Posted On: 12/30/20 9:17 AM

The 2020 season saw a plethora of great defensive players in class 5A in Kansas.  Here are the players who made my 5A all state team for defense.

DL Zac DaherZacDaher6'4" | DLWichita NW | 2021StateKS Wichita NW

The 6’4 225 lb Senior played great in 2020.  He made 43 tackles with 13 TFL, 4 sacks, an INT and 2 fumble recoveries.  He plays as a 3T or 5T. When looking at the film, he takes a quick first step as he defeats the reach block from the OG and uses his play strength to bring down the RB with force.  He is stout at the point of attack which enables him to stand his ground and not get driven back when being double teamed.  When rushing the QB, he shows the ability to beat the OT or OG with his power or speed and uses his good  quickness and motor to catch the QB bringing him down for a sack.

DL Caden ReevesCadenReeves6'3" | DLSt. Thomas Aquinas | 2021StateKS Aquinas

The 6’3 255 lb Senior was tough to stop in 2020.  He made 54 tackles with 4 TFL and 5.5 sacks.  Plays as a 3T and shows very good burst off the power displaying very good

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