Posted On: 07/29/20 2:27 PM

Year in and year out the Bay Area produces dozens of division 1 football prospects. Here is a look at the top five defensive linemen coming out of the Bay Area in the 2021 class.

Akili CalhounAkiliCalhoun6'4" | DLLiberty | 2021StateCA, 6’4" 245 lbs., Liberty-Brentwood HS

The 6’4" 245 Ib Cal-Berkley commit is a dominant and balanced edge defender with good size and ability to pack on more muscle at the next level. He displays good first step quickness and has a strong punch at the point of attack while using his length to keep blockers away from his body. Moves well in space and displays good speed and change of direction ability for his size. Natural bender around the edge that flashes pass rush potential with quick hands and natural ability to convert speed to power. Very high motor player that displays quick play diagnosis and is a strong tackler in the box and in space. A terrific local addition to Cal’s strong 2021 recruiting class.

Jailen WeaverJailenWeaver6'7" | DLAntioch | 2021StateCA 6’7" 280 Ibs., Antioch HS

One of the top uncommitted prospects in Northern California who holds offers from the SEC, Mountain West, Pac12 and Big Ten conferences flashes tons of upside

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