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Posted On: 09/11/20 9:30 AM

California is loaded with high school football talent and top college programs flock to the state every year to fill their rosters.

While there are a ton of Power 5 caliber players in the area, there are even more players who can excel at the FCS, Division 3 and NAIA levels.

The players listed below are talented players that vary in their college appeal. Some of them have Division 3 offers but are worthy of FCS offers. Some of them have FCS offers but could easily play for a Group of 5 school. Some of them have no offers at all, but should.

Here are a few sleepers in the Southern California area to watch when football starts in 2021.

Amir Abdelnassar, Defensive End, Long Beach Wilson, Long Beach
Height: 6’3"
Weight: 235 pounds
GPA: 3.2

Analysis: Abdelnassar was in an awkward spot last season where he had a hard time getting significant playing time on a loaded Wilson defense but was also over-qualified to be a JV player. He was very effective on special teams and as a defensive end he gets up the field quickly and does a good job attacking the quarterback’s outside shoulder

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