The Top Seven Defensive Players in College Football
The College Football landscape has changed dramatically within the last few years. Several schools have gone away from the traditional run first offense and are looking to put as many points on the board as they can with the spread, no huddle systems. Though the offensive systems may change, having a stout defense will never go out of style. The old adage always applies; to have a successful offense, a strong defense is necessary.
On every defense, there are a few players that always stand out, and are a force to be reckoned with on every down. These players give the opposing offensive coordinators nightmares, and are a constant threat on every play. The defender may be a “shut down” Cornerback, a “ball hawk” Safety, a “Speed Rusher” off the end, or an irresistible force on the line of scrimmage. Each of these athletes has to be accounted for, or the offense will have no chance at success.
Here are the top 7 defenders in College Football today: