By: Daniel Krywaruczenko @Fball_Analytics, September 11, 2018
Headlining the InstantScouting 2018 Elite Class: D2 – Defensive Lineman is Senior Adonis Davis of Florida Institute of Technology.
Davis earned Street & Smith’s First Team All-America, Associated Press First Team All-America, AFCA Second Team All-America, Don Hansen Honorable Mention All-America, D2Football.com Honorable Mention All-America, Don Hansen First Team All-Super Region 2, D2CCA First Team All-Super Region 2 and First Team All-GSC honors. The senior also appeared in 10 games as a Junior while recording 40 solo tackles, assisting on 19, totaling 59 tackles, set school single-season records with 19 tackles for loss and set program single-season record with 7.5 sacks
Position, Name, Class, School, Hometown, Ht & Wt
DL Hakim Gray, Senior, Arkansas Monticello, Shreveport, LA, 6’4″ 270
Transfer from Louisiana Tech made 9.5 tackles for loss on Arkansas-Monticello earning All-GAC honors.
DL James Prater Jr., Senior, Ashland, Columbus, OH, 6’0″ 260
DE earned All-GLIAC First Team honors on Ashland University by notching 10 sacks as a junior.
DL Maurice Burton Jr., Senior, North Alabama, Chicago, IL, 6’1″ 250
Former JUCO All-American made instant impact with 10 tackles for loss at University of North Alabama.
DL Adonis Davis, Senior, Florida Tech, Columbus, OH, 6’3″ 257
Set single-season school record with 19 tackles for loss at Florida Tech earning himself numerous All-American accolades.
DL John Cominsky, Senior, Charleston, Barberton, OH, 6’5″ 275
All-MEC selection as a junior had 23 tackles for loss at the University of Charleston
DL Austen Askew, Senior, NW MO State, Lawson, MO, 6’4″ 248
DE had 45 tackles with 10 tackles for loss and 6 sacks earning himself 1st Team All-MIAA at Northwest Missouri.
DL Jonathan Harris, Senior, Lindenwood, Aurora, IL, 6’5″ 275
1st Team All-MIAA selection and team captain led Lindenwood with 8 tackles for loss and 5.5 sacks.
DL Jesse Jones, Senior, Merrimack, Newark, NJ, 6’0″ 320
DT earned 1st Team All-NE10 honors making a total of 55 tackles on Merrimack.
DL Jojo Simpson, Senior, Upper Iowa, Cedar Rapids, IA, 6’0″ 255
Led Upper Iowa with 11.5 tackles for loss earning himself 1st Team All-NSIC honors.
DL Jake Klinger, Senior, Bloomsburg, Berwick, PA, 6’2″ 275
Had 22 tackles for loss at Bloomsburg earning D2CCA 2nd Team All Region honors.
DL Dakota Thompson, Senior, Shippensburg, Laureldale, PA, 6’2″ 250
1st Team PSAC East selection had 41 tackles including 11.5 tackles for loss on Shippensburg.
DL Deyon Sizer, Senior, CSU-Peblo, Aurora, CO, 6’4″ 281
NT had 59 tackles with 7.5 tackles for loss on CSU-Pueblo earning 1st Team All-RMAC honors.
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