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15 Class of 2021 football players to watch from the Sac-Joaquin Section

By Steve Montoya |, 07/06/20, 5:45PM PDT


Here are 15 Class of 2021 players to watch this upcoming football season:

Isaiah BassCapital Christian (Sacramento)5-foot-10 | 170 pounds | ATH | Undecided

Bass had over 1,200 all-purpose yards last season as a junior. He is listed as an athlete because he makes plays on both the offense and defensive side of the ball. 

Prophet BrownMonterey Trail (Elk Grove)
5-11 | 180 | CB | Undecided
The 4-star defensive back has offers from Michigan, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Oregon and more. 247Sports predicts Brown will land at Oklahoma.

Vincent CarterGranite Bay
6-5 | 250 | OT | Undecided
Carter has moved up to 3-star status by 247Sports. The 6-foot-5 offensive tackle will be another elite player in the Sierra Foothill League.

Ilaisa Gonebure Jr.Rocklin
6-4 | 325 | DT | Undecided
Gonebure was at Capital Christian but has enrolled at Rocklin for his senior season. The Thunder added a big piece to their defensive line. 

Anthony GrigsbyCosumnes Oaks (Elk Grove)
5-10 | 182 | QB | Undecided
The dual-threat QB is back after an impressive junior season. Grigsby threw for over 2,700 yards and 30 touchdown passes. 

Kaleb HigginsFolsom
6-2 | 175 | CB | California

Opposing teams find Higgins and do all they can avoid passing to his side. The California Golden Bears commit joins Patu as a big time returner for Folsom.

Justin LamsonOak Ridge (El Dorado Hills)
6-3 | 210 | QB | Undecided

MaxPreps recently named Lamson as one of the most underrated players in the country. The secret is out, the Oak Ridge quarterback can flat out play.

Keleki LatuJesuit (Carmichael)
6-6 | 205 | OLB | Undecided

Latu has seven offers, including Arizona State, Cal, Nebraska, Oregon and Sacramento State. The senior is listed as an OLB at the next level, but look for him to make an impact at tight end as well for Jesuit. 

Julius LewisCentral Catholic (Modesto)
6-5 | 280 | DT | Fresno State

The Fresno State commit is another big-time player from Central Catholic.

Nathan LewisJesuit (Carmichael)
6-4 | 200 | ATH | Undecided

Lewis will be a playmaker for the Marauders once again.

Gabe MilbournSonora
6-5 | 225 | TE | Undecided

Milbourn has picked up five offers from Fresno State, Oregon State, Sacramento State, San Jose State and UNLV. Milbourn is also a stud on the basketball court.

Nick MurraySt. Mary's (Stockton)
5-10 | 160 | CB | Undecided

Murray made plays on the offensive side as a wide receiver as a junior and as a corner, where he piled up 88 tackles.

Moses OladejoCosumnes Oaks (Elk Grove)
6-2 | 225 | OLB | Undecided

Oladejo has offers from Arizona, Army, California and others. 

Ari PatuFolsom
6-4 | 185 | QB | Stanford

The Stanford commit saw some action last year for the Bulldogs, but this year Patu is primed for a breakout season under center as the full-time starter for one of the section's top teams.

Kimoni StanleySierra (Manteca)
5-9 | 174 | RB | Undecided

Stanley led the section with 2,024 yards rushing, reaching the end zone 33 times. He averaged almost 10 yards per carry.

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