SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Dons football program returns for its 2017 season after posting a record of 5-5 overall, and a 4-1 record in league play last season.
The Dons started off the 2016 season slow but found their stride in conference play, winning their last five games and earning a second-place finish in the Metro League.
The team returns four players that were named to the American Division All-Metro League teams. Center Joshua Rivers and running back Devon Boston will return after being named first team all-league for the Dons offense, while quarterback Conner Miller and defensive end Brandon Legendre were named second team all-metro league respectively after solid freshman seasons. In addition, offensive linemen Mark Vargas was named to the all-state offensive first-team in his first season.
Santa Ana football will start off with a scrimmage against College of Desert on August 24th at Santa Ana Stadium at 4:00 p.m. and then hit the road for the Annual Keys to the County game against Fullerton College on September 2nd at 12:00 p.m. on the campus of Yorba Linda High.