Folsom coach Kris Richardson talks to his team before the Bulldogs host the Central High School Grizzlies in the CIF NorCal Division I-AA title game on Dec. 8, 2017.  Folsom, with 15 returning starters from a 16-0 team, leads the way with 10 players in The Bee’s preseason Top 50, including four of the top seven.
Folsom coach Kris Richardson talks to his team before the Bulldogs host the Central High School Grizzlies in the CIF NorCal Division I-AA title game on Dec. 8, 2017. Folsom, with 15 returning starters from a 16-0 team, leads the way with 10 players in The Bee’s preseason Top 50, including four of the top seven. Brian Baer Sacramento Bee file
Folsom coach Kris Richardson talks to his team before the Bulldogs host the Central High School Grizzlies in the CIF NorCal Division I-AA title game on Dec. 8, 2017. Folsom, with 15 returning starters from a 16-0 team, leads the way with 10 players in The Bee’s preseason Top 50, including four of the top seven. Brian Baer Sacramento Bee file
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The Sacramento Bee’s prep football preseason player rankings: Nos. 1-25

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