Class of '06: Top 20 Linebackers

The elite crop of linebackers in the 2006 high school class is headed by Kentucky's 265-pound behemoth Micah Johnson and quickly followed by Michigan's Brandon Graham and Texas' Sergio Kindle.

Class of 2006 Positional Rankings

Linebackers
1. Micah Johnson, 6-2/265, Fort Campbell (Ky.)
2. Brandon Graham, 6-2/235, Crockett (Detroit)
3. Sergio Kindle, 6-3/220, Woodrow Wilson (Dallas)
4. Allen Bradford, 6-0/222, Colton (Calif.)
5. Akeem Hebron, 6-2/200, Good Counsel (Wheaton, Md.)
6. Joshua Tatum, 6-0/220, McClymonds (Oakland, Calif.)
7. Bo Harris, 6-2/210, Heritage (Conyers, Ga.)
8. Marcus Ball, 6-0/205, Stephenson (Stone Mountain, Ga.)
9. Brandon Spikes, 6-4/230, Crest (Shelby, N.C.)
10. Lamarr Houston, 6-4/258, Doherty (Colorado Springs, Colo.)
11. Thaddeus Gibson, 6-3/210, Euclid (Ohio)
12. Dustin Earnest, 6-3/217, Texas (Texarkana, Texas)
13. Mark Johnson, 6-4/225, Dorsey (Los Angeles)
14. A.J. Jones, 6-1/190, Middleton (Tampa, Fla.)
15. Navarro Bowman, 6-2/218, Suitland (Forestville, Md.)
16. Ross Homan, 6-2/225, Coldwater (Ohio)
17. Jarrell Miller, 6-2/235, Highland Springs (Va.)
18. McKenzie Mathews, 6-2/236, Christian Brothers (Syracuse, N.Y.)
19. Jeremiha Hunter, 6-0/200, Manheim (Pa.) Central
20. Jared Norton, 6-2/217, Rowlett (Texas)

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