Posted On: 05/4/21 9:06 AM

We dive into my top five picks on the Defensive Line in South Dakota. When selecting these athletes, there is a discrepancy I tried to use between Linebackers that would walk up and play in the Defensive End position and actual Defensive Ends by the designed formation. A couple of these kids have had some D1 interest and the others will get some interest from some other big schools as well.

#5 Ryan Doll Ryan Doll 6'0" | DL Brandon Valley | 2022 State - Brandon Valley- Doll was a good edge rusher, coming off the perimeter, quick off the snap of the ball. He was also very aggressive when engaging blocks and quick to shake them as well. He created big pop when making tackles, he knew how to use his shoulder pad. He wrapped up well and drove the ballcarrier to the ground every play.

Junior Film

#4 Chase Kelly Chase Kelly 6'2" | DL Florence/Henry | 2022 State - Florence-Henry- Kelly's size was a big problem for the opposing offensive line, his size and strength alone was more than enough to get him in the backfield every play. He also had some quick feet, not taking any false steps on his stunts. His hand technique was good when he needed to use it,

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