2015 ALL-USA California Football Team

2015 ALL-USA California Football Team

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2015 ALL-USA California Football Team

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USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the 2015 American Family Insurance ALL-USA California Football Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2015-16 season.

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COACH OF THE YEAR: Jack Willard, Camarillo

Willard led the Scorpions to their first section championship in 19 years this fall. Camarillo claimed the Southern Section Northern Division championship in a 55-27 victory over Thousand Oaks. The Scorpions averaged 47 points per game on the year and were 14-0 entering their Division II-AA South regional clash with La Habra on Dec. 11.

OFFENSE

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Michael Pittman, Oaks Christian (Westlake Village)

Pittman was uncoverable as a senior this fall, piling up 81 receptions for 1,990 yards and 24 touchdowns, including a dramatic five-touchdown performance in his final game of the season. The U.S. Army All-American has committed to USC.

First Team

QB Khalil Tate (6-0, 210, Sr.), Junipero Serra (Gardena)

RB Najee Harris (6-2, 220, Jr.), Antioch

RB Sean McGrew (5-8, 175, Sr.), St. John Bosco (Bellflower)

WR Michael Pittman (6-4, 205, Sr.), Oaks Christian (Westlake Village)

WR Tyler Vaughns (6-2, 175, Sr.), Bishop Amat (La Puente)

TE Devin Asiasi (6-5, 250, Sr.), De La Salle (Concord)

OL Wyatt Davis (6-3, 330, Jr.), St. John Bosco (Bellflower)

OL Daniel Juarez (6-5, 295, Sr.), Centennial (Corona)

OL Frank Martin II (6-5, 300, Sr.), Mater Dei (Santa Ana)

OL Luke Wattenberg (6-4, 275, Sr.), J-Serra (San Juan Capistrano)

OL Jonah Williams (6-5, 290, Sr.), Folsom

Second Team

QB Patrick O’Brien (6-3, 230, Sr.), San Juan Hills (San Juan Capistrano)

RB Stephen Carr (6-0, 180, Jr.), Summit (Fontana)

RB J.J. Taylor (5-6, 155, Sr.), Centennial (Corona)

WR Theo Howard (6-0, 175, Sr.), Westlake (Westlake Village)

WR Javon McKinley (6-2, 195, Sr.), Centennial (Corona)

TE Cole Fotheringham (6-4, 215, Sr.), San Clemente

OL Michael Alves (6-5, 320, Sr.), St. Augustine (San Diego)

OL Logan Bathke (6-5, 265, Sr.), Lutheran (Orange)

OL Matt Brayton (6-4, 295, Sr.), Bishop Amat (La Puente)

OL Cohl Cabral (6-5, 250, Sr.), Los Osos (Rancho Cucamonga)

OL Nathan Smith (6-7, 275, Sr.), Mesa (Murrieta)

DEFENSE

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Oluwole Betiku, Junipero Serra (Gardena)

Betiku took up football in 2013 and by 2015 is already the best defensive lineman in the state. He racked up 17 sacks and 28 tackles-for-loss this fall. Originally committed to UCLA, Betiku has reopened his recruitment and is considering USC, Texas A&M, Notre Dame, Florida State and Florida.

First Team

DL Oluwole Betiku (6-4, 250, Sr.), Junipero Serra (Gardena)

DL Breland Brandt (6-4, 220, Sr.), Windward (Los Angeles)

DL Carter Hartmann (6-3, 265, Sr.), Mission Viejo

DL Boss Tagaloa (6-3, 305, Sr.), De La Salle (Concord)

LB Mique Juarez (6-2, 222, Sr.), Torrance North (Torrance)

LB Caleb Kelly (6-3, 215, Sr.), Clovis West (Fresno)

LB Curtis Robinson (6-3, 215, Sr.), Mater Dei (Santa Ana)

DB Brandon Burton (6-1, 190, Sr.), Junipero Serra (Gardena)

DB Lamar Jackson (6-2, 205, Sr.), Elk Grove (Franklin)

DB Jack Jones (5-10, 165, Sr.), Poly (Long Beach)

DB David Long (6-0, 170, Sr.), Loyola (Los Angeles)

Second Team

DL Liam Jimmons (6-4, 240, Sr.), Huntington Beach

DL Chris Yaghi (6-4, 270, Sr.), Foothill

DL Bryson Young (6-5, 220, Sr.), Buchanon (Clovis)

DL Jabari Watson (6-3, 255, Sr.), Summit (Fontana)

LB Krys Barnes (6-2, 220, Sr.), Liberty (Bakersfield)

LB Camilo Eifler (6-1, 215, Sr.), Bishop O’Dowd (Oakland)

LB Bryce Youngquist (6-2, 210, Sr.), Los Osos (Rancho Cucamonga)

DB Traveon Beck (5-10, 170, Sr.), St. John Bosco (Bellflower)

DB Jordan Parker (5-11, 185, Sr.), Pittsburg

DB C.J. Pollard (6-1, 185, Sr.), Junipero Serra (Gardena)

DB Troy Warner (6-2, 185, Sr.), Mission Hills (San Marcos)

SPECIAL TEAMS

K Manny Berz (5-9, 180, Jr.), Citrus Hill (Perris)

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