Tales From The Road: Midlands

OLB Daylon Tarkington

Vital stats: 2014 / Fort Worth (Texas) Trimble Tech / 6-foot-1, 215 pounds

Considering: Interest from Arizona, Michigan, San Diego State, Texas State, Utah, Yale

Where you saw him: Next Level Athlete South DFW Video Showcase

What impressed: For a player recovering from a broken leg, Tarkington’s lateral movement and immediate burst were something to watch. Tarkington showed that he is 100 percent and ready to make some noise.

Why you should keep an eye out for him: Last season was supposed to be a coming-out party for Tarkington, but the injury set him back. This spring and summer should be his time to shine.