Posted On: 01/4/21 8:50 AM

Today we will be taking a look at the Top Defenders heading into this season for the Southwest Prairie Conference East Division. The East Division has six teams: Joliet Central, Joliet West, Plainfield Central, Plainfield East, Plainfield South, and Romeoville.

Joliet Central:

Derek Perry (2021) - Perry plays DB, he takes good pursuit angles, doesn't give up on plays, and comes down in run support. He reacts quickly to plays which are seen when he's in coverage by staying with the WR and deflecting passes. Perry attacks downhill and isn't afraid to lower his shoulder for a hit, he's going to be a solid player on this Joliet Central defensive unit this upcoming season.


Denzel Jones (2021) - Jones plays NG, he is a force up front for this defensive unit. Jones gets off blocks, keeps his feet turning, and takes solid pursuit angles. He isn't a stat sheet stuffer, rather he's the one that does the dirty work in the trenches opening up opportunities for his teammates to make plays.


Joliet West:

Nasir Lacey (2021) - Lacey plays CB, he's a D1 prospect and is going to do big

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