Defensive End Rankings 2025 NFL Draft

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LAST UPDATED: 05/25/2024

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 1.8
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 4 25.2
88.2
His closing burst is outstanding, and Tuimoloau routinely finished plays last year. He has range and toughness as a run defender, capable...
3

Nic
Scourton

DE
Purdue   Mascot
Purdue Mascot
280lbs 6-4 4.70 11 32.8
88.0
Scourton has violent hands and the long arms to ward off blockers. He plays with a good pad level and can win with power as a bull rusher....
4

Jack
Sawyer

DE
Ohio State   Mascot
Ohio State Mascot
265lbs 6-4 4.60 8 29.8
87.8
Sawyer has an explosive first step and converts that short-area speed into power, a capable bull rusher. Flashes nimble feet to...
5

Princely
Umanmielen

DE
Florida   Mascot
Florida Mascot
255lbs 6-5 4.68 6 26.2
87.6
Possesses accurate snap anticipation and timing to beat blockers off the edge. A chase-and-tackle Will prospect, Umanmielen is...
6

Mykel
Williams

DE
Georgia   Mascot
Georgia Mascot
265lbs 6-5 4.65 15 43
86.9
A savvy, versatile and instinctive edge rusher who did a little bit of everything, Williams was especially effective getting to the...
7

Patrick
Payton

DE
Florida State   Mascot
Florida State Mascot
239lbs 6-5 4.65 9 31.4
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...
8

Dani
Dennis-Sutto...

DE
Penn State   Mascot
Penn State Mascot
254lbs 6-5 4.68 12 32.8
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...
9

R.J.
Oben

DE
Duke   Mascot
Duke Mascot
260lbs 6-4 4.79 20 75.8
84.8
Aggressive with good awareness to track the ball and attack. Tenacious, tough, competItIve and versatile. He’s a high-effort pass rusher...
10

Ty
French

DE
Gardner-Webb   Mascot
Gardner-Webb Mascot
230lbs 6-3 4.57 33 160
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...
11

David
Bailey

DE
Stanford   Mascot
Stanford Mascot
238lbs 6-3 4.52 27 111
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...
12

Josaiah
Stewart

DE
Michigan   Mascot
Michigan Mascot
245lbs 6-1 4.70 38 182.5
80.0
Has the combination of size and athleticism worthy of development. Stewart has the kind of turn-and-run fluidity to be used in man...

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.
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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.