Posted On: 01/7/21 1:21 PM

Defensive players came out in a strange season and turned it on from the beginning. Here are the names that took their game to the next level this season and were named First-Team All-State.

DL: DJ Samuels (2023) | Bergen Catholic

Samuels is going to turn into the top player in New Jersey. He is a freakish athlete on the edge at such a young age. Samuels plays foro ne of the biggest powerhouses in New Jersey and he will continue to get better.

DL: Jihaad CampbellJihaadCampbell6'3" | DLTimber Creek | 2022StateNJ (2022) | Timber Creek

Campbell has transferred to IMG Academy but not before he turned in an All-State season for Timber Creek. At 6’4, Campbell has the size and speed to excel at the next level.

DL: George Rooks (2021) | St. Peter’s Prep

Rooks is an all-around prospect that is going to be a huge land for one Division I program. He led the defense for one of the best teams in the state and has done it for years.

DL: Dominick GiudiceDominickGiudice6'4" | DLMater Dei | 2021StateNJ (2021) | Mater Dei

The Michigan commit is a true leader along a defensive line. He is as tough as they come with great moves

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