1, 195, Sr. Lots of speed, athleticism

Julian Brooks, Sierra Canyon, 6-2, 190, Sr. Had 10 interceptions

Donte Deayon, Summit, 5-9, 160, Sr. Boise State commit had 10 interceptions

Raymond Ford, Gardena Serra, 5-10, 175, Sr. UCLA commit fears no one

Dashon Hunt, Westlake, 5-9, 170, Jr. He takes on all challengers

Kendrick Mathis, Buena, 6-1, 185, Sr. Has 4.5 40-yard speed

Dylan Muscat, Santa Monica, 6-0, 175, Sr. Three-year starter

David Price, Long Beach Poly, 6-0, 180, Jr. Colleges can't wait to sign him

Jerico Richardson, Alemany, 6-0, 180, Sr. Had strong summer performances

Kevon Seymour, Muir, 6-0, 170, Sr. Lots of experience and big-play skills


Kevian Applewhite, Narbonne, 6-0, 185, Sr. Free safety has good speed

Logan Bartlett, JSerra, 5-10, 175, Jr. Can hang with the best

Dalis Bruce, St. John Bosco, 5-10, 170, Sr. Transfer has good speed, toughness

Richard Caceres, Irvine, 5-9, 150, Sr. Makes interceptions

Kevin Carrasco, SO Notre Dame, 6-0, 170, Sr. Cornerback with good speed

Dejon Coleman, Arleta, 5-9, 170, Sr. Runs a scorching 40-yard dash

Nick Crouch, Tesoro, 6-0, 175, Jr. A tremendous hitter

Garrett Horine, Bonita, 6-3, 205, Sr. Free safety who makes interceptions

Justin Johnson, Crenshaw, 5-10, 180, Sr. Will be taking over for De'Anthony Thomas

Jonathan Lockett, Mater Dei, 5-9, 160, So. Ready to make varsity impact

Jayshawn Lowe, Venice, 6-1 185, Sr. Cornerback with skills

Jerrod Moton, Carson, 5-11, 180, Sr. Team's best defensive player

Mike Roberts, Dorsey, 5-8, 165, Sr. Versatile, athletic player

Devian Shelton, Inglewood, 6-2, 185, Sr. College prospect with lots of ability

Garrett Swanky, Brentwood, 6-1, 180, Jr. Had eight interceptions

Tedric Thompson, Valencia, 6-0, 185, Jr. Excellent tackler and defender

Cameron Walker, Loyola, 5-11, 175, Jr. Has big-time potential

Patrick Wells, Taft, 5-9, 165, Sr. Top returnee for Toreadors

—Compiled by Eric Sondheimer

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