JCFootball.com JC Top 101 (Part 3 of 4)

The 2003 pre-season JCFootball.com JC Top 101 is here. The list consists of student athletes from around the nation who are impact players for their teams and likely to move on to play D1 football. The early 101 list is not ranked in any kind of order--all of this guys are darned good. As you can imagine, it's incredibly difficult to determine who to put on our list! So many possibilities...so few spots. (more early next week)

The JC Top 101 is not broken down in numerical order. These are simply the best 101 players in our opinion. After the season JCFootball.com may put out its final JC Top 101 with players ranked in order, 1 through 101.

1 John Harris WR 6-0 185 NW Mississippi
Success as a freshman has carried over to his sophomore year. He is among the leading receivers in Mississippi again this year. Committed to Florida State out of HS in Americus, Georgia and is still considering the Seminoles despite a 'soft commit' made to Texas Tech after an Oct. visit.
2 Antwon Guidry RB/KR 6-0 190 CC San Francisco
Extremely versatile. Playing WR, RB, KR...you name it. Committed to Nebraska out of HS but ended up gray shirting at Hutchinson (Kans.) then playing his freshman year there. Transferred to CCSF for his sophomore campaign and has been impressive whenever he touches the ball.
3 Rob Ninkovich DE 6-3 245 Joliet
A cat quick rush end who is piling up sacks (13.5 as of late Oct.). Big 10 and MAC schools are taking notice. Broke Joliet's power clean record. Benches 370.
4 Jamar Barnes S 6-1 215 Long Beach
A pre-season All-American who is living up to his billing despite his team's struggles. Size, speed, and physical. Several Pac-10 schools and Iowa State like him a lot. Reportedly ran a 10.6 100-meters in HS.
5 Cleannord Saintil WR 6-1 185 Highland
The best receiver Highland has had in years -- and they've had some good ones. Missed several games with an injury. But in 5 games he had 33 rec. for 534 yards and 4 TDs. (106.8 yds per game) A very dangerous KR too.
6 John Wadkowski TE 6-4 255 Ventura
Reportedly turned down an offer to attend Texas A&M after his freshman season. Great, soft hands; gets a lot of balls thrown his way. Gets out in December.
7 Todd Watkins WR/PK 6-3 185 Grossmont
Could argue that Watkins is the most talented athlete in the land. Leads the Foothill Conference in placekicking points and is without a doubt among the top receivers in California. Burned rubber last spring at the JCFootball.com SoCal Combine with fastest forty time (4.28). Transferred from Norfolk State Univ. (1AA) in Virginia where he redshirted. Tripping to Oregon State in November. Kansas State and Marshall are getting serious.
8 Terrence Smith LB 6-3 235 NW Mississippi
Leads the Mississippi conference in tackles. Possesses above average speed and projects to DE or rush linebacker at the next level.
9 Kurt Falke OT 6-7 320 Blinn
A RS-sophomore bounceback from Duke University, who graduates in December. Has offers from Baylor, Middle Tennessee, Louisiana-Lafayette ...and more schools are calling every day. You won't get around him one-on-one per his coaches.
10 Chad Wilmott QB 6-4 210 Butler County
Not the best foot speed but very accurate and a great competitor. A leader who is helping Butler to great success. Opposing coaches respect his abilities despite the lack of 'flash.'
11 Jamar Flournoy S 6-2 220 Hutchinson
"Hits like a linebacker but has the speed to play corner," said one Hutch coach. Had over 100 tackles through the regular season.
12 Dane King QB 6-2 205 Blinn
Broke four school passing records, most of which were held by Blinn grad Michael Bishop (K-State/NFL). 181 completions for 2,544 yards and 25 TDs as of October 26. Beats opponents with his arm and head. Baylor and SMU have reportedly offered with many other programs taking a look. It's true he might be a 'system guy,' but that doesn't take away from his ability.
13 DeWayne Hollyfield DE 6-4 270 LA Harbor
Converted from TE. Quick, strong, and athletic. Was a very good basketball player in high school.
14 David Irons CB 6-1 185 Butler County
Committed to Auburn after last season but was short a class. Now he's on track with Auburn again.
15 Kenneth Shelton WR 6-1 180 Trinity Valley
Very fast. Reportedly offered by Washington State and Georgia loves him too. Stats: 39-862-10 TD late in the season. His 22.1 avg. per catch leads the SWJCFC.
16 David Jackson ILB 6-1 225 NE Oklahoma
Coach Dale Patterson at NEO says Jackson is one of the best LBs he's had. Jackson is a ball hawk and leads a strong defense.
17 Michael Willis WR 6-1 175 Long Beach
A bounceback from Oregon who can make every type of catch. 20.6 yard average per catch through six games.
18 Tyler DeBry LB 5-10 220 Dixie State

Undersized? Who cares. DeBry is going to be a two-time All-WSFL player. He leads the conference in sacks as of Oct. 28. Fast, physical, and possessing a great motor. Brings strong leadership to the field.

19 Scott Mitchell WR 6-4 210 Mt. San Antonio

Committed to Arizona State along with fellow Mt. SAC WR Delanie Walker.

20 Surrell Davis S 5-11 195 San Mateo

The most highly touted recruit in a defensive backfield that includes four D1 guys. Reportedly has offers from Oregon and Kansas State among others. Instinctive player with speed who will thump you. Ran two sub-4.5 forties on FieldTurf at last spring's JCFootball.com combine.

21 Jarrett Bush CB 6-1 185 American River

Four-year schools love Bush's combination of size and speed. Arizona State, Washington State, and USC are among schools taking a look. Has scored 1 TD off a KOR so far.

22 Corky Lindsey DB 5-11 210 San Mateo

A ball hawk who is also a big hitter. Posted a 4.17 shuttle time at last spring's JCFootball.com combine as well as two 4.5 forties. All-conference as a freshman.

23 Charles Manigo S 6-1 200 Canyons

A weight room warrior for Canyons. Getting looks from many west coast colleges, including Washington in the Pac-10. Another great secondary player for Canyons.

24 Brian Hare WR 6-2 190 Pima

His stats at Pima won't impress anyone this year, but that doesn't take away from Hare's abilities. He has tremendous speed, confidence, and great hands. Transferred to Pima from Wm. Rainey Harper in Illinois. Committed to Indiana but sources say that Iowa is still a possibility.

25 Dan Catalano MLB 6-2 235 Grossmont

A bounceback from Utah State, where he was at safety. Hard hitter with tremendous motor. At least one of his teammates thinks he's the best defender on a tough D.

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