JCFootball.com: Top D-Linemen (Updated)

As we head down the home stretch of the regular season, we here at JCFootball.com will continue to highlight some of the top performers at each position on the football field. Today, we take a look at some of the top defensive linemen in the country and some of the big numbers they've put up so far this season...

West Los Angeles DE Kaylin Ayers - Ayers has been a real find for the Wildcat coaching staff this season, posting 38 tackles, 11.5 tackles-for-loss and 9.5 sacks off the edge.

Mt. San Antonio DL Koliniasi Leota - Leota has been a big reason that Mountie opponents are averaging just 86 yards rushing per game, posting 24 tackles, 10 tackles-for-loss and 3.5 sacks as well as an interception.

Santa Ana DE Joseph Taufete'e - Taufete'e is having a very good season for the Dons, leading the team in tackles with 49 while also posting six tackles-for-loss.

Santa Ana DE Lukas Lopez - Lopez has been a terror for the Dons, posting 44 tackles, 7.5 tackles-for-loss and two sacks.

Moorpark DE Mason Huether - The freshman defensive end has been solid for the Raiders this season, racking up 25 tackles, 5.5 tackles-for-loss and four sacks in six games this season.

Glendale DE Daniel Cruz - Cruz has been a handful for offensive lines this season, posting 34 tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss and 7.5 sacks in six games.

College of the Canyons DE Nick Oliva - Oliva leads the Cougars with 23 tackles and seven tackles-for-loss and is tied for the elad with 3.5 sacks.

American River DE Houston Wilfley - The freshman defensive end has been solid this season, posting 17 tackles, six tackles-for-loss and 3.5 sacks.

Chabot DT Dylan Muti - Playing inside for Chabot, Muti has posted 13 tackles, 4.5 tackles-for-loss and 3.5 sacks in five games this year.

Diablo Valley DE Morgan Breslin - The UCLA-commit has been outstanding for Diablo Valley, posting 37 tackles, 13 tackles-for-loss and nine sacks.

Hartnell DE Juan Pacheco - Pacheco has blown up this season, posting 33 tackles, 13 tackles-for-loss and nine sacks for the Panthers.

Merced DE Marquaveus Jackson - The sophomore defensive end has posted 25 tackles, 11.5 tackles-for-loss and 6.5 sacks this season.

City College of San Francisco DE Iosia Iosia - Iosia, a sophomore, has been a real force off the edge for the top-ranked Rams this season, posting 22 tackles, 10 tackles-for-loss and 4.5 sacks in six games this season.

Trinity Valley DE Effram Clark - Clark has been solid for the Cardinals this year, posting 17 tackles and two sacks in spot duty.

Tyler DE Desron Williams - Williams leads the SWJCFC in sacks with 5.5 while also posting 28 tackles including six tackles-for-loss.

Northeast Oklahoma DE Kerry Burks - Burks has had a solid season for the Golden Norsemen this season posting 35 tackles and five sacks.

Butler DE Bruce Campbell - The freshman phenom leads the Jayhawk Conference in sacks with six and has also posted 25 tackles for the Grizzlies.

Garden City DE Chaz Nelson - Nelson was a terror for the Broncbusters as a freshman last season and has been just as explosive this season totaling 4.5 sacks and 37 tackles.

Iowa Central DT Landon Lightfoot - Lightfoot has been strong in the middle for the Tritons this season with 30 tackles and 4.5 sacks. in six games.

Iowa Central DE Jaccari Alexander - Alexander has filled up the stat-sheet this year for Iowa Central posting 59 tackles and four sacks.

Lackawanna DE Bernardo Nunez - Nunez continues to put up big numbers and has 34 tackles, 12 tackles-for-loss and nine sacks for the Falcons this season.

Snow DE John Johnson - The freshman defensive end needs to put on some weight, but there is no questioning his ability to get to the quarterback as he's posted 15 tackles and three sacks in backup duty so far this season.

Hinds DE Dontrill Hyman - The talented freshman continues to lead the entire MACJC in sacks with 10.5 and has also posted 44 tackles (36 solo). Last week in the Eagles' 28-20 win over Southwest Mississippi, Hyman posted 12 tackles and three sacks.

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