2013 NFL Draft: Defense Top 5 Rankings

November 12, 2011; Stanford, CA, USA; Oregon Ducks defensive end Dion Jordan (96) sacks Stanford Cardinal quarterback Andrew Luck (top) during the third quarter at Stanford Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

4-3 Defensive End

1. Dion Jordan, Oregon

2. Ezekiel Ansah, BYU

3. Barkevious Mingo, LSU

4. Bjoern Werner, Florida State

5. Cornelius “Tank” Carradine, Florida State

August 30, 2012; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Utah Utes defensive tackle Star Lotulelei (92) tackles Northern Colorado Bears running back Robert Holland (36) during the first half at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports

3-4 Defensive End

1. Star Lotulelei, Utah

2. Sharrif Floyd, Florida

3. Datone Jones, UCLA

4. Margus Hunt, SMU

5. William Gholston, Michigan State

August 30, 2012; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Utah Utes defensive tackle Star Lotulelei (92) lines up opposite Northern Colorado Bears offensive linesman Rick Aversano (72) during the first half at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports

4-3 Defensive Tackle

1. Star Lotulelei, Utah

2. Sheldon Richardson, Missouri

3. Sylvester Williams, North Carolina

4. Jesse Williams, Alabama

5. Sharrif Floyd, Florida

November 10, 2012; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; Texas A

3-4 Nose Tackle

1. Jesse Williams, Alabama

2. Johnathan Hankins, Ohio State

3. Jonathan Jenkins, Georgia

4. Brandon Williams, Missouri Southern

5. Montori Hughes, Tennessee-Martin

Oct 13, 2012; Ames, Iowa, USA; Kansas State Wildcats linebacker Arthur Brown (4) gets set on defense against the Iowa State Cyclones during the second half at Jack Trice Stadium. Kansas State defeated Iowa State 27-21. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports

4-3 Outside Linebacker

1. Arthur Brown, Kansas State

2. Alec Ogletree, Georgia

3. Khaseem Greene, Rutgers

4. Sio Moore, Connecticut

5. Zaviar Gooden, Missouri

October 27, 2012; Eugene, OR, USA; Oregon Ducks defensive end Dion Jordan (96) lines up in the second quarter against the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Scott Olmos-USA TODAY Sports

3-4 Outside Linebacker

1. Dion Jordan, Oregon

2. Jarvis Jones, Georgia

3. Berkevious Mingo, LSU

4. Jamie Collins, Southern Miss

5. Corey Lemonier, Auburn

Nov 3, 2012; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs linebacker Alec Ogletree (9) intercepts a pass in the first half against the Mississippi Rebels at Sanford Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports

Inside Linebacker

1. Alec Ogletree, Georgia

2. Manti Te’o, Notre Dame

3. Kevin Minter, LSU

4.Kiko Alonso, Oregon

5. Kevin Reddick, North Carolina

Oct 20, 2012; Knoxville, TN, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Dee Milliner (28) during warm up prior to the game against the Tennessee Volunteers at Neyland Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports

Cornerbacks

1. Dee Milliner, Alabama

2. Xavier Rhodes, Florida State

3. Desmond Trufant, Washington

4. Jamar Taylor, Boise State

5. David Amerson, N.C. State

Jan 26, 2013; Mobile, AL, USA; Senior Bowl north squad defensive back Jonathan Cyprien of Florida International (37) prior to kickoff of a game against the Senior Bowl south squad at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Safety

1. Jonathan Cyprien, Florida International

2. Kenny Vaccaro, Texas

3. D.J. Swearinger, South Carolina

4. Eric Reid, LSU

5. Bacarri Rambo, Georgia

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