California Pre-Season All State Team is pleased to announce our California Pre-Season All-State Team, chosen from nominations submitted by many coaches and athletic department personnel around the state. These players have demonstrated a high level of ability and success at the junior college level. We conclude by looking at the second team defense, followed by the National JC Top 101 List.

2001 Pre-Season
California All-State Team

We are pleased to present our pre-season California All-State team.  We chose the team by asking for nominations from many coaches across the state.  Thank you to all of the coaches that replied.  We took into consideration a player's prior JC performance and his coach's assessment of his potential.  We continue with the first team defense:

Second Team Defense

Defensive Tackles

Name College Ht/Wt Hometown
Kevin Kline Santa Rosa 6-3, 280 Santa Rosa, CA
Jimmy Williams Pasadena 6-4, 315 Memphis, Tennessee 
Shane Jones Sacramento 6-2, 290 Sacramento, CA
Scott McNamara Gavilan 6-5, 265 Gilroy, CA
Zack Acker Glendale 6-3, 275 La Canada, CA

Defensive Ends

Name College Ht/Wt Hometown
James Benton Fullerton 6-6, 290 Villa Park, CA
Deshaun Gibbs Long Beach 6-0, 261 West Haven, Connecticut 
Tom Finnerty Yuba 6-4, 235 Spokane, Washington
Monte Parson L.A. Harbor 6-3, 270 Carson, CA


Name College Ht/Wt Hometown
Pasha Jackson San Francisco 6-3, 235 Hayward, CA
Billy Strother West Hills 6-1, 225 Unk
Eric Rapley Saddleback 6-2, 240 Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Ryan Tolan Chaffey 6-1, 230 Unk
Marco Chavez Palomar 6-3, 240 Santa Fe Springs, CA
John Lopez Cerritos 6-0, 230 Bellflower, CA

Defensive Backs

Name College Ht/Wt Hometown
Scott Thiesen Modesto 6-2, 180 Modesto, CA
Maurice Hart Canyons 6-0, 200 Durham, NC
Brett Hudson Grossmont 6-3, 192 San Diego, CA
Gary Smith Santa Rosa 5-10, 185 Baltimore, Maryland
Quincy Washington East L.A. 6-2, 185 Long Beach, CA
James Sadler S.J. Delta 6-0, 180 Unk.
Shane Harris Saddleback 5-10, 185 Irvine, CA
Cody Murphy Ventura 6-3, 190 Ventura, CA


Name College Ht/Wt Hometown
Jason Dailey Canyons 6-2, 185 San Luis Obispo, CA

Next Up:  The National Top 101 List

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