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Valley LB Wants Stay in California

Fresno State Head Coach Pat Hill prides his program on recruiting Central California's San Joaquin Valley. Located on the western side of the Valley, Los Banos (Calif.) has a linebacker who would like to stay close to home to play his college ball.

Casey Cotta (5-10, 225) is one of those diamonds in the rough Coach Hill usually finds. Cotta is not the biggest or the fastest player at his position but still believes he brings a lot to the table. "I am a hard-worker. I work to be the best," Cotta said. "I believe my work ethic sets me apart." Hard work is exactly what the Valley product is doing early on to get noticed by college coaches...

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