Posted On: 01/26/21 11:03 AM

The top eight defensive linemen in the Midwest in the class of 2022 are all talented football players that have the size, quickness, and change of direction D1 colleges are looking for at the defensive end and tackle positions. They all display the ability to strike then disengage from offensive blockers along with the mobility to make plays along the line of scrimmage, on the perimeter, and in the offensive backfield.

  1. Caden CurryCadenCurry6'5" | DLCenter Grove | 2022StateIN     6’5” 250     DT     Greenwood, Indiana     Cedar Grove

Curry is quick off the snap and is instinctive in reacting to the offensive scheme. He uses his hands to control and keep offensive linemen off his body then shrugs and disengages without stopping his feet. He is a master of the spin technique which he executes without losing balance and body control. Curry has a great motor and doesn’t stop till the whistle blows. He displays lateral quickness and takes great pursuit angles to the football. Curry already has multiple D1 offers and is currently leaning to Ohio State University.

  1. Tyson FordTysonFord6'5" | DLJohn Burroughs | 2022StateMO     6’6” 250     DE     Louis, Missouri     John Burroughs

Ford is a tall and intimidating defensive end that

Indiana All Access Pass

Subscribe to Prep Redzone Indiana to get access to all premium articles and prospect rankings for as little as $2 per week with an annual subscription!