Posted On: 01/10/21 9:15 AM

As Prep Redzone has reported multiple times, the state of Georgia is loaded with some of the nation’s top talent across the board in the 2023 class.

The peach state is very deep both on offense and defense, but the deepest position group is arguably along the defensive line. We’ve already seen multiple 2023 defensive linemen earn SEC offers and there’s a few who have the potential to earn 5-star status down the road.

 

Justin BentonJustinBenton6'3" | DLNewton | 2023StateGA (Newton)

There aren’t many players across the state with the work ethic and drive that Benton does. The Georgia Bulldog legacy isn’t the biggest defensive lineman at 6-foot-3 245-pounds, but he’s all muscle and plays faster and harder than most defensive lineman you’ll see at the high school level. He’s extremely quick off the ball and had a giant sophomore season for the Rams. In 2020, Benton recorded 85 tackles, 25.5 TFLs, 13.5 sacks, and forced four fumbles. He was incredibly productive and could see himself as one of the higher-ranked DEs across the country in the 2023 class.

 

Seven Cloud (McEachern)

One of the top defensive lineman in the Atlanta area, the Powder Springs native is a massive 6-foot-3

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