Final California RB Rankings- Class of 2011

Sunnyvale The King's Academy's Amir Carlisle and Norco's Kelsey Young head the list of the Golden State's top rushers in the class of 2011...

1. Amir Carlisle
Sunnyvale (Calif.) The King's Academy- Committed to USC
Think Jahvid Best when watching this fellow small school star, who was in the UnderArmour All-America Game.

2. Kelsey Young
Norco (Calif.)- Committed to Stanford
Followed a strong junior with a fantastic senior season and is Southern California's top back.

3. George Atkinson
Livermore (Calif.) Granada- Committed to Notre Dame
One of the Golden State's more versatile players, was selected to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

4. Brendon Bigelow
Fresno (Calif.) Central- Committed to California
Central Californa's top pure running back is coming back from two ACL injuries, but when health, he's as good as there is in the region.

5. Jordan Perkins
Lodi (Calif.)- Committed to Northwestern
Often overlooked back has been the model of consistency as Lodi's primary back.


Next 15 (6-20)
6. Jared Baker, Los Angeles (Calif.) Loyola- Committed to Arizona
7. Dillon Root, Visalia (Calif.) Redwood- Committed to Fresno State
8. Malcolm Creer, Palisades (Calif.)
9. Steven Manfro, Valencia (Calif.)- Committed to UCLA
10. Kendall Brock, Fresno (Calif.) Clovis West- Committed to Nevada
11. De'Saan Hardwick, San Diego (Calif.) Madison- Committed to San Diego State
12. Superiorr Reid, Riverside (Calif.) Arlington- Committed to Nevada
13. Sam Atoe, Santa Rosa (Calif.) Carrillo- Committed to San Diego State
14. Lucas Dunne, Concord (Calif.) De La Salle
15. Garrett Steele, Kingsburg (Calif.)
16. Shaq Richard, Gardena (Calif.) Serra
17. Barrinton Collins, Corona (Calif.) Centennial- Committed to Weber State
18. Will Gregory, Compton (Calif.) Dominguez- Committed to Hawaii
18. Terrell Watson, Oxnard (Calif.)
20. Nolan Plummer, Torrance (Calif.) Bishop Montgomery


1. J.R. Tavai, Manhattan Beach (Calif.) Mira Costa- Committed to USC
2. Dezden Petty, Gardena (Calif.)- Committed to Washington
3. Elijhaa Penny, Norwalk (Calif.)

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