College football: Top five defensive ends in 2016

When it comes to some of the best defensive ends in the country this year, it is hard to ignore that the SEC has the top of the class. This year’s class of players at the position could make some noise when it comes to the postseason awards and next year’s NFL Draft.

All of these players have similar styles of attacking the football and there is no doubt every one of them are going to need a big year to help their teams on the field. We could also be seeing one of the top players for next April’s draft as well as a player that could be getting an invite to New York in December.

Let’s count down the top five defensive ends in the country for the 2016 college football season.