West '15: Preseason Top Ten Defensive Tackles

The country's No. 1 overall prospect heads the West's defensive tackle rankings...

1. Kahlil McKenzie, 6-3.5, 341, Concord (Calif.) Clayton Valley
Committed to Tennessee

The Skinny: McKenzie moved to the top of the West rankings after he won the DL MVP honors at the Oakland NFTC.  After his showing at The Opening, McKenzie solidified himself as the nation's top overall prospect.

2. Breiden Fehoko, 6-2.5, 290, Honolulu (Hawaii) Farrington
Committed to Texas Tech

The Skinny: Fehoko's offseason stamped himself as the top overall prospect in the state of Hawaii and in the top 40 nationally overall.

3. Jacob Daniel, 6-4, 298, Fresno (Calif.) Clovis North
Committed to USC

The Skinny: Daniel missed all the spring with a knee injury he's recovering from but the future Trojan is healthy and ready to get after it during his senior season.

4. Thomas Toki, 6-1, 292, Mountain View (Calif.) St. Francis
Committed to Washington State

The Skinny: Toki moved from Washington to California in the offseason and had two good showings at the NFTC's in California and is set for a big senior season.

5. Rex Manu, 6-3, 270, Mililani (Hawaii)
Committed to Stanford

The Skinny: Manu had flown under the radar for much of the season but the Cardinal commit was excellent at the Oakland NFTC.

The Next Five:
6. Vaimoe Sekona, Encino (Calif.) Crespi
7. Tevita Mounga, Murrieta (Calif.) Vista Murrieta
8. Finton Connolly, Gilbert (Ariz.) Campo Verde- Committed to Arizona
9. Salanoa Alo-Wily, Kahuku (Hawaii)- Committed to Hawaii
10. Olive Sagapolu, Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei

National Recruiting Analyst Greg Biggins (@GregBiggins), National Recruiting Analyst and West Regional Manager Brandon Huffman (@BrandonHuffman), Southwest Recruiting Analyst Jason Jewell (@jason247scout) and Mountain Recruiting Analyst Doug Kimmel (@DougKimmelScout) contributed to these rankings.

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