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Dave Campbell’s Texas Football predicts Class 4A and 3A Defensive MVPs in DFW

Jess Niedziela of Glen Rose makes a tackle.
Jess Niedziela of Glen Rose makes a tackle.

Class 4A

Division I

District 4-4A

Trey Appel, LB, Springtown

2017 season: 125 tackles

District 6-4A

Jalen Myers, LB, Kennedale

2017 season: 92 tackles, 8 sacks

District 7-4A

Chase Petter, LB, Argyle

2017 season: 112 tackles, 15 sacks

Notable: AP 4A Defensive Player of the Year

District 8-4A

Amir Foston, DT, Alvarado

2017 season: 55 tackles

District 9-4A

Kenneth Richardson, DE, Waxahachie Life

2017 season: 58 tackles, 7 sacks

Division II

District 3-4A

Jeremiah Stanley, DL, Iowa Park

District 4-4A

Jess Niedziela, DL, Glen Rose

2017 season: 58 tackles, 6 sacks

District 5-4A

Donovan Collins, LB, Caddo Mills

2017 season: 47 tackles, 5 sacks

Class 3A

Division I

District 4-3A

Zakk Young, LB, Brock

2017 season: 203 tackles

District 5-3A

Austin Cates, LB, Pottsboro

2017 season: 101 tackles

District 6-3A

Boomer Irvin, LB, Kemp

2017 season: 186 tackles, 4 sacks, 2 INTs, 3 blocked punts

College: 4 offers

District 9-3A

Azaya Patrick, LB, Teague

Division II

District 5-3A

Tanner Bayard, DE, Holliday

2017 season: 13 sacks

District 6-3A

Jace Davis, DB, Millsap

2017 season: 7 INTs

District 7-3A

Tyler Knickerbocker, LB, Cooper

2017 season: 69 tackles

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