Posted On: 04/5/21 5:53 PM

Ohio is fortunate to have an abundance of talent at the linebacker position in the class of 2022. Whether lined up in an outside walk position, on the line as an outside pass rusher, or as a true inside linebacker, the quickness and physicality of the linebacker position is apparent. Here are some of the linebackers in the state whose stock is rising as the season approaches.

Derell Beddingfield Derell Beddingfield 6'2" | LB Cleveland Benedictine | 2022 OH      6’2” 190     Cleveland Benedictine

Beddingfield can play either inside or outside linebacker. He displays excellent timing in the blitz game along with being very sound in pass coverage. Beddingfield is one of the most versatile linebackers in the state.

Jonathan Thompson Jonathan Thompson 6'2" | LB Columbus St. Francis DeSales | 2022 OH      6’2” 215      Columbus St. Francis DeSales

Thompson is both athletic and reactive as a linebacker that doubles as a running back. He often beats blockers with his speed and ability to accelerate at just the right time. Thompson is known to create turnovers by the physicality of contact on the ball carrier.

Levert Jarmon Levert Jarmon 5'11" | LB Colerain | 2022 OH      5’11” 200     Cincinnati Colerain

Acceleration off the edge is the trademark for this outside linebacker. Jarmon refuses to be blocked as he strikes and disengages with his hands. He has

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