JCFootball.com - Top D-Line Performances

A look at some of the top defensive line performances over the past week and which players are standing out for their team so far this season. This is by no means all-inclusive, but just a snapshot of some of the players who had big-time performances over the weekend...

Antelope Valley DT Edwin Delva - Delva has been a big reason that Antelope Valley is off to a 2-0 start. In last week's 44-35 win over Chaffey, Delva had a key sack to go along with six tackles. So far this season, the highly regarded defensive line prospect has 10 tackles and one sack.

Mt. San Antonio DT Tutulepeata Mataele - Mataele had huge game in the Mounties' 20-8 win over Cerritos, racking up nine tackles and two sacks. So far this season, the talented sophomore has posted 22 tackles and 2.5 sacks.

East Los Angeles DE Carlos Purser - In ELAC's 58-55 win over West Los Angeles, the talented freshman posted six tackles and had a sack on the final offensive play for West Los Angeles, from ELAC's nine yard line with :16 remaining to preserve the win. For the season, Purser has 13 tackles and two sacks, helping his team to a 3-0 record.

Hartnell DE Anthony Rice - Rice had a big game in Hartnell's first win of the season, a 47-13 win over Mendocino. The sophomore racked up six tackles and 1.5 sacks in the win and so far this season he has posted 12 tackles and 2.5 sacks.

College of San Mateo DE Valentino Coleman - Coleman has had a solid start to his sophomore season for the Bulldogs, posting 16 tackles and is currently tied for the team lead with two sacks.

Butte DE Damien Borel - Borel leads the Roadrunners in sacks with three while also posting 12 tackles in just two games. Last week, in their 70-3 win over Shasta, Borel posted five tackles and sack.

America River DE Adrian Williams - The freshman has been the model of consistency in the Beavers' 3-0 start this season, posting 11 tackles, three tackles-for-loss and three sacks including three tackles, a tackle-for-loss and a sack in their 45-24 win over Chabot last week.

Diablo Valley DE Jonathon Carlson - The Vikings are off to a tough start this year, going 0-3, but Carlson has been a big reason they have been able to keep things close after racking up 10 tackles and is tied for the team lead in sacks with 2.5. Last week, vs. a very good College of San Mateo squad, the talented sophomore totaled seven tackles, three tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks in a 35-29 loss.

Iowa Western DE Rodney Coe - Coe and his defensive teammates have been stellar so far this season, allowing just 15.8 points per game. The talented sophomore who reportedly has offers from several D-1 programs leads the Reivers with three sacks to go along with 19 tackles.

Northeast Mississippi DE Nicholas Johnson - The talented freshman had a huge game last week in NEMCC's loss the Holmes, posting eight tackles. So far this season, Johnson has 21 tackles and a sack from his defensive end position.

Arizona Western DE Sam Wren - In two games, Wren has totaled 13 tackles and 1.5 sacks for Arizona Western including nine tackles and 1.5 sacks in last week's 32-14 win over Pima.

Scottsdale DT Raynon Blackshire - Blackshire, a freshman, has used his quickness and low center-of-gravity to post 12 tackles and one sack from his nose tackle position.

Lackawanna DE Tedroy Lynch - Lynch has had an outstanding first three games for Lackawanna so far this season, racking up 10 tackles and five sacks to lead the Falcons. Last week, in a 61-0 win over Hudson Valley, Lynch posted three tackles and two sacks in only one half of duty.

Mesabi Range CTC DE Kenny Horsley - Horsley is an impressive looking athlete, measuring in at 6'6", 280 pounds and he's shown outstanding instincts and athleticism in posting 16 tackles and seven sacks in just four games.

Kilgore DE Cooper Washington - The talented freshman was voted the SWJCFC Defensive Player of the Week after posting seven tackles, 1.5 tackles-for-loss and two sacks in the Rangers' 34-16 win over Trinity Valley.

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