Linebacker Rankings 2022 NFL Draft

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Player Rankings - Linebacker

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

Nakobe
Dean

ILB
PHI   Mascot
PHI Mascot
225lbs 6-0 4.52 2 20.8
90.4
Being the leader of the best defense in college football is enabling Nakobe Dean, to build a case for himself to be the first line...
2

Devin
Lloyd

OLB
JAX   Mascot
JAX Mascot
235lbs 6-3 4.66 1 18.2
89.9
Devin Lloyd has pretty much everything scouts look for in a pro-ready weakside linebacker - he's fast, a hard hitter, who wraps we...
3

Brandon
Smith

LB
CAR   Mascot
CAR Mascot
241lbs 6-3 4.52 13 94.9
87.0
Brandon Smith is an amazing athlete with perfect size, strength, speed for the position and has always seemed likely to become a ...
4

Christian
Harris

ILB
HOU   Mascot
HOU Mascot
232lbs 6-2 4.44 3 50.7
86.8
Harris does everything well and displays no obvious weakness in his game and will likely be able to start from day one. At the beg...
5

Leo
Chenal

LB
KC   Mascot
KC Mascot
250lbs 6-2 4.53 8 67.1
86.7
Leo Chenal has developed into an elite dominator for Wisconsin who is equally talented as a run defender and a power pass rusher. ...
6

Nik
Bonitto

OLB/ED
DEN   Mascot
DEN Mascot
240lbs 6-3 4.54 5 61.3
86.2
Bonitto may be considered a little bit of a tweener and not be able to play full-time on the line as a pass rusher due to his smal...
7

Chad
Muma

ILB
JAX   Mascot
JAX Mascot
241lbs 6-3 4.63 6 64.4
84.5
Muma is an excellent prospect who has dominated at the division 2 level. He has an almost perfect technique and is able to underst...
8

Adam
Anderson

OLB/ED
Georgia   Mascot
Georgia Mascot
230lbs 6-5 4.57 21 185.2
83.8
At 6-foot-5, 230 pounds, Anderson doesn't fit the standard cookie-cutter NFL edge defender. However, he has an athletic profile th...
9

Brian
Asamoah

ILB
MIN   Mascot
MIN Mascot
222lbs 6-1 4.56 14 87
83.5
Asamoah has been a consistent performer for the Sooners and last year was probably the best player on their defense. He has excell...
10

Damone
Clark

ILB
DAL   Mascot
DAL Mascot
245lbs 6-3 4.57 9 72.7
83.4
Damone Clark is a promising pro prospect, who has some immense upside. He's got the ideal size for a middle linebacker, is strong,...
11

Quay
Walker

ILB
GB   Mascot
GB Mascot
240lbs 6-4 4.52 4 59.3
82.9
Quay Walker is an impressive athlete who's performed at an outstanding level in the highest level of college football. He is an...
12

Sam
Williams

OLB/ED
DAL   Mascot
DAL Mascot
265lbs 6-4 4.46 10 77.9
82.8
Sam Williams is no doubt an elite athletic specimen who possesses an elite combination of speed, hand strength, and explosiveness....

2022 NFL Draft Athleticism Chart - Linebacker

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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2022 NFL Draft Athleticism Chart - Linebacker

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.