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Najee Harris on the field at Antioch High School. (Devin Katayama/KQED)

Najee Harris is the country’s No. 1 high school football recruit. Principal Louie Rocha and the Antioch High School football team haven’t had it this good since 1978. It was a nearly all-white team then. It’s not that way anymore. And there have been racial tensions since the city started to change. Now, Rocha has a chance to change that. But only if he can bring the older generation back to cheer for a team that doesn’t look like them ... on and off the field.