While the post-spring defensive depth chart certainly isn't official, it will not change much before kickoff against South Florida September 3.
There may be a few changes here and there, but it remains largely unchanged from last season.
Speaking of last season, Bob Diaco's unit resembled that of a BCS-caliber defense down the stretch, giving up only 40 points in the final four games of 2010.
Because of those tremendous performances, Bob Diaco was able to head out on the recruiting trail and reel in three of the most sought after defensive recruits in the nation.
The combination of nine veteran returning starters and the influx of raw freshman talent figure to result in a beastly defense this fall.
Follow along as we break down the defensive depth chart position by position.