California 2011 Preseason Rankings: CBs

Los Angeles Crenshaw cornerback DeAnthony Thomas, Cali's top prospect, is the state's top corner...

1. DeAnthony Thomas
Los Angeles (Calif.) Crenshaw- Committed to USC
Could be a five-star at four different positions.

2. Stefan McClure
Vista (Calif.)
The top cover corner in the West.

3. Ifo Ekpre-Olomu
Chino Hills (Calif.)
Great ball skills helps him offset his size.

4. Kameron Jackson
Long Beach (Calif.) Poly- Committed to Washington
Excellent spring and summer has made Jackson one of premier corners in West.

5. Josh Atkinson
Livermore (Calif.) Granada
Not as heralded as his twin, George, but a gifted player in his own right.

6. Mercy Maston
Bakersfield (Calif.)
Versatility is his strength- he can play either corner or safety.


7. Rashad Wadood
Lakewood (Calif.)- Committed to Arizona State
Anchors the secondary for one of the most talented defenses in the Southland.

8. Joel Willis
Garden Grove (Calif.) Pacifica- Committed to Washington
Two-way threat could play receiver in the slot but most likely plays corner at the next level.

9. Marcus Peters
Oakland (Calif.) McClymonds
The DB MVP at the Stanford NFTC, he's Oakland's Finest prospect in this class.

10. Ryan Henderson
Moreno Valley (Calif.) Rancho Verde- Committed to Utah
One of the premier athletes in the nation- he won the National SPARQ Championship this summer.

Next 10 (11-20)
11. Thierry Nguema, Corona (Calif.) Santiago
12. Brian Clay, Vacaville (Calif.) Will C. Wood
13. Fred Wilson, Bakersfield (Calif.) West
14. Tevin Ivy, Fresno (Calif.) Hoover
15. Mike Sparling, La Habra (Calif.)- Committed to SMU
16. Kris Olugbode, San Jose (Calif.) Bellarmine Prep
17. Ade Jackson, Sacramento (Calif.) Christian Brothers
18. Giles Chapman, Castro Valley (Calif.)
19. Darius Guilory, Temecula (Calif.) Chaparral- Committed to San Diego State
20. Dabness Atkins, Long Beach (Calif.) Poly

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