All-State Football Team

Three Long Beach Poly players make the first team and two are on the second team. De La Salle lands one on the first team and two on the second. Two top juniors gain first team honors as well.

2001 ALL-STATE

FOOTBALL

(Selected by CalHiSports.com; eligible players from all schools in all division plus any juniors or sophomores)

First Team Offense

WR - Steve Smith (Taft, Woodland Hills) 6-1, 185, Jr.

WR - Dante Bogan (Santa Barbara) 5-11, 185, Sr.

OL - Robert Chai (Newport Harbor, Newport Beach) 6-3, 270, Sr.

OL - Nathan Rhodes (East Bakersfield) 6-6, 315, Sr.

OL - Elliott Vallejo (Palma, Salinas) 6-8, 275, Sr.

OL - John Parada (Alta Loma) 6-8, 300, Sr.

OL - Ryan Parks (Chino) 6-6, 295, Sr.

QB - Trent Edwards (Los Gatos) 6-3, 180, Sr.

RB - Lorenzo Booker (St. Bonaventure, Ventura) 5-11, 185, Sr.

RB - Kenny James (Dos Palos) 5-10, 190, Sr.

RB - Hershel Dennis (Poly, Long Beach) 6-0, 180, Sr.

K - Adrian Rosales (South Hills, West Covina) 5-9, 160, Sr.

First Team Defense

DL - Stanley Daniels (Marian Catholic, San Diego) 6-4, 300, Sr.

DL - Derek Landri (De La Salle, Concord) 6-4, 285, Sr.

DL - Manuel Wright (Poly, Long Beach) 6-6, 295, Sr.

DL - Tim Volk (Notre Dame, Sherman Oaks) 6-4, 245, Sr.

LB - Scott White (Mission Bay, San Diego) 6-2, 230, Sr.

LB - Scott Garrison (San Luis Obispo) 6-0, 222, Sr.

LB - Ryan Powdrell (Mission Viejo) 6-2, 230, Sr.

DB - A.J. Martinez (Edison, Huntington Beach) 6-0, 175, Sr.

DB - Vince Mays (Johnson, Sacramento) 6-1, 185, Sr.

DB - Darnell Bing (Poly, Long Beach) 6-2, 200, Sr.

DB - Marques Binns (Dorsey, Los Angeles) 5-11, 175, Sr.

P - Chris Davis (Rio Mesa, Oxnard) 6-0, 205, Jr.

First Team Multi-Purpose

RB/WR/P - Reggie Bush (Helix, La Mesa) 5-10, 185, Jr.

QB/RB - Jordan Christensen (Clovis) 6-3, 190, Sr.

RB/WR - Frederick Collins (La Quinta) 5-9, 170, Sr.

QB/DB/RB - Matt Moore (Hart, Newhall) 6-3, 190, Sr.

RB/DB - I'Lario Vital (McClymonds, Oakland) 5-10, 185, Sr.

QB/DB/WR - Rhema McKnight (Kennedy, La Palma) 6-2, 180, Sr.

Second Team Offense

WR - Blake Mackey (Bakersfield) 6-2, 175, Sr.

WR - Denny Flanagan (Edison, Huntington Beach) 5-11, 180, Sr.

WR - James Finley (Manual Arts, Los Angeles) 6-3, 195, Sr.

OL - Chris Frome (Hart, Newhall) 6-5, 240, Sr.

OL - Robin Kezirian (Central, Fresno) 6-4, 280, Sr.

OL - Albert Toeaina (Pittsburg) 6-5, 320, Sr.

OL - Alex Potasi (Narbonne, Harbor City) 6-6, 290, Sr.

OL - Winston Justice (Poly, Long Beach) 6-7, 280, Sr.

QB - Ben Olson (Thousand Oaks) 6-4, 205, Sr.

RB - Robbie Dubois (Mission Viejo) 5-11, 190, Sr.

RB - Donnie McCleskey (Bishop Amat, La Puente) 5-10, 180, Sr.

K - Kevin Lovell (Mira Costa, Manhattan Beach) 5-10, 170, Sr.

Second Team Defense

DL - Ricky Parker (Los Alamitos) 6-4, 240, Sr.

DL - C.J. Niusulu (Barstow) 6-2, 280, Sr.

DL - Matt Malele (Carson) 6-2, 280, Jr.

LB - Ricky Miller (Tustin) 6-3, 230, Sr.

LB - Matt Logue (Bear River, Lake of the Pines) 6-2, 205, Sr.

LB - Chad Slapnicka (Loyola, Los Angeles) 6-2, 230, Sr.

DB - Joe Garcia (Los Alamitos) 5-11, 180, Sr.

DB - Reggie Grigsby (El Camino, Oceanside) 6-1, 180, Sr.

DB - Nate Kenion (De La Salle, Concord) 5-10, 185, Sr.

DB - Josh Sherley (Bakersfield) 6-1, 185, Sr.

DB - Eric McNeal (Serra, Gardena) 6-1, 180, Sr.

DB - Albert Griffin (Alemany, Mission Hills) 6-2, 195, Sr.

Second Team Multi-Purpose

QB/ATH - Matt Gutierrez (De La Salle, Concord) 6-4, 200, Sr.

TE/DE - Marcedes Lewis (Poly, Long Beach) 6-7, 230, Sr.

RB/DB - Jarad Page (San Leandro) 6-1, 185, Sr.

RB/LB - Desmond Bishop (Fairfield) 6-1, 215, Sr.

QB/DB - Idris Moss (Eisenhower, Rialto) 6-1, 180, Sr.

WR/DB - Ramon Perry (San Fernando) 5-11, 185, Sr.


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