The Big Ten will head into the 2013 college football season with a respectable senior class. A few guys put the NFL on hold to return to their teams, while others stayed one more year to chase that important conference title.
From defensive studs to offensive playmakers and a few guys you may have never heard of, the Big Ten has a surprisingly deep group of seniors. Star power isn't what this conference is known for, but there are a few players out of this class who can hold their own with some of college football's best.
Here are the top Big Ten seniors entering the 2013 season.
Note: All stats come from cfbstats.com unless otherwise noted.