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Neiron Ball

A defensive end with linebacker-athleticism. That's a gift to any team, but it's a lot harder to find than you might think. The quickness to get off the edge, but the power to be able to work around tackles when the initial explosion just doesn't cut it. Jackson, Georgia's Neiron Ball has that kind of potential, and that's just one of the reasons he's inching closer to 20 offers right now.

At 6-3 and a little over 200 pounds nobody is going to look at Jackson High School's Neiron Ball, or at least his raw measureables and think that he's a defensive end down the road. That's not enough size at the line to get around tackles with good first steps, or physically fight off the chip blocks from tight ends or backs. Neiron's other numbers tell you a different story: Over 10...

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