California 2010 Preseason Rankings: DTs

Chino Don Lugo's George Uko, Anaheim Servite's Kirifi Taula and Westlake Village Oaks Christian's Cassius Marsh head the list of the top defensive tackles in the Golden State...

The tackle spot is led by Uko, who's dominant spring and summer catapulted him to the top and he's followed by Taula and Marsh..

Defensive Tackles

1. George Uko, Chino (Calif.) Don Lugo
The top defensive tackle at the Combine, he sowed up this spot after being the star at USC's Rising Stars Camp.

2. Kirifi Taula, Anaheim (Calif.) Servite
Started the season off with a bang and his stock is seriously on the rise.

3. Cassius Marsh, Westlake Village (Calif.) Oaks Christian
Two-way lineman is the anchor of the Lions defensive line and one of their top prospects on a loaded team.

4. Justin Utupo, Lakewood (Calif.) Notre Dame
On a team loaded with D-I talent, Utupo may be the unsung hero of the Lancers squad.

5. Wesley Flowers, Fresno (Calif.) Edison- UCLA 
At a school known for the defensive backs, Flowers is a rare breed in that he's a defensive lineman standing out for the Tigers.

The Next 5:
6. Shane Pennix, El Cajon (Calif.) Valhalla  
7. Jerrell Gordon, Compton (Calif.)
8. Khambrell Gomez, Los Angeles (Calif.) Dorsey
9. Sione Tupouata, Oakland (Calif.) Fremont
10. Brendon Tago, Palmdale (Calif.) Highland

Other Tackles to Watch (in alphabetical order):
Cameron Lee, Torrance (Calif.) Bishop Montgomery
Deandre Ward, Oakland (Calif.) Castlemont
Montel Williams, Spring Valley (Calif.) Mount Miguel
Svondo Bradley, Oxnard (Calif.) Hueneme
Tre Hale, La Verne (Calif.) Damien

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