The Big Ten has traditionally been home to big defensive lineman who are accustomed to playing a smash-mouth style of football. Even though the game has evolved, a lot of the big, athletic lineman can still be found in the Big Ten.
Last year we saw plenty of guys with the size and talent on the defensive line throughout the conference. Heading into 2015, it looks like there will be plenty more as well.
Here’s a look at who the Big Ten’s top returning talent on the defensive line will be come August.