The top linebackers still available in the 2022 class

The early signing period has absorbed much of the excitement from the traditional signing day in February, but there are still plots to follow and better unsigned prospects that can influence future wins and losses. The limited amount of the best available linebackers can be directly attributed to coaching changes. The main focus will be on the four stars Harold Perkins and TJ Dudley.

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College football teams that need a top-notch outside linebacker in 2022 may be thrilled to see Perkins still available, but this game has dropped to three. On December 2, the five-star defender took his 30 offers and the first seven of September all the way to Texas A&M, LSU and Texas. It’s hard to imagine the Aggies class getting better, but the possibility is there. The most recent shares on Twitter were of house visits with the Longhorns. Perkins is expected to announce on January 2nd.

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Another Rivals250 linebacker is available thanks to a pitchside change in Eugene. One time Mario cristobal left Oregon for Miami, Dudley has restarted his recruiting process. The disengagement on 6 December meant that the best teams scrambled to get his signature. From an external point of view, Texas, Miami and Florida appear to be in the running.

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Another head coach change opened a door of possibility for a lucky team with Lightsey. From August 16 to December 11, Lightsey was to be a Gator. Lightsey stayed with Florida through the sacking of the then defensive coordinator Todd Grantham and head coach Dan Mullen but with the new head coach Billy Napier and the staff in the city, the parties have taken different directions.

Through his trial, in addition to visiting Florida, Lightsey made stops in Auburn, Florida State and Georgia with an official visit to Georgia Tech. It will be fun to monitor potential Lightsey visits in January.

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Wherever Meyers goes, he will go after a remarkable senior season by earning the 5A Kansas Defensive Player of the Year for the 2021 season. On December 23, Meyers resigned from Clemson. No offer has been announced from Oklahoma, but one wonders if the new Sooners head coach Brent Venables Will he offer Meyers the attempt to take him to Norman again?

Another possible solution for Meyers is to stay in the state with the Jayhawks. Meyers visited Kansas on November 28. Nebraska is reportedly looking for him too.

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