Last week, we took a look at the top 10 offensive recruits in the country. Offense is what brings people to the games and ratings to television, but defense wins championships—most times. In today's football world, defense is almost becoming a lost art.
Stopping opponents from scoring is tough, so colleges realize that they still must recruit studs on defense too. In this read, we're going to quickly run down the nation's top 11 defensive players in 2013 recruiting. These 11 prospects have the talent to become cornerstone college defenders and players that help combat the ridiculous amounts of points being scored.
Here are the top 11 defensive prospects in the country.