Ranking College Football's Top-20 Safeties 2019-2020

Grant Delpit takes the top spot among the best safeties in college football and is probably in a tier by himself at this point. Texas and Notre Dame each have a pair of safeties that made the top-10. This Safeties are the last position group in our player rankings, which you can find below.

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Top-20 Safeties

  1. Grant Delpit LSU Tigers

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: SEP 08 Southeastern Louisiana at LSU
BATON ROUGE, LA - SEPTEMBER 08: LSU Tigers safety Grant Delpit (9) celebrates during a game between the LSU Tigers and Southeastern Louisiana Lions at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on September 8, 2018. (Photo by John Korduner/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Icon Sportswire

2. J.R. Reed Georgia Bulldogs

Georgia v LSU
BATON ROUGE, LA - OCTOBER 13: J.R. Reed #20 of the Georgia Bulldogs defends during a game against the LSU Tigers at Tiger Stadium on October 13, 2018 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Jonathan Bachman / Getty Images

3. Caden Sterns Texas Longhorns

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: NOV 23 Texas at Kansas
LAWRENCE, KS - NOVEMBER 23: Texas Longhorns defensive back Caden Sterns (7) during the first half of a Big 12 football game between the Texas Longhorns and Kansas Jayhawks on November 23, 2018 at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, KS. (Photo by Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Icon Sportswire

4. Andre Cisco Syracuse Orange

Wagner v Syracuse
SYRACUSE, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Andre Cisco #19 of the Syracuse Orange celebrates an interception during the first quarter against the Wagner Seahawks at the Carrier Dome on September 8, 2018 in Syracuse, New York. Brett Carlsen / Getty Images

5. Richie Grant UCF Knights

Central Florida v South Florida
TAMPA, FLORIDA - NOVEMBER 23: Richie Grant #27 of the UCF Knights celebrates after catching an interception during the first half against the South Florida Bulls at Raymond James Stadium on November 23, 2018 in Tampa, Florida. JULIO AGUILAR / Getty Images

6. Xavier McKinney Alabama Crimson Tide

Alabama v Mississippi
OXFORD, MS - SEPTEMBER 15: Xavier McKinney #15 of the Alabama Crimson Tide defends during a game against the Mississippi Rebels at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on September 15, 2018 in Oxford, Mississippi. Jonathan Bachman / Getty Images

7. Jordan Fuller Ohio State Buckeyes

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: DEC 01 Big Ten Championship Game - Northwestern v Ohio State
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 01: Ohio State Buckeyes safety Jordan Fuller (4) lines up before the snap during the Big 10 Championship game between the Northwestern Wildcats and Ohio State Buckeyes on December 1, 2018, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN. (Photo by Zach Bolinger/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Icon Sportswire

8. Alohi Gilman/ Jalen Elliott Notre Dame Fighting Irish

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: APR 13 Notre Dame Spring Game
SOUTH BEND, IN - APRIL 13: Notre Dame Fighting Irish safety Alohi Gilman (11) looks on prior to game action during the Notre Dame Football Blue and Gold Spring game on April 13, 2019 at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, IN. (Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Icon Sportswire

9. Greg Eisworth Iowa State Cyclones

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: NOV 03 Iowa State at Kansas
LAWRENCE, KS - NOVEMBER 03: Iowa State Cyclones defensive back Greg Eisworth (12) celebrates a goal line stand in the fourth quarter of a Big 12 football game between the Iowa State Cyclones and Kansas Jayhawks on November 3, 2018 at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, KS. (Photo by Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Icon Sportswire

10. Brandon Jones Texas Longhorns

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: DEC 01 Big 12 Championship Game - Oklahoma v Texas
ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 01: Texas Longhorns safety Brandon Jones (#19) celebrates a fumble recovery during the Big 12 Championship game between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Texas Longhorns on December 1, 2018 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Matthew Visinsky/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Icon Sportswire

11. Jaylinn Hawkins California Golden Bears

Cheez-It Bowl - California v TCU
PHOENIX, ARIZONA - DECEMBER 26: Safety Jaylinn Hawkins #6 of the California Golden Bears celebrates after an interception against the TCU Horned Frogs during the first half of the Cheez-it Bowl at Chase Field on December 26, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona. / Getty Images

12. Jaiden Lars-Woodbey Florida State Seminoles

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: APR 14 Florida State Spring Game
TALLAHASSEE, FL - APRIL 14: Florida State defensive back Jaiden Woodbey (20) looks to the sidelines during the Florida State spring football game on April, 14, 2018 at Bobby Bowden Field at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, FL. (Photo by Logan Stanford/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Icon Sportswire

13. Jevon Holland Oregon Ducks

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: DEC 31 Redbox Bowl - Michigan State v Oregon
SANTA CLARA, CA - DECEMBER 31: Oregon Ducks Safety Jevon Holland (8), with football, and teammates celebrate after Holland intercepted the intended pass from Michigan State Spartans Wide Receiver Jalen Nailor (8) during the Redbox Bowl between the Michigan State Spartans and the Oregon Ducks at Levi's Stadium on December 31, 2018 in Santa Clara, CA. (Photo by Cody Glenn/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Icon Sportswire

14. Damar Hamlin Pittsburgh Panthers

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: SEP 23 Pitt at Georgia Tech
ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 23: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets running back Qua Searcy (1) has the ball just off his fingertips as Pittsburgh Panthers defensive back Damar Hamlin (3) defends during the Pittsburgh Panthers v Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets game on September 23, 2017 at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, GA. (Photo by Todd Kirkland/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Icon Sportswire

15. James Wiggins Cincinnati Bearcats 

Cincinnati v UCLA
PASADENA, CA - SEPTEMBER 01: James Wiggins #32 of the Cincinnati Bearcats returns a kick as he is tackled by JJ Molson #17 of the UCLA Bruins at the Rose Bowl on September 1, 2018 in Pasadena, California. Harry How / Getty Images

16. Marcelino Ball Indiana Hoosiers 

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: OCT 13 Iowa at Indiana
BLOOMINGTON, IN - OCTOBER 13: Indiana (DB) Marcelino Ball (42) upset with a call during a college football game between the Iowa Hawkeyes and Indiana Hoosiers on October 13, 2018 at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, IN. (Photo by James Black/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Icon Sportswire

17. Julian Blackmon Utah Utes

Utah v Arizona
TUCSON, AZ - SEPTEMBER 22: (L-R) Julian Blackmon #23 and Corrion Ballard #15 of the Utah Utes celebrate after a turnover during the final moments of the college football game against the Arizona Wildcats at Arizona Stadium on September 22, 2017 in Tucson, Arizona. The Utes defeated the Wildcats 30-24. Christian Petersen / Getty Images

18. Reggie Floyd Virginia Tech Hokies

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: SEP 03 Virginia Tech at Florida State
TALLAHASSEE, FL - SEPTEMBER 03: Virginia Tech Hokies defensive back Reggie Floyd (21) in the rain during the game between the Florida State Seminoles and the Virginia Tech Hokies on September 03, 2018, at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, Florida. (Photo by Logan Stanford/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Icon Sportswire

19. Tariq Thompson San Diego State Aztecs

Armed Forces Bowl: San Diego State vs. Army
Army quarterback Ahmad Bradshaw (17) tries to break free from San Diego State safety Tariq Thompson (14) during the first half on Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, in the Armed Forces Bowl at Amon Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas. (Steve Nurenberg/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS via Getty Images) Fort Worth Star-Telegram

20. Daniel Thomas Auburn Tigers

Auburn v Washington
ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 01: Jake Browning #3 of the Washington Huskies is tackled by Smoke Monday #21 and Daniel Thomas #24 of the Auburn Tigers at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on September 1, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images