Most everyone who follows SEC football can name you the big offensive stars, and who is among the best of the best.
However, many times defensive players are less known outside of their own fan base.
They get left out of serious Heisman consideration, and many times have to do something beyond great to get a clip on SportsCenter.
It's probably not fair. Defenders make up half the starters, and are often times a big reason good teams are as good as they are.
The two best teams in the SEC (Alabama and LSU) are led by, you guessed it, solid defenses.
Therefore, I am giving defense a little love today, and giving them their own list.
Click through to see who are the five best defenders in the SEC right now....