When you think of playmakers in the NFL draft, you tend to think of the offensive side of the ball. Players like Trent Richardson of Alabama, Alshon Jeffery of South Carolina and Robert Griffin III of Baylor garner attention for their dynamic plays and impressive statistics.
But what about the other side of the ball?
There are plenty of defenders in this year's draft who can make just as much of an impact from defending their own goal line as trying to score on the opponent.
These players are some of the best playmakers in the country who have declared for the 2012 NFL Draft.