Edge Rusher Rankings 2025 NFL Draft

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LAST UPDATED: 01/22/2024

Player Rankings - Edge Rusher

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

Patrick
Payton

DE
/ED
Florida State   Mascot
Florida State Mascot
235lbs 6-5 4.65 1 4
88.4
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...
2

R.J.
Oben

DE
/ED
Duke   Mascot
Duke Mascot
255lbs 6-4 4.79 2 5
88.2
Aggressive with good awareness to track the ball and attack. Tenacious, tough, competItIve and versatile. He’s a high-effort pass rusher...
3

JT
Tuimoloau

DE
/ED
Ohio State   Mascot
Ohio State Mascot
270lbs 6-4 4.62 6 6
87.4
His closing burst is outstanding, and Tuimoloau routinely finished plays last year. He has range and toughness as a run defender,...
4

Landon
Jackson

DL
/ED
Arkansas   Mascot
Arkansas Mascot
281lbs 6-7 4.68 4 16
85.9
His fluidity and speed allow him to cover a lot of ground when dropping back into zone, and Jackson is capable of turning and running with...
5

Princely
Umanmielen

DE
/ED
Florida   Mascot
Florida Mascot
255lbs 6-5 4.68 13 19
85.4
Possesses accurate snap anticipation and timing to beat blockers off the edge. A chase-and-tackle Will prospect, Umanmielen is...
6

Jack
Sawyer

DE
/ED
Ohio State   Mascot
Ohio State Mascot
265lbs 6-4 4.60 8 20
85.3
Sawyer has an explosive first step and converts that short-area speed into power, a capable bull rusher. Flashes nimble feet to...
7

Keaten
Wade

LB
/ED
Kentucky   Mascot
Kentucky Mascot
237lbs 6-5 4.45 5 60
81.5
He’s a capable blitzer with the ability to close quickly. He’s also very good in coverage, rangy with good awareness in zone coverage, and...
8

Jasheen
Davis

DL
/ED
Wake Forest   Mascot
Wake Forest Mascot
259lbs 6-3 4.62 15 81
80.1
Davis has decent enough flexibility to bend the edge, and Davis shows a good closing burst. Has a solidly built frame with good upperbody...
9

Tyler
Batty

DL
/ED
BYU   Mascot
BYU Mascot
273lbs 6-5 4.85 16 82
80.1
Aggressive with good awareness to track the ball and attack. Tenacious, tough, competItIve and versatile. He’s flexible enough to bend the...
10

Ashton
Gillotte

DL
/ED
Louisville   Mascot
Louisville Mascot
270lbs 6-3 4.75 18 98
79.6
A technician with a high motor, Gillotte has a variety of moves and displays exceptionally good hand use. Gillotte shows a strong finishing...
11

Jordan
Burch

DE
/ED
Oregon   Mascot
Oregon Mascot
290lbs 6-6 4.78 17 97
79.6
Some teams will prefer him as a 4-3 Will, but Burch has a chance to hold up in the middle and be a good one. Burch shows good quickness...
12

Tyler
Baron

DL
/ED
Tennessee   Mascot
Tennessee Mascot
260lbs 6-5 4.60 25 99
79.5
Baron has the strong core and powerful hands to shed blockers, and Baron shows excellent instincts with the ability to quickly locate the...

2025 NFL Draft Athleticism Chart - Edge Rusher

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2025 NFL Draft Athleticism Chart - Edge Rusher

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.