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    The Sacramento Bee highlights 25 high school seniors expecting to make an impact on the football field: in the trenches, skill players and defenders.

The Sacramento Bee highlights 25 high school seniors expecting to make an impact on the football field: in the trenches, skill players and defenders. The Sacramento Bee Joe Davidson
The Sacramento Bee highlights 25 high school seniors expecting to make an impact on the football field: in the trenches, skill players and defenders. The Sacramento Bee Joe Davidson
Joe Davidson

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A unique perspective on sports in the Sacramento region, from high schools to the pros

These 25 seniors bring star power to Sacramento area high school football this season

August 25, 2017 08:00 AM

UPDATED August 25, 2017 07:33 AM

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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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