Linebacker Rankings 2025 NFL Draft

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LAST UPDATED: 06/05/2024

Player Rankings - Linebacker

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

Harold
Perkins Jr.

LB
LSU   Mascot
LSU Mascot
220lbs 6-1 4.45 1 16.3
89.0
Harold Perkins Jr. is a dynamic playmaker with elite sideline-to-sideline range and exceptional burst. His ability to excel in multiple...
2

Abdul
Carter

LB
Penn State   Mascot
Penn State Mascot
235lbs 6-3 4.48 2 32
88.0
Abdul Carter's transition from linebacker to edge rusher highlights his elite athletic traits, including burst off the snap...
3

Barrett
Carter

LB
Clemson   Mascot
Clemson Mascot
230lbs 6-1 4.55 3 38.9
86.9
Effective in pursuit when chasing down backs as a run defender. Carter has the athleticism to cover a lot of ground when dropping...
4

Danny
Stutsman

LB
Oklahoma   Mascot
Oklahoma Mascot
241lbs 6-4 4.62 4 53.2
85.6
Greet feel in coverage. Often arrives at the receiver at the same time as the ball, giving up few yards after the catch. Possesses...
5

Jamon
Dumas-Johnso...

LB
Georgia   Mascot
Georgia Mascot
245lbs 6-1 4.64 6 75.3
85.2
Dumas-Johnson can be used as a rangy run defender inside, instinctive when it comes to locating the ball with the quickness to get to it...
6

Deontae
Lawson

LB
Alabama   Mascot
Alabama Mascot
230lbs 6-2 4.60 25 272.5
85.1
Showed initial quickness and good flexibility to dip and bend. Lawson has active hands and suddenness to his movements, demonstrating the...
7

Jay
Higgins

LB
Iowa   Mascot
Iowa Mascot
227lbs 6-2 4.72 11 94
85.0
Reads the quarterback to anticipate and is a candidate to play outside. Tougher between the tackles than many expect. Fluid and quick drop...
8

Jason
Henderson

LB
Old Dominion   Mascot
Old Dominion Mascot
227lbs 6-1 4.70 9 86
84.8
He’s built like a defensive back but hits like a linebacker. Milano has sideline-to-sideline range and is a violent, wrap-up...
9

Smael
Mondon Jr.

LB
Georgia   Mascot
Georgia Mascot
225lbs 6-3 4.46 8 84.2
84.0
Greet feel in coverage. Often arrives at the receiver at the same time as the ball, giving up few yards after the catch. Possesses...
10

Collin
Oliver

LB
Oklahoma State   Mascot
Oklahoma State Mascot
235lbs 6-2 4.60 14 109.8
84.0
One of the true straight-up edge burners in this draft class, Oliver has the kind of skill set NFL teams covet in an edge rusher. He’s...
11

Jack
Kiser

LB
Notre Dame   Mascot
Notre Dame Mascot
223lbs 6-1 4.68 15 172.3
83.7
Kiser can move laterally and chase in pursuit. A tough, violent tackler with a non-stop motor, Kiser also shows good awareness when...
12

Dasan
McCullough

LB
Indiana   Mascot
Indiana Mascot
230lbs 6-5 4.58 5 70.3
83.6
Showed initial quickness and good flexibility to dip and bend. McCullough has active hands and suddenness to his movements, demonstrating...

2025 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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2025 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.