With the spring 2021 football season underway, SBLive California continues to take a look at the top high school football players in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section, position by position.
The main criteria for our Top 5 offensive linemen rankings are 2019 All-Section selections and discussions with Section coaches. The rankings were compiled by SBLive reporter Connor Morrissette.
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TOP 5 OFFENSIVE LINEMEN IN CIF SAC-JOAQUIN SECTION
5. Simione Pale – Elk Grove – Soph.
Pale is 6-foot-3 and 300 pounds as a sophomore. He’s already received scholarship offers from Arizona State and Utah.
4. Apollo Jeffs – Folsom – Sr.
Jeffs plays on both sides of the ball for Folsom and he’s a two-way standout. He’s a very important player for the Bulldogs and a big reason why they’ve started 3-0.
3. Jasdev Banwait – Monterey Trail – Sr.
Monterey Trail head coach TJ Ewing gave Banwait a glowing review before the season started: “Jasdev is highly intelligent, super mature, and just very athletic,” Ewing said. “He can let us do a lot of things offensively because of his talent.”
2. Bobby Piland – Rocklin – Jr.
Piland is another two-way stud. Last season he was an All-Metro football first team pick by the Sacramento Bee at offensive line. Piland has received scholarship offers from five colleges, per 247Sports.com.
1. Ilaisa Gonebure – Rocklin – Sr.
Gonebure is signed to San Diego State. Last season he was a second team All-Metro football pick by the Sacramento Bee.