Joe Davidson

National signing day: Who’s going where

Monterey Trail's Trey Nahhas (32) is one of the Sacramento area’s top football players who signed a letter of intent on Wednesday. Nahhas will attend Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.
Monterey Trail's Trey Nahhas (32) is one of the Sacramento area’s top football players who signed a letter of intent on Wednesday. Nahhas will attend Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. hamezcua@sacbee.com

Dozens of Sacramento-area high school football players have signed or will sign scholarship packages today with Division I colleges.

NAME

POS.

HIGH SCHOOL

COLLEGE

COMMENT

Caelan Barnes

DB

Antelope

Sacramento State

Barnes also can play receiver and on special teams.

Marcel Brown

RB

Rio Linda

Utah

The Knights’ all-time leading rusher joins a team big on the run game.

Jake Browning

QB

Folsom

Washington

Bee’s record-setting Player of the Year will immediately compete for starting job.

Johnny Capra

OL

Placer

Utah

Capra, powerful and gregarious, had offers from Pac-12 schools.

Devin Cates

DB

River Valley

Drake

Explosive and versatile, Cates also can play on special teams.

Kori Collons

DL

Jesuit

Nevada

Lanky and athletic, Collons plans to beef up before settling into trenches.

Cody Creason

OL

Folsom

Arizona

Powerful and quick on his feet, Creason keyed a 16-0 state-title team.

Josiah Deguara

WR

Folsom

Cincinnati

Offer came at 11th hour, delighting a scholar known for good hands and routes.

Nu’umotu Falo

LB

Inderkum

Colorado

Falo, the heart and soul of the powerhouse Tigers, can defend the run and pass.

Carl Granderson

LB

Grant

Wyoming

Granderson adept at rushing the passer and defending the run.

Mister Harriel

WR

Antelope

Sacramento State

Harriel, a two-sport star, said he’s “thrilled” to play “at home.”

Lukas Hendricks

DE

Folsom

San Jose State

Fast for his size, Hendricks had five sacks in the CIF title-game romp.

Garrett Kauppila

DB

Rocklin

Air Force

Top scholar overcame a knee injury to land at “perfect school for me.”

Bailey Laolagi

LB

Folsom

UNLV

Laolagi recovered from a 2013 knee injury to lead the area’s top defense.

Brian Lee

OL

Woodcreek

Sacramento State

Big and powerful, Lee paved the way for a record-setting offense.

Isaac Lessard

LB

Jesuit

San Diego State

Lessard, a hard hitter with speed, fell in love with the Aztecs.

James McBride

OL

Sutter

Sacramento State

Massive tackle led the small-school Huskies to the NorCal Regional title game.

Trey Nahhas

RB

Monterey Trail

Cal Poly

The Sac-Joaquin Section’s leading rusher in 2014 also is a top scholar.

Darrin Paulo

OL

Grant

Utah

Paulo looks like a top tackle prospect: 6-foot-6, 325 pounds and agile.

Lonny Powell

LB

Sacramento

Cal

Powell had 22 sacks and also showed power as a running back.

Manny Scott-Anderson

LB

Elk Grove

Sacramento State

Scott-Anderson, a defensive leader, also was a strong running back.

Spencer Sheff

LB

Elk Grove

Army

Team’s top scholar was emotional and physical leader for the Herd.

Justice Shelton-Mosley

WR

Capital Christian

Harvard

The honors student led a 13-1 team as a running back, receiver and cornerback.

Cameron Smith

LB

Granite Bay

USC

The Grizzlies’ all-time tackler known for power and drive is an early enrollee.

Malcolm Thomas

WR

Woodcreek

Sacramento State

Thomas was a playmaker on offense and on special teams.

Cole Thompson

WR

Folsom

Harvard

Thompson is the state’s all-time touchdown receptions leader.

George Uribe

OL

Vista del Lago

Sacramento State

Uribe was an anchor on Vista’s line for three seasons.

Sam Whitney

LB

Folsom

Boise State

The Bee’s Defensive Player of the Year is known for his relentless pursuit.

Ricky Williams

OL

Sutter

Sacramento State

Williams starred both ways for the Northern Section small-school powerhouse.

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