One of the more storied programs in the California Juco ranks is City College of San Francisco. Annually they produce tons of talented four-year prospects and they've parlayed that into three national championships this decade. Head coach George Rush was gracious enough to speak with JCFootball.com recently and he previewed his top prospects heading into the 2007 season.
June 21, 2007
NICK THURSTON originally signed with Oregon State coming out of Edison High in Fresno, Calif., in 2005 but ultimately enrolled this past March at City College of San Francisco. The 6-0.5, 245-pound linebacker caught the eye of a few colleges coming by CCSF this past year looking at '07 prospects and has bigger things in mind for the upcoming season.
February 19, 2007
TWO GEMS IN the 2005 Oregon State class, Nick Thurston and Kevin Maher, are preparing for the final high school game of their careers -- all-star contests in Fresno and Portland. Following the games this weekend and next, each will then begin finalizing plans for their arrival in Corvallis and for Thurston, a change of positions might be in the cards. For Maher, he looks to line up on defense, but not at the position some projected for him.
June 17, 2005
<b>BY PLANE, TRAIN AND AUTOMOBILE they came. College coaches from around the country descended upon Fresno over the last nine months to check out the bountiful crop of prospects at Edison High. As the prep season unfolded, the people who came to scout future Cougar Arkelon Hall, among others, would inevitably ask, "Who is THAT guy?!" and point to the linebacker who's sculpted like Zeus.
January 24, 2005