This class of defensive backs in 2014 has big shoes to fill. The 2013 crop of back-end defenders was one of the best classes ever. Players like Vernon Hargreaves III, Eli Apple, Su'a Cravens, Antonio Conner, Vonn Bell and Max Redfield all were elite prospects in 2013.
Though it's early for the 2014 group, I'm not sure if it will compare to the 2013 class. But enough about recruits gone by—it is time we rank the top-10 secondary players of 2014. Cover safeties, drop-ends, field corners and more can be had with this national defensive back class.
Here are the 10 best of the bunch right now.