College football has been trending toward high-scoring games featuring explosive offenses for a few years now, but that doesn’t mean defenses have gone by the wayside. There are still some dominant defensive players throughout the country.
The defensive stars we’ll examine today have the ability to turn a game on a dime with a big stop behind the line or by forcing a turnover. As offenses evolve, these players have been tasked with using their athleticism and football IQ to keep up with them and stop them in their tracks.
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Continue reading below to see which defensive players will be appointment viewing for college football fans in 20201.