Posted On: 08/19/20 11:57 AM

Although the year of 2020 has been pretty shambolic, it doesn’t mean the football talent in the state of Missouri has gone away. Especially on the defensive side. This year’s returning defensive backs are anxious and more esurient to get back on the field to control the air. These are the top 5 defensive backs to watch this season.

SS Tyler HibblerTylerHibbler6'0" | DBTrinity Catholic | 2021StateMO, Trinity Catholic (6’ 185) C/o 21. With his size and speed, Hibbler is nicknamed “Hit Stick” for a reason. He really lays the boom on anybody on the opposite side of the ball. The early Mizzou commit had an outstanding year in 2020, with 61 tackles, three fumble recoveries, and an interception. During the offseason, Hibbler also honed his skills while competing in 7 on 7 competitions with ESA Flight Academy. Playing fast and aggressive on every play, he will be a nightmare to any receiver during man coverage.

CB Toriano PrideTorianoPride5'10" | DBLutheran North | 2022StateMO, Lutheran North (5’10 170) C/o 22. Pride is the definition of a real DB. He’s fast, has patience, and his intelligence towards the game is immaculate. The young prodigy is a master in man coverage and keeps his island on lock, attacking

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