With the 2011 college football season right around the corner, it's time to take a look at Ohio State's John Simon and the top six defensive players the Big Ten has to offer.
The Big Ten is known for it's tough team defenses and the individual talent proves just that. What do J.J. Watt, Ryan Kerrigan, Corey Liuget, Adrian Clayborn and Cameron Heyward all have in common with one another?
They were all first-round picks in the 2011 NFL Draft.
The Big Tens' defensive talent is no exception this year and these six players should be top in the Conference at the end of the season.