Posted On: 10/15/20 7:00 AM
A linebacker is often expected to assist in stopping the run, covering a receiver on certain plays. These linebackers are the best in the area.
#1. Anthony FreemanAnthonyFreeman6'0" | LBNothern Durham | 2021StateNC, 6’0” 215 – Northern Durham HS. Duke commit displays good lateral movement and covers ground quickly to make the play. He is a powerful runner who displays good speed in the open field while in offensive backfield.
#2. Joshua SosanyaJoshuaSosanya6'2" | LBWakefield | 2021StateNC, 6’2” 190 – Wakefield HS. Wake Forest commit runs well and makes a lot of tackles. He deflects lots of passes to prevent receptions.
#3. Isaiah PipkinIsaiahPipkin6'6" | LBWake Forest | 2021StateNC, 6’6” 220 – Wake Forest HS. Arizona State commit is a great open field tackler. He closes in on the ball carrier quickly and is fast. His physical size enables him to deflect passes to prevent receptions.
#4. Marcus GatlingMarcusGatling5'11" | LBHavelock | 2021StateNC, 5’11” 200 – Havelock HS. He displays a quick first–step which enables him to make tackles behind the line of scrimmage.