Edge Rusher Rankings 2025 NFL Draft

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LAST UPDATED: 05/20/2024

Player Rankings - Edge Rusher

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

James
Pearce Jr.

DE
/ED
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
/ED
Ohio State   Mascot
Ohio State Mascot
270lbs 6-4 4.62 4 25.3
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
/ED
Purdue   Mascot
Purdue Mascot
280lbs 6-4 4.70 12 33
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
/ED
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
/ED
Florida   Mascot
Florida Mascot
255lbs 6-5 4.68 6 26
87.6
Possesses accurate snap anticipation and timing to beat blockers off the edge. A chase-and-tackle Will prospect, Umanmielen is...
6

Landon
Jackson

DL
/ED
Arkansas   Mascot
Arkansas Mascot
281lbs 6-7 4.68 13 34.6
87.3
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...
7

Mykel
Williams

DE
/ED
Georgia   Mascot
Georgia Mascot
265lbs 6-5 4.65 15 42.8
86.9
A savvy, versatile and instinctive edge rusher who did a little bit of everything, Williams was especially effective getting to the...
8

Patrick
Payton

DE
/ED
Florida State   Mascot
Florida State Mascot
239lbs 6-5 4.65 9 31.2
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...
9

Ashton
Gillotte

DL
/ED
Louisville   Mascot
Louisville Mascot
270lbs 6-3 4.75 18 59
86.7
A technician with a high motor, Gillotte has a variety of moves and displays exceptionally good hand use. Gillotte shows a strong finishing...
10

Dani
Dennis-Sutto...

DE
/ED
Penn State   Mascot
Penn State Mascot
254lbs 6-5 4.68 11 32.5
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...
11

Kaimon
Rucker

DL
/ED
North Carolina   Mascot
North Carolina Mascot
265lbs 6-2 4.79 19 61
85.8
He’s quick to react and locate the ball, and Rucker shows enough speed to succeed in backside pursuit. Rucker plays with excellent balance...
12

R.J.
Oben

DE
/ED
Duke   Mascot
Duke Mascot
260lbs 6-4 4.79 20 75.5
84.8
Aggressive with good awareness to track the ball and attack. Tenacious, tough, competItIve and versatile. He’s a high-effort pass rusher...

2025 NFL Draft Athleticism Chart - Edge Rusher

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 - 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.