FOUR & MORE: Best Inland Area NFLers
BEST INLAND AREA NFL PLAYERS
1. Tyron Smith, Moreno Valley — Among the best tackles in the game, this 6-foot-5, 320-pound monolith has been the Dallas Cowboys’ prized gem since he was drafted in 2011 out of USC. The Rancho Verde HS graduate is a three-time Pro Bowl Selection.
2. Eric Weddle, Rancho Cucamonga — Alta Loma HS grad has earned the respect of his peers with a hard-nosed style. Now playing for the Baltimore Ravens after nine years with the San Diego Chargers.
3. Bobby Wagner, Ontario — One of the league’s premier middle linebackers has guided Seattle Seahawks defense to two Super Bowl appearances, winning SB XLVIII.
4. Will Sutton, Corona — The former Corona Centennial and Arizona State standout is becoming a dominant force in the middle for the Chicago Bears.
Omar Bolden, Ontario — Host of area’s premier offseason camp at his alma mater, Colony HS, is a free agent.
Ryan Kalil, Corona — Carolina Panthes’ two-time All-Pro lived local but matriculated at Santa Ana Mater Dei HS.
Jimmy Smith, Fontana — A career Baltimore Raven, Colton HS grad has eight INTs in six seasons.
Delanie Walker, Pomona — Pomona HS grad carving a long career as the game’s do-it-all TE.
Su’a Cravens, Murrieta
Vontaze Burfict, Corona
Quincy Enunwa, Moreno Valley
Toby Gerhart, Norco
Chris Polk, Redlands
Shareece Wright, Colton