Photo: Ben Brown The Elk Grove Citizen

Posted On: 04/28/21 12:24 PM

Elk Grove high school is one of the most dominant programs in the entire state and is returning many top FBS caliber players on both sides of the ball along with a handful of other college level athletes. Lead by a big and physical offensive line and a back that has Power Five abilities, the Thundering Herd should make a big push deep into the SJS playoffs during the Fall 2021 season. Below, we will break down the film of some of the top returning players that will be on the 2021 team and will make a big impact this Fall. 


OL Simione Pale Simione Pale 6'3" | OL Elk Grove | 2023 CA , 2023

Pale is one of the most dominant offensive lineman in the 2023 class across the entire state. Already holding offers from Oregon and Oregon State, he projects as a guard at the next level and should make an impact as soon as he steps foot on a college campus. On tape, he is a mauler that wins with initial punch and a a strong base/good leg drive while able to sustain blocks downfield and finish with good physicality. He has an explosive first step and plays with surprisingly good pad level for

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