High school football preview: Receivers to watch this fall

High school football preview: Receivers to watch this fall
Dymond Lee is a dual-threat playmaker for Chaminade, capable of scoring as a receiver or quarterback. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)

Top high school football receivers to watch this fall in the Southland:

Player; School; Ht.; Wt.; Yr.; Comment


Damian Alloway; Summit; 5-9; 170; Sr.; Versatility and speed are his strengths.

Terrell Bynum; Servite; 6-0; 180; Jr.; Has potential to be an elite player.

Dylan Crawford; Santa Margarita; 6-1; 185; Sr.; Gets to show off his talent in the Trinity League.

Theo Howard; Westlake; 6-1; 175; Sr.; Has speed, agility, leaping skills.

Dymond Lee; Chaminade; 6-2; 175; Sr.; UCLA commit will also play quarterback.

Joseph Lewis; Hawkins; 6-2; 196; Jr.; Has big-time talent.

Javon McKinley; Corona Centennial; 6-2; 203; Sr.; Size, speed combination makes him top prospect.

Michael Pittman; Oaks Christian; 6-4; 215; Sr.; USC commit uses size, strength, quickness.

Trevon Sidney; Bishop Amat; 6-0; 175; Sr.; Another USC commit is tough to cover.

Tyler Vaughns; 6-2; 170; Sr.; Bishop Amat; Caught 83 passes and scored 12 touchdowns.

Best of the rest

Joseph Ayala; Upland; 6-2; 185; Sr.; Ready to become a top pass catcher.

Anthony Booker; Crespi; 6-2; 203; So.; Athletic player is set to make impact.


Brian Casteel; Charter Oak; 6-2; 200; Jr.; Caught 65 passes, 11 for touchdowns.

Andre Collins; Mater Dei; 6-5; 195; Sr.; He's healthy and ready to break out.

Devaughn Cooper; Narbonne; 6-1; 178; Sr.; Made eight touchdown receptions as a junior.

Eugene Ford; University; 6-2; 185; Sr.; Had 10 touchdown catches last season.

Jasher Foster; St. Francis; 5-11; 170; Sr.; Top track and field hurdler is an effective receiver.

Jalen Hall; Hawkins; 6-4; 185; So.; Averaged 22.7 yards a catch as a freshman.

Jared Harrell; St. John Bosco; 6-0; 177; Sr.; Part of a strong Braves receiving corps.

Jeremiah Hawkins; Buena Park; 5-9; 180; Sr.; Can turn short passes into long gains.

Tayler Hawkins; Palm Springs; 6-1; 182; Sr.; Has speed and caught 11 touchdown passes.

Brian Hightower; Calabasas; 6-3; 185; So.; North Carolina transfer has big-time skills.

Keyshawn Johnson Jr.; Calabasas; 6-1; 195; Jr.; Time to fulfill his potential.

Colin Kentros; El Toro; 6-3; 21-; Sr.; Caught 77 passes.

Eric Markes; Sierra Canyon; 5-11; 180; Sr.; Has speed, caught 38 passes last season.

Colby Parkinson; Oaks Christian; 6-6; 208; Jr.; Two-sport athlete with good hands.

Jarrin Pierce; Alemany; 5-11; 175; Sr.; Made impressive catches during summer passing contests.

Jordan Riordan; Loyola; 5-10; 170; Sr.; Has terrific hands.

JP Shohfi; San Marino; 6-1; 185; Sr.; Caught 81 passes, 25 for touchdowns.

Osiris St. Brown; Mater Dei; 6-0; 180; Jr.; Servite transfer has habit of making big catches.

Jalen Thompson; Downey; 5-10; 166; Sr.; Washington State commit has Pac-12 talent.

Anselem Umeh; St. John Bosco; 5-11; 185; Sr.; Makes clutch catches.

Khris Vaughn; Redlands East Valley; 6-0; 175; Sr.; Caught 65 passes for 1,270 yards.

Rayshawn Williams; Crenshaw; 6-3; 180; So.; A gifted young pass catcher.

Garrett White; Edison; 6-3; 210; Sr.; Great hands, great toughness.