Defensive End Rankings 2025 NFL Draft

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LAST UPDATED: 06/19/2024

Player Rankings - Defensive End

# Player Pos Team Weight Height 40YD AVG POS RANK AVG OVR RANK Rating Summary
1

James
Pearce Jr.

DE
Tennessee   Mascot
Tennessee Mascot
242lbs 6-5 4.49 1 1.5
92.8
James Pearce Jr. is a highly talented edge rusher with the potential to be a top pick in the 2025 NFL Draft. His blend of...
2

JT
Tuimoloau

DE
Ohio State   Mascot
Ohio State Mascot
270lbs 6-4 4.62 7 29
88.2
JT Tuimoloau has shown himself to be a high-motor edge rusher with a strong upper body and effective hand usage, crucial for setting...
3

Nic
Scourton

DE
Texas A&M   Mascot
Texas A&M Mascot
280lbs 6-4 4.70 4 22.7
88.0
Nic Scourton is a high-upside edge rusher with a relentless motor and the tools to disrupt any backfield. His ability to convert...
4

Mykel
Williams

DE
Georgia   Mascot
Georgia Mascot
265lbs 6-5 4.65 14 39.7
87.9
Mykel Williams is a blue-chip EDGE prospect for the 2025 NFL Draft. He brings prototypical size, length, and athleticism that NFL teams...
5

Princely
Umanmielen

DE
Florida   Mascot
Florida Mascot
255lbs 6-5 4.68 5 25.6
87.6
Princely Umanmielen showcases a solid blend of explosiveness and flexibility, ideal for an edge rusher. His quick first step...
6

Landon
Jackson

DE
Arkansas   Mascot
Arkansas Mascot
281lbs 6-7 4.68 13 38.1
87.3
Landon Jackson brings the physical tools NFL scouts love in an edge rusher. His standout 2023 season at Arkansas showcased his...
7

Jack
Sawyer

DE
Ohio State   Mascot
Ohio State Mascot
265lbs 6-4 4.60 8 29.5
87.1
Jack Sawyer is a high-motor defensive end with a solid blend of power and versatility, traits that NFL scouts value highly. His...
8

Patrick
Payton

DE
Florida State   Mascot
Florida State Mascot
239lbs 6-5 4.65 10 33.9
86.7
Payton has long arms and displays good power in his hands, which gives him the ability to slip off blocks. As a run defender, Payton has...
9

Dani
Dennis-Sutto...

DE
Penn State   Mascot
Penn State Mascot
254lbs 6-5 4.68 12 36
86.3
Dennis-Sutton has a lethal spin move and the pure speed to close quickly. He can win on the edge in a number of ways. He’s a natural knee...
10

R.J.
Oben

DE
Duke   Mascot
Duke Mascot
260lbs 6-4 4.79 19 77.4
84.8
Aggressive with good awareness to track the ball and attack. Tenacious, tough, competItIve and versatile. He’s a high-effort pass rusher...
11

Ty
French

DE
Gardner-Webb   Mascot
Gardner-Webb Mascot
230lbs 6-3 4.57 40 220
82.0
Super athletic - Made Bruce Feldman's 2023 Freak's List at #74. He Wrote: "He’s 6-3 and 240 and runs incredibly well.” Lamb landed the...
12

David
Bailey

DE
Stanford   Mascot
Stanford Mascot
238lbs 6-3 4.52 25 107.3
81.0
Super athletic - Made Bruce Feldman's 2023 Freak's List at #68. He Wrote: "The 6-3, 245-pound sophomore has hit 20.53 mph in 20 yards...

2025 NFL Draft Athleticism Chart - Defensive End

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 End

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.