USAAAB: Midlands Defense Preview
Edward Paris
Edward Paris
National Recruiting Analyst
Posted Dec 29, 2013


Take a look at the seven defensive players representing the Midlands region at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl...

DE Sione Teuhema

Keller HS | Texas

Team: West
Recruiting: Texas

USAAAB Game Note: Came in to his own as a linebacker in 2013. Makes a ton of plays. Outside speed rusher who can cover ground.

DE Solomon Thomas

Coppell HS | Texas

Team: West
Recruiting: Stanford, Texas, UCLA, Arkansas, Ohio State

USAAAB Game Note: Thomas is the top uncommitted prospect from the Midlands. One of the most well-coached and technically sound players in the country.

DT Trey Lealaimatafao

Warren HS | Texas

Team: West
Recruiting: Texas

USAAAB Game Note: He has taken official visits to Arizona State and UCLA, now that Mack Brown is out will he switch his pledge away from the Horns?

MLB Zach Whitley

North Shore HS | Texas

Team: West
Recruiting: Alabama

USAAAB Game Note: Defensive Player of the Year in the Houston area, and is a tackle machine. He could play any of the linebacker positions.

S Brandon Simmons

Timberview HS | Texas

Team: West
Recruiting: Stanford

USAAAB Game Note: Simmons is a savvy safety, who can cover, but he is a run stopping specialist. May be sidelined with an ankle injury.

S Nick Harvey

Travis HS | Texas

Team: West
Recruiting: Texas A&M

USAAAB Game Note: Harvey played in both Dallas and Houston metroplexes and consitently proved that he is a special player.

CB Edward Paris

Timberview HS | Texas

Team: West
Recruiting: LSU

USAAAB Game Note: Paris does not get tested all that often in the high school game, but will get his chance to lock down and prove why he is so highly lauded heading in to the SEC.


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