Posted On: 12/28/20 2:02 PM

These 5 players from the class of 2022 should be on the lookout to have a big year on the defensive side of the ball.

 

Nemo RobertsNemoRoberts6'1" | DLCabell Midland | 2022StateWV Cabell Midland High School 2022 DL

Nemo had a monster junior season with only playing half of the actual schedule. He possesses great athleticism for a defensive lineman and wreaks havoc in opposing backfields. He has an insanely quick first step and uses his hands well when fighting through offensive lines and fighting through the run. Nemo should be the best defensive player in the state rankings wise and rightfully deserves it with getting double and often times triple teamed out of plays.

 

Braxton ToddBraxtonTodd6'0" | LBMartinsburg | 2022StateWV Martinsburg High School 2022 LB

Braxton had a huge year for Martinsburg along with his college stock. He stepped up his production and showed as to why he should be the best linebacker in the state next year. He possesses great speed and the ability to run down any play sideline to sideline. He’s great in coverage and shows the ability to guard slot receivers and running backs with ease. Look for Braxton to hit an even higher ceiling than his junior

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