When the High School Football America Preseason 100 is released in 12 days on July 1, IMG Academy (Florida) will once again find itself highly ranked. The Ascenders, who are on a 37-game win streak, feature a ton of talent, especially along the offensive front.
Four IMG seniors are ranked in the Top 25 of top linemen in the nation, according to 247Sports.com’s composite rankings. Offensive tackle Evan Neal is ranked as the No. 11 lineman in the nation. Guards Deyavie Hammond and Dontae Lucas are ranked No. 14 and No. 23 respectively. Lucas is the only one of the trio to make a verbal commitment. The 4-star, 6-3, 323 pound Lucas has given his verbal to Florida State.
The top lineman in the country right now is Darnell Wright of Huntington High School in West Virginia. Wright, a 5-star prospect stands 6-6 and weighs 314 pounds and is considered the No. 5 overall college football prospect. Right now, he has 23 scholarship offers.
Alabama has already received two verbal commitments from offensive linemen in the Top 25. Hewitt-Trussville (Alabama) tackle Pierce Quick and Thompson tackle Amari Knight stay in-state with the Crimson Tide.
Both Hewitt-Trussville and Thompson will be in the HSFA Preseason 100.
Top Linemen Class of 2019
No. 1 Darnell Wright, OT – Huntington (West Virginia) – Uncommitted
No. 2 Logan Brown, OT – East Kentwood (Michigan) – Wisconsin
No. 3 Clay Webb, C – Oxford (Alabama) – Uncommitted
No. 4 Devontae Dobbs, OT – Belleville (Michigan) – Uncommitted
No. 5 Kenyon Green, OT – Atascocita (Texas) – Texas A&M
No. 6 Kardell Thomas, OG – Southern University Lab (Louisiana) – LSU
No. 7 Wanya Morris, OT – Grayson (Georgia) – Tennessee
No. 8 Pierce Quick, OT – Hewitt-Trussville (Alabama) – Alabama
No. 9 Tyler Johnson, OT – Oak Ridge (Texas) – Texas
No. 10 Harry Miller, C – Buford (Georgia) – Ohio State
No. 11 Evan Neal, OT – IMG Academy (Florida) – Uncommitted
No. 12 Amari Kight, OT – Thompson (Alabama) – Alabama
No. 13 Deyavie Hammond, OG – IMG Academy (Florida) – Uncommitted
No. 14 Doug Nester, OT – Spring Valley (West Virginia) – Ohio Stte
No. 15 Sean Rhyan, OT – San Juan Hills (California) – Uncommitted
No. 16 Jonah Tauanu’u, OT – Narbonne (California) – Uncommitted
No. 17 Caedan Wallace, OG – Hun School (New Jersey) – Penn State
No. 18 Enokk Vimahi, OT – Kahuku (Hawaii) – Uncommitted
No. 19 Quinn Carroll, OT – Edina (Minnesota) – Notre Dame
No. 20 Xavier Truss, OT – Bishop Hendricken (Rhode Island) – Georgia
No. 21 William Putnam, OG – Plant (Florida) – Uncommitted
No. 22 Jason Rodriguez, OT – Oak Hills (California) – USC
No. 23 Dontae Lucas, OG – IMG Academy (Florida) – Florida State
No. 24 Nolan Rumler, OG – Archbishop Hoban (Ohio) – Michigan
No. 25 Branson Bragg, C – Crandall (Texas) – Stanford
Top Linemen Class of 2020
No. 1 Myles Hinton, OT – Greater Atlanta Christian (Georgia) – Uncommitted
No. 2 Paris Johnson, Jr., OT – St. Xavier (Ohio) – Uncommitted
No. 3 Justin Rogers, OG – Oak Park (Michigan) – Uncommitted
No. 4 Mitchell Mayes, OT – Sanderson (North Carolina) – Uncommitted
No. 5 Kevin Pyne, OT – Millis (Massachusetts) – Uncommitted