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Southland's brightest sons in the NFL

Southland's brightest sons in the NFL

The Times’ Eric Sondheimer selects an NFL All-Star team made up of players who did their high school apprenticeships in Southern California.

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Carson Palmer, quarterback Arizona Cardinals (Santa Margarita High)

The 2002 Heisman Trophy winner from USC is a three-time Pro Bowl honoree and will turn 38 during the final week of the regular season.

Shane Vereen, running back New York Giants (Valencia High)

Vereen helped the Patriots win Super Bowl XLIX in 2015 and will try to regain his health in his third season playing for the Giants.

DeSean Jackson, wide receiver Tampa Bay...

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