Posted On: 04/20/21 5:49 PM

Region 3 in Class 1A is producing some great unknown talent within the state on the gridiron.

The schools in Region 3 are Central High, Ellwood Christian Academy, R.C. Hatch High, A.I. Johnson High, Keith High School, Linden High School and J.F. Shields High School.

The players listed below are the top players in Region 3.

Derrick McCall | 6-3 QB | Central HS

McCall is an excellent passer in the pocket. His junior season was stellar, and entering his senior year, he has the opportunity to climb up the rankings.

The incoming ssenior has terrific field vision and excels at reading defenses before the snap.

Jarvis Packer | 5-7 RB, CB | Linden HS

Linden finished the 2020 season undefeated at 14-0. Packer was just a sophomore last year, but played a dominant role in the team's success.

Entering his junior year, he has the chance to be the starting running back in 2021. Packer has dominant power and quick speed in his running game. This is a running back that is one of the most underrated players in the state for his class.

Preston Forrest | 6-1 WR, CB | Linden HS

Another Linden star, Forrest is a speedy receiver that

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