California 2011 Preseason Rankings: TEs

Moreno Valley Rancho Verde's Junior Pomee is the top tight end in California...

1. Junior Pomee
Moreno Valley (Calif.) Rancho Verde
May have the best hands of any receiver or tight end in the West.

2. Dillon van der Wal
Westlake Village (Calif.) Oaks Christian
Soft hands as a receiver, quick motor as a defender.

3. Troy Niklas
Anaheim (Calif.) Servite
Niklas' future could be as an offensive lineman.

4. Raymond Nelson
Modesto (Calif.) Christian- Committed to UCLA
Versatile two-way player who was all-state as a defensive end.

5. Sam Meredith
La Mesa (Calif.) Helix
Big and strong athlete could grow into an offensive lineman down the line.

Next 10 (11-20)
11. Mansel Simmons, Sacramento (Calif.) Sheldon
12. Robert Craighead, Lakeside (Calif.) El Capitan- Committed to San Diego State
13. Wallace Gonzalez, La Puente (Calif.) Bishop Amat
14. Ryan Ena, Oceanside (Calif.) El Camino
15. Mason Ruiz, Fresno (Calif.) San Joaquin Memorial

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