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Football preview: Top Pasco defensive backs

Tribune staff

Devon Brockington, Zephyrhills, Sr.

One of the county’s most athletic shutdown defensive backs that has been starting since his sophomore season.

Nate Craig, Pasco, So.

A dominating defensive back that tied a team-high four interceptions and five pat downs as a freshman in 2012.

Joe Jean-Baptiste, Sunlake, Sr.

Experienced cover corner led Seahawks in passes defensed, had 51 tackles and two interceptions.

Malik Johns, Pasco, Sr.

A Division I recruit with speed and explosiveness that gives the Pirates, perhaps, the best secondary in the Bay area.

Josh Lamb, Mitchell, Sr.

A 5-foot-11, shutdown corner that was an 2012 all-Sunshine Athletic Conference.

Honorable mention: Anclote: Javaris Young, Tymere Carter; Fivay: Jarred Mattos; Gulf: Ke’Shaun Peters; Hudson: Christien Thomas; Land O’ Lakes: Larenz Scroggins; Mitchell: Dan Mason; Pasco: Lane Stancil, Phillip Wilson; River Ridge: Quentin Snead, Ben Perdomo; Wesley Chapel: Mark LaBarbera; Wiregrass Ranch: Devin Duckett; Zephyrhills: Jordan Roberts.

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