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Posted On: 06/20/22 5:00 PM

Taking a look at the 2024 prospects to watch in CIF’s Northern Section (Butte, Shasta, Chico, etc.). Chico returns three talented standouts from their junior class including RB Dion Coleman Dion Coleman 5'8" | RB Chico | 2024 State CA that’s attracted interest at the D-I level.

Dion Coleman Dion Coleman 5'8" | RB Chico | 2024 State CA - RB, Chico, 2024 

Coleman was highly productive as the leading rusher for Chico last season. He’s a smaller, quicker back that runs with great balance and low center-of-gravity. He’s elusive in tight spaces with quick COD and plus-side agility. He’s effective at finding lanes on outside zone and exploding through the hole with the speed to get the edge.  He can run through arm tackles and shows strong leg drive through contact. Coleman’s generated interest at the Mountain West level and should continue to put his name on the radar with another productive season.

Troy Sommer- ATH, Chico, 2024

Sommer flashed a developing WR skillset from his freshman to sophomore seasons. He was effective operating

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