2002 All-California Football Team

Here is the 2002 All-California Team as selected by the California Community College Football Coaches Association (CCCFCA) and compiled by Fred Baer of the JC Athletic Bureau. There is an All-America team, which is comprised of players voted the best in the state overall. And then four regional All-California teams. Special congratulations go out to Michael White (Reedley; Coach of the Year), QB Kyle Bauer (Canyons; Offensive MVP), and DT Donyell Booker (Reedley; Defensive MVP).

2002 All-America Team

* = Freshman

OFFENSE

Pos.

Player

College

Ht.

Wt.

TE

Garrett Cross

Butte

6-5

230

WR

Phillip Goodman

Sacramento

6-3

213

WR

Willie Johnson

Fresno

6-4

215

WR

Jamel Richardson

Victor Valley

6-3

205

OL

Chris Miller*

Butte

6-5

320

OL

Daniel Christian

San Francisco

6-6

320

OL

J.R. Louissaint

West Hills

6-2

285

OL

Chris Haynes

Canyons (tackle)

6-2

270

OL

Anthony Guerrero

Cerritos (tackle)

6-3

315

QB

Kyle Bauer

Canyons

6-0

185

RB

Earl Charles

Fresno

6-0

210

RB

Craig Richardson

Long Beach

5-11

195

Ret.

Eddie Scipio*

 Hancock

6-0

170

PK

Clinton Aryel-Ryan

San Bernardino Vly

5-8

175

A-P

Jerome Wright

Antelope Valley

6-0

175

Offensive Player of the Year: Kyle Bauer, Canyons

DEFENSE

Pos.

Player

College

Ht.

Wt.

DL

Brett Bischofberger*

 Butte

6-4

285

DL

Donyell Booker

 Reedley

6-1

300

DL

Gabe Reininger

 Moorpark

6-3

290

DL

Andrew PaoPao

 Palomar

6-2

245

LB

Joe Maningo

 Foothill

6-1

225

LB

Randy Tscharner

 Santa Rosa

6-3

230

LB

John Andrews

 Compton

6-2

220

LB

Justin Burks

 Cerritos

6-1

230

DB

Chijioke Onyenegecha

 San Francisco

6-3

210

DB

Jino Vital

 Laney

5-10

195

DB

Will Poole

 Ventura

6-0

190

DB

Donte Nicholson

 Mt. San Antonio

6-2

215

Pt. Lucas Everett*  Sierra 6-2 195

Defensive Player of the Year: Donyell Booker, Reedley

Coach of the Year: Michael White, Reedley


REGION 1

OFFENSE

Pos. Player  College Ht. Wt.
TE Garrett Cross  Butte 6-5 230
WR Phillip Goodman  Sacramento 6-3 213
WR Joe Irelan  Shasta 5-11 185
WR Nick Royer  Marin 5-11 175
OL Chris Miller*  Butte 6-5 320
OL Daniel Christian  San Francisco 6-6 320
OL Austin Dumlao  San Joaquin Delta 6-3 285
OL Matt Roth  Sierra 6-4 300
OL Scott Lee  Butte 6-4 310
QB Aaron Rodgers  Butte 6-2 205
RB William Shoulders  Butte 5-9 200
RB Rudy Jones*  Sierra 6-1 200
Ret. Maurice White*  Santa Rosa 5-9 180
PK Matt Langford  San Joaquin Delta 6-0 180
A-P Tim Brown  San Francisco

Offensive Player of the Year: Aaron Rodgers, Butte

DEFENSE

Pos. Player  College Ht. Wt.
DL Brett Bischofberger*  Butte 6-4 285
DL Tommie Pratt  San Francisco 6-2 265
DL Matt Porter  American River 6-3 253
LB Joe Maningo  Foothill 6-1 225
LB Tepeti Paini  San Francisco 6-0 235
LB Cam Yeow  Butte 6-0 230
LB Danny Thatcher  Sierra 5-10 215
DB Chijioke Onyenegecha  San Francisco 6-3 210
DB Adrian Ward  Chabot 6-1 174
DB Gerald Witherell  Santa Rosa 5-11 200
DB Tyrone James  Foothill 5-9 180
Pt. Lucas Everett*  Sierra 6-2 195

Defensive Player of the Year: Joe Maningo, Foothill

Coach of the Year: Craig Rigsbee, Butte


REGION 2

OFFENSE

Pos. Player  College Ht. Wt.
TE Paul Brum*  Laney 6-0 225
WR Willie Johnson  Fresno 6-4 215
WR Jason Gaffney  Laney 6-2 180
OL Sam Vegas  Hartnell 6-5 325
OL J.R. Louissaint  West Hills 6-2 285
OL Antonio Narcisse  San Mateo 6-2 285
OL Victor Eti  West Valley 6-3 315
OL David Dirkmaat  Fresno 6-7 275
QB Robert Johnson*  Reedley 6-2 190
QB Hassan Noble  San Mateo 6-1 185
RB Earl Charles  Fresno 6-0 210
RB Willie Bongo-Boloweti  Hartnell 5-10 185
RB Rodney Roy*  Laney 5-10 210
Ret. Jino Vital  Laney 5-10 195
PK Mark Reddy*  Reedley 5-9 160
A-P Akbar Jones  San Mateo 6-0 175

Offensive Player of the Year: Robert Johnson, Reedley

DEFENSE

Pos. Player  College Ht. Wt.
DL Donyell Booker  Reedley 6-1 300
DL John Brown*  Laney 6-1 335
DL Doug Langenfeld  Reedley 6-3 245
DL Kevin Keanaaina  San Mateo 6-3 285
LB Craig Harvey  Reedley 6-2 245
LB Sione Taufoou  San Mateo 6-0 220
LB Daunte Campbell  Laney 6-2 235
LB Katrell Collier  West Hills 6-1 205
DB Jino Vital  Laney 5-10 195
DB Tyler Larick  Hartnell 6-0 205
DB Lionell Green  Reedley 6-1 175
DB Rodney Woods  Fresno 5-11 180
Pt. Danny Munster*  Fresno 6-2 205

Defensive Player of the Year: Donyell Booker, Reedley

Coach of the Year: Michael White, Reedley


REGION 3

OFFENSE

Pos. Player  College Ht. Wt.
WR Jamel Richardson  Victor Valley 6-3 205
WR Chico Mackey  West Los Angeles 6-0 195
WR Tyrell Smith*  Canyons 6-0 170
OL Chris Haynes  Canyons 6-2 270
OL Eric Cernas  Chaffey 6-3 335
OL Shane Sastaunik  Mt. San Jacinto 6-3 300
OL Ralph Bracamonte  LA Harbor 6-3 290
OL Chris Webb  Citrus 6-3 280
QB Kyle Bauer  Canyons 6-0 185
QB Thomas McDougall  East LA 6-2 190
QB Nick Fotia  Chaffey 6-0 180
RB Alvin Marshall  Compton 5-11 185
RB John Bogarin  Chaffey 5-9 180
RB J.J. Arrington  Canyons 5-10 215
RB Quinton Ganther*  Citrus 5-10 195
Ret. Eddie Scipio*  Hancock 6-0 170
PK Clinton Aryel-Ryan  San Bernardino 5-8 175
A-P Jerome Wright  Antelope Valley 6-0 175

Offensive Player of the Year: Kyle Bauer, Canyons

DEFENSE

Pos. Player  College Ht. Wt.
DL Gabe Reininger  Moorpark 6-3 290
DL Phil Tuihalamaka  San Bernardino 6-4 295
DL Dewayne Hollyfield*  LA Harbor 6-4 260
DL Lex Maka  Canyons 6-4 240
DL Mike Hodges  Chaffey 6-1 250
LB John Andrews  Compton 6-2 220
LB John McCoy  Victor Valley 6-3 250
LB Marcell Lagrone  Southwestern 6-2 190
LB John Castillo  Grossmont 6-0 225
LB Jeremy Stewart*  LA Pierce 6-3 235
DB Will Poole  Ventura 6-0 190
DB Leon Friend  LA Pierce 5-10 185
DB Michael Drinkwater  Mt. San Jacinto 6-1 180
DB Maurice London*  Grossmont 6-1 190
DB Derrick Andrews*  Santa Barbara 6-0 185
Pt. Carlos Nunez*  Antelope Valley 5-11 185

Defensive Player of the Year: Will Poole, Ventura

Coach of the Year: Jim Bittner, Moorpark


REGION 4

OFFENSE

Pos. Player  College Ht. Wt.
TE Jon Lyon  Saddleback 6-6 250
WR Darren Ross  Long Beach 6-1 165
WR Hannibal Thomas  Pasadena 6-3 205
WR Eddie Sullivan  Palomar 6-1 195
OL Anthony Guerrero  Cerritos (tackle) 6-3 315
OL John Drake  Long Beach 6-4 360
OL Michael Watson  Pasadena 6-5 310
OL Rory Canfield  Palomar (guard) 6-3 270
OL Chris Pino*  Palomar (tackle) 6-6 285
OL Tyler Crandall  (tackle) 6-7 295
QB Brock Farrel*  Saddleback 6-0 185
RB Craig Richardson  Long Beach 5-11 195
RB Jermaine Whiten  Cerritos 5-10 205
RB Alex Thompson  Palomar 6-0 215
Ret. Daniel Nembhard  Mt. San Antonio 5-9 170
PK Steve Quintero  Riverside 5-11 220
A-P Niles Mittasch  Orange Coast 6-0 200

Offensive Player of the Year: Craig Richardson, Long Beach

DEFENSE

Pos. Player  College Ht. Wt.
DL Andrew PaoPao  Palomar (DE) 6-2 245
DL Randell Bowen*  Cerritos 6-3 300
DL Paneli Tamasoa  Long Beach 6-5 295
DL Jesse Mahelona*  Orange Coast 6-2 280
DL Ryan Riddle  El Camino 6-3 245
LB Justin Burks  Cerritos 6-1 230
LB Nate Tago  Long Beach 6-0 215
LB Brian Smith  El Camino 6-2 225
DB Jeff Dixon*  Saddleback 6-0 210
DB Donte Nicholson  Mt. San Antonio 6-2 215
DB Kinte Haynes  Riverside 6-2 190
DB Mike Bragg  Cerritos 6-1 185
DB Willie Tagoai  Palomar 6-3 210
Pt. Dominic Milano  Mt. San Antonio 6-0 175

Defensive Player of the Year: Andrew Pao Pao, Palomar

Coach of the Year: Larry Reisbig, Long Beach


Teams selected by:

California Community College Football Coaches Association Board of Directors, in conjunction with the JC Athletic Bureau.

CCCFCA Presidents:
Michael White, Reedley (2002)
John Cicuto, Glendale (2003)

All-State Coordinators: Tony Lewis (Merced) and Fred Baer.

Note: With 72 teams, California has more than half of the nation's 142 JC/CC football teams. The National JC Athletic Association also selects a JC All-America from its 70 member teams, none in California.


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