Breaking Down The Linemen From The Opening

July 11 -- We caught up with NIKE lead DL-OL coach Todd Huber to break down what linemen have caught his eye this week...

The Offensive Line:

http://www.scout.com/player/183469-foster-sarell?s=73

There has been several talented tackles this week headlined by Foster Sarell and Walker Little. The two roommates have excelled and have a great shot to make the final five on Sunday. 

Alabama commit Alex Leatherwood is another player who has stood out at tackle and has tremendous upside. Jamaree Salyer, a 2018 prospect, has shined in the interior as has Ohio State Buckeyes commit Wyatt Davis

Trey SmithCesar Ruiz and Jack Anderson have all shined as well.

The Defensive Line:

http://www.scout.com/player/201009-jaelan-phillips?s=73

Jaelan Phillips has been the most impressive defensive lineman followed closely by Xavier Thomas and Drew Jordan. Phillips and Thomas have shown great athleticism off the edge and could even play some linebacker in college and Jordan has been explosive all week and very tough to stop.

Moving inside, Marlon Tuipulotu and Jay Tufele have stood out and Jordan Williams has been arguably the most versatile lineman taking reps at both tackle and end. 

LaBryan Ray is another big, versatile lineman who has flashed a lot of upside. Marvin Wilson has struggled this week but his combination of size and raw strength is still off the charts. 

For a breakdown on these guys and more, check out the video above where we talked with lead NIKE Line Coach Todd Huber. 


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