Nothing sets the tone of a college football game like a big hit—it can turn the momentum to your team's favor instantly.
For these 25 young men, making that hit is an innate quality. Just a natural process of what comes next after stepping on the field—to deliver bone-crushing hits.
The kind of helmet-cracking hits that make your girlfriend cringe and have you jumping out of your seat like it's spring-loaded, leaving you both wondering if you just witnessed some poor sap's death.
Don't worry, they get up. Usually.
So here it is, the biggest thumpers that all of college football has to offer for the 2010-11 season.