The 2013 defensive tackle class has the potential to be one of the best in recent history. Five players -- including No. 1 overall prospect Star Lotulelei of Utah -- at the position project as first-round picks, something that's happened just twice (2003, '10) in the last 0 years.
What makes those five players special? Below is a look at the strengths and weaknesses of each, and a current NFL player who offers a good comparison.
As always, no prospect is an exact clone of his comparison, but they do share similar traits and ability to make a comparable impact for the team that drafts them. The lone draft-eligible non-senior on the list is noted with an asterisk.
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