Olito Thompson

SCHOOL: Concord

YEAR: Junior

POSITION: Running back

HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5-10/210

THE STAT LINE: Thompson set the Northern California record for rushing yards in a single season, running for 3,488 yards and 34 touchdowns this season. He also set the East Bay record for yards in a single game with 457, and the Northern California mark for carries in a single game with 54 in the NCS Division II title game against Windsor.

Zach Kline

SCHOOL: San Ramon Valley

YEAR: Senior

POSITION: Quarterback

HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6-2/210

THE STAT LINE: Kline led the Wolves to the North Coast Section Division I championship game and passed for 3,630 and 36 touchdowns and had eight rushing scores. The Cal-bound star was also named the Gatorade State Player of the Year.

Damariay Drew

SCHOOL: Livermore

YEAR: Senior

POSITION: Running back

HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5-11/193

THE STAT LINE: Drew did a little bit of everything for the Cowboys, but he contributed most in the backfield where he racked up 1,291 yards and 17 touchdowns. Drew also was a dynamic kick returner.

Warren Miles Long

SCHOOL: James Logan

YEAR: Junior

POSITION: Running back

HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5-11/190

THE STAT LINE: Long ran for 1,314 yards and 19 touchdowns to pace the Colts to a Mission Valley Athletic League title and an unbeaten regular season.

Darrell Daniels

SCHOOL: Freedom

YEAR: Junior

POSITION: Wide receiver

HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6-3/210

THE STAT LINE: The BVAL MVP was one of the most electric playmakers in the East Bay. He caught 30 passes for 526 yards and seven touchdowns, rushed for 266 yards and four scores and also ranked among the area's best kick returners.

Dan Scritchfield

SCHOOL: Monte Vista

YEAR: Senior

POSITION: Wide receiver

HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6-2/185

THE STAT LINE: Jeff Lockie's top target worked hard to become the latest in a long line of standout Mustang receivers, catching 99 passes for 1,180 yards and nine touchdowns.

Griffin Piatt

SCHOOL: Campolindo

YEAR: Senior

POSITION: Wide receiver

HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6-3/180

THE STAT LINE: Piatt had 50 catches for 1,031 yards and 15 touchdowns for the Cougars, the surprise champions of the Diablo Foothill Athletic League and NCS Division III.

Freddie Tagaloa

SCHOOL: Salesian

YEAR: Salesian

POSITION: Offensive line

HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6-8/310

THE STAT LINE: The Cal-bound left tackle dominated the trenches for the NCS Division IV champions. He was named the Bay Shore Athletic League Lineman of the Year.

Luc Hamilton

SCHOOL: De La Salle

YEAR: Senior

POSITION: Offensive line

HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6-2/225

THE STAT LINE: A two-way monster for the CIF Open Division champions, Hamilton was a dominant force on both sides of the ball. As an offensive lineman, he provided the anchor for perhaps the most effective unit in the state.

Justin Walker

SCHOOL: De La Salle

YEAR: Senior

POSITION: Offensive line

HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6-1/220

THE STAT LINE: Highly-touted as a defensive lineman before the season, Walker actually made his biggest mark on offense as one of the bulldozers for the state's top team. He will wrestle at Cal Poly next season.

Armando Montalvo

SCHOOL: Concord

YEAR: Senior

POSITION: Offensive line

HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6-2/250

THE STAT LINE: Montalvo was key in the Minutemen's switch from a pass-heavy offense to one that almost always ran the ball. His versatility played a big part in Olito Thompson's record-setting season.

Jake Simonich

SCHOOL: San Ramon Valley

YEAR: Senior

POSITION: Offensive line

HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6-6/270

THE STAT LINE: The leader of the Wolves' offensive line helped pave the way for Zach Kline's stellar season at quarterback and a running game that ran for over 2,000 yards.

Sam Boyden

SCHOOL: Berkeley

YEAR: Junior

POSITION: Kicker

HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5-10/167

THE STAT LINE: The strong-legged Boyden was a touchback machine on kickoffs, had a 41.4 yards average on punts and hit his longest field goal from 51 yards.