College Football's 10 Most Overhyped Defenses Heading into 2011

Mar 8, 2011 Full story: Bleacher Report 7

We have all heard the old saying of "defense wins championships." Well, as cliche as it may sound, most of the time, that statement holds true in college football.

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Atl Gator

Franklin Springs, GA

#1 Mar 10, 2011
How did Florida make this list? Bleacher Report can't really be doing their homework, Florida's defense was average at best last year so how could we be over hyped?
no name

United States

#2 Mar 10, 2011
Atl Gator wrote:
How did Florida make this list? Bleacher Report can't really be doing their homework, Florida's defense was average at best last year so how could we be over hyped?
Dude the bleacher report and pretty much all the the media loves to hate the gators. It makes it funner to be a florida fan. These dudes have zero idea what there talkin who cares. Were gonna have a completly different look on d next year are d shouldn't have any kind of hype.
fightfan

Miami, FL

#3 Mar 10, 2011
I think N.C should have been up there along with TCU.
I am going out on a limb and say that the top units will be Nebraska , Ohio State , LSU , Oregon , Florida State and Penn State with the recruiting class of defensive personnel from a couple years ago. Wisconsin's will take a big step back with J.J Watt being gone. Florida will be fine on the line and may have a hole or to in the linebackers but still they will be solid as well. Every year its Ohio State and LSU always at the top. They seem never to have a set back.
no name

United States

#4 Mar 10, 2011
fightfan wrote:
I think N.C should have been up there along with TCU.
I am going out on a limb and say that the top units will be Nebraska , Ohio State , LSU , Oregon , Florida State and Penn State with the recruiting class of defensive personnel from a couple years ago. Wisconsin's will take a big step back with J.J Watt being gone. Florida will be fine on the line and may have a hole or to in the linebackers but still they will be solid as well. Every year its Ohio State and LSU always at the top. They seem never to have a set back.
The point is we have zero idea what are defence is gonna look like, there closing spring practice so they can evaluate so they can evaluate there is a lot of starters being replaced wich I do think well be better off cause are defence sucked but, but nobody should be overhyping or underhyping because we don't even know who's gonna be getting the majority of the pt,its crazy to me. And congrats on slaping ur coach on the wrist, u know those 2 games could be won with me coachin em. I'm not sayin this kinda stuff doesn't happen behind closed doors, or other coaches don't break the rules, but when u get caught there should be a little more consequences.
Michigan attorney

Miami, FL

#5 Mar 10, 2011
no name wrote:
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The point is we have zero idea what are defence is gonna look like, there closing spring practice so they can evaluate so they can evaluate there is a lot of starters being replaced wich I do think well be better off cause are defence sucked but, but nobody should be overhyping or underhyping because we don't even know who's gonna be getting the majority of the pt,its crazy to me. And congrats on slaping ur coach on the wrist, u know those 2 games could be won with me coachin em. I'm not sayin this kinda stuff doesn't happen behind closed doors, or other coaches don't break the rules, but when u get caught there should be a little more consequences.
Do we need to talk about Cam Newton. You really want to open that can. The difference between Ohio State fans and SEC fans is Ohio State fans 90 percent think the punishment is not enough. Alot of people want him out on his ass. Fickell can step in. You are an off topic jagoff.
no name

United States

#6 Mar 10, 2011
Dude I'm a florida fan and we kicked him off the team. I don't think newton should have been playin. But coaches are supposed to set an example, so when they get caught they should have a higher price to pay. And I don't think he should be fired, I was talkin trash to fight fan cause he always talks up osu, u are a weirdo. If u wanna talk about second getting away with stuff bruce pearl knowingly broke rules as did jim tressel he had to sit out 8 confrence games! He may not need punishment that extrem but the two games he sits out effects nothing!
Atl Gator

Smyrna, GA

#7 Mar 11, 2011
no name wrote:
Dude I'm a florida fan and we kicked him off the team. I don't think newton should have been playin. But coaches are supposed to set an example, so when they get caught they should have a higher price to pay. And I don't think he should be fired, I was talkin trash to fight fan cause he always talks up osu, u are a weirdo. If u wanna talk about second getting away with stuff bruce pearl knowingly broke rules as did jim tressel he had to sit out 8 confrence games! He may not need punishment that extrem but the two games he sits out effects nothing!
Man I think the NCAA is going to come down hard on OSU, but they will make sure that he's coaching in the big games. Sometimes we forget this is a business so every decision is financially based. That's why the OSU players got to play in the bowl game. If this was Michigan states coach he would be punished a lot harder, or if that was Kentucky players they would've been suspended for the bowl game plus 6 more. Let's be real OSU fans you have gotten away with murder... Troy Smith, Clarrett, Pryor, and many other players on your current team. Whenever someone at Florida sneeze wrong the world stops. ESPN reported the Rainey incident over a million times. I've seen the tressell story twice and then they stopped.

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