West 2016: Defensive Prospects to Know

Feb. 22 -- We list all of the defensive prospects to watch in the west for 2016 class. UCLA is obviously recruiting many of these guys already, but these are all the names to know in the west at this point...

Here is an early 2016 Watch List of defensive prospects from the West.

These are the players we think stand out early on as potentially being the best prospects in the 2016 class at their position in the west.

UCLA is obviously recruiting most of these prospects already, but these are all the names to know in the west at this point.


DEFENSIVE TACKLES

Colton Durrant, Smithfield (Utah) Sky View, 6'2/285
Noah Kramer, Layton (Utah) Northridge, 6'2.5/300
Soape Tupou, Sacramento (Calif.) Grant, 6'3/290
David Imola, Englewood (Colo.) Cherry Creek, 6'3/265
Paul Finau, Kirkland (Wash.) Juanita, 6'2/290
David Letuligasenoa, Brentwood (Calif.) Heritage, 6'0/275
Marshall Cain, Littleton (Colo.) Heritage, 6'4/240
Tanner Parker, Spanish Fork (Utah), 6'5/290
Omar Dyles, Bellevue (Wash.) Bellevue, 6'0/230
JoBentley Keilani, Lakewood (Wash.) Lakes, 6'2/285



DEFENSIVE ENDS

Evan Weaver, Spokane (Wash.) Gonzaga Prep, 6'3/227
Alex Glover, Berkeley (Calif.) St. Mary's, 6'1/235
Bryson Young, Clovis (Calif.) Buchanan, 6'5/220
Michael Geraghty, Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman, 6'2/240
Anthony Smith, Las Vegas (Nev.) Desert Pines, 6'4/250
Fua Pututau, Salt Lake City (Utah) Cottonwood, 6'3/230
Pookie Maka, Woods Cross (Utah), 6'4/195
Jake Burton, El Cajon (Calif.) Granite Hills, 6'6/235
Darius McFarland, Brigham City (Utah), 6'2/250
Logan Gamble, Long Beach (Calif.) St. Anthony, 6'6/200
Jordan Greenlee, Napa (Calif.) Vintage, 6'4/225
J.R. Matea, Vancouver (Wash.) Evergreen, 6'3/220



MIDDLE LINEBACKERS

Alec Simpson, Pacific Palisades (Calif.) Palisades Charter, 6'3/205
Erik Glueck, Tacoma (Wash.) Bellarmine Prep, 6'2.5/220
Andrzej Hughes-Muray, Federal Way (Wash.) Federal Way, 6'2/215
Cameron Carr, La Mirada (Calif.) La Mirada, 6'2.5/215
Kobie Beltram, Antioch (Calif.) Antioch, 6'2/225
Parker Workman, South Jordan (Utah) Bingham, 6'2/210
Jacob Colacion, La Habra (Calif.) La Habra, 6'1/200
Sammy Duarte, Anaheim (Calif.) Servite, 6'2/220
Michael Jackson, Los Angeles (Calif.) Susan Miller Dorsey, 6'1/218
Nick Kane, Danville (Calif.) San Ramon Valley, 6'2/220
Tyson Maeva, San Diego (Calif.) Cathedral Catholic, 6'0/225
Alec Stevenson, Malibu (Calif.) Malibu, 6'0/215
Bryan Wilcots, Fresno (Calif.) Clovis West, 6'0/220




OUTSIDE LINEBACKERS

Bryce Youngquist, Rancho Cucamonga (Calif.) Los Osos, 6'2/210
Carlo Kemp, Boulder (Colo.) Fairview, 6'2/220
Davir Hamilton, Los Angeles (Calif.) Verbum Dei, 6'3/200
Cvaughn Stewart, Fresno (Calif.) Bullard, 6'4/240
Marcus Moore, Encino (Calif.) Crespi Carmelite, 6'3/230
Lawson Hall, Harbor City (Calif.) Nathaniel Narbonne, 6'0/190
Tyler Hawkins, Palm Springs (Calif.) Palm Springs, 6'2/226
Tommy Jacobsson, Indio (Calif.) Palm Desert, 6'2/220
Isiah Pannunzio, Pueblo (Colo.) South, 6'2/215, Committed to Colorado State
Lamar Winston, Portland (Ore.) Central Catholic, 6'3/185
Jackson Kaufusi, Salt Lake City (Utah) Brighton, 6'1.5/185
Simian Matagi, South Jordan (Utah) Bingham, 6'2.5/205
JoJo Domann, Colorado Springs (Colo.) Pine Creek, 6'0.5/200
Jake Schwarzer, Temecula (Calif.) Great Oak, 6'2/200
Jeremiah Pritchard, Honolulu (Hawaii) Farrington, 6'3/198
Dante Diaz-Infante, Phoenix (Ariz.) Brophy Prep, 6'1/205
Ikem Okeke, Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman, 5'11/195
Ryan Boehm, Temecula (Calif.) Great Oak, 6'3/225




SAFETIES

Micah Croom, Anaheim (Calif.) Servite, 6'0/175, Committed to Utah
Traveon Beck, Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco, 5'10/170
Brady Breeze, Portland (Ore.) Central Catholic, 6'1/185, Committed to Oregon
Taylor Rapp, Bellingham (Wash.) Sehome, 6'0/200
Chacho Ulloa, Corona (Calif.) Centennial, 6'0/190
Troy Warner, San Marcos (Calif.) Mission Hills, 6'2/195
Schuyler Whitehead, Los Alamitos (Calif.) Los Alamitos, 6'2/190
Troy Dye, Norco (Calif.) Norco, 6'3/195
Isaiah Hayes, Calabasas (Calif.) Calabasas, 5'10/165
Lamar Jackson, Elk Grove (Calif.) Franklin, 6'3/210
Bryce Turner, Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco, 5'11/185
Hirkley Latu, Kahuku (Hawaii) Kahuku, 6'3/200, Committed to BYU
Braxton Gunther, Woods Cross (Utah) Woods Cross, 6'0/185
Drew Jensen, Salt Lake City (Utah) Brighton, 6'2/190
Addison Gumbs, Hayward (Calif.) Stellar Preparatory, 6'1/180
Ronnie Rust, Portland (Ore.) Central Catholic, 6'0/195
Keala Santiago, Kahuku (Hawaii) Kahuku, 5'11/195
Luca Vartic, Kealakekua (Hawaii) Konawaena, 6'2/200
Jamal Hicks, Harbor City (Calif.) Nathaniel Narbonne, 6'3/185
Oshea Trujillo, Seattle (Wash.) Blanchet, 6'0/200
Keoni Stallworth, Elk Grove (Calif.) Cosumnes Oaks, 6'2/190
Eric Briscoe, Yakima (Wash.) Davis, 6'3/195
Tyren Sams, Bellevue (Wash.) Bellevue, 6'1/185
Hunter Lunsford, Elk Grove (Calif.) Cosumnes Oaks, 6'1/190
Leni Toailoa, Rialto (Calif.) Carter, 6'1/170
Noah McCray, Springville (Utah) Springville, 6'0/185
Gavin Robertson, Auburn (Wash.) Auburn Mountain View, 6'2/190
Darrius Vukobradovich, Calabasas (Calif.) Calabasas 5'11/190
Easton Trakel, Tumwater (Wash.) Tumwater, 5'11/175




CORNERBACKS

C.J. Pollard, Gardena (Calif.) Junipero Serra, 6'1/190
Nigel Center, Oakland (Calif.) McClymonds Senior, 6'2/185
Darien Cornay, Los Alamitos (Calif.) Los Alamitos, 5'9/175
Ben Sukut, San Juan Capistrano (Calif.) Capistrano Valley Christian School, 6'1/185
Cameron Bynum, Corona (Calif.) Centennial, 5'9/165
Isaiah Love, West Covina (Calif.) West Covina, 6'1/175
Julian Blackmon, Layton (Utah) Layton, 5'11.5/165
Robert Lewis, Los Angeles (Calif.) Augustus Hawkins, 5'10/170
De'Andre Pierce, Long Beach (Calif.) Polytechnic, 5'10/170
Avery Williams, San Juan Capistrano (Calif.) Jserra, 5'10/175
Mykal Tolliver, Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco, 6'0/170
Myles Bryant, Los Angeles (Calif.) Loyola, 5'10/175
Aleva Hifo, Menifee (Calif.) Heritage, 5'11/180, Committed to BYU
Hunter Allen, San Diego (Calif.) Cathedral Catholic, 5'10/170
Ereon Nash, South Gate (Calif.) South East, 6'0/175
Keyon Riley, Anaheim (Calif.) Servite, 6'2/190
Jaylen Morgan, Hawthorne (Calif.) Hawthorne, 6'1/175
A.J. Frazier, San Pedro (Calif.) San Pedro Senior, 6'0/165
Marcus Cosby, Los Angeles (Calif.) Bishop Mora Salesian, 6'0/185
Isaac Steele, Peoria (Ariz.) Centennial, 6'1/170

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