For over the past week, we have been ranking the top prospects at each position. We've ran through everything from quarterbacks to offensive linemen to linebackers and in between. Today, we cap off our preseason power rankings with the defensive backs.
From time to time, you have heard me refer to them as the "backend" or "third-level defenders" among other terms. The secondary has become more important to a team's success due to the advancement of the spread offense in all of football. Having about six good defensive backs is needed these days to ensure defensive success in the passing game.
Here are 10 defensive backs that are the best back end defenders in the country for 2013 recruiting.