Riviera Suncoast Football 2021

Posted On: 04/6/21 9:58 AM

Part 2 of the rising stock linebacker is composed, for a large part, of inside and middle linebackers that love the physical nature of defensive football. They are all sure tacklers that wrap, drive their legs, and finish the play.

Evan Spires Evan Spires 6'1" | LB Jackson | 2022 OH      6”1” 215     Jackson

Equally talented versus the run or pass, Spires is consistently a big play defender. He attacks the run from proper angles and is a sure tackler in space. Excellent in pass coverage showing the ability to play the hook, to curl, to flat zones like a seasoned veteran.

Connor Jones Connor Jones 6'2" | LB Hilliard Darby | 2022 OH      6’2” 225     Hilliard Darby

Opposing quarterbacks better not throw to the hook zones against jones or he’s liable to turn into six points on the interception return. Jones is just as effective as a run stopping downhill inside linebacker that drives his legs on contact often putting the ball carrier on his back.

Casey O’Toole Casey O’Toole 6'2" | LB Anderson | 2022 OH      6’2” 230     Cincinnati Anderson

Strong in the core and upper body, Casey can smell out the inside run as good as any middle linebacker in the state. He engulfs the ball carrier before putting him to the turf. O’Toole is a natural at filling

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