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    Football always comes down to blocking and tackling, and the Sacramento area features a number of high school football players who are standouts. Here are the best of the best, the most skilled players to look for in 2016. Some have playoff experience, while others are from schools looking to reach the postseason after long droughts. Here are Sacramento Bee staff writer Joe Davidson's top 12 seniors to watch this season.

Football always comes down to blocking and tackling, and the Sacramento area features a number of high school football players who are standouts. Here are the best of the best, the most skilled players to look for in 2016. Some have playoff experience, while others are from schools looking to reach the postseason after long droughts. Here are Sacramento Bee staff writer Joe Davidson's top 12 seniors to watch this season. Manny Crisostomo The Sacramento Bee
Football always comes down to blocking and tackling, and the Sacramento area features a number of high school football players who are standouts. Here are the best of the best, the most skilled players to look for in 2016. Some have playoff experience, while others are from schools looking to reach the postseason after long droughts. Here are Sacramento Bee staff writer Joe Davidson's top 12 seniors to watch this season. Manny Crisostomo The Sacramento Bee
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Joe Davidson has covered sports for The Sacramento Bee since 1988. He's an award-winning authority on high school sports, specializing in going behind the scenes to report on what makes teams and athletes unique. Though Davidson has been accused of being a graduate of Del Oro, De La Salle, Elk Grove, Franklin, Grant, Granite Bay, Jesuit, Oak Ridge, Rocklin, St. Francis and many other local schools, he attended high school in Oregon, where he participated in football and track.

Contact Davidson at jdavidson@sacbee.com or on twitter at @SacBee_JoeD.

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