The safety position was a desired position in the 2012 draft with the Tampa Buccaneers selected Mark Barron from Alabama with the seventh overall pick, and the Minnesota Vikings selected Harrison Smith with the twenty-ninth pick.

After the first round there were 18 more safeties taken throughout the draft.

With the league being more of a pass heavy league; it's good for teams to have top players at both strong and free safety positions.

The 2013 player pool is full of talent at the position that can step in and make and instant impact for a team.

Here are ten that teams should consider when making their pick.