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Former Oakland Athletics player and American River College alumnus, Dallas Braden speaks to attendees of the Los Rios Foundation Honors and Awards Gala at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Sacramento on Oct. 23, 2015. Braden was a guest at the gala where he was one of four alumni honored by the foundation on the occasion of the Los Rios district's 50th anniversary. (File Photo).

10 professional athletes who once attended ARC

Heather Amberson, Managing Editor April 11, 2021

When people normally think of professional athletes, they think that most of them were five-star athletes who went to Division One colleges. Well, that isn’t always the case, as some start out at smaller...

Former American River College running back Devontae Booker was selected in the 4th round of the 2016 NFL Draft by the defending Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos. Booker ran for 1,472 yards and 15 touchdowns in his senior season and was named an All-American. (File Photo)

Former ARC RB Booker drafted to Super Bowl Champion Broncos

Mack Ervin III April 30, 2016

Former American River College running back Devontae Booker was selected by the Denver Broncos with the 136th overall pick in the 4th round of the 2016 NFL Draft. Booker, recruited out of Grant Union...

Former ARC RB Devontae Booker is considered to be one of the top backs in this year's draft, and CBS Sports projects him to be a late 2nd-early 3rd round pick. (File Photo)

Former ARC star waits for 2016 NFL Draft

Mack Ervin III April 26, 2016

Former American River College running back Devontae Booker could find out which NFL team he will be playing for next season during the 2016 NFL draft this weekend. Booker is one of hundreds of hopeful...

Former American River College running back Devontae Booker is holding a workout in Sacramento for NFL scouts ahead of the April 28 Draft. Booker recorded 1261 yards and 11 touchdowns during his senior season at Utah. (File Photo)

Former ARC running back to hold workout for NFL teams

Kyle Elsasser April 4, 2016

Devontae Booker, former American River College running back and current Utah Ute, is scheduled to hold a workout for NFL teams in Sacramento on April 12. The 5’11”, 219 pound back was only able...

Forged transcripts of former American River College running back Devontae Booker cost him a Division I scholarship. (File photo)

Forged transcript costs running back Devontae Booker Division I scholarship

Ed Gebing, Jessica Maynard, Ed Gebing, and Jessica Maynard November 22, 2013

By Ed Gebing and Jessica Maynard Updated on Dec. 10, 2013 at 10:43 am A forged transcript cost former American River College and All-Valley Conference running back Devontae Booker a Division I scholarship,...

Career night for quarterback Kodama leads Beavers to upset road win

Career night for quarterback Kodama leads Beavers to upset road win

Trevor Horn and Trevor Horn October 21, 2012

FRESNO – When it mattered most, quarterback Jonathan Kodama played his best game for American River College. In the midst of a two-game losing streak-led by four touchdown passes by Kodama-the Beavers...

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