High school offensive linemen to watch

Wyatt Davis (76) will be clearing a path for St. John Bosco running backs this season.

Wyatt Davis (76) will be clearing a path for St. John Bosco running backs this season.

(Patrick T. Fallon / For the Times)

A look at the top offensive linemen in the Southland:

Player; School; Ht.; Wt.; Yr.; Comment

Alex Akingbulu; Narbonne; 6-6; 245; Sr.; Second-year player is progressing fast.

Zack Aylor; Mission Viejo; 6-4; 290; Sr.; Will be smashing linebackers in Orange County.

Logan Bathke; Orange Lutheran; 6-5; 250; Sr.; Lots of improvement for Oregon commit.

Wyatt Davis; St. John Bosco; 6-4; 295; Jr.; Will be best in SoCal for class of 2017.

Daniel Juarez; Corona Centennial; 6-5; 285; Sr.; Cal commit continues line legacy for Huskies.

Frank Martin; Mater Dei; 6-5; 300; Sr.; USC commit is big man in Trinity League.

Francisco Perez; Baldwin Park; 6-3; 300; Sr.; Cal commit keeps improving.

Tucker Scott; San Clemente; 6-5; 260; Sr.; Utah commit has good feet.

Nathan Smith; Murrieta Mesa; 6-7; 276; Sr.; USC commit has size, strength.

Luke Wattenberg; JSerra; 6-4; 275; Sr.; Washington commit loves to open holes.



Evander Achan; Damien; 6-1; 280; Sr.; Has made major improvement.

Matthew Brayton; Bishop Amat; 6-4; 290; Sr.; One of the best in Mission League.

Bryson Cain; Great Oak; 6-5; 265; Sr.; Starter since freshman year.

David Garfunkel; Yorba Linda; 6-5; 280; Sr.; Picking up college offers.

Donte Harrington; San Clemente; 6-3; 295; Sr.; Size, good grades, strong.

Nick Harris; JSerra; 6-2; 275; Sr.; Washington commit switches from tackle to center.

Christian Jackson; Carson; 6-1; 270; Sr.; Returning All-City player.

Jotavi Leuta-Ulu; Crespi; 6-2; 300; Sr.; Will be creating lots of holes

Enrique Luna; Venice; 6-2; 320; Sr.; Top blocker in Western League.

John Mercado; La Salle; 6-3; 315; Sr.; Has been working hard in weight room.

Brett Neilon; Santa Margarita; 6-2; 275; Jr.; Rising college prospect.

Ryan Nelson; Buena Park; 6-6; 275; Jr.; Making major strides as a blocker.

Tyler Orgini; Royal; 6-2; 275; Sr.; Three-year starter.

Colby Pursell; Hart; 6-4; 275; Sr.; Just picked up Colorado offer.

Casey Roddick; St. Bonaventure; 6-4; 330; Jr.; Gaining in strength, skills.

Liam Ryan; Damien; 6-6; 275; Sr.; Two-sport standout has athleticism to excel.

Max Spruill; Newport Harbor; 6-3; 265; Sr.; Has size and strength.

Mike Saffell; Edison; 6-2; 275; Jr.; Was first sophomore starter at center in 30 years.

Sean Tulette; Los Alamitos; 6-3; 283; Sr.; Should be All-CIF performer.

Anthony Valdez; Loyola; 6-1; 283; Sr.; Will be a three-year starter.