The praise keeps pouring in for standout running back Warren Miles-Long.
The 6-foot, 200-pound James Logan High School athlete was recently named to CalHiSports.com’s all-state football team. The list represents a best-of-the-best with 30 high school football stars from throughout the state.
A senior at Logan, Miles-Long was also recently named The Contra Costa Times’ East Bay Player of the Year.
Miles-Long helped carry the Colts to the North Coast Section Division I championship against De La Salle in December. Though the national powerhouse crushed the Colts, Miles-Long rushed 122 yards during the game and scored a 38-yard touchdown — the team’s sole touchdown.
According to CalHiSports.com, Miles-Long is the only running back to rush more than 100 yards against De La Salle.
Throughout the season, Miles-Long scored 21 touchdowns, rushed for 1,706 yards and an average of 10.3 years per carry. On defense, Miles-Long, also an outside linebacker, had 86 tackles along with four sacks and two interceptions, according to CalHiSports.com.
As we previously reported, Miles-Long — who also has a 3.67 GPA — will be heading to Northwestern University in Illinois on a scholarship.
Read Union City Patch’s profile of Warren Miles-Long here.