2001 All-State Football Teams

We honor them all, from large schools to small schools, from seniors down to sophomores. Here's the complete list of all teams, headed by State Player of the Year Derek Landri of De La Salle.

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, Sr.

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.

2001 ALL-STATE

MEDIUM SCHOOLS

FOOTBALL TEAM

(Selected by CalHiSports.com; eligible players from schools who were considered Div. III for weekly state rankings or schools that are Div. III according to CIF enrollment breakdown)

Offense

WR - Michael Bolio (North, Torrance) 6-2, 180, Sr.

WR - Daniel Robinson (Barstow) 6-3, 185, Sr.

TE - Clint Borel (Las Lomas, Walnut Creek) 6-6, 220, Sr.

OL - David Popescu (Kaiser, Fontana) 6-3, 260, Sr.

OL - Keith Jackson (Inglewood) 6-7, 310, Sr.

OL - Brent Evans (Miramonte, Orinda) 6-3, 275, Sr.

OL - Scott Smith (Brea-Olinda, Brea) 6-4, 275, Sr.

OL - Will Hames (Santa Ynez) 6-2, 270, Sr.

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

RB - Frederick Collins (La Quinta) 5-9, 175, Sr.

RB - Jerone Garrett (San Joaquin Memorial, Fresno) 5-11, 180, Sr.

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

Defense

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

DL - Daniel Zynn (South Pasadena) 6-4, 275, Sr.

DL - Alex Ligon (North, Torrance) 6-3, 230, Sr.

LB - Oscar Lua (Indio) 6-4, 225, Sr.

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

LB - Ben Wheeler (Lassen, Susanville) 6-2, 220, Sr.

DB - Darius Conner (Inglewood) 6-0, 175, Sr.

DB - Robert Cole (Foothill, Sacramento) 6-1, 180, Sr.

DB - Jaron Fairman (South Hills, West Covina) 6-2, 205, Sr.

DB - Desmond Reed (Temple City) 5-10, 165, Jr.

DB - Jamont'e Cox (El Cerrito) 6-0, 195, Sr.

DB/P - Patrick Perrigue (La Canada) 6-0, 180, Sr.

Multi-Purpose

RB/DB - Eric Carrie (Miramonte, Orinda) 5-11, 185, Sr.

QB/RB - James Cooper (Santa Monica) 5-9, 165, Sr.

QB/RB/DB - Kenny Brown (North, Torrance) 6-2, 190, Sr.

RB/DB - Matt Fountaine (Bishop O'Dowd, Oakland) 6-1, 185, Sr.

WR/DB - Phil Shin (Pacific Grove) 5-10, 170, Sr.

QB/ATH - Adam Tafralis (Mills, Millbrae) 6-2, 230, Sr.

2001 ALL-STATE

SMALL SCHOOLS

FOOTBALL TEAM

(Selected by CalHiSports.com; eligible players from schools who were considered Div. IV or Div. V for weekly state rankings)

Offense

WR - Monte McNair (Oak Park, Agoura Hills) 6-1, 180, Sr.

OL - Mike Bradwell (Sutter) 6-3, 250, Sr.

OL - James Bonelli (St. Bonaventure, Ventura) 6-3, 275, Sr.

OL - Paris Hodges (Vanden, Travis AFB) 6-6, 300, Sr.

OL - Paul Fraley (Bishop's, La Jolla) 6-6, 265, Sr.

OL - Matt Russell (St. Patrick-St. Vincent, Vallejo) 6-6, 315, Sr.

QB - Drew Olson (Piedmont) 6-3, 190, Sr.

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

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

RB - Curtis Brown (Paraclete, Lancaster) 5-10, 175, Sr.

RB - Stephen Bradley (Berean Christian, Walnut Creek) 5-8, 165, Sr.

K - Sergio Aguayo (San Jacinto) 5-9, 160, Jr.

Defense

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

DL - Justin Airola (Escalon) 6-6, 225, Sr.

DL - Mike McDermott (Middletown) 6-2, 260, Sr.

LB - Byron Storer (Central Catholic, Modesto) 6-2, 220, Sr.

LB - Ralph Pineda (Cathedral, Los Angeles) 6-2, 205, Jr.

LB - Ben Turner (Sutter) 6-0, 220, Sr.

LB - Josh Dean (Caruthers) 6-0, 195, Sr.

DB - Chase McBride (Santa Fe Christian, Solana Beach) 6-1, 180, Sr.

DB - Alex Ballard (Arrowhead Christian, Redlands) 5-10, 175, Sr.

DB - Paul Williams (Avenal) 6-2, 180, Sr.

DB - Trestin George (St. Mary's, Berkeley) 5-11, 185, Sr.

P - Mike Barrow (St. Bonaventure, Ventura) 6-1, 180, Sr.

Multi-Purpose

QB/DB - Nathan Baker (Lincoln) 5-11, 190, Sr.

QB/RB - Leonard Davis (Dos Palos) 6-0, 170, Sr.

RB/K - Kyle Killingsworth (Ferndale) 6-1, 180, Sr.

QB/ATH - Kyle Kupiec (Immanuel, Reedley) 6-4, 200, Sr.

WR/RB - Whitney Lewis (St. Bonaventure, Ventura) 6-2, 190, Jr.

RB/DB - Glenn Oheari (Aquinas, San Bernardino) 6-0, 200, Sr.

2001 ALL-STATE

UNDERCLASS

FOOTBALL TEAMS

(Selected by CalHiSports.com; eligible players from all schools, any division, juniors or sophomores; all juniors this year as no sophs were picked this high)

First Team Offense

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

WR - Jose Perez (Oceanside) 5-11, 180

OL - Matt Reese (Centennial, Bakersfield) 6-7, 340

OL - Kevin Brown (Poly, Long Beach) 6-2, 280

OL - Drew Radovich (Mission Viejo) 6-5, 260

OL - Robert Gustavis (North, Torrance) 6-4, 255

OL - Robbie Garibay (Foothill, Palo Cedro) 6-6, 310

QB - Tommy Grady (Edison, Huntington Beach) 6-6, 195

RB - Reggie Bush (Helix, La Mesa) 5-10, 185

RB - Maurice Drew (De La Salle, Concord) 5-8, 180

RB - Ashton White (Santa Margarita, Rancho SM) 6-1, 190

K - Matt Votaw (Brea-Olinda, Brea) 6-1, 180

First Team Defense

DL - Lawrence Jackson (Inglewood) 6-5, 256

DL - Matthew Malele (Carson) 6-2, 280

DL - Cedric Ellis (Chino) 6-3, 265

DL - Matt Spanos (Corona) 6-5, 275

LB - Lance Broadus (Taft, Woodland Hills) 6-3, 220

LB - Jason Turner (St. Francis, La Canada) 6-2, 195

LB - Garrett Tremblay (Palm Desert) 6-2, 225

DB - Desmond Reed (Temple City) 5-10, 165

DB - Clifton Smith (Edison, Fresno) 5-9, 165

DB - Dennis Keyes (Birmingham, Van Nuys) 6-0, 200

DB - Damon Jenkins (De La Salle, Concord) 5-10, 175

First Team Multi-Purpose

RB/KR - Dallas Bernstine (Bethel, Vallejo) 5-8, 165

WR/DB - Quintin Daniels (Loyola, Los Angeles) 6-1, 180

WR/RB - Whitney Lewis (St. Bonaventure, Ventura) 6-2, 190

QB/RB - Shane Lopes (Dos Pueblos, Goleta) 5-11, 180

RB/LB - Michael Okwo (Mira Costa, Manhattan Beach) 6-1, 205

QB/RB - Kyle Wright (Monte Vista, Danville) 6-3, 190

Second Team Offense

WR - Mark Bradford (Fremont, Los Angeles) 6-3, 185

TE - Chris Barrett (Tustin) 6-5, 225

OL - Erik Sandie (De La Salle, Concord) 6-1, 245

OL - Kevin Weeks (Miramonte, Orinda) 6-6, 250

OL - Ola Dagundero (Inglewood) 6-3, 245

OL - Sam Baker (Tustin) 6-5, 275

OL - Mike Rodriguez (Oak Grove, San Jose) 6-3, 255

QB - Sam Keller (San Ramon Valley, Danville) 6-4, 210

RB - Reggie Ross (Mira Mesa, San Diego) 5-11, 185

RB - Daniel Dixon (El Modena, Orange) 5-8, 180

RB - Tyrice Daniels (Elk Grove) 5-9, 165

K - Sergio Aguayo (San Jacinto) 5-9, 160

Second Team Defense

DL - Paul Cody (Los Altos, Hacienda Heights) 6-2, 265

DL - Mike McCarthy (Golden West, Visalia) 6-3, 235

DL - Grant Thomas (Buchanan, Clovis) 6-1, 240

DL - Steve Dunigan (Manteca) 6-0, 240

DL - Junior Lemau'u (Poly, Long Beach) 6-5, 240

LB - Kasey Sitchler (Mira Costa, Manhattan Beach) 6-1, 210

LB - Zach Ricketts (Poly, Riverside) 6-0, 225

LB - Ralph Pineda (Cathedral, Los Angeles) 6-2, 205

DB - Kevin Ross (St. Bernard, Playa del Rey) 5-11, 170

DB - A.J. Tuitele (Banning, Wilmington) 6-0, 200

DB - Brandon Sanders (Skyline, Oakland) 5-10, 170

DB - Brett Swain (Carlsbad) 6-1, 180

Second Team Multi-Purpose

WR/DB - Sam Cheatham (San Leandro) 5-11, 175

QB/K - Matt Engle (El Segundo) 5-11, 185

QB/RB - Marcus Hollingsworth (San Diego) 5-11, 195

QB/RB - J.C. Lewis (Las Lomas, Walnut Creek) 6-0, 190

FB/LB - Emeka Nnoli (Natomas, Sacramento) 6-1, 230

RB/WR - Robert Perry (Mitty, San Jose) 5-9, 160

2001 ALL-STATE

SOPHOMORES

(Not as position specific as any of the other teams; CalHiSports recognizes that there are many other outstanding sophomores who have not yet emerged due to the type of program they are playing in.)

Offense

WR - Michael Bumpus (Culver City) 5-11, 160

WR - Robert Jordan (Tulare) 6-1, 170

WR/DB - Damon Morton (J.W. North, Riverside) 5-11, 175

OL - Mark Gray (Loyola, Los Angeles) 6-2, 260

OL - O'Neill Roussell (Chino) 6-2, 255

RB/K - Brody Angley (Enterprise, Redding) 5-9, 160

RB - Ian Bell (Muir, Pasadena) 5-9, 165

RB - Patrick Gates (Marian Catholic, San Diego) 5-10, 175

RB - Terrell Jackson (Centennial, Corona) 5-11, 170

RB - Anthony Matagi (Los Amigos, Fountain Valley) 5-10, 185

RB/DB - Patrick Perry (Banning, Wilmington) 6-1, 190

RB - Nick Sula (Lemoore) 5-10, 175

RB - Daniel Teichera (Sierra, Manteca) 5-10, 180

RB - Enrico Tucker (University, San Diego) 5-10, 170

QB/RB - Dion Morton (J.W. North, Riverside) 5-11, 170

QB/RB - Marcus Nelson (Vallejo) 6-2, 185

QB/DB - Denny Warden (Brethren Christian, Cypress) 5-10, 170

Defense

DL - Russell Allen (Vista) 6-2, 195

DL/LB - Jedediah Collins (Mission Viejo) 6-2, 205

LB - John Ausmus (Lutheran, Orange) 6-0, 190

LB/RB - Seleli Faeetete (San Leandro) 6-2, 195

LB - Eugene Germany (Pomona) 6-3, 230

LB - Magnum Mauga (Helix, La Mesa) 6-0, 215

LB/FB - Matt Parent (St. Paul, Santa Fe Springs) 6-2, 235

LB - Marlin Simmons (Poly, Long Beach) 5-11, 185

DB - Marcus Everett (Chaminade, West Hills) 6-0, 180

DB/RB - Brian Flowers (Inglewood) 5-11, 170

DB - Lamar Herron (Natomas, Sacramento) 6-0, 185

DB/RB - Terrell Lambert (St. Bonaventure, Ventura) 5-9, 165

K/AP - Joey Munn (Foothill, Pleasanton) 6-2, 190


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