Bishop Gorman’s Zion Branch tops among valley defensive backs

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The word “embarrassment of riches” was made for what Bishop Gorman has roaming successful the secondary this season.

Four of the apical 8 recruits successful Nevada among the 2022 and 2023 classes, according to 247Sports, are Gorman antiaircraft backs.

Good luck to opponents who privation to propulsion against the Gaels.

Here are the Review-Journal’s apical 5 antiaircraft backs successful the vale heading into the 2021 season.

1. Zion Branch, Bishop Gorman — The elder information is the top-ranked enlistee successful the state, according to Rivals and 247Sports, and volition take betwixt the apical assemblage programs successful the country. He had 5 interceptions arsenic a sophomore successful 2019.

2. Fabian Ross, Bishop Gorman — The elder cornerback, ranked 4th by Rivals and 247Sports among Nevada recruits, has committed to Southern California.

3. Justyn Rhett, Bishop Gorman — The inferior cornerback is 247Sports’ No. 3 Nevada enlistee for the 2023 people and has perfect size astatine 6-foot, 1-inch and 190 pounds.

4. Saco Alofipo, Liberty — The elder information is undersized astatine 5-10, 175, but helium plays carnal and assertive football. He is committed to Utah State.

5. Kodi Decambra, Bishop Gorman — The inferior information is ranked 4th successful the 247Sports Nevada Class of 2023 rankings and played successful 13 games for the Gaels arsenic a freshman.

Contact Jason Orts astatine jorts@reviewjournal.com. Follow @SportsWithOrts connected Twitter.

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