DT Trysten Hill, Central Florida*

6’3” – 308 lbs. – 5.04 Has been a defensive line starter since his first season with the Knights, starting all thirteen games in 2016 and posting 15-5.0-1.0. Started along the line again the following year and went 20-4.5-2.0. Was only a one-game starter as a junior but enjoyed his best season, going 36-10.5-3.0 beforeContinue reading “DT Trysten Hill, Central Florida*”

DT Terry Beckner Jr., Missouri

6’4” – 296 lbs. – 5.19 Five-star recruit who started five of ten games but sustained a season-ending torn ACL and MCL in his right knee, then tore his other ACL seven games into the following season. Posted 27-8.0-3.0 and 24-2.0-0.0 in those two campaigns, respectively. Finished his collegiate career with lines of 35-11.0-7.0 andContinue reading “DT Terry Beckner Jr., Missouri”

DT Renell Wren, Arizona St.

6’5” – 318 lbs. – 5.01 Was actually a 230-pound weakside defensive end recruit in high school. Redshirted, then appeared in four games as a freshman. Rotated into the defense over the following two seasons, totaling a combined 37-9.0-2.0 over that span. Became more of a full-time starter as a senior and went 43- toContinue reading “DT Renell Wren, Arizona St.”

DT Quinnen Williams, Alabama**

6’3” – 303 lbs. – 4.83 Arrived weighing 285 pounds and after redshirting, rotated into the defense, recording 20-6.5-2.0. Broke out this past year, posting 71-19.5-8.0 with twelve hurries, then decided to declare for the draft. Tall, well-built defensive lineman who often played nose tackle on Alabama’s line regardless of whether they were using threeContinue reading “DT Quinnen Williams, Alabama**”

DT Kingsley Keke, Texas A&M

6’3” – 288 lbs. – 4.95 Recorded eight tackles as a reserve during his freshman season, then started the last nine games of his sophomore season, finishing with a 37-7.0-4.0 line. Retained his starting job over the two subsequent seasons to conclude his career, posting 54-2.5-1.0 and 51-11.0-7.5. Thickly-built lineman who spent this past seasonContinue reading “DT Kingsley Keke, Texas A&M”

DT Khalen Saunders, Western Illinois

6’0” – 324 lbs. – 5.01 Redshirted, then played heavily in thirteen games the following season, posting 27-4.5-2.5 for the Leathernecks. Stepped into the starting lineup the following year, posting 48-5.0-1.5, then enjoyed two productive campaigns to conclude his career (57-12.0-7.5 and 72-13.0-6.5). Thick, compact defensive tackle with excellent bulk but just adequate height andContinue reading “DT Khalen Saunders, Western Illinois”

DT Jerry Tillery, Notre Dame

6’7” – 295 lbs. – 4.93 Started three of twelve games played as a freshman, then spent the last three seasons as a full-time starter, posting 37-3.0-0.0, 56-9.0-4.5, and 30-10.5-8.0 over the past three seasons, respectively. Massive defensive lineman who plays different techniques on the inside for the Irish; projects as more of a noseContinue reading “DT Jerry Tillery, Notre Dame”

DT Jeffery Simmons, Mississippi St.*

6’4” – 310 lbs. – N/A Was a defensive end recruit out of high school, but has played defensive tackle throughout his collegiate career. Posted 39-2.5-0.0 as a freshman, starting three of twelve games played, then went 60-12.0-5.0 as a sophomore and 63-17.0-2.0 as a junior before declaring for the draft. Also blocked three kicksContinue reading “DT Jeffery Simmons, Mississippi St.*”

DT Greg Gaines, Washington

6’1” – 312 lbs. – 5.16 Redshirted, then started six of thirteen games the following year (28-1.0-0.0) before taking on a full-time starting role as a sophomore and maintaining that throughout the remainder of his collegiate career, posting lines of 35-8.0-3.5, 30-5.0-2.5, and 55-6.5-3.5. Very heavy nose tackle with a massive torso and somewhat unevenContinue reading “DT Greg Gaines, Washington”

DT Gerald Willis III, Miami (FL)

6’2” – 302 lbs. – N/A Originally attended Florida. Appeared in eight games as a freshman (14-0.5-0.0), then was dismissed from the team; redshirted the subsequent season after transferring to Miami. Appeared in nine games as a redshirt sophomore (19-5.5-1.5), missing time due to a suspension and torn MCL, for which he underwent surgery. MissedContinue reading “DT Gerald Willis III, Miami (FL)”