Photo: Axel Koester LA Daily News

Posted On: 09/15/20 10:30 AM

When people talk about the top high school football in Southern California, they talk about the Southern Section and the San Diego Section.

The Los Angeles City Section is often neglected and it's a shame because there is quality football being played at the top of the Section.

Top programs like Narbonne, Birmingham, San Pedro and Crenshaw can hang with a good percentage of Southern Section teams on the field.

NFL stars like Nnamdi Asomugha, Dashon Goldson, Malik Jackson, Mitchell Schwartz and Hayes Pullard III played their high school football in the LA City Section.

Here is a look at five of the top ten running backs in the LA City Section:

10. Virgil Tynes III, Manual Arts, Los Angeles, 2021

Tynes is a hair under 6-feet tall and 180 pounds and doubles as an outside linebacker. He is very fast in the open field and even returns punts. He doesn't play side-to-side too much and he makes one move and goes. Tynes has excellent field vision which is helpful when he catches passes in the screen game and he is not afraid of contact. He definitely has the skillset to play at the next level and could garner some

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