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2016 De La Salle football schedule includes Utah state champion, and Antioch with Najee Harris

Utah 4A state champion East High-Salt Lake City will be one of the De La Salle football team’s opponents next season, De La Salle athletic director Leo Lopoz confirmed tonight.

“Details are being worked out, but we have a verbal agreement between both schools,” wrote Lopoz in an e-mail to the Bay Area News Group.

De La Salle, the defending CIF Open Division state champion, will host East on Week 3.

On Week 4, the Spartans will host Antioch and Najee Harris, named the state’s Mr. Football for 2015 by CalHiSports.com.

De La Salle opens the season on Week 0 against Amador Valley, followed by a home game against Serra on Week 1. After the Antioch game, De La Salle will face East Bay Athletic League teams and James Logan in the regular season.

Phil Jensen