Bakersfield, CA - Renegade Sophomore football players Cam Roberson (Garces HS) and Carson Olivas (Bakersfield HS) were named to the JC Athletic Bureau – California Community College Football Coaches Association (CCCFCA) 2018 All-America Community College Football Team. Both were named to the defensive team - Roberson as a punt returner and Olivas as a punter.
Roberson completed his second year at Bakersfield College and wrapped up the 2018 season with 1,147 all-purpose yards and five total touchdowns as a triple threat for the Renegades playing wide receiver, kick returner and punt returner. As a punt returner, Roberson had 22 punt returns for a total of 470 yards averaging a state leading 21.3 yds/return including three punts returned for a touchdown.
Olivas completed his second season at punter for the Renegades during the 2018 season. He punted 57 times for a total of 2,359 yards; averaging a state leading 41.4 yards/punt. He had a long punt of 56 yards with 21 punts downed inside the 20 yard line.
Also being named to the All-California Team (Region III) were Renegade sophomores: Elisha Ortiz as an all-purpose player, Nathan De Jager as placekicker and Ricky Leung-Wai as a defensive lineman.
Ortiz (Stockdale HS) collected 1,309 all-purpose yards during the 2018 season scoring 13 total touchdowns (ten rushing, three receiving).
De Jager (Bakersfield Christian HS) led the team in scoring with a total of 86 points in 2018. He converted 16 of 19 (84%) of his field goal attempts with a long of 50 yards. On point-after attempts he was near perfect going 38 for 39 (97%).
Leung-Wai (Ridgeview HS) anchored the Renegade defense with 29 total tackles (22 solo and 7 assisted). He also had 5.5 sacks and one fumble recovery during the 2018 the season.
To see the complete list of All-American and All-California Team selections click here for the release from the CCCFCA.