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Letter of intent spotlight: Lonny Powell, LB, Sacramento

Sacramento High’s Lonny Powell, playing in the 2014 Sacramento Bee Optimist All-Star Game, is expected to play linebacker at Cal, but he also was a punishing running back for the Dragons.
Sacramento High’s Lonny Powell, playing in the 2014 Sacramento Bee Optimist All-Star Game, is expected to play linebacker at Cal, but he also was a punishing running back for the Dragons. sabeephotos@sacbee.com

This is part of a series of snapshots highlighting Sacramento-area high school football players planning to sign their college letter of intent on Wednesday.

Lonny Powell

High school: Sacramento

College chosen: UC Berkeley

Position: Linebacker

Height/weight: 5-11, 205

The Sac-Joaquin Section leader in 2014 with 22 sacks, Powell was also a powerful runner in earning Bee All-Metro honors.

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