Defensive Line Rankings 2024 NFL Draft

Player Rankings - Defensive Line

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

Michael
Hall Jr.

DT
Ohio State   Mascot
Ohio State Mascot
290lbs 6-2 5.00 7.5
91.6
His motor is excellent, and he’s quick to locate the ball and make plays against the run. Strong tackler. Has good power in hands...
2

Jack
Sawyer

DE
/ED
Ohio State   Mascot
Ohio State Mascot
267lbs 6-4 4.60 11.5
90.8
His closing burst is outstanding, and Sawyer routinely finished plays last year. Sawyer has range and toughness as a run defender,...
3

Maason
Smith

DL
/ED
LSU   Mascot
LSU Mascot
300lbs 6-5 4.80 12.5
90.7
He’s long but has a powerful lower body and plays with impressive leverage considering his tall frame. Smith could be molded to ...
4

Tyleik
Williams

DT
Ohio State   Mascot
Ohio State Mascot
318lbs 6-3 4.80 15
90.5
A compactly built, high-motor lineman, Williams brings a nice blend of power and quickness. Williams shows impressive get-off, oft...
5

Zion
Tupuola-Fetu...

DL
/ED
Washington   Mascot
Washington Mascot
241lbs 6-4 4.80 18 15
90.5
Tupuola-Fetui can be used as a rangy run defender inside, instinctive when it comes to locating the ball with the quickness to get...
6

J.T.
Tuimoloau

DE
/ED
Ohio State   Mascot
Ohio State Mascot
270lbs 6-4 4.62 28
88.9
He’s a high-motor player, and Tuimoloau shows good enough hand use, as well as a tight spin move, to win as an edge rusher. Tuim...
7

Korey
Foreman

DE
/ED
USC   Mascot
USC Mascot
245lbs 6-5 4.75 43
86.9
Foreman can be used as a rangy run defender inside, instinctive when it comes to locating the ball with the quickness to get to it...
8

Cedric
Johnson

DE
/ED
Ole Miss   Mascot
Ole Miss Mascot
265lbs 6-3 4.65 54 45.5
86.8
He’s a high-motor player, and Johnson shows good enough hand use, as well as a tight spin move, to win as an edge rusher. Combin...
9

Shemar
Turner

DL
/ED
Texas A&M   Mascot
Texas A&M Mascot
300lbs 6-4 4.80 47
86.7
His hand use is excellent; he’s strong in the upper body and consistently swats away blockers. He’s flexible enough to bend the ...
10

Jared
Verse

DL
/ED
Florida State   Mascot
Florida State Mascot
251lbs 6-4 4.59 5
86.1
Verse possesses an intriguing blend of size and movement skills. He has good length, wide shoulders, and long arms, and Verse has ...
11

Damon
Payne Jr.

DL
Alabama   Mascot
Alabama Mascot
303lbs 6-4 5.20 62.5
84.1
Provides some secondary interior pass rush, getting most penetration when playing three technique. Combines excellent power with ...
12

Tyler
Davis

DT
Clemson   Mascot
Clemson Mascot
300lbs 6-2 4.99 23
83.5
Davis looks like a potential pro starter and top 120 pick, ideally suited for a team that utilizes a rotation heavy defensive line...

2024 NFL Draft Athleticism Chart - Defensive Line

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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2024 NFL Draft Athleticism Chart - Defensive Line

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.

Check back after the combine as these numbers are likely to change.