Revised top 25 countdown: No. 19

No. 19. Alex Wujciak, LB, Maryland

2010 numbers: He led the team and was fourth in the ACC with 117 tackles, including five tackles for loss. He also had two interceptions, one forced fumble and eight passes defended.

Previous ranking: No. 19

Making the case for Wujciak: Friedgen called Wujciak the “heart and soul of the team” at their postseason awards banquet, where Wujciak was named the team MVP. It was the third straight year he led the team in tackles. He made 38 straight starts at Maryland and was a three-time all-conference selection.

The countdown:

No. 20 Jarvis Jenkins, DT, Clemson

No. 21 Chris Hairston, OT, Clemson

No. 22 Anthony Allen, RB, Georgia Tech

No. 23 Brandon Washington, OL, Miami

No. 24 George Bryan, TE, NC State

No. 25 Conner Vernon, WR, Duke