Local flavor at the NFL scouting combine
South running back #22 Joshua Reese of Davis High School, left, is chased down by North defender #54 Akiem Hicks of Del Campo High School and others in the first half of the optimist All-Star football game at American River College in Sacramento on Saturday July 28, 2007.
Position: Defensive line
High school: Del Campo
Comment: Has gone from Sacramento City College to LSU to Canada; stock soared at East-West Shrine practices and game at DT; has 84-inch wing span and is nimble.
Grant High School #55 Christian Tupou motions toward his teammates during a home game against Bakersfield, August 31, 2006.
Position: Defensive tackle
High school: Grant
Comment: Missed 2010 season and was still voted team captain a USC first for his leadership and inspiration; powerfully built run stopper, the ultimate "plugger."
Miles Burris, #3, of Granite Bay High School with the Capitol team celebrates his sack of Valley quarterback Greg Panelli, #16, of Orestimba High School on Saturday, December 23, 2006 during the first half of the Blitz3 Holiday Classic at Grant High School.
High school: Granite Bay
College: San Diego State
Height/weight: 6-foot-3/235 pounds
Comment: Granite Bay's all-time leading tackler led the Aztecs in stops his final two seasons; can play inside or outside and on special teams.
Sacramento area athletes participating in the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis.