Posted On: 03/9/21 11:53 AM

At the NFL level, most teams build their offensive and defensive line’s before every other position group. You start to see that in high school with recruiting. FBS schools value dynamic defensive lineman their recruiting boards. In the Fall 2021 MHSAA season, we will see an abundance of talent in the trenches that have college coaches interest. Here’s five of the top defensive line prospects to watch for: 

Alex VanSumeren Alex VanSumeren 6'3" | DL Garber | 2022 State MI , DT, Garber High School

6’3, 230lbs

Originally committed to Michigan, VanSumeren has recently de-committed from the Wolverines and is available for recruitment. Recently, he's received offers from Auburn and Clemson. He has raw strength with a huge frame. His ability to disrupt the run game and get to the quarterback make him a dynamic interior lineman with scheme adaptability. With his current recruiting situation, VanSumeren will be a name to watch next season. 

Deone Walker Deone Walker 6'7" | DL Cass Tech | 2022 MI , DT, Cass Tech High School

6’7, 315lbs

Cass Tech has tons of size up front, but none are bigger than Deone Walker Deone Walker 6'7" | DL Cass Tech | 2022 MI . Walker is listed at 6’7 and 315 lbs, and his size certainly translates to the tape. He has similar raw

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