The SEC has become this big bad conference that has taken over college football, while the Big Ten has lost some of its swagger recently. Players in the SEC are put up on a pedestal, and most players in the Big Ten struggle to receive as much national attention.
This doesn't mean that some of these guys can't hang with the big boys. Many of these players were recruited by SEC programs and could start for some of the powerhouse schools down south. Don't let the rankings, media hype and propaganda fool you; the Big Ten has some players who are more than capable of holding their own against college football's best.
Here are some of the Big Ten players who would thrive if playing in the SEC.