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Ranking the 2019 Pac-12 overall defensive units from top to bottom.

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  • Utah - This might be the best Utah defense in the Pac-12 era, and that’s saying a lot. Bradlee Anae, Leki Fotu and the talent and experience they have up on their defensive line is scary and Jaylon Johnson and Julian Blackmon are my two top candidates for Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year in one secondary. Linebacker is the big question where they have to replace Chase Hansen and Cody Barton, but there’s great candidates in there, led by former BYU transfer Francis Bernard and Penn State grad transfer Manny Bowen.