Power 100 rank: 91
Rank last year: Unranked
Sport: NFL/Baltimore Ravens—LB
Most recent notable achievement: 2012 Pro Bowl, AFC
Key sponsors: PETA, Nike
Why he’s on the list: It takes an outsized talent—and personality—to stand out on the Baltimore Ravens’ defense, home of Ray Lewis and Ed Reed. Terrell Suggs qualifies on both accounts. Suggs got a laugh and created an Internet sensation when he gave his alma mater on a national TV introduction as “Ball So Hard University” (riffing off a hip-hop song). On the field, Suggs was a terror, sacking the opposing quarterback 14 times this season on his way to becoming a leading candidate for NFL Defensive Player of the Year.
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