Posted On: 02/18/21 9:57 AM

With 4 Defensive Linemen ranked in the top 20, there is a great deal of talent at the Defensive Line position in the class of 2022.  There are also several Defensive Linemen that are currently under the radar that will have a huge impact in ’21 and should get the attention of college recruiters.  Here are five of those players.

Taviahn MackTaviahnMack6'1" | DLArkansas City | 2022StateKS, 6’1, 285, Arkansas City

Taviahn MackTaviahnMack6'1" | DLArkansas City | 2022StateKS is the 9th ranked DL and the 66th ranked player in the class of 2022 overall.  He plays as a NT and a DT.  He lines up in a 0T as well as a 3T.  He is quick off the ball and uses his play strength to stack OL at the point of contact and is able to defeat doubleteam blocks with ease due to his excellent physical toughness as hand use. He keeps his eyes on the ball carrier constantly and shows good form tackling ability as he brings down the RB with force.

Kayson DietzKaysonDietz6'0" | DLSalina South | 2022StateKS, 6’0, 311, Salina South

Kayson DietzKaysonDietz6'0" | DLSalina South | 2022StateKS is the 12th ranked DL and the 75th ranked player overall in the class of 2022.  In 2020, he had a

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