Posted On: 09/22/20 3:35 PM

It’s easy to highlight the offensive players after games. Teams are becoming more flashy and everyone loves watching a good shootout. It’s the defenders who don’t get as much love. The gritty, hard-nosed players defending their end-zone don’t make as many highlights plays, simply because they play defense. Over the weekend though, multiple defenders stood out and made a game-changing type of impact for their team.

Here are a dew defensive standout performances from week 3 in the peach state.


Leebeus "LT" Overton - Milton

He may only be a sophomore, but the 6-foot-4 240-pound Milton defensive end has already proved to be one of the state’s top players. He was absolutely dominant last Thursday night in the season opener, making an impact on just about every play throughout the game. He knows how to get after the passer, and he excels against the run as well. He pushed around one of the state’s top offensive tackles, making his performance even more impressive. Overton had a lot of hype around him in the offseason and he more than lived up to the hype with his 6 tackle, 2 sack, one TFL performance. Overton will be one of the highest-ranked

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