Golden Eagles Matt Smart (31) scores the game's final touchdown to put the Golden Eagles ahead 57-16 during the NorCal Regional Division I-A game between the Del Oro Golden Eagles and the Bakersfield Drillers at Del Oro in Loomis on Saturday, December 10, 2016. The Golden Eagles won the game 57-16.
Golden Eagles Matt Smart (31) scores the game's final touchdown to put the Golden Eagles ahead 57-16 during the NorCal Regional Division I-A game between the Del Oro Golden Eagles and the Bakersfield Drillers at Del Oro in Loomis on Saturday, December 10, 2016. The Golden Eagles won the game 57-16. Randall Benton The Sacramento Bee
Golden Eagles Matt Smart (31) scores the game's final touchdown to put the Golden Eagles ahead 57-16 during the NorCal Regional Division I-A game between the Del Oro Golden Eagles and the Bakersfield Drillers at Del Oro in Loomis on Saturday, December 10, 2016. The Golden Eagles won the game 57-16. Randall Benton 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.

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