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UA Roster Breakdown: Defense

Players start arriving today for the sixth annual Under Armour All-America Game. Here’s a breakdown of the offensive players on the roster, including those injured who won’t participate in the game, but will still be in attendance for the week’s activities.



Defensive Ends

Robert Nkemdiche is the nation's No. 1-ranked prospect.

Robert Nkemdiche, Loganville (Ga.) Grayson - The 6-foot-4, 285-pounder is the No. 1 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 100.

Chris Jones, Houston (Miss.) (committed to Mississippi State) – The 6-foot-5, 255-pound late bloomer Jones is the No. 15 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 99, making him a five-star prospect.

Carl Lawson, Alpharetta (Ga.) Milton (committed to Auburn)- The 6-foot-2.5, 245-pound explosive Lawson is the No. 27 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 98, making him a five-star prospect.

DeMarcus Walker, Jacksonville (Fla.) Sandalwood (committed to Alabama) – The 6-foot-3, 280-pound Walker is the No. 36 ranked prospect in the 2013 class with a rating of 96.

Tim Williams, Baton Rouge (La.) University Lab – The 6-foot-3, 230-pound Williams is the No. 48 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 95.

Elijah Daniel, Avon (Ind.) – The 6-foot-3, 247-pound ultra quick Daniel is the No. 81 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a 94 rating.

Ebenezer Ogundeko, Brooklyn (NY) Thomas Jefferson – The 6-foot-3, 228-pound edge rushing Ogundeko is a three-star prospect with a rating of 89 according to 247Sports.

Defensive Tackles

Montravius Adams is among the talented defensive linemen in the game.

Montravius Adams, Vienna (Ga.) Dooly County – The 6-foot-3, 310-pound Adams is the No. 2 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 100.

Joey Bosa, Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) St. Thomas Aquinas (committed to Ohio State) – The 6-foot-5, 265-pound Bosa is the No. 38 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 96.

Dee Liner, Muscle Shoals (Ala.) (committed to Auburn) – The 6-foot-3, 270-pound Liner is the No. 49 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 95.

Kelsey Griffin, Hoschton (Ga.) Mill Creek (committed to South Carolina_ - The 6-foot-1, 300-pound Griffin is the No. 80 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 94.

Greg Gilmore, Hope Mills (N.C.) South View (committed to LSU) – The 6-foot-4, 290-pound Gilmore is the No. 94 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 94.

Caleb Brantley, Crescent City (Fla.) (committed to Florida) – The 6-foot-3, 305-pound Brantley is the No. 109 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 94.

Henry Poggi, Baltimore (Md.) Gilman (committed to Michigan) – The 6-foot-3, 270-pound Poggi is the No. 121 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 94.

Maquedius Bain, Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) University School – The 6-foot-4, 286-pound Bain is a three-star prospect with a rating of 86.

Reuben Foster recently backed off of his commitment to Auburn.

Kennedy Tulimasealii, Waianae (Hawaii) (committed to Hawaii) – The 6-foot-1, 295-pound Tulimasealii is a three-star prospect with a rating of 80.

Linebackers

Reuben Foster, Auburn (Ala.) – The 6-foot-1, 237-pound Foster is the No. 10 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 99, making him a five-star prospect.

Matthew Thomas, Miami (Fla.) Booker T. Washington – The uber athletic 6-foot-3, 215-pound Thomas is the No. 13 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 99, making him a five-star prospect.

Alex Anzalone, Wyomissing (Pa.) (committed to Notre Dame) – The 6-foot-3, 237-pound Anzalone is the No. 43 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 95.

Isaac Savaiinaea, Honolulu (Hawaii) Punahou School – The 6-foot-3, 235-pound Savaiinaea is the No. 76 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 95.

Kendell Beckwith, Jackson (La.) East Feliciana – The 6-foot-3, 225-pound Beckwith is the No. 99 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 94.

Matt Rolin, Ashburn (Va.) Briar Woods (committed to Florida) – The 6-foot-4, 210-pound Rolin is the No. 132 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 94.

Tony Conner is the nation's top-ranked safety.

Trey Johnson, Lawrenceville (Ga.) Central Gwinnett – The 6-foot-1, 225-pound hard-hitting Johnson is the No. 142 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 94.

Michael McCray, Trotwood (Ohio) Trotwood-Madison (committed to Michigan) – The 6-foot-3, 230-pound McCray is the No. 182 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 92.

Quinton Powell, Daytona Beach (Fla.) Mainland – The 6-foot-2, 195-pound Powell is the No. 183 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 92.

Yannick Ngakoue, Washington (D.C.) Friendship Collegiate – The 6-foot-2, 240-pound Ngajoue is a four-star prospect with a rating of 90.

Ben Boulware, Anderson (S.C.) TL Hanna (committed to Clemson) – The 6-foot-1, 225-pound Boulware is a three-star prospect with a rating of 87.

Safeties

Tony Conner, Batesville (Miss.) South Panola – The 6-foot-2, 205-pound Conner is the No. 8 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 99, making him a five-star prospect.

Vonn Bell, Rossville (Ga) Ridgeland – The 5-foot-11, 190-pound Bell is the No. 25 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 98, making him a five-star prospect.

Priest Willis, Tempe (Ariz.) Marcos De Niza – The 6-foot-2, 200-pound Willis is the No. 28 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 98, making him a five-star prospect.

Holland Fisher, Midlothian (Va.) Manchester (committed to Virginia Tech) – The 6-foot-1, 207-pound instinctive Fisher is the No. 33 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 97.

Leon McQuay III, Seffner (Fla.) Armwood – The 6-foot-1, 185-pound McQuay is the No. 35 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 97.

Max Redfield, Mission Viejo (Calif.) – The 6-foot-2, 190-pound Redfield is the No. 44 prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 95.

Marcell Harris, Orlando (Fla.) Dr. Phillips (committed to Florida) – The 6-foot-1, 207-pound hard-hitting Harris is the No. 58 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 95.

Keanu Neal, Bushnell (Fla.) South Sumter (committed to Florida) – The 6-foot-1, 203-pound Neal is the No. 239 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 91.

Cornerbacks

Vernon Hargreaves, Tampa (Fla.) Wharton (committed to Florida) – The 5-foot-11, 185-pound technically sound Hargreaves is the No.

Cameron Burrows, Trotwood (Ohio) (committed to Ohio State) – The 6-foot-0, 195-pound Burroughs is the No. 41 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 96.

Artie Burns, Miami (Fla.) Northwestern (committed to Miami) – The 5-foot-11, 175-pound two-sport star Burns is the No. 105 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 94.

Jeryl Brazil, Loranger (La.) (committed to LSU) – The 5-foot-10, 185-pound Brazil is the No. 130 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 94.

Maurice Smith, Sugar Land (Texas) Dulles (committed to Alabama) – The 6-foot-0, 180-pound versatile Smith is the No. 168 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 93.

Shaq Wiggins, Tyrone (Ga.) Sandy Creek (committed to Georgia) – The 5-foot-9, 165-pound Wiggins is the No. 184 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 93.

Gareon Conley, Massilon (Ohio) Washington (committed to Ohio State) – The 6-foot-0, 165-pound Conley is the No. 230 ranked prospect in the Top247 with a rating of 91.

Noel Ellis, New Orleans (La.) Edna Karr (committed to Texas A&M) – The 5-10, 175-pound instinctive Ellis is a four-star prospect with a rating of 90.

Kickers and Punters

Sean Covington, St. Petersburg (Fla.). 6-1, 175 (committed to Iowa)

Ryan Santoso, Pace (Fla.) 6-4, 260 (committed to Minnesota)

Shane Tripucka Allen (Texas) 6-2, 200

Short and Long Snappers

Tyler Kluver, Marshalltown (La.) 6-0, 220 (committed to Iowa)

Brendan Turelli, Phoenix (Ariz.) Arcadia 6-1, 245

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Gerry Hamilton is the lead National Recruiting Analyst for 247Sports. Follow him on Twitter @GerryH247Sports

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