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Four Long Beach Players Sign To NFL Teams

With a few notable changes to its execution, the 2020 NFL Draft went on as scheduled last weekend. The event lacked the anticipated pomp and circumstance of being held live on the Las Vegas Strip, but the dreams realized over the weekend were every bit as real as in years past. From a local perspective, […]

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John Ross Gives Back to Jordan High Students

When John Ross stepped into one of the newly-constructed classrooms in the northeast corner of the Jordan High School campus, it was as if he’d never left. Wearing a black long-sleeve t-shirt with Jordan High School written on the front, he was as nondescript as one could expect from a 24-year-old professional athlete. As he […]

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NFL in Long Beach: Three Poly Alums Make Championship Weekend

Long Beach Poly will be well represented in this Sunday’s AFC and NFC championship games, with three Jackrabbit alums vying for a chance to make the Super Bowl. For the Tennessee Titans, traveling to Kansas City for the AFC title, Jayon Brown and Jurrell Casey will both represent their alma mater in a 12:05 p.m. […]

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LB in NFL: Wilson Alum Joel Bitonio Makes Pro Bowl

His season has been over for a few weeks with the Browns not making the postseason this year, but Wilson alum Joel Bitonio picked up a major honor last week, earning his second consecutive Pro Bowl recognition. Bitonio was voted as an alternate but will make the game by replacing Steelers lineman David DeCastro, who […]

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LB in NFL: Four Long Beach Poly Alums Still In Playoffs

With just three weeks of games remaining in the NFL season, there are still four Long Beach Poly alums playing as their teams try to advance out of this weekend’s divisional playoffs and into the AFC and NFC championship games. We’re guaranteed that at least one Poly alum will play in the AFC championship game […]

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LB in NFL: Lakewood’s Matt Pryor Makes Debut With Eagles

Every week we check in with the 12 Long Beach alums currently in the NFL. Long Beach Poly As usual, it was an eventful week for Poly alums. JuJu Smith-Schuster’s Steelers fell to 0-3 for the first time in the Mike Tomlin era, but Smith-Schuster’s 76-yard touchdown was a rare highlight for the injury-bitten Steelers. […]

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PODCAST: Long Beach In NFL Headlines

This week we’re talking about Long Beach football talent in the city and in the National Football League. 03:25 Question O’ The Week: Where is the Long Beach football talent? 07:15 Athletes O’ The Week 10:25 Game O’ The Week: Battle For 7th Street 12:15 Player To Watch O’ The Week: Wilson girls’ volleyball junior […]

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LB in NFL: Long Beach Speedsters Leading NFL After Week One

Two of the best big-play receivers in the NFL this year hail from Long Beach, as Jordan’s John Ross and Long Beach Poly’s DeSean Jackson are at the top of the leaderboard after one week.  Ross had his breakout game for the Bengals after two years of waiting, posting seven catches for 158 yards and […]