The Big Ten is looking for a rebound to happen in 2013, and it will look to defense to help make that happen. The conference is loaded with talented defenders, and the opposing offenses have taken notice.
Quarterbacks should be especially worried next year as these 10 guys will ensure they have a lot of tough Saturdays this fall.
There are a lot of grass-filled facemasks and painful shoulders that remain ahead for Big Ten signal-callers at the hands of these talented defenders. A few will also jump in snag a few picks this fall.
These are the 10 defenders that quarterbacks will spy when the season rolls around.