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Top high school defensive linemen for 2011

Jeremy Castro of Vista Murrieta, Kyle DeVaughn of Alemany and Jherremya Leuta-Douyere of Servite top the list.

August 28, 2011|Eric Sondheimer
  • Westlake defensive lineman Justin Solis (57) chases down Moorpark quarterback Brody Rohachat.
Westlake defensive lineman Justin Solis (57) chases down Moorpark quarterback… (Bret Hartman / For The Times )

Top defensive linemen

Jeremy Castro, Vista Murrieta, 6-3, 245, Sr. Committed to Washington

Kyle Devaughn, Alemany, 5-11, 260, Sr. Might be best in Pac-5

Jherremya Leuta-Douyere, Servite, 6-1, 225, Sr. Strong, quick, tough

Milo Jordan, Corona Centennial, 6-2, 275, Sr. Committed to Arizona State

Kyle Kelley, Woodbridge, 6-3, 222, Sr. Defensive end committed to Arizona

Ellis McCarthy, Monrovia, 6-4, 305, Sr. A man playing among boys

Teddy Queen, Chaparral, 6-2, 240, Sr. Has lots of speed

Justin Solis, Westlake, 6-2, 295, Sr. Colorado commit had nine sacks

Damion Turpin, Dominguez, 6-3, 255, Sr. Big man in the middle

Chad Wheeler, Santa Monica, 6-6, 255, Sr. Two-way standout


Darien Barrett, Inglewood, 6-3, 230, Sr. Committed to San Diego State

R.J. Coleman, Mira Costa, 6-4, 280, Jr. Can be a standout

Dustin Drai, Campbell Hall, 6-3, 215, Sr. Had 26 sacks

Dane Griffin, Thousand Oaks, 6-3, 245, Sr. 10 sacks last season

Brandon Hughes, Moorpark, 6-4, 190, Sr. Good at chasing quarterbacks

Brian Irving, Crenshaw, 6-3, 250, Sr. Will be one of best in City

Chantez Jackson, Inglewood, 6-4, 235, Jr. Watch him chase down QBs

Samson Kafovalu, Arlington, 6-4, 260, Sr. Big and strong

Justin Meaders, West Covina, 6-1, 230, Sr. Had 16 sacks

Kache Palacio, Gardena Serra, 6-2, 225, Sr. Had 13 sacks at Westchester

Matthew Rowe, Long Beach Poly, 6-2, 200, Sr. Has lots of quickness

Tyler Roberts, Palm Desert, 6-0, 245, Sr. Relentless in pursuit of ballcarriers

Billy Shipman, Valencia, 6-3, 255, Sr. Solid tackler and disruptive

Ramon Sierra, HH Wilson, 6-3, 235, Jr. Had nine sacks as a sophomore

Shane Tierney, La Salle, 6-2, 230, Jr. Had 40 tackles as a sophomore

Joseph Turner, Oxnard, 6-5, 285, Sr. Two-way starter

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