It's been a charmed existence for Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller. In college, he was recognized as the most outstanding linebacker in the nation while at Texas A&M. In 2011, Miller was Denver's first-round pick, second overall, in the 2011 NFL draft.
His first play from scrimmage as a pro resulted in a forced fumble. Twelve sacks later, a playoff win, Pro Bowl, Rookie of the Year award and All-Pro selection, Miller looks to improve upon his dream rookie season.
In addition to being one of the brightest young stars in the NFL, Miller is also a student of the game. He loves watching and studying other players at his position and names his top-five favorite defensive players in the NFL in the video above.
With the exception of one defensive end, Miller ranks linebackers as his favorites. So, who are your top-five defensive studs in the NFL? Does Miller have it right? Comment below, and thanks for watching Von Miller.