Defensive Back Rankings 2025 NFL Draft

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LAST UPDATED: 07/23/2024

Player Rankings - Defensive Back

# Player Pos H/W/S Team Weight Height 40YD AVG POS RANK AVG OVR RANK Rating Summary
1

CB
Travis
Hunter

6-1 185lbs 4.40
CB
Colorado   Mascot
Colorado Mascot
185lbs 6-1 4.40 2 6.9
91.5
Hunter is a super high-ceiling cornerback prospect with the unique ability to contribute as a wide receiver. While NFL scouts are...
2

CB
Will
Johnson

6-2 202lbs 4.44
CB
Michigan   Mascot
Michigan Mascot
202lbs 6-2 4.44 1 6.4
91.2
Will Johnson has the tools to be an impact player in the NFL. His combination of size, speed, and ball skills makes him a versatile...
3

CB
Benjamin
Morrison

6-0 185lbs 4.39
CB
Notre Dame   Mascot
Notre Dame Mascot
185lbs 6-0 4.39 3 12.1
90.4
Morrison projects as a day-one starter with the potential to develop into a true lockdown corner at the next level. His combination of...
4

S
Malaki
Starks

6-1 205lbs 4.35
S
Georgia   Mascot
Georgia Mascot
205lbs 6-1 4.35 4 15.1
90.1
Malaki Starks is a versatile and athletic safety with a high ceiling at the next level. His ability to play deep, in the box, or...
5

CB
Tacario
Davis

6-4 195lbs 4.51
CB
Arizona   Mascot
Arizona Mascot
195lbs 6-4 4.51 5 24.8
88.3
Tacario Davis showcases elite traits that make him a standout prospect. His length and physicality at the line of scrimmage disrupt...
6

CB
Denzel
Burke

6-1 190lbs 4.50
CB
Ohio State   Mascot
Ohio State Mascot
190lbs 6-1 4.50 6 26.4
87.9
Denzel Burke's blend of length, size, and ball skills positions him as a strong prospect for the NFL Draft. His ability to mirror...
7

CB
Jabbar
Muhammad

5-10 183lbs 4.52
CB
Oregon   Mascot
Oregon Mascot
183lbs 5-10 4.52 7 43.5
87.5
Jabbar Muhammad shows a lot of promise as a versatile cornerback with solid technique and impressive ball skills. His ability to...
8

S
Kevin
Winston Jr.

6-2 204lbs 4.45
S
Penn State   Mascot
Penn State Mascot
204lbs 6-2 4.45 12 54.3
87.5
Winston Jr. profiles as a rangy, physical safety with the versatility to play single-high, in the box, or match up against tight ends....
9

S
Xavier
Nwankpa

6-2 210lbs 4.39
S
Iowa   Mascot
Iowa Mascot
210lbs 6-2 4.39 10 53.2
86.8
Looking ahead to his NFL prospects, Nwankpa projects as a versatile safety with the potential to make an immediate impact in various...
10

S
Xavier
Watts

5-11 198lbs 4.49
S
Notre Dame   Mascot
Notre Dame Mascot
198lbs 5-11 4.49 11 53.6
86.6
Watts projects as a potential day one starter with the versatility to fit multiple defensive schemes. His ball-hawking ability and...
11

CB
Jordan
Hancock

6-1 185lbs 4.45
CB
Ohio State   Mascot
Ohio State Mascot
185lbs 6-1 4.45 15 67
85.6
Looking ahead to his NFL prospects, Hancock projects as a scheme-versatile defensive back with the potential to make an immediate impact....
12

S
Rod
Moore

6-0 198lbs 4.40
S
Michigan   Mascot
Michigan Mascot
198lbs 6-0 4.40 16 70.7
85.6
Moore projects as a versatile safety with the potential to contribute in multiple defensive schemes at the next level. His combination of...

2025 NFL Draft Athleticism Chart - Defensive Back

We've compared players post combine 40 times and weight and charted them on the scatter chart below. You'll find the 40 time on the Y-axis and on the X-axis the weight in pounds.
The exceptional athletic freaks (determined by the combination of speed vs weight) will be found at the top right of the chart while the less impressive athletes will be sitting towards the bottom left.

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2025 NFL Draft Athleticism Chart - Defensive Back

We've compared players 40 times and weight and charted them on the scatter chart below. You'll find the 40 time on the Y-axis and on the X-axis the weight in pounds.
The exceptional athletic freaks (determined by the combination of speed vs weight) will be found at the top right of the chart while the less impressive athletes will be sitting towards the bottom left.