Posted On: 11/27/21 9:32 PM

With five Defensive Linemen in the top 19 and 2 in the top 3, it is safe to say that the class of 2023 has a great deal of talent at the Defensive Line position.  Here is a look at those five players.

Brenan Vernon Brenan Vernon 6'5" | DL Mentor | 2023 State OH , 6’5, 250, Mentor

Brenan Vernon Brenan Vernon 6'5" | DL Mentor | 2023 State OH is the #2 ranked player and the #1 ranked DL in the class of 2023 overall.  The Notre Dame commit plays as a DE where he lines up primarily in a 5T.  Against the pass, he shows good burst off the ball and shows good hand use and flexibility as he wins the leverage battle against the OT.  He displays a good motor in his pursuit of the QB and finishes up with a sack or a hurry.  Against the run, he shows good play strength as he defeats the OT block, plays with a good pad level, squares his shoulder and delivers a great form tackle behind the LOS for a TFL.

Luke Montgomery Luke Montgomery 6'5" | DL Findlay | 2023 State OH , 6’5, 265, Findlay

Luke Montgomery Luke Montgomery 6'5" | DL Findlay | 2023 State OH is the #2 ranked DL and the 3rd ranked player in the class of 2023 overall.  He is a versatile player who

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