Posted On: 04/5/21 9:53 AM

Defensive back is the toughest position to play on a football team. I firmly believe that. Sure, an argument could be made for a number of other spots on a roster, but when you sit down and actually look at all required of a young man playing in the secondary? No question. You should want your DBs to tackle like a linebacker but have the hands of a receiver all paired with the field vision of a quarterback. It really is the casserole of position groups, and trust me as a Southern man that is one of the highest compliments I can give. When a secondary is locked in, it truly is one of the most exciting things to see on a football field. For the next part of my class of 2022 position forecast, I wanted to focus on 5 defensive backs I can’t wait to see light it up this coming season.

River Katina River Katina 6'1" | DB Independence | 2022 State TN - Independence 6’1" 185

Look for a moment at what River was able to do during his junior season: 44 total tackles (24 of them solo) with 3 picks and 6 passes deflected. And again, this was all as a junior. Not

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