Nowadays, defensive lineman are a must-have for NFL teams. Most of the currently successful ones have come through the NFL draft in recent years. In the 2013 NFL draft, there are a number of highly-skilled defensive lineman who could have the same sort of success.
Defensive ends are at a premium in this draft class, most of which come out of the SEC and Big 12 conferences. Over the last few years, these conferences have produced some of the best defensive players in the NFL and the 2013 Draft class will be no different. However, there are also a number of other lineman in the country whom scouts will be focusing heavily on throughout the coming college football season.
Let's take a look at who some of the best defensive lineman in the 2013 NFL Draft class are.
(A hat tip to B/R's own NFL Draft Lead Writer Matt Miller for this great piece to kickstart this one.)