Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
ESPN writer Edward Aschoff ranked the SEC defensive backs in his preseason position rankings article Friday and pegged the Florida Gators at No. 1.

1. Florida: The Gators lost very little from a secondary that ranked third in the SEC in pass-defense effiency (107.4). This unit is headlined by All-American cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III, who has defended 30 passes with six interceptions in two years. Florida’s coaches feel they can confidently rotate seven guys in the secondary, including SEC All-Freshman cornerback Jalen Tabor, nickelback Brian Poole and safety Keanu Neal, who combined to defend 30 passes with eight interceptions last season.
Complete DB rankings:
1. Florida
2. LSU
3. Ole Miss
4. Georgia
5. Tennessee
6. Arkansas
7. Missouri
8. Alabama
9. Auburn
10. South Carolina
11. Kentucky
12. Mississippi State
13. Vanderbilt
14. Texas A&M
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Gatorbait2008105 months
Best corner in football in Hargreaves
Tabor is a five star who played very well last year
Poole is the best pure slot corner in CFB(sucks on the outside though it's weird)
Neal is one of the best safeties in the country
Our back ups Wilson, Dawson, and Harris could start on most teams.

LSU is a close second, but they are second.
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memphisplaya105 months
Written by a UF alum. Completely unbiased.
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3nOut105 months
I was going to be upset if they put A&M in the top 13.
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Sampson105 months
Well this settles it
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timm6971463105 months
Gators are delusional !
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timm6971463105 months
Gator dB's are always fresh from being towed up and down the field by their opponents jerseys they should be called nbtfu , need to be flagged university !
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rantfan105 months
Preseason DB champs!!
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InVolNerable105 months
VHIII is THE top DB in the country. Not one of them.
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JustinT37105 months
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ChexMix105 months
Doubt it
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zoom105 months
With a 4 win season
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bigDgator105 months
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