2024 Defensive Linemen to Watch

2024 N/DT Javon Williams – Pinellas Park

Williams is an interior defensive lineman who is currently listed at 6’2” and 270 pounds. He moves very well and displays a great motor that keeps him near the football-making plays. I love the energy that he plays with. He finished his sophomore season with 62 total tackles, 14 tackles for loss, and 6 sacks.

Williams’ Film

2024 DE Preston Watson – Sanford Seminole

Watson recorded 37 total tackles and 7.5 sacks this past season. He is listed at 6’1” and 245 pounds and you can tell that he has a strong build on film. He has a great motor and a nose for the football. He has a bright future.

Watson’s Film

2024 DE Elias Williams – Hudson

The Cobras have a gem with Williams. He is already 6’4” and 217 pounds. He is long and fires off the ball well. He hustles to the football and shows some good physicality. He finished his sophomore season with 55 total tackles, 16 tackles for loss, and 8 sacks.

Williams’ Film

2024 DE William Miller – Steinbrenner

Miller is another intriguing defensive end/edge prospect. He is listed at 6’2” and 205 pounds and tallied 61 total tackles, 10 tackles for loss, 6 sacks, 1 fumble recovery, and 1 blocked field goal as a sophomore. On film, he looks quick and physical. He reads plays well and hustles to get to the football.

Miller’s Film

2024 DL Zyon Vaughn-Nobles – Zephyrhills Christian Academy

At 6’4” 255 pounds, Nobles is another sophomore defensive end with a ton of upside. His statistics show 96 total tackles, 21.5 tackles for loss, and 23.5 sacks. He also recovered 2 fumbles, and caught a touchdown pass.

Vaughn-Nobles’ Film

2024 DE Peter Pesansky – Jesuit

With offers from Virginia Tech and Toledo, Pesansky has plenty of eyes on him already. This list just felt incomplete without him on it. The 6’3” 265 pound state champion had a tremendous sophomore season for the Tigers with 85 total tackles, 11 tackles for loss, and 6 sacks. Check his film out.

Pesanky’s Film

2024 DL Sincere Edwards – Wekiva

The same goes for Edwards. He is already a big-time defensive end prospect as well. He currently checks in at 6’3” and 240 pounds. As a sophomore, he finished with 62 total tackles, 12 tackles for loss, 10 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 3 fumble recoveries, and a blocked punt. He also chipped in 4 offensive touchdowns, and even caught a lateral from a very kind teammate which resulted in a 35 yard kickoff return touchdown. He is explosive, powerful, and has great size. 

Sincere Edwards’ Film