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Posted On: 04/24/21 12:30 PM

The Defensive Back position in Arkansas has evolved over the years due to the potency of spread attacks widely used everywhere. DBs must be cunning and somewhat predictive in what they do. The WR always knows where they are going but the DBs do not. 7V7 tournaments help DBs tone their skills during the summer because of the type of event it is and they have fun doing it. Though passing attacks are only half the puzzle for DBs and are just as important helping defend the running attacks. Sometimes the DB is the last line of defense in stopping a long TD run and I have seen several opportunistic DBs chase down the runner, strip the ball, and recover the ball when all hoped seemed lost on that play. I will be looking at several DBs over the next week but here are five I think are worthy of some attention by colleges everywhere soon.

Jackson West Jackson West 6'2" | RB Heber Springs | 2022 State AR 2022 CB Heber Springs Panthers

Spending most of his time on defense in 2020, Jackson wreaked havoc for his Panther teammates. Jackson stands at 6’2 and weighs in at 185 pounds. During Jackson’s junior year he recorded 65 TT, 6 TFLs,

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