2005 Top 30 Defensive Linemen
Aleric Mullins
Aleric Mullins
- NC Prep Report
Posted Aug 17, 2005


NC Prep Report releases its preseason top 30 defensive lineman list.

1 Aleric Mullins
East Wake
6'2" 290 5.00 Sr Four-star recruit....48 tackles and 9 sacks
2 Greg Ellebe
South Columbus
6'4" 280 5.60 Sr UNC commit... 65 tackles, 16 for loss
3 Ricardo Crawford
West Columbus
6'1" 295 5.15 Sr UGa commit... 71 tackles, 12 for a loss and 2 sacks
4 Terry Adams
Elkin
5'11" 215 4.85 Sr Conference Defensive POY... 149 tackles, 23 sacks, 2 touchdowns
5 Tyler Bullard
Charlotte Catholic
6'0" 295 5.40 Sr Conference Defensive POY... 107 tackles, 16 for loss, 8 sacks
6 Gavin Smith
Raleigh Wakefield
6'4" 265 5.00 Sr NCSU commit.... 70 tackles, 3 forced fumbles
7 Tavares Brown
Richmond County
6'0" 245 4.80 Sr Three-star recruit... 80 tackles and 8 sacks
8 Morgan Randall
Greenville Rose
6'6" 245 5.00 Sr UNC commit... 60 tackles, 10 for a loss, 7.5 sacks
9 Daryl Rattey
North Brunswick
5'10" 215 4.65 Sr County POY, All-Area... 112 tackles, 27 for loss, 4 sacks
10 Anthony Bryant
North Brunswick
6'2" 270 5.25 Sr All-County... 102 tackles, 27 for loss, 9 sacks
11 Robert Flower
West Iredell
5'10" 165 4.90 Sr County Defensive POY... 128 tackles
12 Leon Hudson
Fayetteville Britt
6'1" 230 4.65 Sr 78 tackles, 12 for loss, 8 sacks
13 Kraig Carter
Burlington Williams
6'1" 320 5.20 Sr All-Region... 84 tackles, 10 for loss, 4 sacks, 37 reps of 185 lbs
14 Dennis Godfrey
Lee County
6'2" 250 5.05 Sr Wake Forest commit
15 Justin Bass
Wilson Hunt
6'1" 210 4.60 Sr 130 tackles, 21 for loss, 8 sacks
16 Justin Penegar
Monroe Piedmont
6'0" 240 4.80 Sr County POY
17 Josh Hardee
Chapel Hill
6'4" 250 5.00 Sr 84 tackles, 2 force fumbles, 4 blocked kicks, 1 safety
18 Joey Hall
Lee County
6'4" 245 4.70 Sr  
19 Henry Gass
Charlotte Country Day
6'1" 235 5.00 Sr NCISAA All-State... 79 tackles, 4 sacks
20 Mark Ethridge
Charlotte Country Day
6'2" 250 4.80 Sr NCISAA All-State... 78 tackles
21 Vince Woods
Western Alamance
6'3" 250 5.20 Sr All-Region... 4 sacks
22 Justin Kearney
Graham
6'0" 245 5.30 Sr  
23 Brian White
Apex Middle Creek
6'4" 220 4.75 Sr  
24 Jordan Lancaster
West Brunswick
6'4" 260 5.10 Sr  
25 Don Evans
Southeast Raleigh
6'2" 265 5.10 Sr  
26 Aaron Tolbert
Asheville Roberson
6'0" 215 4.60 Sr All-Area... 71 tackles, 3 sacks
27 Eli Bowman
West Stanly
6'3" 240 5.30 Sr 106 tackles, 19 for a loss
28 Linnell Evans
Edenton Holmes
5'11" 185 4.75 Sr Team MVP... 93 tackles, 10.5 sacks
29 DeMario Hyman
Northern Vance
6'0" 165 4.75 Sr 11 sacks
30 Joe Gray
W-S Reynolds
6'3 350 5.90 Sr  

All statistics and accolades are from the 2004 season unless otherwise noted. Vitals have been verified through combines, unless italitized. POY = Player-of-the-Year.



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