Runners-up: Darryl Williams, Fred Marion, Kenny Phillips
The Miami Hurricanes are loaded at the middle linebacker spot, but they might be even better at the safety positions. That said, there's one safety that truly stands above all others, Ed Reed.
Reed was a three-time consensus All-American and owner of many Miami records. 2001 was Reed's best season, as he picked off nine passes for 209 yards (a school record) and three touchdowns. Over his career he had 21 interceptions for 389 yards and five touchdowns, all of which are school records.
His legend grew even bigger when he made his way to the NFL. Teaming with fellow "U" alum Ray Lewis in Baltimore, Reed helped put together one of the NFL's best defenses.
Reed has been selected to seven Pro Bowl squads, is also a seven-time All-Pro selection and was 2004's Defensive Player of the Year. Scarily enough, even at 33 years old, it doesn't look like Reed is going to slow down anytime soon.
However, when he finally does, you can rest assured that the Hall of Fame will come knocking for this great Hurricane.