Triple threat: College football's top 10 defensive triplets

LSU defensive end Arden Key and linebacker Lewis Neal should cause problems for SEC offenses this season. John Korduner/Icon Sportswire

Earlier this summer, Insider borrowed NFL colleague Bill Barnwell's idea of ranking the top pro offensive "triplets."

We did the same with college offenses, and now we'll turn to the defensive side of the ball. We have selected programs with strong defenders at each level: a lineman, a linebacker and a defensive back.