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Posted On: 09/16/20 12:04 PM

On defense, the last but not least position to recognize without offers are the defensive linemen in the section. The spotlight will comprise of both defensive ends and tackles.

For these five seniors, a few are two-way players and presented in their film.

Jesus Garcia – McNair – Defensive End

2019 Stats

Garcia can do a little bit of everything. He can record picks, sacks, stop the run game, and deflect passes, punts, and kicks. When coming off the line, he uses his strength and lateral movement to get to the ball. With these skills, Garcia led the McNair Eagles in sacks and all juniors in sacks per game within the section. He also finished second in the San Joaquin Athletic Association league in tackles for loss behind teammate Nehemiah Faatau (2020 class).

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Zachary Ta'amu – Edison – Defensive Tackle

2019 Stats

On a defense that only allowed on average 8.7 points in the regular season and a team with back-to-back nine-win seasons, Ta’amu played an essential part keeping the Edison Vikings a top program in the district. Ta’amu plays with intense physicality and power that forces opposing

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