Oklahoma Football: The top-5 toughest defensive players the Sooners will face in 2024

These are the top-5 defensive players, 5 through 1, that the Oklahoma football program faces in their inagural SEC season.
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We looked at the top-5 toughest offensive players the Oklahoma football program crosses paths with, and now it's time to look at the defenders. Traditionally, the SEC has been known as a defense-first conference, producing some of the most talented defensive players of the last quarter century. This year is no exception. Luckily for OU, two of the conference's best defenders wear the Crimson and Cream.

Here are the top-5 defenders the Sooner offense and first-year coordinator Seth Littrell will come across during their inaugural season in the SEC.