Football Jordan LB In NFL

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 […]

Football LB In NFL Long Beach Poly

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. […]

Football LB In NFL Wilson

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 […]

Football LB In NFL Long Beach Poly

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 […]

Football Jordan Lakewood LB In NFL Long Beach Poly Wilson

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. […]

Avalon Cabrillo Century Club Compton Football Jordan Lakewood LB In NFL Long Beach City College Long Beach Poly Long Beach State Millikan Podcast St. Anthony Wilson

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 […]

Cabrillo Compton Football Jordan Lakewood LB In NFL Long Beach Poly Millikan Wilson

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 […]

Cabrillo Compton Football Lakewood LB In NFL Long Beach Poly Wilson

LB in NFL: 10 Long Beach Athletes Make NFL Rosters

There were 17 Long Beach athletes on NFL Training Camp rosters trying to make the team, and after the dust settled on Saturday’s cut-down day, 10 of them made it, plus an additional two guys who made practice squads. Here’s the full rundown as well as what to expect from each player as the season […]

Cabrillo Compton Football Jordan Lakewood LB In NFL Long Beach Poly Wilson

LB in NFL: Training Camp Preview

The arrival of August means it’s officially NFL Training Camp season, and another 17 Long Beach athletes are trying to make teams this year. This Thursday and Friday see the first full week of preseason games, and then local products have another three and a half weeks to earn their way onto a team. On […]

Football Jordan LB In NFL

John Ross’ Second Free Long Beach Football Camp A Big Hit

John Ross is famous in football for his speed, having broken the NFL’s record in the 40-yard dash at the rookie combine two years ago. In Long Beach, the speedster is known for his speed as well–but specifically the speed with which he’s begun giving back to the community. Last weekend, Ross hosted his second […]