12-Year-Old Nathan Zuniga: First Native American West Coast All-American Football Star
March 6, 2017
Nathan Zuniga of the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel became the first Native American youth football player from the west to be recognized as a Diamond West Coast All-American in January.
The 5’ 4”, 195-pound offensive and defensive lineman played in the West Coast Bowl Game held in Murrieta, California. Zuniga’s red team defeated the blue team 14-8. He told ICMN he enjoyed the experience.