Early look at West Coast Rankings: OTs

Here's our early look at the top offensive tackles out West in the 2015 class. As is always the case, expect some shuffling and flip-flopping with this list between now and Signing Day...

It's a solid group of offensive tackles in the West in the 2015 class, with seven members of the Scout 300.

***UCLA has offered and is pursuing Walker, James, Roberts and Hemsley, while it's recruiting Milo.

1. Keenan Walker, 6-6, 280, Scottsdale (Ariz.) Chaparral
2. Andre James, 6-5, 265, Herriman (Utah)
3. Henry Roberts, 6-6, 260, Bellevue (Wash.)
4. Roy Hemsley, 6-5, 270, Los Angeles (Calif.) Windward
5. Bar Milo, 6-6, 285, West Hills (Calif.) Chaminade

Walker is our early top tackle although it's very close among our top three guys right now. He has everything you're looking for in terms of the long, athletic tackle body, long arms, light on his feet and he can finish. He's an aggressive player, plays through the whistle and has a very big upside to him.

James plays with great pad level and can get surprisingly low for a 6-5 lineman. He already has very good technique, is strong at the point of attack and is a very good run blocker. He can get to the second level and make a block on a linebacker and plays with just the right amount of nastiness.

When you play on the line at Bellevue, you know you're looking at a player that is going to be tough, well coached and nasty and that's Roberts. He doesn't look as athletic as Walker and James but is just as physical. He's able to bounce between left and right tackle and could even end up at guard in college.

Hemsley is easily the most raw player on the list but also may have the most upside. He was more thought of as a basketball player just a year ago but his size and athleticism translates better to the football field. He moves with ease and is making huge strides in terms of his overall technique and ability to finish a play. Once he gets locked in to a college weight room and learns the position, watch out.

Milo is a huge kid with long arms but needs to continue to work on his overall athleticism and lateral mobility. He plays with a great motor and attitude and has the ideal temperament for the position. He's smart, well coached and plays with a serious mean streak. He won't quit until his man is on his back.

The Next Five:

6. Reno Rosene, 6-7, 315, Westlake Village (Calif.) Oaks Christian
Physical player who just mauls opposing lineman.

7. Kieffer Longson, 6-7, 300, San Ramon (Calif.) Dougherty
Raw but the natural tools are there.

8. Shane Lemieux, 6-6, 280, Yakima (Wash.) West Valley
Strong, quick and very athletic.

9. Trey Adams, 6-7, 270, Wenatchee (Wash.) .Long tackle who can move and finish.

10. Clayton Johnston, 6-6, 250, Anaheim (Calif.) Servite
Great frame, long and athletic, nice upside.

National Analyst Brandon Huffman contributed to this report

Greg Biggins has been covering recruiting for almost 20 years, covering the West since the mid-1990's and currently serves as a national analyst for Scout.com/FOXSportsNext.
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