Every Sunday, SEC Country will unveil its offensive and defensive recruits of the week based on their weekend performance. In order to qualify, recruits must have at least two SEC offers. This week’s SEC Country Defensive Recruit of the Week honors goes to Tyrel Dodson, a Texas A&M commit from Franklin, Tenn.
SEC Country’s Defensive Recruit of the Week: Tyrel Dodson
Dodson, a 3-star linebacker from Centennial High School, had himself an impressive two-way performance on Friday.
- 12 tackles
- One sack
- One forced fumble
- 77 rushing yards
- Three touchdowns
Dodson has recorded 108 tackles, 20 tackles for loss, 11 sacks, two interceptions, two forced fumbles and one kick return for a touchdown on the year, according to 247Sports.com’s Brian Perroni. The 6-foot-2, 235-pound senior has been committed to Texas A&M since June.
Best of the Rest
Quinnen Williams, DL, Wenonah High School, Ala. (committed to Alabama) — Per AL.com’s Drew Champlin, Williams recorded six tackles, one sack, two batted passes and four hurries in Wenonah’s 48-0 win over Randolph (Ala.).
Derrick Brown, DL, Lanier High School, Ga. (Undecided) — Georgia’s top-rated prospect only played a half, but came away with five tackles, two assists, four tackles for loss, two sacks and one quarterback hurry.
Xavier McKinney, DB, Roswell High School, Ga. (committed to Alabama) — McKinney registered five tackles, an interception and a sack in Roswell’s 24-7 win over Etowah.
David Marshall, DL, Upson-Lee High School, Ga. (committed to Auburn) — The 3-star defensive end posted five tackles, one tackle for loss and a forced fumble in Upson-Lee’s 45-31 win over Veterans. Marshall re-committed to Auburn last Friday.
Deangelo Gibbs, DB, Peachtree Ridge High School, Ga. (Undecided) — Gibbs, a 5-star defensive back in 2017, had an impressive two-way performance on Friday. He registered six tackles and hauled in 152 yards on six receptions in Peachtree’s 20-17 loss to Mill Creek.
Antwuan Jackson, DT, Cedar Grove High School, Ga. (Undecided) — Jackson pieced together an impressive stat line on Friday. The 4-star defensive tackle recorded eight tackles, four for loss and two sacks in Cedar Grove’s 33-20 win over South Atlanta.