Servite vs. Mater Dei recruiting breakdown: More than 45 Division I college football prospects will be on the field Friday

In a Top 10 national showdown scheduled for Friday night, No. 1 Mater Dei and No. 8 Servite will meet for the second time this season – and this time the Southern Section Division 1 championship is on the line.

Both teams are loaded with Division I college football prospects, headlined by Mater Dei stars Raleek Brown (Oklahoma commit) and CJ Williams (Notre Dame commit) and Servite stars Tetairoa McMillan (Oregon commit) and Noah Fifita (Arizona commit),

Here’s a breakdown of all the college prospects who will be featured in Friday’s game. This includes all prospects who are nationally-ranked and/or have received D-I offers (per 247Sports). Both teams have many more players who will prove to be D-I prospects in the future, including numerous current impact players who aren’t listed in this post.


CLASS OF 2022:

CB Domani Jackson: The longtime consensus 5-star prospect is out for the season with an injury, and he decommitted from USC on Nov. 14. He has some 40 offers of which Alabama is considered the favorite to land him.

RB Raleek Brown: A 5-star Oklahoma commit, Brown had over 3,000 rushing yards and nearly 1,500 receiving yards in his career before even starting his senior season. In just nine games this season, he’s run for 900 yards and 11 touchdowns, and caught for 179 yards this season. Brown California’s most highly-touted RB of the past few years, and is backing it up as a centerpiece of the top-ranked team in the country.

DE/LB David Bailey: Bailey is a high 4-star prospect with 13 offers (all Power-5), and can line up equally well at DE and LB. His 44 tackles, 17 tackles for loss, 13 sacks, four QB-hurries, and three forced fumbles are all team-highs.

WR CJ Williams: Williams, a high 4-star WR, committed to Notre Dame out of at least 49 offers. He leads the Monarchs with 43 catches for 721 yards and 11 touchdowns.

WR Cooper Barkate: A high 3-star Harvard commit with roughly 20 offers, Barkate is MD’s second-leading receiver with 568 yards and nine touchdown catches.

RB/DB Quincy Craig: A 3-star prospect with at least three D-1 offers, Craig has run for 85 yards and eight touchdowns, caught for 282 yards and three touchdowns, and totaled 14 tackles and three pass break-ups on defense.

CB Cameron Sidney: Sidney is a 3-star Cal commit with 34 tackles and a team-high 12 PBUs.

S Josh Hunter: Hunter, a 3-star San Diego State commit, is the reigning Trinity League Defensive Player of the Year. He’s second on the Monarchs with 43 tackles and has 2.5 tackles for loss, two interceptions, and three passes defensed.

LB Malaki Te’o: A 3-star recruit with multiple Power-5 offers, Te’o is third on Mater Dei with 41 tackles and second with 12.5 TFLS and 4.5 sacks.

DL Jacob Kongaika: Kongaika is a 3-star prospect with at least three D-1 offers, including UCLA. He’s third on the team with eight tackles for loss in just eight games.

DE Taitai Uiagalelei: A 3-star Washington State commit, Uiagalelei has 16 tackles, five tackles for loss, and two sacks on the season.

K Chase Meyer: Meyer, one of the top kickers in the state, has numerous D-1 offers including USC. He averages over 64 yards per kickoff, and has made a whopping 111 straight PATs.

DL Sione Moa: Moa, a 3-star prospect, had 11 tackles last season in a win against Servite.

DE/OLB Lyrik Fata: Fata is a 3-star EDGE prospect.

OL Mosula Tapusoa: Tapusoa is a 2-star Morgan State commit.

CLASS OF 2023:

LB Leviticus Su’a: A 4-star recruit with a dozen offers, Su’a has 28 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, and four pass break-ups this season.

OG BJ Tolo: Tolo, a 3-star guard with multiple Power-5 offers, has been a factor at OL for the Monarchs since he was a freshman..

WR Kassius Ashtiani: A 2-star prospect, Ashtiani has four catches for 43 yards this season.

TE Spencer Shannon: Shannon, a 3-star prospect, has offers from Kansas, Minnesota, Utah State, Tennessee, and Ric. He’s caught for 81 yards and a touchdown.

DE Ezra Funa: The 3-star EDGE prospect has made eight tackles, three TFLs, and a sack in four games.

CLASS OF 2024:

WR Jack Ressler: Ressler has four catches for 266 yards and three touchdowns this season. He also has 11 offers, numerous of which are Power-5.

LB Ramere Davis: Davis has six offers including Michigan and Oregon.

DL Aydin Breland: Breland, a 4-star prospect with five Power-5 offers, has seven tackles, 2.5 TFLs, and a sack in five games.

QB Elijah Brown: A 4-star prospect with five Power-5 offers, Brown has started since the first game of his high school career. In five games as a freshman, he threw for 973 yards and 15 touchdowns to just one pick on 69.2% completion. This season, he’s thrown for 2,228 yards and 27 touchdowns on 74.1% completion, good for a massive passer rating of 144.5, and run for a pair of TDs.

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CB Zabien Brown: Brown has eight offers including Georgia and Alabama. He’s made 21 tackles and leads the Monarchs with three interceptions.

OT DeAndre Carter: Carter has offers from Cal, Oregon State, Michigan, and USC.

OT Brandon Baker: Baker holds offers from Fresno State and Michigan.

DL Kaho Tuihalamaka: Tuihalamaka has offers from Hawaii and Oklahoma State.

CLASS OF 2025:

RB Jordon Davison: Davison already has 11 offers and has run for 188 yards and four touchdowns as a freshman.

WR Marcus Harris: Harris has multiple Power-5 offers as well.


CLASS OF 2022:

WR Tetairoa McMillan: McMillan, a high 4-star Oregon commit, has caught for 1,235 yards and 17 touchdowns this season. He’s also emerged as one of the top safeties in SoCal, and has seven interceptions to his name.

TE Keyan Burnett: A 4-star Arizona commit at TE who can also play wideout, Burnett has caught for 574 yards and six touchdowns.

DT/OL Mason Graham: Graham is a 4-star Michigan commit and DL, and also one of the better O-linemen in the state. He’s recorded 61 tackles, 21 TFLs, 14 sacks, and two fumbles.

QB Noah Fifita: A 3-star Arizona commit, Fifita has thrown for 2,889 yards and 33 touchdowns on 62.6% completion, and run for 474 yards and nine TDs.

LB Jacob Manu: Yet another Arizona commit in the Friars’ senior class, the 3-star LB leads the team with 85 tackles, six of which came for loss.

LB/DL Maxx Silao: Silao haș missed all of 2021 with a back injury, but remains a versatile 3-star LB and Servite team captain.

DB Michael Hurst: Hurst, a 3-star S prospect who plays a lot of CB1 for the Friars, recently picked up his first D-1 offer from Portland State. He’s recorded 44 tackles and an interception this season.

WR Mikey Welsh: Welsh has caught for 513 yards and four touchdowns this season, and recently got his first offer from Drake.

OL Josiah Laban: Laban marks yet another Friar who picked up his first D-1 offer this month, coming from Morgan State.

LB Aden “Ace” Eckenwiler: Eckenwiler has 60 tackles and two interceptions this season, and is a 2-star prospect.

RB Houston Thomas: Thomas is a 2-star RB with 1,027 yards and 17 touchdowns rushing on the season, and he’s also a factor at DB (24 tackles, one interception).

WR Wesley Taylor: A 2-star receiver, Taylor rounds out Servite’s receiving corps with 447 yards and six touchdowns.

CLASS OF 2023:

DL Vaka Amasio-Hansen: A 3-star prospect, Amasio-Hansen has 27 tackles, five TFLs, three sacks, and two fumble recoveries.

CLASS OF 2024:

DB Emmett Mosley: Mosley is a 4-star ATH prospect with eight offers including Georgia, Bama, LSU, and some Pac-12s. Currently a top-15 prospect in the entire sophomore class per 247Sports, he has two interceptions on the season as an important contributor in the defensive secondary.

LB Gage Burnett: Burnett has 36 tackles, five TFLs, two sacks, and an offer from Arizona as a sophomore.

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