De La Salle. Warren De La Salle football coach Dan Rohn believes his team, school and community are moving forward after the hazing scandal that rocked the program last season. “I don’t think anybody is forgetting what happened,” Rohn said in the podcast. Senior running back and wideout Isaiah Jason ranks among New Orleans metro leaders in rushing and receiving. He was a USA Today and Parade All-American as a senior and signed with Michigan. He would leave as the Bears' all-time leader in points (with 288) and field goal accuracy (hitting 56-of-70 attempts, 80 percent) for his career. He signed with Michigan and was slated to be the starter in 2004 but suffered a shoulder injury before the season opener during warmups. Considered the finest veer-option quarterback DLS has ever produced, Bastianelli led the Spartans to their first national championship in 1994 while playing quarterback, defensive back and kicker. De La Salle. He starred at UCLA for three years, earning All-American honors his junior year and setting a school record with 16 touchdowns of 40-plus yards. Their only scoring chance against De La Salle ended with an interception at the goal line. Although De La Salle entered the Division 2 state playoffs with a 2-4 record, it picked up a dominant 58-14 win over Roseville in last week’s playoff opener. Next: Haynes (3-1), Contact Christopher Dabe at Please contact us if you have any further questions. San Ramon Valley. He led the Ducks in tackles as a junior and earned All-Pac-10 honors. He was then traded to the St. Louis Rams prior to the 2003 season and also played for the Detroit Lions and Houston Texas before retiring after the 2006 season. Don’t let the next opponent’s win-loss record fool you. Cameron Colvin, WR, Class of 2004 Country Day 2-2 (9): The Guy LeCompte-coached offense is coming to life with freshman quarterback Dawson Simmons getting the ball to his older brother, Dylan. However, the hope is construction can begin as early as mid-May and Pilots' fall sports teams will begin using it by Sept. 1. With no game currently on the schedule this week, coach Ryan Manale could add another formidable foe if the right situation arises. Regarded as one of the hardest working players to ever play for the Spartans, Lupoi was a two-year starter and earned all-state honors as a senior. A final score has not been reported for this varsity football game. Backup QB Chad Henne took over as the starter and Gutierrez was never able to get the job back. Football (Varsity) 7:00 PM. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement, Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement, and Your California Privacy Rights (each updated 1/1/20). Less than year after a hazing scandal rocked the program, the Warren De La Salle football teams started official practice for the 2020 football season during the coronavirus pandemic. However, the three-time state championship varsity football will not play at St. John Baptist de La Salle Field. Taylor currently works as a commentator for CBS Sports. Kirk Cousins, Taysom Hill among top streaming pickups for Week 11, Fantasy football rankings for rest of 2020 NFL season: D'Andre Swift up, Eagles down, NHL contender tiers: Where all 31 teams rank, NHL Power Rankings: Mid-offseason edition, 2020-21 men's college basketball preview: Preseason picks, rankings, complete coverage, Pac-12 predictions: Stanford is top team in 'superpower' league, UFC 255: How the men's flyweight division went from nearly fizzled to featured attraction, Ranking the top 25 MMA fighters under 25: Crute, Shahbazyan vie for No. Brien was the Spartans' kicker his senior season and ended up walking on at Cal. "I look at who is left in our bracket and I look some of the team’s out there and I’m like, ‘You know what? "On behalf of the Brothers and our Board of Trustees, I offer our deepest gratitude to those men and women who have generously supported this project.". In '93, he was the winner of the Lombardi Award, given to the nation's top linemen, and was also an Outland Trophy finalist. 1 and No. He started the last three years for the Irish but never regained the same explosiveness he had back in high school. A supporter of De La Salle, who wishes to remain anonymous, donated $300,000 for the rights to name the athletic field, which is located on the west end of the school's 20-acre property. California. One of the school's finest two-way lineman, Loverne, signed with Idaho before transferring to San Jose State following his freshman season. Kevin Simon, LB, Class of 2001 First, Riverside will test the Newman defense with quarterback/wideout/defensive back Gage Larvadain making plays. Simon was among the nation's most heavily recruited players before signing with Tennessee. Williams signed with Oregon, was a three-year starter for the Ducks and led the team in catches, yards and touchdown receptions each of those years. De La Salle 4-0 (No. But I think everyone (said), ‘OK, there were some major mistakes here and some things happened.’ Whether it was handled right or handled wrong, nobody is really focused on that anymore. 1 in draft: 'I'm born for this', NBA sets 2-part schedule release, play-in tourney, Wilson vows to 'keep swinging' amid turnover funk, NBA draft projections: Best prospects, most overrated and most underrated, Seven big NBA trades we want to see this week, The pain and promise of top NBA draft prospect Anthony Edwards. He was a two time all-state selection at running back and signed with Arizona to play football. Despite being one of the most highly touted recruits the Wildcats ever signed, Callen's career mostly fizzled at UA and academic troubles eventually derailed his playing career. De La Salle had only given up 30 points once during an entire game -- a 71-32 win over Ygnacio Valley in 1999 -- during its win streak. Matt Gutierrez, QB, Class of 2002 He also shared his optimism moving forward in the playoffs after De La Salle faced a challenging regular season schedule. Doug Brien, K, Class of 1989 Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site. Here's a look at the 15 best. (Photo by Sophia Germer,, The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate), St. Charles and De La Salle captains meet for the coin toss before a football game at Harold "Hoss" Memtsas Stadium in Harvey, La., Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. Located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Oakland, the school was founded in 1965 as a Lasallian institution. "The soccer and football programs are two of the finest in the state and now with this project our athletes will have the oppotunities to flourish even more.". This last season, Rohn was the assistant head coach and quarterbacks for a Ferris State squad that made the NCAA Division II national semifinals. WARREN, Mich – The De La Salle Collegiate Board of Trustees approved a $2 million athletic field project that will significantly improve the educational-athletic experience for its current and future students. “I’m looking forward to this Friday but I’m not looking past anybody.”. 11/5 @ 6:30p Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final; De La Salle----41: Haynes Academy: 0: 0: 0: 0: 0: Box score; Varsity football vs. KDHSA. Saint Francis. 1 last week): The Cavaliers beat the best team they are scheduled to face this season and did it impressively against St. Charles. For his career, Brien made 80.2 percent of his field goals and 98 percent of his PATs. Can BYU or Cincinnati be the first non-Power 5 team to make the College Football Playoff? The San Francisco 49ers drafted him in the third round. His interception return at the end two weeks ago against West St. John sealed the win. One of the most talented receivers the school has ever produced, Colvin played in the Army All-American game following his senior season, catching two touchdowns. © 2020 Advance Local Media LLC. T.J. Ward, DB, Class of 2004 The safety then suffered a season-ending knee injury in the preseason and missed his entire senior year. Feb 27. Next: Riverside (4-0), 3. He is currently working as a scout for the Dallas Cowboys. St. Charles 3-1 (2): Coach Frank Monica said the Comets need to figure out some things on offense before it can hold state-title aspirations. As a rookie, Brien won a Super Bowl ring in the 1994 season. Teams most likely to trade up and down in the NBA draft, NBA mock draft: New top three and latest trade intel. Considered the finest pro-style quarterback in school history, Gutierrez made the Elite 11 QB camp in 2001 and led the Spartans to a national championship as a senior. He finished his career third on the all-time receptions list, fourth in receiving yards and fourth in touchdown receptions. He was relegated to a backup role with DLS until his senior season. Many in the Bay Area consider Williams the best football player to ever play for the Spartans. Next: Bogalusa (1-1), 8. Next: Sophie B. Wright (0-4), 6. He has started at all three linebacker positions for the Broncos and was second in the NFL in tackles with 141 during the 2007 season. Rohn joined podcast host John Mackay Jr. of Infinity Podcast, LLC, and MLive local sports reporter Jared Purcell to talk about various topics, including moving forward from the tumultuous saga. He was a two-way star for DLS and the consensus No. You have permission to edit this article. De La Salle takes to the field before a football game against St. Charles at Harold "Hoss" Memtsas Stadium in Harvey, La., Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. Toomer was a second-round draft pick by the New York Giants in 1996 and played 12 seasons for the franchise. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Advance Local. Scored 12 touchdowns in 2008 and then made the Pro Bowl following the 2009 season after rushing for 1,391 yards and 15 touchdowns. Football (Varsity) 7:30 PM. There was a problem saving your notification. As a redshirt freshman, Ward earned a starting spot at corner before a knee injury derailed his season. "The addition of a new artificial infill turf field will not only improve the aesthetic of our facility, but create a playing surface that is consistent and safe," De La Salle athletic director Mike Watson said. He finished his career with 68 catches for 961 yards and four touchdowns. Amani Toomer, WR, Class of 1992 Brien ended up kicking for 12 seasons for seven different teams, retiring in 2005. D.J. Also holds the Oregon record for most 100-yard receiving games with 11. He attended Cal and played for the Bears for six seasons, as he was granted an extra year due to a medical redshirt. South Plaquemines 3-1 (NR): The one loss came by two points against Lakeshore. He played two years for the Jags and was picked up on waivers by the Carolina Panthers in 2009. Now, De La Salle will join 11 Catholic League and 19 Macomb County schools that already enjoy the benefits of playing and practicing at home on artificial surfaces. Lupoi has proven to be more than just a recruiter, as Cal has had a defensive lineman drafted in the first round of the NFL draft in each of the past two years, only the second school in Pac-10 history to record such a feat. Check out the MLive Sports Podcast with Rohn in its entirety below. Cross Country; Football; Water Polo; Winter Sports Concord (Calif.) De La Salle has produced many great players throughout the years. He transferred to Idaho State in 2006 and played one season for the Cincinnati Bengals. Currently in its 93rd academic year, De La Salle moved to Warren in 1982. He spent time with the Kansas City Chiefs, Chicago Bears, Omaha Nighthawks of the UFL and was recently cut by the Washington Redskins prior to the regular season. Here is a link to the Broadcast Schedule through . He was a two-year starter for the Spartans at receiver and corner and caught 15 touchdowns as a senior. Landri is currently on the Philadelphia Eagles' practice squad. Aaron Taylor, OL, Class of 1990 He was traded to the Washington Redskins in 2002 season and started the entire season at guard. As a senior, Ward suffered an ankle injury in the season opener but came back for the final six games of the season and finished fifth on the team in tackles. Riverside 4-0 (6): The 49.8 points per game average includes heavy contributions from emerging sophomores — quarterback Luke Hymel and running back Elijah Davis. (Photo by Sophia Germer,, The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate), De La Salle player jumps for the ball after losing it during the first half of a football game against St. Charles at Harold "Hoss" Memtsas Stadium in Harvey, La., Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. (Photo by Sophia Germer,, The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate), De La Salle makes a run for it with the ball as St. Charles tackles during the first half of a football game at Harold "Hoss" Memtsas Stadium in Harvey, La., Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. Then, St. Charles has one of the best defenses around. The next game could be a shootout. (Photo by Sophia Germer,, The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate), 1. He was a dominant two-way lineman and signed with Notre Dame to play defense, but a fluke accident, in which he broke his leg and tore all the ligaments in an ankle while falling off a bicycle, sidelined him his freshman year. De La Salle player jumps for the ball after losing it during the first half of a football game against St. Charles at Harold "Hoss" Memtsas Stadium in Harvey, La., Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. Maurice Jones-Drew, RB, Class of 2003 Next: Salmen (3-1), 5. Regarded as the best offensive lineman the school has ever produced, Taylor went on to star at Notre Dame earning All-American honors in 1992 and 1993. Toomer was one of the finest skill players to ever play at DLS and one of the first big, national recruits for the school as well. Prior to De La Salle, Rohn coached nine seasons at West Catholic, compiling a 99-19 record while winning four Division 5 state titles before stepping down in 2016 to pursue business obligations. (Photo by Sophia Germer,, The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate), St. Charles player Bryce Bertucci tries to tackle De La Salle running back Montrell Johnson (3) during the first half of a football game at Harold "Hoss" Memtsas Stadium in Harvey, La., Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. Everyone is focused on, ‘Alright, let’s put our best foot forward.’ Let’s go back to being De La Salle -- a strong community, a strong school where young men can be safe and be driven and be great on the field and in the hallways.”. Please click here if you are having trouble viewing the podcast on your device. Here's a look at the 15 best (in alphabetical order). Simon was still drafted in the seventh round of the 2006 draft by the Washington Redskins but never suited up for them. “I’m excited, I really am,” Rohn said. Colvin signed with the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent and currently played for the Las Vegas Locos in the United Football League. Williams started at fullback for the Canes as a true freshman before moving to linebacker his sophomore year and playing on the teams 2002 national championship squad. (Photo by Sophia Germer,, The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate), Fans have their temperature checked as they arrive for a football game between St. Charles and De La Salle at Harold "Hoss" Memtsas Stadium in Harvey, La., Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. One of the most highly decorated players to ever play at DLS, Landri was California's Mr. Football State Player of the Year as a senior (he's one of three Spartans to earn that honor joining D.J. Please click here if you are having trouble viewing the podcast on your device, Mlive Sports Podcast - Warren De La Salle Coach Dan Rohn. District play begins this week. Northlake Christian 2-2 (10): Northlake Christian scored the first touchdown against Class 4A Pearl River but lost 16-6. He made his college choice live on ESPN, one of the first public announcements to be made on TV at the time, and shocked many when he committed to Oregon over Michigan. Next: Week 6 vs. Haynes (3-1), 2. When the decade began, Concord De La Salle was still on top and Bellflower St. John Bosco was embarking on an ambitious plan to one day get there in California high school football. A timeline for completion of St. John Baptist de La Salle Field has not been established.
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