Class of 2025: Top 10 TXHSFB Defensive Tackle Prospects

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The athletes in this list appear in alphabetical order.

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Dilan Battle (6'2, 315) - Mansfield Timberview  

Overpowering at the point of attack, Battle is sometimes an immovable object. He has collected 20+ offers featuring Florida, Michigan, Texas, Texas A&M and USC. 

Carmello Brooks (6'3, 265) - Katy Paetow

A physical specimen with a high ceiling and has continued to improve under the direction of HC David Hicks at Paetow. Has 15 offers, including Houston and Texas. 

Travis Buhake (6'2, 250) - Mansfield Summit

Extremely powerful in close quarters with verified power data in track and field (shot put). Cal, North Texas, SMU, Texas State, Tulsa, UTEP, UTSA and more. 

Floyd Guidry (6'2, 275) - Spring

A point of attack monster who loves to use his size and 635-pound squat power to blow up plays at the line of scrimmage. Baylor, Houston,  LSU, TCU, Texas, Texas Tech and more have offered. 

Christopher Johnson (6'3, 245) - Iowa Colony

Has the size of a defensive tackle with the first-step explosion and quickness of a defensive end. Offers like Baylor, Houston, and Kansas State continue to roll in. 

Landon Rink (6'3, 265) - Cy-Fair

Moves all over the defensive front to create mismatches, so he's a DT/DE. He is one of the state's most valuable defenders, no matter what position he's rated at.

DJ Sanders (6'4, 290) - Bellville

A rare talent who possesses the size, strength, and pedigree to develop into an NFL Draft pick. We are watching Baylor, Texas and Texas A&M closely in this recruitment.

Chace Sims (6'3, 290) - Richmond Randle

Rankings riser. A multi-sport athlete with experience playing in multiple defensive alignments and schemes. Recent offers from Texas and Texas A&M. 

Xavier Ukponu (6'2, 290) - Denton Guyer

Has 30+ offers from schools like Texas, Texas A&M, Florida, LSU, Oregon, USC, and more. He's a powerful technician who uses his hands like a pro.  

Zion Williams (6'3, 295) - Lufkin

Quick surge and strong hands. Disrupts, controls and manhandles offensive linemen. Offers include Texas, Texas A&M, Alabama, LSU, and Oklahoma.


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