Every regular season when Mater Dei-Santa Ana and St. John Bosco-Bellflower face off for a Trinity League, the count begins.
How many future college players will be on the field at once? They can only play 22 at a time, so these two teams could fill more than three fields at once.
The count is now over 75, with at least 41 Braves holding a Division I offer or a national ranking and 35 Monarchs able to say the same.
It seems like the number rises by 10 or so every season.
While we only listed players who are ranked and/or have a Division 1 offer, many more will emerge as DI prospects, meaning that actual count may could rise closer to 100.
Here's the rundown on the 76 official D-1 prospects between the two top-ranked teams in the country.
St. John Bosco — 2023 recruiting class
LB Deven Bryant
Bryant is one of Bosco's leading tacklers with 25 in four games. He's a 3-star prospect who chose Washington out of a dozen offers.
QB Pierce Clarkson
One of many Louisville commits on the Braves, Clarkson is a 4-star recruit and true dual-threat. He's thrown for 904 yards and 13 touchdowns, and run for 195 yards and 2 more TDs on nearly 10 yards per carry.
WR Eric Denham
A 3-star prospect with multiple offers, Denham is the Braves' third-leading receiver.
CB Jshawn Frausto-Ramos
Frausto-Ramos committed to Stanford over 15 other offers, and is a 4-star prospect. He has 16 tackles and an interception as a senior.
OL Sean Haney
Haney is a 3-star prospect with a few D-1 offers.
DL Vaka Hansen
A 3-star DT, Hansen has multiple D-1 offers and is third on the Braves with 4 tackles for loss.
S RJ Jones
Jones, a 4-star prospect with over 20 offers, has recorded 15 tackles in 2022.
S Ty Lee
Lee has registered 24 tackles and a sack this season. He's a high 3-star prospect and UCLA commit with double-digit offers.
DL Sua Lefotu
A 3-star Washington commit, Lefotu has made 10 tackles in four games this season.
DB Nethaneel Loolo
Loolo has been offered at the Division I level.
WR Jahlil McClain
The 4-star Louisville commit is listed as an athlete prospect, but he's been exclusively a wide receiver/returner.
WR DeAndre Moore
Moore, formerly at Los Alamitos, is a high 4-star prospect and Louisville commit. He leads the Braves in receiving with 17 catches for 403 yards and seven touchdowns.
OL Sean Na'a
Na'a is a 3-star prospect with eight Division I offers.
S Hunter Nowell
A 3-star San Jose State commit, Nowell has recorded 14 tackles in five games as a senior.
DL Jailen Perkins
Perkins is a 2-star prospect.
WR Israel Polk
A transfer from Pittsburg in Northern California, Polk is a 3-star athlete prospect who's received DI looks on both sides of the ball. He's playing receiver for the Braves, and is their second-leading pass-catcher with 218 yards and four touchdowns in five games.
QB Caleb Sanchez
Sanchez has received most of the Braves' second-string snaps, and has made the most of them. He's completed 23 of 35 passes for 351 yards and five touchdowns to no picks, good for a passer rating of 138.2. Sanchez has been offered by Nevada and is a 3-star recruit.
OL Mosiah Talanoa
Talanoa has offers from Florida Atlantic and New Mexico State.
DE/TE Matayo Uiagalelei
Long a consensus 5-star prospect, Uiagalelei is one of the top prospects in the country at both DE and TE, but is expected to play defense at the higher levels. He's recorded 21 tackles, a team-high 5.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, and a receiving touchdown this season. Ohio State, Oregon, USC, and Alabama are considered the favorites to land him.
CB Aaron Williams
Williams, a 4-star transfer from Corona Centennial, committed to Louisville over 30 other schools to offer him. He's made 20 tackles and a pick this season.
Mater Dei — 2023
DE Ezra Funa
Funa is ranked as a 3-star prospect by 247Sports.
OL Lipe Moala
Moala is a 3-star recruit with six D1 offers, three coming from Pac-12 schools.
WR Jordan Onovughe
A 3-star prospect with three D1 offers, Onovughe leads Mater Dei with 32 catches for 398 yards.
RB Kai Remigio
Remigio doesn't have any D1 offers yet, but he's nationally-ranked and has offers from other NCAA programs.
TE Spencer Shannon
Shannon is a high 3-star prospect and Texas commit with 14 offers.
LB Leviticus Su'a
A 4-star prospect with 15 offers, Su'a leads Mater Dei with 28 tackles and has also recorded three TFLs, a forced safety, and a pick-6. He had a career night in the state finals last season with 13 tackles (1.5 for loss) and a forced fumble.
OL B.J. Tolo
Tolo is a 3-star prospect with at least four offers who's been getting key minutes since the start of his high school career.
St. John Bosco – 2024
CB Frankie Edwards III
Edwards is ranked as a 3-star prospect, and has made 19 tackles in 2022.
WR Hayden Eligon II
Eligon is Bosco's fifth-leading receiver in four games, and is a 3-star prospect with three Power-5 offers.
RB Hoi Hansen
Hansen, who got some meaningful snaps at Servite last season, is a 3-star prospect.
LB Khmori House
House, a 3-star prospect with three DI offers, has recorded six tackles and a sack in three games.
RB Cameron Jones
A high 3-star prospect with four offers, Power-5 included, Jones is the Braves' leading rusher this season. He's run for 508 yards and eight touchdowns on a whopping 11 yards per carry.
OL King Large
Large, who is 6-4, 310 as his name may suggest, is a 3-star recruit with offers from Oregon and Morgan State.
LB Jordan Lockhart
The high 3-star prospect has recorded 20 tackles and a forced fumble in five games. Lockhart committed to Ole Miss out of a dozen offers.
RB Chauncey Sylvester Jr.
St. John Bosco's second-leading rusher, Sylvester has run for 305 yards and five touchdowns on a colossal 13.3 average. He's ranked as a 3-star prospect and has an offer from Arizona.
LB Kyngstonn Viliamu-Asa
Viliamu-Asa had a phenomenal freshman season in the COVID-shortened spring season, and is back to top form after missing his sophomore year with an injury. He has a team-high 35 tackles to go with an interception in five games, and his 19 offers include Georgia, USC, and Ohio State.
RB Kahlil Warren
A 3-star prospect with a San Jose State offer, Warren has run for 167 yards and two touchdowns in five games.
CB Marcelles Williams
Williams emerged as one of the best CBs in the state last season, and is a 4-star recruit and top-10 cornerback in his class. He has 32 offers and is tied for third on the team with 25 tackles.
S Peyton Woodyard
A 5-star prospect and the second-ranked safety in his class, Woodyard has more than 30 offers including all the biggest names. He's recorded 21 tackles and a pick this season.
Mater Dei – 2024
OL Brandon Baker
One of the top-ranked OLs in his class nationally, Baker has some 19 offers. That includes Ohio State, Texas, and USC for the 4-star recruit.
DL Aydin Breland
A 4-star recruit with offers including Alabama, Kansas, and USC, Ireland is a consensus top-10 DL in his class. He's recorded eight tackles, three for loss and three pass blocks and a sack in four games this season.
QB Elijah Brown
While his high school career is only a little more than halfway over, it's already the stuff of prep legends. Brown, a 4-star prospect with offers including Alabama, Georgia, USC, and Michigan, is 23-0 in his career and led Mater Dei to titles as a freshman and sophomore. For his career, he's completed 71.5% of his passes for 4,930 yards and 62 touchdowns to just nine interceptions, good for a 137.2 passer rating.
WR Marcus Brown
247Sports doesn't report any offers yet, but Brown is a 3-star prospect and has been one of the Monarchs' more important players this season. He's caught 17 passes for 324 yards and a team-high six touchdowns.
CB Zabien Brown
A 4-star prospect, Brown established himself as one of the top lockdown corners in the state last season, and grabbed three picks as well. He has 11 offers including Georgia and Alabama.
RB Ajon Bryant
Bryant totaled 547 rushing yards and over 800 all-purpose yards as a sophomore, and has offers from UMass and Michigan State.
OL DeAndre Carter
Carter, a 6-4, 340-pounder, is ranked by 247Sports as the top IOL prospect in the Class of 2024. The 4-star prospect's 23 offers include Bama, Georgia, and most of the other national powerhouses.
S Jeilani Davis
Davis has made 17 tackles and an interception this season, and has offers from USC and Colorado.
LB Ramere Davis
In four games as a junior, Davis has 13 tackles (1.5 for loss) and two fumble recoveries. The 3-star prospect has six offers, mostly Power-5.
CB Khristian Dunbar-Hawkins
Dunbar-Hawkins is a 4-star prospect with 25 or more offers, nearly all from top Power-5 schools.
RB Nathaniel Frazier
Listed as an athlete prospect, Frazier has five D-1 offers, four of which are Pac-12. For Mater Dei he plays running back, and is the team's second-leading rusher with 444 yards and five TDs on a massive 13.9 yards per carry.
WR Jack Ressler
A 3-star prospect with 17 offers, Ressler might be Mater Dei's best receiving threat when healthy. He's recorded roughly 500 receiving yards for his career.
DL Kaho Tuihalamaka
Tuihalamaka has offers from Hawaii and Oklahoma State playing DT and NG.
DL Zeus Venegas
Venegas is second on the team with 4.5 TFLs and two sacks in just four games, and has multiple D-1 offers.
LB Tanner Williams
Williams is sidelined for his entire junior season with an injury, but came on strong down the stretch of last season and shined in the playoffs. He's a 3-star prospect with at least one D-1 offer.
St. John Bosco – 2025
OL Matai Jefferson
Jefferson, who stands 6-4, 340, has an offer from Texas.
WR Kamryn Jones
Jones, not to be confused with Braves RB Cameron Jones, has caught two passes for 80 yards and a touchdown. He has seven DI offers including Georgia.
QB JP Mialovski
Mialovski, who has multiple DI offers, has completed all three of his passes for 12 yards and a touchdown.
DE Epi Sitanilei
Sitanilei has recorded eight tackles and a sack this season. He has nine DI offers, all from Power-5 schools.
Mater Dei – 2025
RB Jordon Davison
A 5-star prospect ranked as the top RB in his class by 247Sports, Davison leads the Monarchs with 114 rushing yards a game. He has some three dozen offers, including Alabama, Georgia, and USC.
CB Daryus Dixson
Dixon is third on the team with 19 tackles, and has an interception on the season. He has at least a dozen offers.
WR Marcus Harris
Harris is Mater Dei's second-leading receiver with 329 yards and five touchdowns. He's up to 14 DI offers.
OL Peter Langi
Langi has offers from New Mexico State and Washington.
CB Chuck McDonald III
McDonald has registered 15 tackles and a blocked punt as a sophomore. He has eight offers with USC looking like an early favorite.
LB Abduall Sanders Jr.
Sanders has recorded seven tackles (1 for loss) and a sack this season. He's been offered by Michigan State, Utah, and Arizona.
OL Sione Tohi
Tohi has earned minutes as a sophomore in a crowded OL rotation, and has an offer from Arizona.
DE/LB Nasir Wyatt
Perhaps the top breakout star of the 2022 season, Wyatt has quickly cemented himself as a 5-star prospect and one of the best players in the state as a sophomore. He leads the Monarchs with 15 TFLs, seven sacks, four pass break-ups and two forced fumbles.
St. John Bosco – 2026
WR Christian Davis
Davis has an offer from Arizona State.
QB Matai Fuiava
Fuiava started his high school career having already been offered at the Power-5 level.
DE Dutch Horisk
Horisk has already earned some rotation minutes as a freshman, and has offers from Louisville and ASU.
WR Daniel Odom
Odom has a couple catches for 42 yards and four high major offers.
ATH Madden Williams
Williams has offers from Arizona State and Georgia Tech as an ATH prospect.
Mater Dei – 2026
WR Kayden Dixon-Wyatt
Dixon-Wyatt has three catches for 48 yards, and four D-1 offers.
DB Cory Lavender
Lavender, who's already been making an impact as a freshman, has offers from Bethune-Cookman and San Jose State.
QB Cole Leinart
The son of former Mater Dei and USC great Matt Leinart has received power-5 offers since middle school. He's expected by many to take over under center when Elijah Brown graduates.
DE/LB Shaun Scott
Scott has four offers, all Power-5.
WR Jonah Smith
Smith has at least seven offers, primarily from high majors.
DL Tomuhini Topui
Topui already has six Power-5 offers.