Posted On: 02/18/21 6:50 AM

The CCL has many talented players in each division as they produce college prospects year in and year out. Today we will be diving into the CCL White Division Top Defenders, these teams include Marmion Academy, St. Ignatius, Joliet Catholic Academy, and Fenwick.

Marmion Academy:

Maxwell Lambert 21’ OLB 6’3 200

Lambert gets to his pass coverage drops quickly resulting in getting an interception, fills holes in run support, and makes open-field tackles. He's quick off the line of scrimmage which enables him to get the edge on his opponent, in doing so he gets off of blocks to make the tackle. Lambert has the closing speed to cover sideline to sideline, attack downhill, and make plays for this defensive unit.

Jack Scales 21’ CB 5’11 170

Scales reads plays rather quickly, once he diagnoses the play he plants his foot to attack downhill and jumps routes. During pass coverage, he stays with his man deflecting passes and high points the ball to intercept the ball creating a turnover.

Jacob Bottarini 22’ MLB 6’0 213

Bottarini is at the helm of this defense, whether he's in coverage or filling holes in the running game Bottarini covers

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