This was a tough group to round up names for. Right now, no one has garnered the type of hype and recruiting momentum that we've seen from others in recent years, such as Jacob Lacy (Notre Dame), Stephen Herron (Stanford), or Octavious Oxendine (UK).
Nevertheless, work ethic and production are still in abundance at this position. Below are a few trench warriors to get us started.
Darion Dearinger - Anderson County
6'3", 260 lbs
2019: 60 tackles/10 sacks/27 TFL
Offers from Marshall, Central Michigan, Western Michigan, Miami (OH), and Army, among others
Darion Dearinger Junior Yr Highlights - Darion Dearinger highlights - Hudl
Alton Jefferson - Trinity
6'0", 250 lbs
Offer from Indiana State
Dominated last year's 6A title game with 3.5 sacks against Male.
Junior Year Highlights - Alton Jefferson Jr. highlights - Hudl
Logan Weedman - Apollo
6'5", 240 lbs
2019: 41 tackles/12 sacks/24 TFL
Possible offensive tackle at the next level, but he's a disruptive force on defense with FBS offers from UK and WKU.
Junior Season #55/#88 OL/DL/LS - Logan Weedman highlights - Hudl
Sebastian Lawrence - Murray
6'1", 270 lbs
2019: 95 tackles/8 sacks/26 TFL/3 forced fumbles
Offers from Murray State and Southern Illinois
Sebastian Lawrence - Sebastian Lawrence highlights - Hudl
Romarion Warner - Frederick Douglass
6'2", 275 lbs
2019: 44 tackles/4.5 sacks/17 TFL
Offer from Morehead State
Jr. Season - Romarion Warner highlights - Hudl