With the 2010-11 NFL season winding down, and the College Football Bowl games beginning, Draft talk is starting to become a major topic among sports fans.
While high-profile college players like Cameron Newton and Andrew Luck receive all the hype, you must familiarize yourself with some of the nations most talented defensive NFL prospects.
Don't be surprised if the majority of players selected in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft are from the defensive side of the ball.
The pure-athletes such as CB Patrick Peterson, DE Da'Quan Bowers, and CB Prince Amukamara should immediately make a serious impact to the team they are drafted by in 2011.
* Stats compiled from ESPN.com