A top linebacker doesn’t fit just one set of criteria. He has to have the feet — with explosiveness and agility — to rush the passer as well as chase down a receiver. He has to have a real head for the game. And he has to have the strength to apply all of that knowledge to get through any play to run down the ball.
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Here are some players who exemplify what makes a top linebacker
Measurements: 6’3″ 230 lbs
Position: Middle Linebacker
School: Plano East Sr High School
Hometown: Plano, Texas
Note: Anthony was also recognized as one of the top football players in Texas.
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