Woodbridge (Va.) senior Da'Shawn Hand is the nation's top-ranked defensive lineman. He showed why in this tackle captured by the "First and 17" documentary series. Hand's college list is down to Alabama, Florida and Michigan.
The East Region consists of the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia. Programs from all over the country consider the East Region fertile recruiting territory and it's not uncommon for kids to sign with teams from the ACC, Big East, Big Ten and SEC.